Music of the Boardwalk Era:Life’s A Very Funny Proposition After All

Episode Air Date: June 10, 2013
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You’re listening to George Cohan with “Life’s A Funny Proposition After All”, a recording from 1904.  On HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, it’s Eddie Cantor, played by Stephen DeRosa, who sings the tune. His version of this song plays over the closing montage of Season One. We won’t ruin it for you if you’re still catching up, but …a regime change seems in the works.

George M. Cohan wrote the popular WWI song, “Over There”, as well as “Give My Regards to Broadway”, and a true American classic. Which one? Find out right here.

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One Response to “Music of the Boardwalk Era:Life’s A Very Funny Proposition After All”

  1. October 26, 2011 at 10:14 #

    i love soundbeat.org

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