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JAZZQUIZ

September 2020

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Rodgers and Hart

The songs of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart have always provided a source of rich material for jazz musicians. We know their songs like the back of our hands - or do we? This month we gave you some lines from fifteen Rodgers and Hart songs - could you identify the songs? How did you get on?

 

Rodgers and Hart

 

The quiz answers are below ....

Don't forget to check your score

 

Give yourself an extra point if you were able to solve this anagram of a show for which Rodgers and Hart wrote the music:

COY BOSS MYRA THE FUSER

(THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE)

 

 

Your Score

15 + correct - Red Hot Chilli Pepper
12 - 14 correct - Hot Potato
8 - 11 correct - Slumgullion
4 - 7 correct - Warm Beer
1 - 3 correct - Dinner's In The Dog

 

 

 

Which Rodgers and Hart songs do these lines come from?

 

Here are the answers

 

1. Some things that happen for the first time, seem to be happening again

Answer: Where Or When

 

2. Hate California it's cold and it's damp

Answer: The Lady Is A Tramp

 

 

Pal Joey poster

 

3. My heart does not stand still just hear it beat

Answer: This Can't Be Love

 

4. I'll sing to him, each spring to him

Answer: Bewitched

[Click here for a video of the amazing pianist Joanne Brackeen playing Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered]

 

 

 

 

5. And all at once I lost my breath and all at once was scared to death

Answer: Have You Met Miss Jones

 

6. Cats and dogs stopped yapping, lions in the zoo all were jealous of Johnny's big trill

Answer: Johnny One Note

[Click here to listen to te Tubby Hayes Quintet playing Johnny One Note recorded live at Ronnie Scott's Club in 1962]

 

 

7. I could write a preface on how we met

Answer: I Could Write A Book

 

 

Babes In Arms poster

 

 

8. Once you told me I was mistaken, that I'd awaken with the sun, and order orange juice for one

Answer: It Never Entered My Mind

 

 

9. I was unwise with eyes unable to see

Answer: Falling In Love With Love

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. Song-birds are not dumb, they don't buy a crumb of bread

Answer: Sing For Your Supper

 

11. The broken dates, the endless waits

Answer: I Wish I Were In Love Again

[Click here for a video of Bobby Darin singing I Wish I Were In Love Again]

 

 

12. But don't change a hair for me, not if you care for me

Answer: My Funny Valentine

 

 

Higher and Higher poster

 

 

13. You speak and it's the sweetest music I have ever heard, you taught me how to live again the day you taught me that single word

Answer: Simpatica

 

 

14. Looking through the window you can see a distant steeple

Answer: There's A Small Hotel

 

 

 

 

15. Nobody writes his songs to me, no-one belongs to me

Answer: Nobody's Heart

[Click here for a video of Sarah Moule and Simon Wallace with Nobody's Heart from 2018 then follow it by listening to the Art Farmer Quartet version - click here - wish I had the technology to merge them!]

 

 

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