This Was Hollywood

1 weeks ago

Judy Garland singing “Over The Rainbow” throughout her lifetime. In a letter to composer Harold Arlen, Garland wrote: “As for my feelings toward "Over the Rainbow", it's become part of my life. It is so symbolic of all dreams and wishes that I'm sure that's why people sometimes get tears in their eyes when they hear it.“ . The song was almost cut from The Wizard of Oz (1939 ) because MGM chief studio-head Louis B. Mayer and producer Mervyn LeRoy thought it "slowed down the picture.” Thankfully, associate producer Arthur Freed and Garland's vocal coach Roger Edens pleaded to keep it in the film. The song went on to win the Academy Award for Best Original Song and became Garland’s signature song. #judygarland #overtherainbow

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john

Well this is as good as it gets

1 weeks ago

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If you open up the dictionary to find the word “powerhouse”, you’ll see Judy Garland’s face right there 💛

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No lie I got a tear in my eye 💕

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Carla Nadia Silva

I wasn't expecting to cry, love this. Thank you very much 💓💓

1 weeks ago

Perfect control, emotion and intonation!! No computer auto tune voice enema, breathless, desth moan, bad dope crushed voice with this! Absolutely superb!!!

1 weeks ago

Liz

She really transported her feelings in that song!

1 weeks ago

Heather

Her voice always gives me goosebumps

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jeannie johnson

Thanks for posting this❤️❤️❤️❤️

1 weeks ago

Ivonne

Cannot wait to show this to my 94 year old grandpa tomorrow.

1 weeks ago

Melisa Otazo-Macias

That voice. That talent. Pure magic. 🧚🏻‍♀️

1 weeks ago

The version she sang on the Carnegie Hall live album is absolutely amazing and heartbreaking, her voice wasn’t the best by this time but she sings with so much emotion that it’s what makes it great

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Tracy Beekman

Thank you for posting this!💖☺️.

1 weeks ago

That voice....she was so young and carried that movie like a pro

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Helen Letos

Goes to prove movie moguls and producers don’t always know what’s right for a movie.🤭

1 weeks ago

Darren Sheely

Best recorded song all-time.

1 weeks ago

Mary Salenger

Amazing compilation. Beautiful (and bittersweet ) to hear her voice change over the years. While I loved each version, I think the original one is the sweetest and most pure. The later versions seemed more infused with sadness. Maybe it just seems that way because of her phrasing. Anyway, I like to remember her happy and full of promise. ❤️❤️❤️

1 weeks ago

Christy

I grew up wanting to be Dorothy Hale/Judy Garland. As a 30 year old, I still do. Words cannot describe how comforting her voice is to me. The greatest female vocalist, in my humble opinion.✌🏾❤️

1 weeks ago

Rachael

This will always be Judy’s song.

6 days ago

Dora Vayana

We were so lucky to enjoy her talent. She sacrificed so much. 💔💔💔

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