Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Mailman, Bring Me No More Blues

Ruth Roberts
Rest In Peace

"Among the many songs written by Ms. Roberts and various collaborators were "First Thing Ev'ry Morning (And The Last Thing Ev'ry Night)," written with and recorded by Jimmy Dean, and "Mailman, Bring Me No More Blues," originally done by Buddy Holly and recorded by the Beatles in 1969 at a session for their album Let It Be, although their version was not released until 1996. But she is probably best remembered for "Meet the Mets," which beat 18 competitors to be chosen as the New York Mets' official song in late 1961, before the team ever played a game, and was introduced to the public in 1963." ... Story continues here: Ruth Roberts, ‘Meet the Mets’ Songwriter, Dies At 84 (NY Times)

No comments: