Monday, 28 August 2017

Musical Monday #150

The addition of songs to this story add nothing at all.  The scenes as they happen in the book grind to a halt in order to fit them in.  However, on their own, the songs, while simple, are harmless enough.  And so here is the last of August's theme of women singing positive life advice:

Chin Up! from Charlotte’s Web 
Performed by Debbie Reynolds
Written by Richard Sherman and Robert Sherman

Monday, 21 August 2017

Musical Monday #149

Big, Blonde And Beautiful (and the Reprise) from Hairspray
Performed by Queen Latifah, Michelle Pfeiffer and John Travolta
Written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman

Monday, 14 August 2017

Musical Monday #148

Have they ever seen a robin before?

A Spoonful Of Sugar from Mary Poppins
Performed by Julie Andrews
Written by Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman

Monday, 7 August 2017

Musical Monday #147

What is it about old-timey Rodgers and Hammerstein movies that are so unbearably static?  You know what goes with singing?  Dancing.  Not people standing still with the camera shoved in their faces.  Ah well.

A Cock-Eyed Optimist from South Pacific
Performed by Mitzi Gaynor
Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II