Unforgettable by jaybeacham

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Unforgettable

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Rod Stewart

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Unforgettable
written by Irving Gordon.
(February 14, 1915 – December 1, 1996)
The song's original working title was Uncomparable. The music publishing company asked Gordon to change it to Unforgettable. The song was published in 1951.
Irving Gordon was born in Brooklyn, New York and later lived on Coney Island. He was named Israel Goldener but later changed his name to Irving Gordon. As a child, he studied violin, In high school he wrote a symphony piece but his teacher laughed at it. He wanted to study at Juilliard but Jews were not admitted then, After attending public schools in New York City, went to work in the Catskill Mountains at some of the resort hotels in the area. While working there, he took to writing parody lyrics to some of the popular songs of the day. In the 1930s, he took a job with the music publishing firm headed by talent agent Irving Mills, at first writing only lyrics but subsequently writing music as well.
After Gordon was introduced to Duke Ellington in 1937, Ellington sometimes invited him to put words to his compositions.

Many since Nat King Cole's 1951 recording have sung this "unforgettable" song.

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MichaelJamesLamante

Comment by MichaelJamesLamanteGOLD

Perfect harmony Jay. l like this song....outstanding sing on this...am liking this a bunch. You have a perfect announcing voice. Merry Christmas!!!!~~Michael~~

Traks

Comment by TraksGOLD +1

Just like your voice Jay....unforgettable!!!!
I love the vintage sound of your recordings~~~~~~~
Beautiful...and oh so relaxing

Traks

Comment by TraksGOLD +1

some very pretty whistling also...
love everything about this!

MzCookie1LEVEL 57

Comment by MzCookie1GOLD +2

WOW......

I loved your speaking voice and your singing voice makes be say WOW too... lol

You are one very talented man.....

This is such an exceptional sing..... Oh wow, and you can whistle.

Definitely a standing ovation performance and now I'm off to hit your Love It button... I'm lucky #3

CottoncandygalLEVEL 69

Comment by CottoncandygalGOLD +5

Remember; Today is the first day of your LIFE!.....embrace it! ****hugs, CC Joanie

JAY
hi there

oh yes a top fav of most folks by now!!

Nice and smooth /warm vocals here!

(didnt' realize it was called ....a different name years ago first)

Enjoyed this one a lot . a Winner!! ******CC

--AItaliaBella--LEVEL 102

Comment by --AItaliaBella--GOLD +23

JESUS LOVES YOU. GRATITUDE IS THE KEY TO HAPPINESS. BE GRATEFUL IN ALL THINGS. THANK YOU

Very distinctive speaking and singing voice and the whistling aced it all!!!!

--AItaliaBella--LEVEL 102

Comment by --AItaliaBella--GOLD +23

JESUS LOVES YOU. GRATITUDE IS THE KEY TO HAPPINESS. BE GRATEFUL IN ALL THINGS. THANK YOU

Woooohooo!!!! *A*M*A*Z*I*N*G* performance!!!!

--AItaliaBella--LEVEL 102

Comment by --AItaliaBella--GOLD +23

JESUS LOVES YOU. GRATITUDE IS THE KEY TO HAPPINESS. BE GRATEFUL IN ALL THINGS. THANK YOU

And thanks for the mini info gives more meaning to the song Truly enjoyed my listen

Jan-B

Comment by Jan-BGOLD +36 +2

Sing In The Key Of Love......And Make It The Best Day You Can!! xoxo

This is such a warm and wonderful classic which is appreciated and remembered by millions......

Hi Jay, good morning to you my sweet friend...I hope this day finds you well!....: )

Jan-B

Comment by Jan-BGOLD +36 +2

Sing In The Key Of Love......And Make It The Best Day You Can!! xoxo

Such a smooth delivery with real feeling behind it!! I sure loved my listen...that was quite dreamy!!! God Bless!! Hugss, Jan

Jan-B

Comment by Jan-BGOLD +36 +2

Sing In The Key Of Love......And Make It The Best Day You Can!! xoxo

I sure enjoyed my visit, Jay, and your whistling was a nice touch as well!!.....

Have a relaxing rest of your day...bye for now : )'

CajunQueenBee

Comment by CajunQueenBeeGOLD

OH WOW....I DID NOT KNOW THE HISTORY OF THIS SONG! I ALWAYS LOVE HOW YOU PUT THAT IN YOUR SONGS! LOVE THIS! MAKES IT EVEN MORE SPECIAL! LOVE IT BY YOU! HUGS!

soon_to_come

Comment by soon_to_come

good morning Jay .....love this song!

soon_to_come

Comment by soon_to_come

you sure sound good in the morning!

soon_to_come

Comment by soon_to_come

NICE whistling! ....such a sweet relaxing song.... I am luvin it!

soon_to_come

Comment by soon_to_come

AWESOME job on this song....I really enjoyed that! Hope you have a super day!

HerzipinkiLEVEL 47

Comment by Herzipinki

i`m here and listen.... this song is unforgettable

HerzipinkiLEVEL 47

Comment by Herzipinki

sounding great, jay, i really enjoyed my listen.... absolutely beautiful
hugs from sigrid