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Pope Gregory XIII, changed the calendar in 1582, among the things he did, was to make February 29th Leap Year Day.

LeapZeum: Music

MUSIC WITH A LEAP YEAR THEME

Adam Gimbel of ROOKIE CARD, a band out of San Diego, California, wrote "2/29" and no, he wasn not born on 2/29. The song rocks!

HEAR THE STUDIO VERSION OF 2/29 by ROOKIE CARD
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Leap Year Song (Song A Day #1154)
by Jonathan Mann

 


LEAP YEAR WALTZ - Ivor Novello

It is such a happy piece of music.

CD includes the LEAP YEAR WALTZ

From Wikipedia: It was first produced in London's West End on 23 March 1939. The Dancing Years is a musical with book and music by Ivor Novello and lyrics by Christopher Hassall. The piece is one of Novello's most popular musicals. Like many of Novello's musicals, The Dancing Years was given an expensive, spectacular production, with several scene changes and a large cast including many extras and dancers.


 


                  

LEAP YEAR CHA CHA (1959) is a fun, upbeat cha-cha about a guy who has a girl that takes care of him and most of all, loves him.

LEAP YEAR by The Carnations
An instrumental with a touch of Here Come's The Bride.

LEAP-YEAR DANCE 
-and other dances in
traditional Norwegian
style.

Sociable Galop
Composer: G N Benson of Ogden's Orchestra, Moline, IL.
Other compositions listed on the piece for this composer are Plow City March, Dairy Boy Polka, Leap Year Two-Step, True Blue Waltzes, Silent Thoughts, Scottische, Social Galop, and Pleasant Times Gavotte.


 

Leap Day babies who are famous singers, too!

Gretchen Christopher of FLEETWOODS was born in 1940.
She wrote "Come Softly To Me" which was a number one hit.
Click on her name to go to her site and listen to a clip.

JA-RULE is an American rapper, singer and actor.

If you would like to include your collection of Leap Year items in the Leap Year LeapZeum just email me, Raenell.

 

 

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