Song of the Day: Noël Coward, “Mad Dogs & Englishmen”

English playwright, composer, director, actor, singer and raconteur Noël Coward was born 121 years ago today. Coward wrote "Mad Dogs And Englishmen" while driving from Hanoi to Saigon "without a pen, paper or piano," according to critic Sheridan Morley, and was first performed by Beatrice Lillie in The Third Little Show at The Music Box Theater in New York on June 1, 1931. (Thanks to Wikipedia for the details.)

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