American history- I have taken four American history courses so far and I've really enjoyed all of them. I think my favourites so far have been the History of American Popular Culture and American History 1865- present. I don't think American History is particularly more interesting because I genuinely think all history is really interesting [...]
I want to thank thenewburygirl for this nomination! I am so obsessed with her blog which is mostly about makeup and beauty but also has lifestyle and other posts. Be sure to go check out her blog by clicking here! This tag was created by Jenni over at Housewife Hustle. Tag Rules Share 7 random facts about yourself [...]
It's that time of the semester again folks where life revolves around coffee and studying and more coffee and more stuDYING... You guys might have noticed that I am not as active as I usually am on WordPress and that's because my exams have started and obviously I'm spending most of my time studying. Luckily [...]
Picking university courses can be extremely stressful and if you're not careful you can end up with a really horrible schedule that can ruin your whole semester. Here are some tips to help you pick the perfect courses for you! Are you actually interested in the topic? The first thing to think about is if [...]
The history behind my favourite Frank Sinatra song!
It was fifty years ago today- Monday December 30, 1968- Frank Sinatra recorded what would become one of his ‘signature songs’- My Way.
The original song was written as a French pop song Comme d’habitude [ As Usual} by Claude Francois and Jacques Revaux and performed by Francois. Canadian singer Paul Anka heard the song in 1967 and went to France to negotiate the rights to the song. He thought it was a terrible record but had something in it. Anka acquired the rights. A while later he was dining in Florida with Sinatra and a couple Mob guys- when he heard Sinatra say “I’m quitting the business. I’m sick of it. I”m getting the hell out.” When Anka got back to New York City he took the original song and re-wrote it for Sinatra. Sinatra would record it on this date and release it as a single in early…
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