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I know I know… the previous post wasn’t a holiday song, nor was it a song from a Broadway show, but I figured I’d make an exception for a lovely Broadway talent getting to perform live in front of millions in NYC and at home. Doesn’t happen very often, and it was after all a performance made on this day a year ago.

Now — I’ve decided to take at least a month hiatus from YDB starting tomorrow. Thank you all for following for however long you did. And thanks to those of you -you know who you are- who helped me along the way. I started this page in July of 2011 and I love that, with the exception of a few holidays, I was able to avoid repeating a show. (Which comes to around 500 being posted!) I loved seeing people comment on how they had never heard of a show or a performer, or that they had heard of a show but never got around to checking it out and then decided to immediately do so. Times like those really made the effort of finding something less familiar worth it. 

I didn’t manage to sort out what I wanted to do with YDB as planned — seems like it’s going to take some more time. As soon as I figure it all out, a post will be made here, so keep an eye out!

Once again, thank you all, and Happy New Year!! :)

“Let Me Be Your Star”
Megan Hilty performing in Times Square on New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly

Music & Lyrics: Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman

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“Baby, It’s Cold Outside”
Alan Cumming and Liza Minnelli on Broadway Cares: Home for the Holidays

Music & Lyrics: Frank Loesser

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House of Flowers | I Never Has Seen Snow
Diahann Carroll on the original Broadway cast recording

Music: Harold Arlen
Lyrics: Harold Arlen and Truman Capote
Book:  Truman Capote

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“The Secret of Christmas”
Julie Andrews on her solo album Christmas with Julie Andrews

Music & Lyrics: Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen

“Christmas is Waiting”
Betty Buckley on Remember WENN's season 2 episode “Christmas in the Airwaves”

Music & Lyrics: Rupert Holmes

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"What Child is This?"
the cast of Next to Normal on Carols for a Cure, Vol. 12

Note: The song was originally a poem written by William Chatterton Dix, which was then later set to “Greensleeves”.

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Songs for a New World | Christmas Lullaby
Andrea Burns on the original off-Broadway cast recording

Music & Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown

“Just Can’t Wait ‘Til Christmas”
Eileen Farrell, Dorothy Collins, and Dorothy Loudon performing on The Garry Moore Show

Note: I could not find information on this tune — once again, if you are familiar, please feel free to message me. :) Today should have been an audio post but I couldn’t help myself when I stumbled upon this. Hope you all enjoy it too!

"The Little Drummer Boy"
Bernadette Peters performing on The Today Show

Music & Lyrics: Katherine K. Davis

*I apologize for the late post. Worked a long/late shift at work and then spent time with the family when I got home.