R.I.P. Diane Charlotte Lampert
Diane Charlotte Lampert, who wrote lyrics to title songs for more than 20 movies including those starring Cary Grant and Bob Hope and Buster Keaton, died of heart failure at a Manhattan hospital Friday. She was 88. The AP reports that Lampert worked on songs in the 1950s and 1960s performed by Brenda Lee, Steve Lawrence, Red Foley, The Lettermen, and others. She also was a writer on the Beatles song, “Nothin Shakin’ (But The Leaves On The Trees)” that wasn’t released until 1994 on “Live At The BBC”.