Happiness as Anarchy #228: Elmer’s Tune

Is Elmer’s Tune one of the happiest tune of the last century? Especially when sung by the Andrew’s Sisters with their crisp diction and perfectly blended three-part harmony. Written in 1941 by a man called Elmer and a couple of his musical friends.

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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