Song 59 – I Get Along Without You Very Well

SONG: I Get Along Without You Very Well ARTIST: Chet Baker YEAR: 1954 Listen to it here:  THE SONG: “I Get Along Without You Very Well” was composed by Hoagy Carmichael in 1939, with lyrics based on a poem written by Jane Brown Thompson and the main melodic theme based on the Fantaisie-Impromptu in CContinue reading “Song 59 – I Get Along Without You Very Well”

Song 56 – My Funny Valentine

SONG: My Funny Valentine ARTIST: Chet Baker YEAR: 1954 Listen to it here:  THE SONG: My Funny Valentine is a jazz standard originally written for the musical Babes in Arms by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart and debuted by child star Mitzi Green on April 14, 1937.  In the show the character Billie is singingContinue reading “Song 56 – My Funny Valentine”