This week's contestant is Katherine Oxnard Ellis from Savannah, Georgia. As I was listening to the song and got it quickly, I knew that this is a song one will either know almost instantly, and with a smile, or you won't know it at all. And later, in discussing the song with Ms. Oxnard Ellis as she tries to guess it, composer/pianist Bruce Adolphe makes that very point. And she does eventually get it. The composer style is very gettable, but not obvious.
Robert J. Elisberg is a two-time recipient of the Lucille Ball Award for comedy screenwriting. He's written for film, TV, the stage, and two best-selling novels, and is a regular columnist for the Huffington Post and the Writers Guild of America. Among his other writing, he has a long-time column on technology (which he sometimes understands), and co-wrote a book on world travel. As a lyricist, he is a member of ASCAP, and has contributed to numerous publications.
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