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)
- Anything Goes
- You’re a Grand Ol Flag
- Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer
- Summer Wind
- Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend
- You Made Me Love You
- Can I Have This Dance?
- Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime
- Love Letters in the Sand
- The Tennessee Waltz
- I’m Gonna Miss Her
- 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!