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Showtune Saturday: “Ya Got Me”

Eddie Pensier writes: Cheeky re-interpretation of the hit from On The Town (1944). By replacing “Gabey” (the character the song is originally addressed to) with “baby”, it becomes a sexy innuendo-laced lovechat among a ménage à trois, if you want … Continue reading

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Showtune Saturday: “What A Waste”

Eddie Pensier writes: I suspect many of us can relate far, far too well to the lyrics of this song, from Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden and Adolph Green’s Wonderful Town (1953). Performed by Richard Muenz, Dawn Upshaw, and Donna Murphy, … Continue reading

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Showtune Saturday: “Ain’t Got No Tears Left”

Eddie Pensier writes: The sublime Donna Murphy sings this nightclub/torch song from On The Town, the classic Bernstein/Comden/Green musical later remade (and substantially revised) as a Gene Kelly-Frank Sinatra film. The song was cut from the original but is sometimes … Continue reading

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