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Lazybones (ver. 1) by Hoagy Carmichael - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
Lazybones or "Lazy Bones" is a Tin Pan Alley song written in 1933, with lyrics by Johnny Mercer and music by Hoagy Carmichael. Major hit records at the time of introduction included Ted Lewis and Mildred Bailey. Jonathan King's 1971 revival was played on US soft rock stations, earning a position on Billboard's Easy Listening chart. According to Carmichael, in an interview, Mercer came into Carmichael’s apartment in New York one day and saw Hoagy “snoozin’” on his couch. Mercer said, “Hoag, I’m gonna write a song called ‘Lazy Bones’.” Carmichael said, “Well, let’s get at it.” They went over to Hoagy’s piano, Johnny said the first line and Hoagy started playing a melody. The song was done in twenty minutes. Both men have agreed on the time in separate interviews. Mercer was a southern boy from Savannah, Georgia,.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Hoagland Howard -Hoagy- Carmichael (November 22; 1899 December 27; 1981) was an American composer; pianist; singer; actor; and bandleader. He is best known for writing the melody to -Stardust- (1927); one of the most-recorded American songs of all time. Carmichael always spelled it -Star Dust-; but the space is usually dispensed with.Alec Wilder; in his study of the American popular song; concluded that Hoagy Carmichael was the -most talented; inventive; sophisticated and jazz-oriented- of the hundreds of writers composing pop songs in the first half of the 20th century. Lazybones or "Lazy Bones" is a Tin Pan Alley song written in 1933, with lyrics by Johnny Mercer and music by Hoagy Carmichael. Major hit records at the time of introduction included Ted Lewis and Mildred Bailey. Jonathan King's 1971 revival was played on US soft rock stations, earning a position on Billboard's Easy Listening chart. According to Carmichael, in an interview, Mercer came into Carmichael’s apartment in New York one day and saw Hoagy “snoozin’” on his couch. Mercer said, “Hoag, I’m gonna write a song called ‘Lazy.
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