To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

Love's Old Sweet Song

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

"Love's Old Sweet Song"
Song
LanguageEnglish
Published1884
Songwriter(s)G. Clifton Bingham
Composer(s)James Lynam Molloy

"Love's Old Sweet Song" is a Victorian parlour song published in 1884 by composer James Lynam Molloy and lyricist G. Clifton Bingham. The first line of the chorus is "Just a song at twilight", and its title is sometimes misidentified as such.

The song has been recorded by many artists, including John McCormack and Clara Butt. The song is alluded to in James Joyce's Ulysses as being sung by Molly Bloom.

The song was recorded in 1923 for a two-reel short film made in the DeForest Phonofilm sound-on-film process.[1] It also appeared as the theme in the orchestral score in John Barrymore's 1926 picture The Sea Beast.[2]

Notable recordings

Film appearances

In popular culture

The song is mentioned in the chorus of Moonlight Bay, a popular song written in 1912.

A surreal rendition of the song was performed by comedian Spike Milligan in his series Q5.

A comical abbreviated rendition of the song is performed by Miss Cathcart (Mary Wickes) in the Dennis the Menace TV show episode "Grandpa and Miss Cathcart", first aired on October 25, 1959.

The track A losing battle is raging, from The Caretaker's 2017 album Everywhere at the end of time (Stage 2), features an instrumental sample of the song taken from a 78 rpm record, looped and manipulated in a deliberately disorientating fashion to reflect the fictional protagonist's steadily worsening dementia.

In The Wolvercote Tongue, an episode of Inspector Morse, Morse quotes, or perhaps misquotes, from the song, and mentions its title.

In the Little House on the Prairie series' eighth book, These Happy Golden Years, Pa sings the song to Laura on the night before she is to be married.

In the film Very Annie Mary 2001, the song is sung by Jack Pugh (Jonathan Pryce) at the piano, accompanied by the Mayor of Ogw, South Wales (Radcliffe Grafton) in an early scene, accompanying scenes of Annie Mary running to the local chip shop after having cooked a disastrous meal for her father.

References

  1. ^ IMDB entry
  2. ^ "The Sea Beast". The New York Times. 16 January 1926. Retrieved 7 December 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p. 544. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.
  4. ^ "The Online Discographical Project". 78discography.com. Retrieved October 9, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". BING magazine. International Club Crosby. Retrieved October 6, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved October 9, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved October 9, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

External links

This page was last edited on 21 March 2021, at 13:37
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.