‘That’s Life’ by Frank Sinatra is the Santa Lucia Song of the Day !

Yup! Franky does it again, That’s Life !

That’s Life” is a popular song written by Dean Kay and Kelly Gordon and first recorded by Marion Montgomery. The most famous version is byFrank Sinatra, released on his 1966 album of the same name. Sinatra recorded the song after hearing an earlier cover of it by O.C. Smith; the song proved successful and reached the fourth spot on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. Following the success of Sinatra’s version, it was subsequently recorded by a number of artists including Aretha Franklin,James Booker, Shirley Bassey, James Brown, Michael Bolton, Michael Bublé and Russell Watson. Sinatra’s version appeared in the 1993 film A Bronx Tale and the 2004 video game Tony Hawk’s Underground 2, while a cover by Bono was on the soundtrack of the The Good Thief (2002).

‘Mushaboom’ by Feist is the Santa Lucia Song of the Day !

Mushaboom reminds me of mushroom pizza !

Mushaboom” is the first single released by indie pop singer Feist from her album Let It Die. It was released November 23, 2004 by Universal International, and is Feist’s second single released in Canada, after “Inside and Out“.

The title comes from Mushaboom, Nova Scotia, a village on Mushaboom Harbour, about 100 km east of Halifax.

Feist performed the song live on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in January 2006 and appears on the 2008 compilation album, Northern Songs: Canada’s Best and Brightest.

It also is part of the soundtrack of the movie 500 Days of Summer.

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‘Summertime’ by Charlie Parker is the Restaurant Santa Lucia Song of the Day!

Summertime in Montréal means Jazz, food and fun!

Here is one of the greats playing Summertime!

Summertime” is an aria composed in 1934 by George Gershwin for the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess. The lyrics are by DuBose Heyward, the author of the novel Porgy on which the opera was based, although the song is also co-credited to Ira Gershwin by ASCAP.

The song soon became a popular and much recorded jazz standard, described as “without doubt … one of the finest songs the composer ever wrote … Gershwin’s highly evocative writing brilliantly mixes elements of jazz and the song styles of blacks in the southeast United States from the early twentieth century”.[2] Composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim has characterized Heyward’s lyrics for “Summertime” and “My Man’s Gone Now” as “the best lyrics in the musical theater”.[3] The song is recognized as one of the most covered songs in the history of recorded music, with more than 33,000 covers by groups and solo performers.

‘I’ve Got a Crush on You’ by Dinah Washington is the Santa Lucia Song of the Day !

Old school cool for this Friday !

I’ve Got a Crush on You” is a song composed by George Gershwin, with lyrics by Ira Gershwin.

It is unique among Gershwin compositions in that it was used for two different Broadway productions, Treasure Girl (1928), and Strike Up the Band (1930) along with the 2012 musical Nice Work If You Can Get It (2012). It is considered a jazz standard.

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‘Death of the Revolution’ by Quantic is the Restaurant Santa Lucia Song of the Day!

Italian Ska?

Whatever! This is so cool!

William Holland is a musician, DJ and record producer from Bewdley, Worcestershire. He is based in New York City after spending 7 years inColombia.

He records under various guises, notably, Quantic, The Quantic Soul Orchestra, and The Limp Twins. His music draws upon elements of cumbia,salsa, bossa nova, soul, funk and jazz. Holland plays guitars, bass, double bass, piano, organ, saxophone, accordion and percussion. Much of his sound is original composition with little in the way of sampling of other artists’ material.

Holland also has his own label Magnetic Fields on which he releases heavy soul and funk. He has also taken on remix duties for over 30 songs.

‘Playground Love’ by Air is the Santa Lucia Song of the Day !

Sweet and sexy, just like our Tiramisou ! Enjoy !

The discography of French electronic music duo Air consists of seven studio albums (including one collaborative album), one remix album, onesoundtrack album, one mix album, two video albums, one extended play, twenty-two singles and sixteen music videos. The band’s first release was the 1995 single “Modular Mix”, which peaked at number 177 in the United Kingdom.[1] Their debut extended play, Premiers Symptômes, was released in July 1997; it peaked at number 12 in the UK and was certified silver by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI).[2][3] Moon Safari, Air’s debut studio album, was released in January 1998. It peaked at number 21 in France and was certified gold by the Syndicat National de l’Édition Phonographique (SNEP).[4][5] Moon Safari reached the top ten in countries such as Ireland and the UK and produced three singles: “Sexy Boy“, “Kelly Watch the Stars” and “All I Need“.[2][6] All three singles reached the top 40 in the UK; “Sexy Boy” and “All I Need” reached the top 25 in Finland and the Netherlands respectively

‘All Night’ by Damian Marley is the Santa Lucia Song of the Day !

Ya Mon ! For sure we love reggae here at La Luch ! Seems to go good with our Veggie pizza and a nice cold beer ! Cheers !

Damian Robert Nesta “Jr. Gong” Marley (born 21 July 1978), is a Jamaican reggae artist. Damian is the youngest son of reggae legend Bob Marley.[1] Damian was 2 years old when his father died; he is the only child born to Marley and Cindy Breakspeare, Miss World 1976. Damian’s nickname Junior Gong is derived from his father’s nickname of Tuff Gong. Damian has been performing since the age of 13.

‘Le Manouche’ by Zebda is the Santa Lucia Song of the Day !

Really cool song with a hip euro flare !

Zebda est un groupe français de musique d’influences diverses, originaire de Toulouse et actif principalement du début des années 1990 à2003. Groupe militant et engagé, notamment auprès du Tactikollectif, Zebda remporta un grand succès auprès du public et des critiques avec les albums Le Bruit et l’Odeur (1995) et surtout Essence ordinaire (1998) pour lequel ils reçurent de nombreuses distinctions. Après quelques années d’arrêt, au cours desquelles les membres du groupe s’investissent dans des projets en solo, le groupe se reforme en 2008.

‘The Girl From Ipanema’ by Astrud Gilberto is the Santa Lucia Song of the Day !

Everyone loves this cool tune at La Luch! Enjoy !

Garota de Ipanema” (“The Girl from Ipanema“) is a Brazilian bossa nova jazz song. It was a worldwide hit in the mid-1960s and won a Grammy for Record of the Year in 1965. It was written in 1962, with music by Antônio Carlos Jobim and Portuguese lyrics by Vinicius de Moraes. English lyrics were written later by Norman Gimbel.[1]

The first commercial recording was in 1962, by Pery Ribeiro. The 1964 single featuring Astrud Gilberto and Stan Getz became an international hit. This had been shortened from the version on the album Getz/Gilberto (recorded in March 1963, released March 1964) which had also included the Portuguese lyrics sung by Joao Gilberto. In the US, the single peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100, and went to number one for two weeks on the Easy Listening chart.[2] Overseas it peaked at number 29 in the United Kingdom, and charted highly throughout the world.

Numerous recordings have been used in films, sometimes as an elevator music cliché. It is believed to be the second most recorded pop song in history, after “Yesterday” by The Beatles.[3] The song was inducted into the Latin Grammy Hall of Fame in 2001.[4] In 2004, it was one of 50 recordings chosen that year by the Library of Congress to be added to the National Recording Registry.[5] In 2009, the song was voted by the Brazilian edition of Rolling Stone as the 27th greatest Brazilian song.

‘Witchcraft’ by Frank Sinatra is the Santa Lucia Song of the Day !

Yes, yes, we are aware of it! Sinatra is huge at our humble little eatery!

Witchcraft” is a popular song from 1957 composed by Cy Coleman with lyrics by Carolyn Leigh. It was released as a single by Frank Sinatra, and reached number twenty in the U.S., spending sixteen weeks on the charts.

Composed as an instrumental piece by Coleman for the revue Take Five, lyrics were added by Leigh, and “Witchcraft” was subsequently recorded by Sinatra in May 1957, in an arrangement by Nelson Riddle.[1]

Elvis Presley sang this song in The Frank Sinatra Timex Show: Welcome Home Elvis.