Thursday 15 July 2021

'At least they flap their fins to express emotion...'

Today is the birthday of the great lyricist and librettist Dorothy Fields (born 1904) – she who wrote the words to, among many others, 'The Way You Look Tonight', 'On the Sunny Side of the Street', 'I'm in the Mood for Love', 'Pick Yourself Up' and, much later, 'Big Spender'. Not to mention this feast of virtuoso rhyme-making – enjoy...


  1. Calmer than the seals in the Artic Ocean...

  2. And I thought the lyrics of The folks Who live on the Hill was hers. But It Is Oscar,Hammerstein II.