I’ve been browsing through a titillating tome titled THE ENCYCLOPEDIA of LIARS and DECEIVERS, published in 2014 – two years prior to Donald Trump becoming President (which may explain why he’s not in the book) of the United States of Autocracy. This got me thinking, not about the (in)famous liars in history depicted in the dramatis personae (which may inspire a subsequent post), but about love lies and liars in song….to wit:

….which brings us to this 1940 hit sung by a very young Frank Sinatra:

We close on a most lachrymose note with this sad tale about a blackguard who burst Mildred Bailey’s bubble:

Good night.