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“The Loveliest Night of the Year” by Mario Lanza

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“The Loveliest Night of the Year” by Mario Lanza

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“The Loveliest Night of the Year” by Mario Lanza


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    “The Loveliest Night of the Year” by Mario Lanza is a classic pop song.

    Song Title: The Loveliest Night of the Year
    Artist: Mario Lanza
    Genre: classic pop
    Composer: Copyright © 1888 Juventino P. Rosas; adapted 1950 Irving Aaronson, lyrics Paul Francis Webster
    Lead Vocals: Mario Lanza
    Date: 1950
    Number of listens: 2797
    Current rank: 2661 (updated weekly)
    Highest rank: 2356 (play the video all the way through to register a vote for this song)


    Summary quotation from Wikipedia:

    “The Loveliest Night of the Year” is a popular song.

    The music was first published as a waltz called “Sobre las olas” (“Over the Waves”) in 1888 written by Juventino P. Rosas. In 1950 the music was adapted by Irving Aaronson with lyrics by Paul Francis Webster for the movie The Great Caruso. It was sung by Mario Lanza and became one of the most popular songs of 1951 reaching No 3 in the US Billboard Charts.

    The song was recorded in 2008 by Australian singer Alfio for his album Classic Rewinds, which plays tribute to Mario Lanza and 14 other popular Italian-American singers.

    The instrumental version of the song is often associated with magicians performing their “magical tricks” and is played in the background, especially in cartoons. It is so commonly associated as to be iconic although few people know it by its real name.

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    Lucas: The Loveliest Night of the Year is my favorite song.

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