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Who was Dorothy Fields?

Dorothy Fields (1904-1974) was one of the great Broadway lyricists, who wrote popular songs for revues, films and shows for nearly 50 years.

The hallmarks of her work are a touching simplicity of expression and a gift for matching the rhythms of colloquial speech to music.

She wrote well over 400 songs.
Her best-known standards include :

I Can't Give You Anything But Love " Don't Blame Me
On The Sunny Side Of The Street " A Fine Romance
I'm In The Mood For Love " The Way You Look Tonight
Big Spender " If My Friends Could See Me Now

New biography

In August 2010 a new biography by Charlotte Greenspan was published. See my review at the top of the Sources page.

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