Song of the Day: Desi Arnaz, “I Love Lucy”

Actress, comedienne, model, and studio executive Lucille Ball was born on August 6, 1911. I Love Lucy, on which she and then-husband Desi Arnaz starred, has been in constant reruns since it first ran in the ’50’s. They say that, at any given time, I Love Lucy is running somewhere in the world. Desi Arnaz released his vocal version of the show’s theme in 1953. It was written by Eliot Daniel with lyrics by Harold Adamson.

16 thoughts on “Song of the Day: Desi Arnaz, “I Love Lucy”

  1. I just love this show and Lucy. It is timeless and so well done. That episode always makes me teary when he finds out she is …shall I say it….pregnant.

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  2. Hi John – takes me back to my early days of watching I love Lucy … thanks for that – cheers Hilary

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    1. I’m sure there are people in the world who didn’t love the show, but I don’t know any of them. Mom talked about watching it while she was pregnant with me; they were re-running the episode whre Lucy had little Ricky, and she said she and Dad laughed themselves sick. Classic stuff…

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