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Fascinatin' Rhythm: How They Wrote the Songs, 06/19/21

Lyricist Sammy Cahn
Lyricist Sammy Cahn

Episode # 2125

6/19      How They Wrote the Songs  What’s the trick? How do they do it? Sometimes there’s no story at all. Somebody sat at a piano, wrote a song, and walked away. But sometimes there are songs whose invention is a good story. Never lose sight of the practicality, though. When somebody asked lyricist Sammy Cahn which came first, the words or the music, he said, “The phone call.”