For Irving Berlin, who would be 123 today . . . the overlooked master of humor, sentiment, and deep feelings expressed in simple but unforgettable words and melodies:
And some music to go with the cake, of course.
Here are Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks playing a Berlin waltz medley in December 2009:
And Tamar Korn and The EarRegulars essaying THE SONG IS ENDED:
The songs are never going to be ended as long as we remember Mr. Berlin.