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First Movie SONG That Comes to Mind

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"Pore Jud Is Daid" sung by two curly-headed men: Gordon MacRae (who played Curly) and Rod Steiger in Oklahoma!

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“Song of the King” by Yul  Brynner from THE KING AND I.

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Bali Ha'i from South Pacific (1958)

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Using a TV song here because, darn it, it's my thread -- "Yakko's World" from ANIMANIACS

 

 

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a TV song you like :)

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Soooo many

song with lyrics that's  a lot of fun is Green Acres (hilarious) and I always sing this one to myself LOL

another tv song you like

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The Courtship of Eddie's Father theme "Best Friend"

 

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Gotta mention one of my favorite TV musicals, EVENING PRIMROSE by Sondheim. Love the duet "When?" sung by Anthony Perkins and Charmian "Liesl" Carr

 

 

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song from another TV musical

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"Swing" sung and danced by Rosalind Russell in the TV version of Wonderful Town 

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"I Love Lucy" , written by Wilbur Hatch and performed by the Desi Arnaz Orchestra is my favorite. But you haven't heard it until you've heard Desi sing it.  AY-AY-AYE! 

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 Favorite classic TV theme

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"Love is All Around" from the Mary Tyler Moore Show

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"Don't Marry Me" from FLOWER DRUM SONG-- here's my favorite verse:

"I'm devoted to my dear old mama, and if you and mama disagree,

I will always side with her against you--Schookie, don't marry me!"

 

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another lesser known Rodgers and Hammerstein song

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14 hours ago, LonesomePolecat said:

"Don't Marry Me" from FLOWER DRUM SONG-- here's my favorite verse:

"I'm devoted to my dear old mama, and if you and mama disagree,

I will always side with her against you--Schookie, don't marry me!"

 

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another lesser known Rodgers and Hammerstein song

(" I'd like to see my sons and daughters sliding up and down their father's knee"--

"They'll  get splinters in their littlefannies, Cookie, don't marry me!")

"Fan Tan Fanny"-- The Flower Drum Song

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A different kind of Cole Porter song

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"Just One Of THose Things" sung by Lena in PANAMA HATTIE

 

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another song with "things" or "thing" in title

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Another Cole Porter song:" You've Got That Thing-- Midnight in Paris

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A song about a Metropolitan City besides Paris  or New York

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You're Looking at Country from "Coal Miner's Daughter" 

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"Bring Me My Bride/I Miles Gloriosus" -- A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)

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The Gershwins'  They Can't Take That Away From Me-- Shall We Dance, The Barkleys of Broadway

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Song from Astaire -Rogers musical not written especially for them

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Here's Fred & Ginger spectacularly imitating the dance style of the real Vernon and Irene Castle to the tune of "Waiting for the Robert E. Lee"

 

 

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song/music from another WWI era film

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"I'll Make a Man of You" -- Maggie Smith in Oh! What a Lovely War

(I actually prefer Barbara Windsor's rendition, on the original cast album. Ms. Smith talks too much of the song.)

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How'd Ya Like to Spoon with Me?  (Angela Lansbury in "Words and Music")

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Call Me written for  American Gigolo  

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