Posts Tagged ‘new years’

This Is the New Year

January 1, 2020

“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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Auld Lang Syne

January 1, 2020

“Auld Lang Syne,” lyrics written by Robert Burns in 1788, set to a traditional tune, recorded by The Platters, with strings arranged by Buck Ram, in 1963.  From the album Christmas with the Platters.

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Corrido de Auld Lang Syne

January 1, 2020

“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, 2020

“Auld Lang Syne,” lyrics written by Robert Burns in 1788, set to a traditional tune, rendered in Gospel style by Aretha Franklin & Billy Preston in 1967.

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It’s Just Another New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2019

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

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Nothin’ New For New Year

December 31, 2019

“Nothin’ New For New Year,” written and performed by Harry Connick Jr. as a duet with George Jones.

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Alone On New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2019

“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 31, 2019

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

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A Long December

December 29, 2019

“A Long December,” written by Adam Duritz, performed by him with his band, Counting Crows.

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What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

December 29, 2019

“What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” written by Frank Loesser, performed by Ella Fitzgerald.

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