Wednesday, 13 February 2013

"My Funny Valentine"....




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"Youre my Funny Valentine...



Sweet Comic Valentine...."




Behold the way our fine feathered friend,
His virtue doth parade
Thou knowest not, my dim-witted friend
The picture thou hast made
Thy vacant brow, and thy tousled hair
Conceal thy good intent
Thou noble upright truthful sincere,
And slightly dopey gent






Youre my funny valentine,
Sweet comic valentine,
You make me smile with my heart.
Your looks are laughable, un-photographable,
Yet, you're my favorite work of art.





Is your figure less than greek?
Is your mouth a little weak?
When you open it to speak, are you smart?




But, don't change a hair for me.
Not if you care for me.
Stay little valentine, stay!
Each day is valentines day!

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HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!

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see also my post - History of Valentines Day
here


 "My Funny Valentine
is a show tune from the 1937 Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart musical Babes in Arms 
in which it was introduced by former child star Mitzi Green
After being recorded by Chet Baker, Frank Sinatra, and Miles Davis
the song became a popular jazz standard, appearing on over 1300 albums performed by over 600 artists.
Songwriters: 
BRADLEY, ROBERT/NEHRA, MICHAEL/NEHRA, ANDREW/FOWLKES, JEFF / DIAZ, TIM

8 comments:

  1. Just lovely, my friend! Thanks for sharing this gift of music and roses. Wishing you a Happy Valentine's Day!
    xo
    Loi

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  2. Happy Valentines day! Simply beautiful post!

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  3. Lighthearted and fun! Happy Valentine's Day, Karin.

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  4. Dear Karin

    Happy Valentine's Day. I love Chet Baker, thanks for posting this.
    I smiled when I read, "is your figure less than Greek". Must I answer this?
    Now that lent is here, perhaps some fasting is in order.

    Helenxx

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  5. Wonderful song by unforgettable voices. La rose est si reelle que peu manque d'en sentir le parfum. Ma journee a bien commence !
    Merci Karin, je me permets d'utiliser ton prenom.
    Joyeux Valentin
    Olympia

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  6. Dear Karin, How lovely to see your famous "Black Rose" Happy Valentine's Day to you and Mr R.

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  7. Just gorgeous! I am behind on my blog reading! Nothing prettier than a red garden rose!

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  8. It's been a busy winter-into-spring for some reason, so it's only now that I've woken up, and am smelling the gorgeous roses.
    An especially meaningful post, because this is perhaps my husband's favorite song!

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