Archive for the 'Carl Sigman' Category

Field Notes on a Songwriter’s Centennial — Part II

How long does it last? Can love be measured by the hours in a day? September 24th is the centennial birthday of my late father, the songwriter Carl Sigman (1909-2000), who wrote nearly a thousand songs, including “It’s All In The Game,” “(Where Do I Begin) Love Story,” “Ebb Tide,” “What Now, My Love,” “Enjoy […]

Michael Sigman celebrates his father Carl Sigman’s centennial

– – – Former L.A. Weekly publisher Michael Sigman is celebrating his father Carl Sigman’s centennial by refocusing attention on the late Songwriter’s Hall of Fame inductee’s valuable song catalog. Carl Sigman, who died in 2000, would have been 100 on Sept. 24. He wrote over 800 songs contributing the lyrics, music or both. These […]

‘Civilization’ and its Disc Contents

– – – The best Father’s Day tribute I can think of is to reflect not too seriously on one of my dad’s not-too-serious songs. When he got home from World War II — where he was awarded a Bronze Star I only discovered after his death in 2000 — my father, Carl Sigman, picked […]