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July 2, 2019. Paul Goldfinger©  Ocean Grove, NJ.


DORETTA MORROW AND RICHARD KILEY   From the original Broadway cast recording of Kismet:   “Stranger in Paradise.”

When I was a kid, the lyrics to this song baffled me.  I thought the lyric was “Out of the commonplace into the air”  and “Somewhere in space I hang suspenders.”  But now I know the truth.  And not only that, but some years later I learned what the title  “a stranger in paradise”  was all about.

As for the music, it was based on the compositions of Alexander Borodin, a 19th century Russian composer.


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