Monthly Archives: December 2014

THIS MONTH’S PARODY (Nov 14) If you were the only girl in the world

IF YOU WERE THE ONLY GIRL IN THE WORLD Lyrics by Clifford Grey, music by Nat. D Ayer The song was published in 1916 and introduced on 19 April 1916 at the premiere of the musical / revue The Bing Boys Are Here at the The Alhambra, Leicester Square. It was a duet sung by its […]

THIS MONTH’S PARODY (Dec 14) ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

’TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS Clement Clarke Moore (1779-1863) written in 1823. Moore was an American Professor of Oriental and Greek Literature, as well as Divinity and Biblical Learning, at the General Theological Seminary of the Protestant Episcopal Church, in New York City. Located on land donated by the “Bard of Chelsea” himself, the seminary […]