Talk:Walter Donaldson

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This needs to be split into sections to identify Walter's many collaborators.

I did not add or delete any songs, but added the collaborators if any. I also removed redlinks (because they were the majority) and some other links (because they led to different works with the same title). I'll try to add some more information (year, citation, show or movie if any.) Richard K. Carson (talk) 00:47, 5 September 2017 (UTC)

WikiProject class rating[edit]

This article was automatically assessed because at least one WikiProject had rated the article as stub, and the rating on other projects was brought up to Stub class. BetacommandBot 16:53, 28 August 2007 (UTC) (talk) 20:35, 8 October 2010 (UTC)This article states the following: It is universally believed this song was written about a World War soldier who lost his friend in battle. Well, you'll have to change this to "almost universally," because Charles Marowitz believes differently. In his article "The Neglected Walter Donaldson," Mr. Marowitz says the following: " His most durable song may well have been My Buddy written in l922, inspired by the unexpected and heartbreaking death of his young fiancé and curiously adopted during World War II as a song about male camaraderie among the allied troops. A simple but mesmerizing waltz tune, which, sung by an evocative singer, can still subdue a noisy nightclub audience into a reverent silence".