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Fascinatin' Rhythm: Hart on the Heart, 08/01/20

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Episode 2031  Hart on the Heart

When you write for Broadway, love songs are a necessity. Lorenz Hart was a tortured soul who somehow managed to write about love and romance. It helped that his viewpoint was ambiguous, even bittersweet, and usually laced with a dose of irony. More then any other songwriter, he knew all there was to know about what he once called “the self-deception that believes the lie.”