Friday, October 16, 2009

20 Top (New) American Standards-Revised 10/16/09

I have checked out the dates that the current "prospects" were written and thought we should list the composer also.

The Shadow of Your Simile: Released in 1965 by Johnny Mandel & Paul Webster (Won the Grammy award for "Song Of The Year" and also the Academy Award for Best Original Song in the movie "The Sandpiper")

Something: Released in 1969 by George Harrison

Evergreen: Released in 1976 by Barbara Streisand & Paul Williams

How Do You Keep the Music Playing: Released in 1982 by Michel Legrand, Alan & Marilyn Bergman

Yesterday: Released in 1965 by Paul McCartney ( One of the most covered pop songs of all times with over 3,000 recorded versions)

Just the Way You Are: Released in 1977 by Billy Joel

Send in the Clowns: Released in 1973 by Stephen Sondheim

If I Ruled the World: Released in 1963 by Leslie Bricusse & Cyril Ornadel

What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life: Released in 1969 by Michel Legrand, Alan & Marilyn Bergman

The Wind Beneath My Wings: Released in 1988 by Jeff Silbar & Larry Henley

New York, New York: Released in 1977 by John Kander & Fred Ebb

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