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Gretchen Christopher, Leap Day Baby 1940
Multi-Million-Seller Gold Record Artist, BMI “Million Airs” Songwriter (nearly 3 million US Radio broadcasts of #1 Hit “Come Softly To Me”), Female Lead Vocalist/Arranger, Dancer/Choreographer and Founder of “The Fleetwoods", first group in the history of Rock & Roll to have multiple #1 Records top The Billboard Hot 100 in a single year (1959). Inducted into (4) Halls of Fame (1988-2008).
Leap Year Autobiographical Solo CD, Gretchen’s SWEET SIXTEEN (Suite 16) is a Billboard Critics’ Pick for 10 Best Albums of 2007, including “Sweet Sixteen” (Leap Year Love Song); hear sound clips and order autographed CDs at www.GoldCupMusic.com.
A band out of San Diego, California,
wrote "2/29" and no, he was not
born on 2/29.
The song rocks! It's on the FIRST DAY OF CLASS CD 2003.
HEAR THE STUDIO VERSION OF
BIG BILL BROONZY
Leap Year Blues
by 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.