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Song lyrics to The Trolley Song

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The Trolley Song lyrics

The Trolley Song was written by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane and made famous by Judy Garland in the 1944 film musical Meet Me in St. Louis. The song was inspired by a picture of a trolley car in a children’s picture book. The Trolley Song was nominated for the Best Song Oscar at the 1945 Academy awards, but lost to Swinging on a Star from Going My Way. The Trolley Song was ranked #26 by the American Film Institute in 2004 on the 100 Years … 100 Songs  list. It has been recorded by Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra and many others.   The song was a giant single for the Pied Pipers, at the time outselling Judy Garland’s single.

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Meet Me in St. Louis lyrics

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Meet Me in St. Louis lyrics, made popular by the Judy Garland musical, Meet Me in St. Louis

Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis, better known as just Meet Me in St. Louis, was a popular song from 1904 which celebrated the St. Louis World’s Fair. The lyrics were written by Andrew B. Sterling, with music by Kerry Mills.

The song and the fair were focal points of the Judy Garland movie, Meet Me in St. Louis.Read More »Meet Me in St. Louis lyrics

Skip to My Lou lyrics

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Skip to My Lou lyrics — €“ traditional American dance song

Skip to My Lou is a traditional song, dating back to America’s frontier period. Since musical instruments were frowned upon, the dancers had to create their own music by clapping and singing.

Couples would dance around a lone male who sang — €œlost my partner, what’ll I do. — € At the appropriate point in the lyrics, he would — €œsteal — € the partner of a dancing man as he sang — €œI’ll find another one prettier than you. — € The displaced man would take his place in the circle.

— €œLou — € is apparently a corruption of — €œloo, — € the Scottish word for love.Read More »Skip to My Lou lyrics

The Wizard of Oz

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The Wizard of Oz (75th Anniversary Edition) (1939)

As one of the best-loved musicals of the 20th century, The Wizard of Oz had a wonderful selection of now-classic movie tunes.   They include:

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