Love, Lyrics and Levity by grindle

In January 2012, I recorded my first CD of songs to celebrate my 75th birthday. It was well received and encouraged me to produce another one. 

The title, “Love, Lyrics, and Levity” describes the reasons for choosing the songs in this CD. I hope you enjoy listening as much as I have producing it.

Love: First I consider myself a very romantic person, one who grew up in an age when love songs and crooners ruled the music world, and young children’s minds (who’s parents listened to Martin Block’s “Make Believe Ballroom” every day). 

I have "Mined" what are some of the nicest love songs from the “Great American Song Book.”

Lyrics:  As an amateur songwriter, I admire craftily composed lyrics such as Cole Porter’s, “Lets Misbehave” and “You’re the Top also, all the love songs were also chosen for their lyrics. I also admire story-telling lyrics such as Kris Kristofferson’s “Sunday Morning Coming Down.” Meredith Wilson’s show stopping love ballad “Till There Was You” also shows lyrics that grab the heart.

Levity:  To add a bit of Levity, we have “Lets Misbehave” by Porter, and “Five Foot Two” a sing along song that Mitch Miller used to lead us to on early TV.   Enjoy

For All We Know

The Way You Look Tonight

Lets Misbehave

Thats All

Till There Was You

Your The Top

The Very Thought of You

Five Foot Two

Sunday Morning Coming Down

What a Wonderful World