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Button Up Your Overcoat

While that’s good advice for a January in the northern hemisphere, this post is not a commentary on winter weather. Rather, I’ve been thinking about popular music that Rose might hum while she works, and Button Up Your Overcoat jumped out of the Wikipedia┬álist of tunes made popular in 1929.

This song was first recorded by Ruth Etting in 1928┬ábut was made famous by Helen Kane’s 1929 recording. Don’t recognize the name Helen Kane? Continue reading