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Sunday, July 25, 2010

§ I Am Music and I Pick the Songs: The Song from Moulin Rouge

{Song #74 « Song #75 » Song #76}

§ ≡ One of an ongoing series of posts in which I pick, in my not-so-humble opinion, the best songs of the second millennium. Feel free to offer constructive dissenting opinions; preferably set to music.

Percy Faith conducting his orchestra
Percy Faith (Image via Wikipedia)

Song #75 is The Song from Moulin Rouge. The most popular version of the song was made by Percy Faith's Orchestra, with a vocal by Felicia Sanders. The recording by Faith and Sanders was made on January 22, 1953 and released by Columbia Records as catalog number 39944. It first reached the Billboard charts on March 28, 1953 and lasted 24 weeks on the chart, peaking at #1 {Whitburn, Joel (1973). Top Pop Records 1940-1955. Record Research}.

Percy Faith - The song from Moulin Rouge

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