Music: Loony Lieder

What kind of songs does a songwriter write when he is writing just for fun? Last week one Tin Pan Alley master gave this question a masterly and very personal answer. Broadway and Hollywood's Harry Ruby, hysterical baseball fan and composer of dozens of song hits from Oh, What a Pal Was Mary to Three Little Words, published a collection of his avocational efforts called Songs My Mother Never Sang (Random House, $2.50). This tunesmith's holiday provides musical America with a richly burlesque little sheaf of songs, including numbers entitled Indelible You and...

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