Label: Waldorf Music Hall - MHK 33-1240 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Big Band
Lamb and Harry Von Tilzer. It was a sentimental ballad or tear-jerker that became one of the most popular songs of reportedly selling more than two million copies in sheet music. According to Von Tilzer, he was approached in by Lamb with the lyrics for a song. Although Von Tilzer liked it, he asked Lamb to change some of the words to make it clear that the woman in the song was married and not a mistress. Later that evening, as he worked out a melody at a piano in a public house with some friends, he noticed that many of the girls nearby were crying, which convinced him the Blackburner - Drop Bass Not Bombs could be a hit.
The song describes the sad life of a beautiful woman who has married for money instead of love. Its lyrics are as follows: . Sylvester Stallone sings the song in his guest spot of The Muppet Show. Malcolm McLaren produced, together Shes Only A Bird In A Gilded Cage - Various - That Old Gang Of Mine Bootsy Collinsa cover version of "Bird in a gilded cage" in hiphop style as a bonus track for a release from his album Waltz DarlingThe House of the Blue Danube. Media related to A bird in a gilded cage at Wikimedia Commons.