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We’re so glad you’re here! Follow us through an exploration of 1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 1,001 Albums You Must Listen to Before You Die. Discover new favourites, reminisce on sounds from your childhood!
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SONG: Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall in Love) ARTIST: Ella Fitzgerald YEAR: 1956 Listen to it here: THE SONG: Let’s Do it (Let’s Fall in Love) was written by Cole Porter in 1928 for his Broadway musical Paris and originally sung by Irene Bordoni. The song was the first in what became a trademark writingContinue reading “Song 68 – Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall In Love)”
SONG: Burundanga ARTIST: Celia Cruz YEAR: 1956 Listen to it here: THE SONG: This song is a mystery. There’s nothing about who wrote it, where it came from, or anything I can find online. It was written by a maestro who was one of Celia Cruz’s music teachers. According to lore, Fidel Castro loved toContinue reading “Song 67 – Burundanga”
SONG: Blue Monday ARTIST: Fats Domino YEAR: 1956 Listen to it here: THE SONG: Blue Monday was written by David Bartholomew in 1953 and originally recorded and released by Smiley Lewis in 1954. The most popular version was recorded by Fats Domino in 1956, and Fats claims some of the songwriting credit! The song wasContinue reading “Song 66 – Blue Monday”
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