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    NEW GAME...Times of the year.

    Songs that reference times of the year--seasons, months or holidays. Play fair...one post at a time please.

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    Summertime - composed in 1934 by George Gershwin for the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess.

    The song has became a popular and much-recorded jazz standard,
    Last edited by 9A; 09-26-2020 at 08:46 AM.

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    It Might As Well Be Spring - Frank Sinatra (originally written by Rodgers & Hammerstein for their musical "State Fair")
    Last edited by calvin; 09-26-2020 at 08:32 AM.

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    Wake Me Up When September Ends -- Green Day (2005)

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    Cold Cold Winter - Pixies Three. This is the "B" side of 442 Glenwood Avenue from 1963.
    Both are great songs. Mercury label.

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    It's Summertime USA by the Pixies Three on the Mercury label from 1964. Local radio stations near Hanover, PA where the group is from always plays this to the extreme on the first day of summer. Good reason to do so.

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    Winter Melody - Donna Summer

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    Sweet November - The Deele

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    The Thirteenth Month - Julie London

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    Indian Summer - Glenn Miller; also Duke Ellington with Frank Sinatra
    Last edited by calvin; 09-26-2020 at 03:49 PM.

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    September In The Rain - Dinah Washington, Julie London, Frank Sinatra et al.

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    September Song -- Sarah Vaughan (1954) and many others. An American standard.




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    Autumn Leaves - Frank Sinatra; also a jazz standard recorded by Cannonball Adderly, Bill Evans Trio, many others.

    Originally "Les Feuilles mortes" (The Dead Leaves), composed by Joseph Kosma with lyrics by Jacques Prévert.

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    First Day Of Snow - Heatwave

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    I'll Remember April - Julie London, Shirley Bassey, June Christy, Doris Day et al.

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    You May Be Right - Billy Joel

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    June Night - Betty Everett, Gloria Lynne

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    April In Paris - Count Basie

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    I´ll Be With You in Apple Blossom Time -- The Andrews Sisters (1941) and many other artists.

    (RalphT played this on the accordian in the Sunliners.)

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    Sweet Seasons - Carole King

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    October Song - Amy Winehouse

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    Moments To Remember -- The Four Lads (1955)

    ¨January to December, we'll have moments to remember´

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    Sweet Summertime Livin' - Diana Ross

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    One Of Those Summers - P-Funk All-Stars

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    I Can See The Sun In Late December - Roberta Flack

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    Seasons in the Sun -- Terry Jacks (1974)

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    Melancholy March - Julie London

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    Time of the Season - The Zombies

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    April Showers - Al Jolson

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    Holiday Hill - The Orlons

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    What Are You Doing New Year´s Eve? -- The Orioles (1949) Numerous other charted versions.

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    My Funny Valentine - Chaka Khan, Julie London, Billy Stewart, Etta James, Linda Ronstadt et al.

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    Le quattro stagioni [The Four Seasons] - Antonio Vivaldi

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    Quote Originally Posted by calvin View Post
    Le quattro stagioni [The Four Seasons] - Antonio Vivaldi
    Thank you, Calvin!! I am getting quite an education from researching with Google
    and Wikipedia. Amazing trip down memory lane. I share the good or amusing
    responses with Ralph. He only looks at the numbers of views and responses, but
    doesn´t play. Great amusement while watching the depressing news on TV. You
    guys are great.

    Nina

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    It Was a Very Good Year -- Made famous by Frank Sinatra (1966)

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    Quote Originally Posted by 9A View Post
    I´ll Be With You in Apple Blossom Time -- The Andrews Sisters (1941) and many other artists.

    (RalphT played this on the accordian in the Sunliners.)
    This is a 1958 Sunliner. Ford named this model after Ralph´s band, The Sunliners.
    (wink, wink)

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    Thursday's Child - Eartha Kitt

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    December 1963 (Oh What A Night) - Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons

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    Thank God It's Friday - Love & Kisses

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    Rainy Days and Mondays (always get me down) -- The Carpenters (1971)

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    Seven Day Fool - Etta James

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    It May Be Winter Outside (But In My Heart It's Spring) - Love Unlimited

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    In the Summertime -- Roger Miller (1964)

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    Calender girl-neil sedaka.

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    Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer -- Nat King Cole (1963)

    "Du spielst 'ne tolle Rolle" (original name)

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    Christmas Ain't Christmas New Years Ain't New Years Without the One You Love - The O'Jays

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    When October Goes -- Barry Manilow (1984)

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    Shine On Harvest Moon -- Ruth Etting (1931) revived the old song in the Zeigfeld Follies.

    (Sometimes life imitates art. This morning our Ralph broke into song when he
    looked out the window and saw a huge golden moon dropping in the western sky in SE Michigan and the ¨moonset¨ was reflecting on the lake.)

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    Graduation Day -- The Four Freshman (1957)

    There's a time a for joy
    A time for tears
    A time we'll treasure through the years ...

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    Kodachrome -- Paul Simon (1973)

    They give us those nice bright colors
    They give us the greens of summers

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