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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

"On the Street Where You Live"

In the comment section of the previous post Guy mentioned Nat King Cole. One of the most beautiful songs Cole ever recorded was from the musical My Fair Lady:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6Y2VyEzdf4

(The music was by Frederick Loewe, but the lyricist deserves credit here too. Alan Jay Lerner, he of the six wives and longtime substance abuse problems, has captured the giddiness of young love perfectly.)

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