Santa’s on the roof at Ala Moana

“It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” was written in 1951 by Meredith Wilson, whose name you might recognize as the man who wrote the book and composed the lyrics and music for The Music Man. He also wrote the words and music for The Unsinkable Molly Brown, which I remember seeing as a …

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What’s this time?

Johnny Mathis thinks “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” The song was written specifically for Andy Williams’ TV variety show’s Christmas episode in 1963 by its vocal director George Wyle and co-composer Edward Pyle. As of November, 2016 it was the seventh most-played holiday song of the last fifty years. More amazingly, for …

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