June Tunes!

June Tunes contains songs for June. Here’s what we have and why!

Cole Porter’s birthday is June 9. It is also known as Anything Goes Day. Flag Day (as well as my son’s and my brother-in-law’s birthdays) is June 14 so let’s salute our flag with You’re A Grand Ol Flag. With summer this month we need Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer and the Summer Wind. Norma Jean Baker was born June 1. A song most associated with her is Diamonds Are a Girls Best Friend. Judy Garland’s birthday is June 10 so we’ve included You Made Me Love You. (continued below)
June Tunes

  1. Anything Goes
  2. You’re a Grand Ol Flag
  3. Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer
  4. Summer Wind
  5. Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend
  6. You Made Me Love You
  7. Can I Have This Dance?
  8. Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime
  9. Delilah
  10. Love Letters in the Sand
  11. One
  12. Oklahoma
  13. The Tennessee Waltz
  14. I’m Gonna Miss Her
  15. Route 66

Anne Murray was born June 20. One of my favorite songs from her is Can I Have This Dance? Now to the gents birthdays. Dean Martin – June 7 – Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime. Tom Jones – June 7 as well – Delilah. Pat Boone – June 1 – Love Letters in the Sand. Marvin Hamlisch – June 2 – One. Richards Rodgers – June 28 – Oklahoma. The16th state of the union celebrates a birthday June 1. It was also one of Guy Lombardo’s (born June 19) hits, The Tennessee Waltz. June is National Fishing Month. Here’s a great country song from Brad Paisley entitled I’m Gonna Miss Her. The first U.S. patent for the gas driven auto was given June 11; Ford was founded June 16; Charles Goodyear was granted the patent for rubber vulcanization on June 16. We need a road to ride on; somewhere we can get our kicks like on Route 66. Enjoy!