On July 19, 2023 the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus will present Hello Yellow Brick Road, combining highlights from Elton John’s 1973 album, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, along with favorites from The Wizard of Oz (including, of course “Over the Rainbow” by Yip Harburg and Harold Arlen), The Wiz, and Stephen Schwartz’s Wicked.
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Who Wrote That Song? – Yip Harburg
“Who Wrote That Song? with Jim Haynes.” Host John Stanley chats with historian/entertainer Jim Haynes about Yip Harburg on the Oct 7, 2022 broadcast of Nights with John Stanley, 873AM Radio, Australia.
LOVE ‘N’ COURAGE 2020
Theater for the New City's 17th annual "Love 'n' Courage" benefit took place Feb. 24, 2020 at the Players Club in Manhattan. As usual, the event featured a performance by the Continue Reading ››
YIP HARBURG TRIBUTE AT 92ND ST. Y, JAN. 2020
The 92nd Street Y in New York City will host Follow the Fellow Who Follows a Dream, a tribute to Yip Harburg, on Jan. … Continue Reading ››
YIP HARBURG: FORGOTTEN LYRICIST
YouTube's "History Guy" posted a segment about Yip Harburg on July 12, 2019 entitled "Yip Harburg: Forgotten Lyricist."
“OVER THE RAINBOW” in oscar-winning new film
"Over the Rainbow" by Yip Harburg and Harold Arlen from The Wizard of Oz (1939) is featured in the motion picture, Judy, starring Renee Zellwegger who won the Beat Actress Oscar of 2019 for her performance as Judy Garland, the beloved star who introduced the classic song. Zellwegger sings part of the … Continue Reading ››