[5] In the original play, a character named Billie Smith (played by Mitzi Green) sings the song to Valentine "Val" LaMar (played by Ray Heatherton). It was recorded at a concert at the Philharmonic Hall of Lincoln Center, New York City, NY, on February 12, 1964. We've asked some of your favorite authors to... Who needs Cupid when you've got kids? 5.0 out of 5 stars A must listen to. Directed by John Bevilacqua. Intro: Am Am7+ Am7 Am6 Am Am7+ Am7 Am6 Am Am7+ Am7 Am6 My funny valentine, sweet, comic valentine F Dm7 Dm6 E7 Dm E7 You make me smile with my heart Am E7 Am7 Am6 Your looks are laughable, unphotographable F Dm7 Fm G7 Yet you're my favorite work of art Bridge C G7 C Is your figure less than Greek Dm7 G7 C Dm7 C Is your mouth a little weak Dm7 G7 C7M E7M E7 Am F7M F7 When … 3:20 Listen Now $1.29 In MP3 cart View MP3 Cart 15. Mulligan also recorded the song with his Concert Jazz Band in 1960.[4]. With Alfre Woodard, Loretta Devine, CCH Pounder, Tom Wright. Directed by John Polson. In 2013 whilst working as a beauty therapist and occasionally performing live at weddings/parties etc , Alice performed My Funny Valentine on Britains Got Talent and was an immediate sensation when she wowed the panel with her singing and shy charm and Simon Cowell described her as being like “Liquid Gold”. [8] (The lyrics are sufficiently gender-neutral to allow the song to conversely be sung about either gender, and a large proportion of cover versions of the song have been by men describing a hypothetical woman. Debbie Macomber is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and one of today’s most popular writers with more than 200 million copies of her books in print worldwide. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Macomber’s novels have spent over 1,000 weeks on the New York Time. Helpful. 5.0 out of 5 stars Silky eroticism at its finest. 2 5:25 10 Angel Eyes 3:44 11 My Funny Valentine 5:28 12 My Funny Valentine 2:57 13 My Funny Valentine 4:21 14 My Funny Valentine 3:19 15 My Funny Valentine, Pt. Directed by Julie Dash. I am happy to have it! Reviewed in the United States on February 9, 2003. We’d love your help. [2][3] In 2015, it was announced that the Gerry Mulligan quartet featuring Chet Baker's version of the song was inducted into the Library of Congress's National Recording Registry for the song's "cultural, artistic and/or historical significance to American society and the nation’s audio legacy". Macomber’s novels have spent over 1,000 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. One of them was Chet Baker, for whom it became his signature song. C minor is convenient for instrumentalists, and used here. My funny valentine Sweet comic valentine You make me smile with my heart Your looks are laughable Unphotographable Yet you're my favourite work of art Is your figure less than greek Is your mouth a little weak When you open it to speak Are you smart? Jackie Brewster. 1. The song became a popular jazz standard, appearing on over 1300 albums performed by over 600 artists. Be the first to ask a question about My Funny Valentine. When love continues to elude a newly single, young writer, he turns to what he does best and writes the girl of his dreams into his life. $5.01: $5.52: Audio CD $6.39 4 Used from $5.52 17 New from $5.01 Curated Reading Recommendations from Beloved Authors. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. First acting through his subordin… In the upper left-hand corner is written the serial number for the USS Enterprise-B from Star Trek. J. Remington. This version of My Funny Valentine is "cool", as are several of the other numbers on the disc ! Funny Valentine is a dignified but immoral patriot, militant in his will to accomplish what he thinks is best for the United States. The description of Valentine was consistent with Lorenz Hart's own insecurities and belief that he was too short and ugly to be loved. Who needs Cupid when you've got kids? On the day before Valentine's Day, the kids in Miss Grotke's class are decorating their Valentine bags for the next day. In Debbie Macomber's ever-popular My Funny Valentine, a mom runs from the matchmaking effort of her children-- right into the arms of a handsome stranger. In 1965, the jazz giant Miles Davis released a live concert album titled My Funny Valentine: Miles Davis in Concert. 3 people found this helpful. The bridge is in the relative major and speeds up the harmonic progression to 2 chords per measure: The last A section is extended by 4 bars: Babes in Arms opened at the Shubert Theatre on Broadway, in New York City on April 14, 1937 and ran for 289 performances. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of. To see what your friends thought of this book. Refresh and try again. "My Funny Valentine" is a show tune from the 1937 Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart musical Babes in Arms in which it was introduced by former child star Mitzi Green. Read more. Comment Report abuse. The concert was recorded on February 12, 1964, at the Philharmonic Hall of Lincoln Center in New York City. In 2015, it was announced that the Gerry Mulligan quartet featuring Chet Baker's version of the song was inducted into the Library of Congress's National Recording Registryfor the son… Helpful. My Funny Valentine: Frederica von Stade sings Rodgers and Hart is a 69-minute studio album of songs from Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's musicals, performed in historically authentic versions by von Stade, Rosemary Ashe, Peta Bartlett, Lynda Richardson, the Ambrosian Chorus and the London Symphony Orchestra under the direction of John McGlinn.It was released in 1990. In her novels, Macomber brings to life compelling relationships that embrace family and enduring friendships, uplifting her readers with stories of connection and hope. Ella Fitzgerald recorded the song in G minor. My Funny Valentine by Pete Rugolo. One of them was Chet Baker,[1] for whom it became his signature song. Thirteen of these novels hit the number one spot. Valentine's foremost characteristic is his deep patriotism. 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Start by marking “My Funny Valentine” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Have more reading time these days, but don't know where to begin? 4.8 out of 5 stars 108 ratings. The song is in minor, with a bridge in the relative major. Zander is struggling to find both love and himself but everything changes when he meets Zoe. Verified Purchase. Unlike the other kids, T.J. drew a realistic human heart on his bag. The spelling of chords (especially chords embellished beyond the triad) varies. Read more. Also, the date on it is the twe… [7], In the song, Billie describes Valentine's characteristics in unflattering and derogatory terms (at one point Billie describes Valentine's looks as "laughable," in keeping with the title), but ultimately affirms that he makes her smile and that she doesn't want him to change. Watch the video for My Funny Valentine from Sarah Vaughan's Desmond Blue for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. The set included Davis' transcendent reading of "My Funny Valentine." Idris Sulieman, Eddie Bert, Earl Warren, Cecil Payne, John Acea, Franklin Skeete, Max Roach) by Joe Holiday. Alice is a 30 year old vocalist from Harpenden in Hertfordshire. Welcome back. My Funny Valentine (feat. In Debbie Macomber's ever-popular My Funny Valentine, a mom runs from the matchmaking effort of her children-- right into the arms of a handsome stranger. A woman returns to her home town to sort out her troubled marriage and finds new happiness in the rekindling of a broken friendship with her cousin. This is apart of the Sealed with a Kiss anthology. Debbie Macomber is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and one of today’s most popular writers with more than 200 million copies of her books in print worldwide. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. My funny valentine Sweet comic valentine You make me smile with my heart Your looks are laughable Unphotographable Yet you're my favourite work of art Is your figure less than greek Is your mouth a little weak When you open it to speak Are you smart? About “My Funny Valentine” 1 contributor In the original Broadway musical Babes in Arms this song was performed by a woman adressing a man actually called Valentine. With Tom Payne, Pippa Black, Zibby Allen, David Baughman. With Téa Leoni, Tim Daly, Keith Carradine, Patina Miller. My Funny Valentine 4:23 4 My Funny Valentine 6:03 5 My Funny Valentine 4:41 6 I Want to Be Loved 2:21 7 My Funny Valentine 4:09 8 Love Me 3:12 9 My Funny Valentine, Pt. Moreover, the President shows a great degree of determination toward this goal. 2. Here is the chord progression in the key of C minor: The second A section follows a similar progression, but the last two bars are replaced with a minor ii-V in Eb heading into the bridge. Frank Sinatra recorded the song in B minor, and the theatrical version was also in B minor. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Miss Grotke tells him that the other kids might be too scared of his bag to put Valentines in it, but T.J. admits that he does not car… Meanwhile, Erin and her boss, Charles Rossellini, take their flirtatious banter a step further. My Funny Valentine: Miles Davis in Concert is a 1965 live album by Miles Davis. Comment Report abuse. With Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes, Len Cariou. by Pete Rugolo. My Funny Valentine is a song from the musical Babes in Arms that has been covered by several artists such as Frank Sinatra and Miles Davis. "My Funny Valentine" By Frank Sinatra [Verse] Am Ammaj7 Am7 Am6 My funny valentine, sweet, comic valentine - F Dm7 Dm6 E7 Dm E7 You make me smile with my … Secret singer Alice Fredenham finds her audience She was so scared she didn't tell a soul she was entering Britain's Got Talent. 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