The dream you want it to come true when you was a child, the dream you want to realize for someone you love. For those of us who were, I’m not as old as you think, I was 2 years old in 1965; don’t remember the summer of 1965 either.
Country superstar Keith Urban and Oscar winning actress Nicole Kidman were guests on an upbeat Oprah Winfrey Show, which aired on Monday,November 29, 2010. Oprah interviewed each of them separately and Keith Urban performed his new song, ‘Put You in a Song,’ to his wife Nicole Kidman.
Here is another song written specifically for the film. It is the only musical on the list. Other films that are featured are musicals in a sense that they contain songs heard on the radio and were Top 40 hits at one time. This specific song is featured in the film’s stunning opening sequence where you see the magnificent Swiss Alps. Then Julie Andrews has her arms outstretched at arms length turning around so perfectly and naturally while singing “The hills are alive with the sound of music.” To this day I still get chills and goosebumps when I watch it. The song is so hauntingly beautiful. Her voice is one in a million.
You see her on Law & Order: SVU every week as the detective Olivia Benson. Her mother Jayne Mansfield died when she was three years old. Her father was a famous body builder from Hungary and sometimes acted in films and television, including his daughter’s TV series. She has won an Emmy and Golden Globe for her role on Law & Order: SVU.
Never in the history of movie themes and musical scores in a film has it ever made the moviegoer shudder in complete fear and terror over a specific sound. That particular sound is the slow alternating notes of E and F from a tuba (of all instruments) alerting the audience of impending doom. Eventually the two notes escalate with a full orchestra by adding further suspense then it comes to a clash with the appearance of the shark. Every time I hear that music my heart starts racing. John Williams composed the theme and musical score. It 12 years a slave awards years a slave awards for Best Music (Original Score).
Empire Burlesque, his self-produced follow-up to Infidels, was released in ’85. It was an odd mix of dance tracks and rock ‘n roll that won few fans. However, that same year Biograph, a 5-album, triple-disc box set did well.
It was around 1959 when Zimmerman began to transform into Bob Dylan, the rock legend we know today. He was attending the University of Minnesota, playing local clubs and contemplating a road trip across America in the mode of Guthrie. It was then he changed his name to Bob Dylan. There is controversy over the reason why. Some believe he chose it because it sounded cool. However, people who knew him at the time claim he chose it in honor of the poet, Dylan Thomas. It has been reported that Bob Dylan, the rock legend, denies this claim.
The Oprah Show was concluded with Keith Urban singing his new song ‘ Girl in that Song,’ directed to his wife. They then picked the name of one audience member to be included in the Australia trip with Oprah.