Harold Arlen…

was born Hyman Arluck in Buffalo, New York, on this date in 1905.

A short list from the more than 400 tunes written by Harold Arlen:

Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead
Hooray For Love
It’s Only A Paper Moon
I’ve Got the World on A String
One For My Baby
Over The Rainbow
Stormy Weather
That Old Black Magic