Go to Songsear. I'm trying to find the name of a black play that I saw years ago. There was a song in the play with words like, it should have been me standing in front of you Lord. The lady was standing before a cross singing it after someone close to her had died. WELL here is a long shot since apparently this artist is not OUT there or whatever and Shazaam can't find it.
Not only is it one of the most recorded and sung songs of all time, recorded by everyone from Sammy Davis, Jr. It was the start of a new era, and Sinatra belonged very much to the previous one. Anka loved Sinatra, and had deep reverence for all the great songwriters who wrote the songs Frank sang. No news hit him harder than this.
Added by Bastien. Comme d'habitude written by Youcef Hedjaj Arabic. Ko svakog dana written by Miro Ungar Croatian. Lund Danish. Mijn leven written by Ward Bogaert Dutch.
Its English lyrics were written by Paul Anka and are unrelated to the original French song. He flew to Paris to negotiate the rights to the song. I'm sick of it; I'm getting the hell out. Back in New York, Anka re-wrote the original French song for Sinatra, subtly altering the melodic structure and changing the lyrics:. At one o'clock in the morning, I sat down at an old IBM electric typewriter and said, "If Frank were writing this, what would he say?