Happiness as Anarchy #83: A new old song

I’ve had a compilation CD playing in my car for a week to learn one particular song. That song successfully lodged in my head, I let the rest of the CD play and discovered something I’d not heard before: Billie Holiday singing Did I Remember To Tell You I Adore You. There’s not much information to be found. It was written in the mid 1930s by Walter Donaldson, who wrote a good many classics, including Makin’ Whoopee, Yes Sir That’s My Baby, and My Baby Just Cares For Me, with lyrics by Harold Adamson. Billie Holiday sings it with heart and style, in only the way she can. I might spend the rest of the week driving around with Billie in the car.

By Amie Brûlée

Amie Brûlée is a musician, performer, teacher and researcher. She sings, plays piano, double bass and ukulele, unearths old songs and writes new ones. Amie also has a PhD in wine and anthropology and adores teaching wine tasting, gastronomy and song-writing. Amie lives in central Victoria with a house full of instruments, a head full of songs and a cellar full of wine.

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