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Cole Porter: Night and Day He Began the Beguine

Cole Porter

With a million neon rainbows burning below me, And a million blazing taxis raising a roar, Here I sit, above the town, In my pet pailleted gown, Down in the depths On the ninetieth floor. While the crowds in all the nightclubs punish the parquet, And the bars are packed with couples calling for more, I’m deserted and depressed In ... Read More »

Night and Day

Night and Day Cole Porter

I was recently listening to the music of Sergio Mendes and suddenly “Night and Day” came on…”Night and Day”. Then I remembered I recently heard Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons singing “Night and Day”, the same song, sung so differently, yet both so great. I have the song, “Night and Day”, performed by no less than 24 musicians. I ... Read More »