Songwriters and American Music, The Song is Ended: Throughout our score for Pal Joey, Larry and I were scrupulous in making every song adhere to the hard-edged nature of the story.
Oxford University Press, William G. Oxford University Press, Yet, even though he is a pretty miserable specimen, Joey is by no means unbearable as a musical comedy hero. The complete and authoritative lyrics for "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered" can be found in: Other commentators have noted that when "I Could Write a Book" is heard outside the context of Pal Joey, it comes across as a guileless love ballad, which is its reputation as an American standard song.
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The Richard Rodgers Reader. The refrain is deliberately repetitive and drippy driving its parallel between books and love into the ground. Gene Kelly also entered into the debate over the musical by commenting to the newspapers on the character he played: Other reviewers were more positively disposed.
In the original production, the song contains two verses one sung by each character. Hyland suggests a purpose in relation to the plot for the seeming purity of feeling expressed in "I Could Write a Book.
Richard Rodgers, Musical Stages: There is something so naive about his cheap caddishness, he is so essentially an innocent boob, the simple prey of any smart operator, and, above all, he is so guilefully played by Gene Kelly, that moral judgment becomes suspended and he emerges as an object for Olympian amusement rather than hatred.
An Autobiography New York: Harper and Row, Lorenz Hart was known for the acerbic wit and irony, so what is he doing writing a lyric for "I Could Write a Book" that is imbued with simplicity, directness and innocence, especially for a show sporting a cynical point-of-view like Pal Joey.
Random House, Da Capo paper bound ed. Then Linda sings her verse and repeats the refrain. Brimming over with good music and fast on its toes, it renews confidence in the professionalism of the theatre.
Gerald Mast feels that both the composer and lyricist of "I Could Write a Book" intended it as a "dumb song" sung by "a conman dope to a woman who is even more stupid than he is.Lyrics to 'I Could Write a Book' by Frank Sinatra: And the simple secret of the plot Is just to tell them that I love you, allot Then the world discovers as my.
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- MP3 instrumental karaoke This title is a cover of I Could Write a. Lyrics to "I Could Write A Book About You" song by Waylon Jennings: Well, I know you like a brother.
And I know you as well. There's some things we could talk about, so. And all hell breaks loose Yeah, my heart is a-breaking loose Yeah, my whole world's breaking loose Yeah, evil is as evil does and who Yeah, but who but me could write this book of cruel.
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