|Across the Fence: Thanks for the memory|
|November 29, 2012 M. Timothy Nolting|
Photo by Jamie Carpenter Tim and Deb Nolting at Spring Canyon on the family ranch.
It was in the late 1930s when Leo Robin wrote the lyrics and Ralph Rainger composed the tune that would become Bob Hope’s signature song. From the Academy award winning original, sung by Hope in the film “The Big Broadcast of 1938,” to the sultry birthday serenade of Marilyn Monroe for President Kennedy, the song has been modified with lyrics to suit the occasion. Recorded over the years by the likes of Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clo...
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