Lollipops and Roses (song)

"Lollipops and Roses" is a song composed by Tony Velona. The best-known version was a Grammy Award-winning recording by Jack Jones in 1962.[1] The Jack Jones recording went to number twelve on the Easy Listening chart.[2] The song was used for the end credits of episode 3 of season 2 of Mad Men.

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Facts of the pieceEdit

  • The original recording is in the key of F major.
  • The tempo of the original recording is 92 BPM.
  • The meter is triple.
  • Tony Velona's first hit was "Domani", recorded by Julius LaRosa in 1955. He has ninety credits in the ASCAP website database. He also wrote the lyrics to the tune "Music to Watch Girls By".[1]


  1. ^ a b ASCAP database
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 130.
  3. ^ Bang, Derrick. "Vince Guaraldi on LP and CD: The Navy Swings". Derrick Bang, Scott McGuire. Retrieved 25 July 2020.

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