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. Watch the video for My Funny Valentine from Chaka Khan's 100 Movie Hits for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. [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). Start by marking “My Funny Valentine” as Want to Read: Error rating book. The spelling of chords (especially chords embellished beyond the triad) varies. 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… Read more. [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. Thirteen of these novels hit the number one spot. Directed by John Polson. With Alfre Woodard, Loretta Devine, CCH Pounder, Tom Wright. Idris Sulieman, Eddie Bert, Earl Warren, Cecil Payne, John Acea, Franklin Skeete, Max Roach) by Joe Holiday. As the 20th anniversary of the embassy bombing in Uganda approaches, emotions run high among the State Department staff, who had personal connections to lives lost that day, including Elizabeth, who must decide if the United States should lift sanctions against the country deemed responsible. Macomber’s novels have spent over 1,000 weeks on the New York Time. Welcome back. In her novels, Macomber brings to life compelling relationships that embrace family and enduring friendships, uplifting her readers with stories of connection and hope. [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". Comment Report abuse. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. 4.8 out of 5 stars 108 ratings. The song became a popular jazz standard, appearing on over 1300 albums performed by over 600 artists. My Funny Valentine Miles Davis Format: Audio CD. 1. 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Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of. "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. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. $5.01: $5.52: Audio CD $6.39 4 Used from $5.52 17 New from $5.01 Meanwhile, Erin and her boss, Charles Rossellini, take their flirtatious banter a step further. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. 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. We've asked some of your favorite authors to... Who needs Cupid when you've got kids? [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. With Mariska Hargitay, Danny Pino, Kelli Giddish, Richard Belzer. 2. Have more reading time these days, but don't know where to begin? 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. Comment Report abuse. But "My Funny Valentine" wasn't included in the film. Helpful. Frank Sinatra recorded the song in B minor, and the theatrical version was also in B minor. Curated Reading Recommendations from Beloved Authors. Zander is struggling to find both love and himself but everything changes when he meets Zoe. Who needs Cupid when you've got kids? by Pete Rugolo. J. Remington. 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. In her novels, Macomber brings to life compelling relationships that embrace family and enduring friendships, uplifting her readers with stories of connection and hope. 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. Secret singer Alice Fredenham finds her audience She was so scared she didn't tell a soul she was entering Britain's Got Talent. Reviewed in the United States on February 9, 2003. 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. Funny Valentine is a dignified but immoral patriot, militant in his will to accomplish what he thinks is best for the United States. 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”. Faye's cryo tube has two references on it. In 1965, the jazz giant Miles Davis released a live concert album titled My Funny Valentine: Miles Davis in Concert. Directed by John Bevilacqua. Directed by Julie Dash. 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. My Funny Valentine: Miles Davis in Concert is a 1965 live album by Miles Davis. 5.0 out of 5 stars Silky eroticism at its finest. Jackie Brewster. When a young girl is tied up, gagged and held for ransom, Danny and Jackie place her drug-addicted boyfriend at the top of their suspect list. To do so, he seeks the blessing of the Saint Corpse Parts, becoming ecstatic when the Corpse blesses him. To see what your friends thought of this book. Refresh and try again. 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. 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. "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. 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 … Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The song became a popular jazz standard, appearing on over 1300 albums performed by over 600 artists. First acting through his subordin… Can SVU convince an up-and-coming singer to break away from her abusive hip-hop singer boyfriend before it is too late? Marked by the gruesome fate of his father, Valentine's goal is for the United States to stand over the rest of the world. C minor is convenient for instrumentalists, and used here. Read more. My Funny Valentine is his best and the best ever sung. 3:20 Listen Now $1.29 In MP3 cart View MP3 Cart 15. The concert was recorded on February 12, 1964, at the Philharmonic Hall of Lincoln Center in New York City. 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. 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. Reviewed in the United States on June 4, 2019. One of them was Chet Baker, for whom it became his signature song. The set included Davis' transcendent reading of "My Funny Valentine." Also, the date on it is the twe… 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? Valentine's foremost characteristic is his deep patriotism. This is apart of the Sealed with a Kiss anthology. My Funny Valentine (feat. Moreover, the President shows a great degree of determination toward this goal. It was recorded at a concert at the Philharmonic Hall of Lincoln Center, New York City, NY, on February 12, 1964. "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 … 2:47 The song is in minor, with a bridge in the relative major. Directed by Rob Greenlea. With Téa Leoni, Tim Daly, Keith Carradine, Patina Miller. My Funny Valentine. Ella Fitzgerald recorded the song in G minor. The description of Valentine was consistent with Lorenz Hart's own insecurities and belief that he was too short and ugly to be loved. Verified Purchase. My Funny Valentine by Pete Rugolo. In the upper left-hand corner is written the serial number for the USS Enterprise-B from Star Trek. Directed by Jean de Segonzac. Be the first to ask a question about My Funny Valentine. 5.0 out of 5 stars A must listen to. 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. Watch the video for My Funny Valentine from Sarah Vaughan's Desmond Blue for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Helpful. I am happy to have it! Macomber’s novels have spent over 1,000 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. With Tom Payne, Pippa Black, Zibby Allen, David Baughman. On the day before Valentine's Day, the kids in Miss Grotke's class are decorating their Valentine bags for the next day. 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… Alice is a 30 year old vocalist from Harpenden in Hertfordshire. Price New from Used from Audio CD, May 4, 2010 "Please retry" $6.39 . With Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes, Len Cariou. We’d love your help. 3 people found this helpful. 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? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Unlike the other kids, T.J. drew a realistic human heart on his bag. We're here to help! Mulligan also recorded the song with his Concert Jazz Band in 1960.[4]. 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. This version of My Funny Valentine is "cool", as are several of the other numbers on the disc ! [6] The character's name was changed to match the lyric of this song. 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