‘What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?’ : The 1947 Frank Loesser Holiday Classic by Ella , Zooey and Harry Connick, Jr.


“I owe Marilyn Monroe a real debt. It was because of her that I played the Mocambo, a very popular nightclub in the ’50s. She personally called the owner of the Mocambo, and told him she wanted me booked immediately, and if he would do it, she would take a DBRnR67M4onikulsY2bwbr5qo1_r2_500front table every night. She told him – and it was true, due to Marilyn’s superstar status – that the press would go wild. The owner said yes, and Marilyn was there, front table, every night.” – Ella Fitzgerald

Words and Music by Frank Loesser,1947

Composer Frank Loesser

Composer Frank Loesser


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