Radio

'We're in the Money' toned down

With the financial news not so rosy, "Marketplace" tapped L.A. composer and musician Joe Matzzie to craft a "more melancholy version" of the classic tune "We're in the Money" that accompanies the show's numbers segment on good market days. "Stormy Weather" still plays on down days, "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" on mixed days. Hear the new bit

Backstory: "We're in the Money" comes from the Depression-era film "Gold Diggers of 1933,” where it was performed by Ginger Rogers and a cast of showgirls. History


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