May 25, 2009

Monday Serenade: Doris Day in "Calamity Jane"



Here’s Doris Day singing The Deadwood Stage (Whip-Crack-Away), the lively opening song from Calamity Jane (1953). The set-up is as simple as a stagecoach ride into an old west town, but in that ride she establishes her own character, and introduces the town and its people, all with astonishing enthusiasm.