“How Long Has This Been Going On?” By Roger Crane, the Song Scout BACKGROUND / DISCUSSION “How Long Has This Been Going On?” is an early song (1927) composed by the Gershwin brothers that expresses the delight of a first kiss. George was blessed to have a brother who was a… Read More Keeping the GAS (Great American Songbook) Flame Burning
When lonely feelings chill the meadows of your mind, Just think if winter comes, can Spring be far behind? Beneath the deepest snows, the secret of a rose is merely that it knows You must believe in Spring! Just as a tree is sure its leaves will reappear; It knows its emptiness is just… Read More Wisdom of the Great Songbook: Alan and Marilyn Bergman’s “You Must Believe In Spring”
. . “Waltzing in the wonder of why we’re here, Time hurries by, We’re here and we’re gone” – Howard Dietz (with Arthur Schwartz) . . To read more Wisdom of the Great Songbook click HERE.
. “You’ve got to accentuate the positive Eliminate the negative Latch on to the affirmative Don’t mess with Mister In-Between” – Johnny Mercer (with Harold Arlen) . .