"Let's Take an Old-Fashioned Walk" is a popular song written by Irving Berlin and published in 1949. The song was introduced by Eddie Albert and Allyn McLerie in the musical Miss Liberty. It has since become a pop standard, with many recorded versions. Major hits at the time of introduction included Perry Como and a duet by Frank Sinatra and Doris Day. The studio cast recording for RCA Victor included Al Goodman and His Orchestra with Wynn Murray, Martha Wright, Bob Wright, Sandra Deel, and Jimmy Carroll. more »
Doris Day (born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff, April 3, 1922) is an American actress, singer, and animal rights activist, who began her career as a big band singer in 1939, but only began to be noticed after her first hit recording, "Sentimental Journey", in 1945. After leaving the Les Brown & His Band of Renown to try a solo career, she started her long-lasting partnership with Columbia Records, which would remain her only recording label. The contract lasted from 1947 to 1967, and included more than 650 recordings, making Day one of the most popular and acclaimed singers of the 20th century. In 1948, after being persuaded by Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne and her agent at the time, Al Levy, she auditioned for Michael Curtiz, which led to her being cast in the femal… more »
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