FRANK SINATRA’s ‘As Time Goes By’ is the Santa Lucia Song of the Day !

Franky baby does it again ! Beautiful song by the blue eyed wonder !

 

“As Time Goes By” (Herman Hupfeld) This version is included on the © 2007 Frank Sinatra’s album ‘Songs from the Heart’. Released posthumously, that consists of 21 tracks he recorded for Capitol Records.

Jean Leloup’s ‘Je Joue De La Guitare’ is the Santa Lucia Song of the Day !

A legend in quebec pop music, this song comes on later at night when we are all cleaning up and of coarse we all sing along !

 

Jean Leclerc (born May 14, 1961) is a Québécois singer-songwriter and author from Sainte-Foy, Quebec, Canada. He is popularly known as Jean Leloup (which he likes to translate to John the Wolf), a stage name he kept using until 2006, when he temporarily changed his name to Jean Leclerc, only to resurrect his wolf character in August 2008. He is known for his colourful personality and unique musical style in the francophone rock community.

‘They All Laughed’ by Bing Crosby is the Santa Lucia Song of the Day !

This swinging little ditty is one of our oldest tunes played at the “Luch” ! Bing’s voice is like hot butter on a pizza crust ! mmmm so good !

 

They All Laughed” is a song composed by George Gershwin, with lyrics by Ira Gershwin, written for the 1937 film Shall We Dance where it was introduced by Ginger Rogers as part of a song and dance routine with Fred Astaire. The lyrics compare those who “laughed at me, wanting you” with those who laughed at some of history’s famous scientific and industrial pioneers, asking, “Who’s got the last laugh now?” People and advances mentioned are Christopher Columbus‘s alleged proof the earth is round; Thomas Edison‘s phonograph; Guglielmo Marconi‘s wireless telegraphy; the Wright brothers‘s first flight; the Rockefeller Center; Eli Whitney‘s cotton gin; Robert Fulton‘s North River Steamboat; Milton S. Hershey‘s Hershey bar chocolate; and Henry Ford‘s “Tin Lizzy” Model T car.

The Beatles’ ‘In My Life’ is the Santa Lucia Song of the Day !

What can I say? The Beatles love song ‘In My Life’ is one of the more romantic songs on our playlist. The lovers on dates enjoy this when it come on.

In My Life” is a song by the Beatles released on the 1965 album Rubber Soul, written mainly by John Lennon and credited to Lennon–McCartney. The song originated with Lennon, and while Paul McCartney contributed to the final version, he and Lennon later disagreed over the extent of his contributions (specifically the melody). George Martin, who produced the recording, contributed the instrumental bridge. It is ranked 23rd on Rolling Stone‘sThe 500 Greatest Songs of All Time” as well as fifth on their list of the Beatles’ 100 Greatest Songs.[3][4] The song placed second on CBC‘s50 Tracks. Mojo magazine named it the best song of all time in 2000.

Dean Martin’s ‘Blue Moon’ is the Santa Lucia Song of the Day !

 

Dean Martin singing Blue Moon on the Dean Martin Show…Thank you enjoy !

Blue Moon” is a classic popular song written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart in 1934, and has become a standard ballad. The song was a hit twice in 1949 with successful recordings in the US by Billy Eckstine and Mel Tormé. In 1961, “Blue Moon” became an international number one hit for the doo-wop group The Marcels, on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and in the UK Singles chart. Over the years, “Blue Moon” has been covered by various artists including versions by Elvis Presley, The Mavericks and Rod Stewart.

Wonderful Ibrahim Ferrer’s ‘Aquellos Ojos Verdes’ is the Santa Lucia Song of the Day !

This song brings the classy to class, always on our playlist, the folks love it!

 

The song, a bolero, was written in 1929 and recorded in Cuba the same year. It was the only major hit, both originally in Cuba and then again in the Latin community in New York for Cuban pianist Nilo Menéndez (Matanzas, 26 September 1902 – Los Angeles, 15 September 1987). The lyrics were supplied by Cuban tenor Adolfo Utrera.

‘The Godfather Theme’ is the Santa Lucia Song of the Day !

This beautiful yet haunting piece is on our playlist today. Patrons usually quieten down when this comes on. I try to get this song playing when there’s an important business meeting going on, heheh!

The Waltz & Love Theme from the 1972 Francis Ford Coppola film “The Godfather” with Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, John Cazale, Talia Shire, Sterling Hayden & Richard Castellano. Music composed by Nino Rota.

Dean Martin’s ‘Ain’t That a Kick in the Head’ is the Santa Lucia Song of the Day !

Dean Martin – “Ain’t That a Kick in the Head” is one of the favorite songs for us all here at Santa Lucia. Here is a video with the lyrics, so you can sing along !

Ain’t That a Kick in the Head?” is a hook-laden song that was written in 1960 with music by Jimmy Van Heusen and lyrics by Sammy Cahn. It was first recorded on May 10, 1960 by Dean Martin, with conducting by Nelson Riddle. Martin performed the song in the 1960 heist film Ocean’s 11 in an alternate arrangement featuring vibraphonist Red Norvo and his quartet.