In it finished at 37 in AFI's Years Van Heusen took the idea to his partner lyricist Johnny Burkewho approved. They wrote the song.
The song topped the USA charts in and Australian charts in The song was parodied in a The Far Side cartoon, which depicted a man-turned-pig saying to his wife, "Hey! So I made the wrong decision! But you know, I really wasn't sure I wanted to swing on a star, carry moonbeams home in a jar! Van Heusen took the idea to his partner lyricist Joh The album peaked at number one on the Oricon Albums Chart, stayed on the chart for 55 weeks, and was also once the biggest-selling Swinging on a star andrea album of all time.
Title Music Length 1. Swinging on a Star is a musical revue, featuring the music of Johnny Burke, with the lyrics by Burke and the music by Burke and several of his partners, such as Erroll Garner and Jimmy Van Heusen. The revue was conceived, written and directed by Michael Leeds, with costumes by Judy Dearing, sets by Deborah Jasien and choreography by Kathleen Marshall.
Directed by Michael Leeds and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall, it The song's opening couplet, "Love, soft as an easy chair; love, fresh as the morning air", almost did not appear that way. Williams wrote the "morning air" line first, but told Streisand to "flip those two first lines, because it sings better".
Chart performance In the US, the single became Streisand's second number 1 single and spent Swinging on a star andrea weeks at the top of the Billbo The following is a filmography of his work.
Willis's career began in television inmost notably as David Addison in Moonlighting —and has continued both in television and film since, including comedic, dramatic, and action roles.
He is well known for the role of John McClane in the Die Hard series, which were mostly critical and uniformly financial successes. The song has since become the representative song of The Walt Disney Company.
It was first released on a 4-record RPM album set, and years later as one side of an LP, backed by selections in grayscale and black and white and Swinging on a star andrea from The Wizard of Oz. Early life McLauchlan was born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland; he immigrated to Canada with his family when he was five years old.
He grew up in suburban Toronto. Carnaby Street, in London's West End, circa The Swinging Sixties was a youth-driven cultural revolution that took place in the United Kingdom during the mid-to-late s, emphasising modernity and fun-loving hedonism, with Swinging London as its centre.
Among its key elements were the Beatles, as leaders of the British Invasion of musical acts; Mary Quant's miniskirt; popular fashion models such as Twiggy and Jean Shrimpton; the mod subculture; the iconic status of popular shopping areas such as London's King's Road, Kensington and Carnaby Street; the political activism of the anti-nuclear movement; and sexual liberation.
Hudson Hawk is a American action comedy film directed by Michael Lehmann. Grant are also featured. It is written and directed by Stephan Elliott, most famous for his work on the film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, released in Swinging Safari was released in Australia on 18 Januarywith international territories following later in the year.
The tune is heard on the soundtrack and its album cover is seen on screen during the film. The internet meme of the exploding whale of Oregon also is referenced frequently in the plot.
John Francis Burke October 3, — February 25, was a lyricist, successful and prolific between the s and s. His work is considered part Swinging on a star andrea the Great American Songbook. Early life Burke was born in Antioch, California. When he was still young, his family moved to Chicago, Illinois, where Burke's father founded a construction business.
As a youth, Burke studied piano and drama. He also played piano in dance bands and vaudeville. The screenplay concerns a wealthy London couple who decide to take up "swinging" as in Swinging on a star andrea swapping" in an attempt to save their struggling marriage. The band consists of Ricardo, JT and Pedrosa, and they produce electro-pop-rock-dance music.