Smoke Gets In Your Eyes — The Platters

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“Smoke Gets In Your Eyes” was a UK and US Number One hit for The Platters back in 1959. However the song is much older than that, dating back to 1933.

Composed by Jerome Kern, with lyrics by Otto Harbach, “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes” was originally written for the stage musical “Roberta”.

No, I’ve never heard of it either, even though I’m a big fan of musicals. But in its…



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No Words, No Song

No Words, No Song


Without words, it’s just a nice tune. Add words — now you’ve got a song. And songs can change your world. I write about some that changed mine.