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Fascinatin' Rhythm #2117: The Wit of Dorothy Fields, 04/24/21

Apr 19, 2021

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4/24   Episode #21-17  

The Wit of Dorothy Fields The crackle of irreverence and intelligence set to the rhythms of everyday speech: that’s Dorothy Fields in a nutshell. Only she could subtitle a song, “A Sarcastic Love Song.” She could write the love ballads everybody expects from a songwriter, but she was a master of English colloquial speech and the wit that came with it.