DESCRIPTION: "Today, while the blossom still clings to the vine," the singer intends to enjoy life. He won't worry about the future or "be contented with yesterday's glory... Today is my moment, and now is my story I'll laugh and I'll cry and I'll sing."
AUTHOR: Randy Sparks (according to Bennett-Downey)
EARLIEST DATE: c. 1964 (see notes); 1980 (Bennett-Downey)
KEYWORDS: lyric nonballad
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Bennett-Downey 25, pp. 148-149, "Today" (1 text)
Roud #24303
Jerome Downey, "Today" (on NFJDowney01)
NOTES [29 words]: Bennett-Downey: "This song was originally composed as part of the sound-track of a Hollywood movie, 'Advance to the Rear' (1964), set at the time of the American Civil War." - BS
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