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What 'If': Who did Comden & Green really write it for? They get more specif
Last Edit: WaymanWong 11:04 pm EST 01/11/21
Posted by: WaymanWong 11:01 pm EST 01/11/21
In reply to: re: Dolores Gray sings "If You Hadn't (But You Did) from "Two on the Aisle" - Chromolume 09:02 pm EST 01/11/21

Just found this on YouTube: a 1979 TV version of ''A Party With Comden and Green.'' It's always fun to see songwriters do their own work.

But in the patter before Betty belts ''If,'' Adolph reveals that they originally wrote this comic torch song for another leading lady: Lena Horne!
Link 'A Party With Betty Comden & Adolph Green': 1979 TV; ''If'' starts around 37:50
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