Secret Love

This is a beautiful love song Doris Day sung in the film Calamity Jane.                 The song was written by Sammy Fain and the lyrics by Paul Francis Webster for the 1953 film Calamity Jane.                 “Doris Day first heard “Secret Love” when its co-writer Sammy Fain visited the singer’s home and played it for Read More

It’s Magic

                It’s Magic is another Doris Day hit.                 The music was written by Jule Styne and the lyrics by Sammy Cahn.                 Day introduced the song in her film debut, Romance on the High Seas, which was released in 1947.                 The song rose in the Billboard Charts in 1948 and was nominated for Read More

Sentimental Journey

Doris Day passed away last month and if you’ve read my blog for a while you know I love her music.  So for the next few weeks we’ll take a long at the story to some of her hits.                 Sentimental Journey was written by Les Brown and Ben Homer, with Bud Green providing the Read More

Lullaby of Broadway

Lullaby of Broadway was a popular Doris Day song in the 1950s. However, it was first published in 1935.  The words were written by Harry Warren and the lyrics by Al Dubin. The song was written for Gold Diggers of 1935, a musical film. The song was also used that same year as background music Read More

April in Paris

The term April in Paris originated with the Broadway song. The song was composed in 1932, by Vernon Duke {music} and E. Y. Harbug {lyrics}.  April in Paris first premiered in that year’s play, Walk a Little Faster. The following year, Freddy Martin recorded the song.  Almost two decades later, the Sauter-Finegan Orchestra, recorded the Read More