Saturday, February 28, 2009

Classic voices ...

... And They Could Sing, Too. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

It's especially revealing that the songwriters who made them all took great care to ensure that the words came across with perfect clarity. Even Arlen and Rodgers, who wrote only the music to their songs, went well out of their way to make the most of the lyrics of their distinguished collaborators, while Porter turns out to have been a demon for textual precision.

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