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Here I am, wheezing out another one! This is to my dear pal Impsie, who is not feeling good. I love you Dani, get well soon! Your Uncle Moe says this!

The song is written by Rodgers and Hart and Alan McPike provides all the rest.
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Uploaded: Mar 15, 2015 - 11:33:08 PM
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2015 - 11:59:54 PM Last Played: Aug 11, 2017 - 04:38:59 AM
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Narad said 950 days ago (March 16th, 2015)
I Could Write a Book
Such a beautiful and comforting dedication !
All my get-well wishes to Dani too... :)
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abzwork said 950 days ago (March 16th, 2015)
I could write a book...
Yes Michael...I could...this is simply...marvelous..big smile city...
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Relic67 said 950 days ago (March 16th, 2015)
writing the real book
great rendition MJK!
I am a huge R&H fan.... Rodgers had so many great melodies and never seemed to repeat himself... this was very enjoyable
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Little_Hooligan said 949 days ago (March 17th, 2015)
You Probably Could..
Hi Michael.. I warmed up to the Brazilian arrangement this carried.. Your vocals had their usual charm to them.. Was the midget playing the sax? When that sax came in, it reminded me of Girl From Ipanema.. Lovely
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paul f. page said 949 days ago (March 17th, 2015)
MJK at his best...
This one has a very laid-back feeling to it, your vocal so relaxed and maybe not at "up" as in some of your more-recent-past posts. Somewhat the nature of the piece itself, but you keep it cool throughout, perfectly synced to this great backup band. It's like the whole thing is live and I'm sitting in the cabaret audience just soaking up the precision of it all. Always such a pleasure to hear you sing, Michael.

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Philip18 said 949 days ago (March 17th, 2015)
I could write a book
Nice phrasing, Michael - a little different from the usual. Elegant backing from Alan. Relaxed and relaxing. A midget? What's going on there?
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egobandit said 949 days ago (March 17th, 2015)
I think
Ive read that book, I must say no matter how crazy my day was I know I can count on A michaeljklein song lifted my spirits and a big thanks to you !
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grah3am said 948 days ago (March 18th, 2015)
Bossa Favour
Crikey, this is sophisticated! I hope you had a ciggy and a Martini in your hands as you recorded this. Whoops! There goes the reference to a short person. The sax makes up for it, however.
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PeterB7858 said 948 days ago (March 18th, 2015)
I Could Write a Book
Can't remember hearing this one before. You mirror the cool, bossa style of Mr. McPike's backer and bring your own panache to the song, as always. Best wishes to Dani, too. Peter
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debmac said 948 days ago (March 18th, 2015)
I Could Write a Book
sounds like you could..write a book! Very professional, feel like I'm at a live performance! Like the arrangement and the sax coming in towards the end, enjoyed your song michaeljayklein!!
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musichead said 948 days ago (March 18th, 2015)
cool
Just a cool standard tune.. Very refreshing..Thanks for the share.
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KCsGROOVE said 947 days ago (March 19th, 2015)
I could
easy singing here, Michael
man, I love your timing
another very cool song
enjoyed!
KC
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Bob Rodgers said 946 days ago (March 20th, 2015)
A
wonderful recording Michael and your excellent vocals are sounding great.
A lovely song too, I enjoyed this very much, great stuff!

Bob
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RAVENS said 946 days ago (March 20th, 2015)
Feeling A-OK Spanky!
Oh how sweet of you, Moesy. Thank you so much, what a beautiful get-well gift. I'm almost 100% better, think it was the midget line. Xoxo
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alackbass said 945 days ago (March 21st, 2015)
I Could Write a Book
First of all I'm loving the artwork. I used to love doing "Real Book Gigs." I remember back in the 90s doing this tune in a quartet with a guy on sax, a drummer, and a guy on vibes. We would play standards for functions at a local country club. I wish you had been around to front that band!!!
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ShadowofNine said 944 days ago (March 22nd, 2015)
What a Book
Easy yes easy Moe, never heard this tune before enjoyed your take...Sorry to here imp is not well, shes mad at me right now, suspended me Hahahaha. have a good day Michael
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tf10music said 944 days ago (March 22nd, 2015)
especially smooth
on this one. I actually like the fact that your pitch wasn't 100% perfect all the time in this one. It felt really personal and intimate as a result (and of course, your humming helped with that as well).
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alley-oop said 944 days ago (March 22nd, 2015)
Blown away
As usual, your tracks are a D/L'd pronto. Already added to my MJK playlist, yowza! thx mister MichaelJay
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mystrag said 938 days ago (March 28th, 2015)
Writing a book
Another great rendition, Michael. Your singing is so smooth and charming. And that humming part tells a lot of story without words. A nice way to start a Sunday morning here in Korea. Thank you for sharing.
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Bowman said 935 days ago (March 31st, 2015)
What a fun
a wonderful arrangement of this classic and I love you classy rendition. Another treat Michael.
Cheers,
Charlie
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papag said 911 days ago (April 24th, 2015)
No Way!!!
You have the style goin on in here

Thanks for the download.
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papag said 802 days ago (August 11th, 2015)
listened again
and still think it has such a good touch. Your voice is great on this, as usual. Good to see you are feeling better.
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michaeljayklein said 882 days ago (May 24th, 2015)
Thank you so very much everybody!
I'd forgotten that not long after posting this song I got rather ill with something and could not respond to your very gracious and kind comments. I'd like to rectify having been remiss in doing that and again, I'm so very obliged and happy you enjoyed this--you are all too very kind to me! Michael
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