Fascinatin' Rhythm: Lerner Without Loewe, 3/28/20
3/28 Program 2013
Lyricist Alan Jay Lerner goes with composer Frederick Loewe almost as easily as Fred connects to Ginger and Rodgers fits with Hammerstein. They wrote Paint Your Wagon, Gigi, My Fair Lady, and more. But they also had a sometimes contentious relationship and would sometimes part temporarily. Loewe, not as driven as Lerner, would find tropical beaches with beautiful women. Lerner would work with different composers. These are some of the songs Lerner wrote when Loewe was enjoying life but he was hard at work.