Wednesday, January 26, 2011

The Singing Belles

Madison 126

The Empty Mailbox

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

"The Empty Mailbox" is the non-hit B side of thgis single. The other side, "Someone Loves You Joe," is essentially the public domain tune "Kumbaya" with new lyrics by Ira Howard, who spent several decades assembling LP and then CD box sets of various kinds of music for Reader's Digest. Howard also wrote "The Rari," a tune which was given different lyrics by Bobby Darin and recorded by same as "Bullmoose," the flip side of his hit "Dream Lover." Darin claimed to have written both the words and music of "Bullmoose" even though, of course, he only penned the lyrics.