As Time Goes By

The drinking songs are largely in our rear view mirror. We’ve moved on to a focus on the Great American Songbook, Tin Pan Alley, and all that jazz. I somehow doubt that Frank, Dino, and Sammy would object.

Dr. A and I watched Casablanca for the umpteenth time last night. You might have guessed that from the Victor Laszlo closer from this morning’s post.

As Time Goes By was written in 1931 by Herman Hupfeld long before it was featured in Casablanca. It has subsequently been recorded by a wide variety of artists. Here’s a sampler: