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December 4, 2020

Irving Berlin

I am sooo proud ...

I know I've said this before, many times: "Much of the American Songbook (no rap) was composed by Jews. The greatest songs of all time, in my opinion!"

The other night while watching television (what else is there to do since the start of this pandemic?) I watched the movie "Holiday Inn" on television. All the songs were written by Israel Bellin. (You know him as Irving Berlin.) This was the Broadway version of the 1942 movie of the same name.

It had many funny moments, including when the Christmas Tree had a Star of David on top!

Some of the great songs were "Steppin' O...



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