Posts Tagged ‘new years’

This Is the New Year

January 1, 2022

“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, 2022

“Auld Lang Syne,” lyrics written by Robert Burns in 1788, set to a traditional tune, recorded by vocalist Lea Michele for the soundtrack of the 2011 film New Year’s Eve.

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Auld Lang Syne Boogie

January 1, 2022

“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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Corrido de Auld Lang Syne

January 1, 2022

“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, 2022

“Auld Lang Syne,” by Guy Lombardo & his Royal Canadians, recorded in 1047. 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, 2021

“It’s Just Another New Year’s Eve,” written by Barry Manilow, sung by Lea Salonga.

Lea Salonga website.

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What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

December 31, 2021

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

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Goodbye Year, Goodbye

December 31, 2021

“Goodbye Year, Goodbye,” recorded by X, 2020.

X website

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End Of The Year

December 31, 2021

“End of the Year,” by Other Lives, 2009.

Other Lives website

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Bad Year

December 31, 2021

“Bad Year,”performed by Just Off Turner, 2012.

Just Off Turner website

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