So many of the artifacts in the suitcase are so random, I am going to have to do some deep digging to shed some light on them.  I’ve posted some of these in the Artifact Library, but as I get more inform on them, I’ll be sharing my updates here.

Day by Day – Handwritten Lyrics on Paper

Day by Day

What prompts someone to copy down song lyrics? During my research, I remembered my own reasons.

Before I delve into that story, some background on the lyrics in question:

“Day by Day” was written in 1945 by Paul Weston and Axel Stordahl with lyrics by Sammy Cahn. It was first recorded by Frank Sinatra with Axel Stordahl & His Orchestra (August 22, 1945).

I’m a nut for this genre of music, so I was momentarily caught up in the backstory of Sammy Cahn. While you may not recognize his name, you probably know all the words to the majority of his songs…they are almost part of the human genome at this point.

Read more about this artifact in the Artifact Library

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