[JPL] stardust

Jim Wilke jwilke123 at comcast.net
Thu Apr 3 12:44:12 EDT 2008

That's a good one!

On the other hand, there's the story about Mrs. Oscar Hammerstein lI 
being seated at a banquet table with the brief introduction: "Her 
husband wrote 'Some Enchanted Evening'."

The person sitting next to her queried "I thought Richard Rodgers wrote 
'Some Enchanted Evening'?

  "No,"  she replied, "he wrote 'dum de dum dum de dum'.  My husband 
wrote 'Some enchanted evening...'."


On Thursday, April 3, 2008, at 02:36  AM, Tom Reney wrote:

> I missed the original query about the composer of "Stardust," but I 
> can't let this go by without recalling Duke Ellington's 
> tongue-in-cheek reply to a question about why he didn't concentrate 
> more on lyric writing.  He said something like, "Who ever says 
> Mitchell Parish's 'Stardust'."
> Long live Von Freeman!
> Tom Reney
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