In November 2021 and March 2022 vocal coach and musical theatre historian John Murelle paid tribute to Yip and his work in "Look to the Rainbow" (epidodes 1 and 2) part of his "Spotlight" series … Continue Reading ››
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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.
RANDY RAINBOW’S “JITTERBUG” PARODY
See and hear Randy Rainbow's clever parody of the Yip Harburg-Harold Arlen song "The Jitterbug" (cut from The Wizard of Oz film) in which the singer-satirist skewers the Trump administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the George Floyd killing.
MICHAEL FEINSTEIN & BROADWAYWORLD.COM SHOWCASE “THE WIZARD OF OZ”
Music historian, archivist and performer Michael Feinstein appears in his personal archive to showcase The Wizard of Oz and the creators of its score, Yip Harburg and Harold Arlen in this episode of his new web series “Conversations and Music,” presented … Continue Reading ››
“OVER THE RAINBOW” spreads hope – again
Although California’s annual Chino Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) Choral Festival—originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 18—had been cancelled, the Chino Hills HS Chamber Singers demonstrated resilience by recording their individual a cappella portion of Yip Harburg and Harold Arlen's classic “Over the Rainbow” in their separate homes, and through technology were able to … Continue Reading ››
NEW PODCAST ABOUT YIP
In Episode 48 of the CounterVortex podcast, Bill Weinberg speaks with Yip’s son Ernie Harburg, co-author of Who Put the Rainbow in The Wizard of Oz? Yip Harburg, Lyricist, and Deena Rosenberg-Harburg, Yip’s daughter-in-law and author of Fascinating Rhythm: The Collaboration of … Continue Reading ››