Posts Tagged ‘new years’

This Is the New Year

January 1, 2018

‘This Is the New Year,” written by Ian Axel and performed by him with Chad King as A Great Big World. in 2012. Video director: Leiv Parton.

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Happy New Year

January 1, 2018

“Happy New Year,” from ABBA in 1980. written by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus.

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Corrido de Auld Lang Syne

January 1, 2018

“Corrido de Auld Lang Syne” by Little Bobby Rey and his Band, an early LA Chicano pop band (also called “The Masked Phantom Band”) in about 1960. “Corrido” here means the music is in a galloping rhythm. Mr. Rey learned the saxophone from Earl Bostic.

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Auld Lang Syne

January 1, 2018

“Auld Lang Syne,” lyrics written by Robert Burns in 1788, set to a traditional tune, rendered by Andrew Bird in 2012.

Andrew Bird website.

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Auld Lang Syne Boogie

January 1, 2018

“Auld Lang Syne Boogie,” recorded by the jump blues band of sax player Freddie Mitchell in 1949. Rip Harrington is on piano.

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Auld Lang Syne

January 1, 2018

“Auld Lang Syne,” by Guy Lombardo & his Royal Canadians, a familiar sound to baby boomers, since this band appeared on the live New Year’s Eve telecasts of the “ball drop” in Times Square in the Fifties, Sixties, and early Seventies. The band had filled the same role on radio, starting in 1929.

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It’s Just Another New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2017

“It’s Just Another New Year’s Eve,” written by Barry Manilow, and recorded by him in 1977.

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Alone On New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2017

“Alone On New Year’s Eve,” written by Winfred “Blue” Lovett, recorded him with his group, The Manhattans, in 1966. Get out your hankies.

Related:

“I promise: no one dies alone because they didn’t get a kiss on New Year’s Eve,” Jen Doll, The Guardian

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What Are You Doing New Years Eve?

December 30, 2017

“What Are You Doing New Years Eve?” written by Frank Loesser, performed by Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

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This Is the New Year

January 1, 2017

‘This Is the New Year,” written by Ian Axel and performed by him with Chad King as A Great Big World. in 2012. Video director: Leiv Parton.

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