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Neil Sedaka’s Calendar Girl lyrics & video (1961)

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“Calendar Girl” was a hit single for 22-year-old singer/musician/songwriter Neil Sedaka in 1961, when it reached #4 on the US Billboard Singles chart. The song’s co-writer Howard Greenfield once noted that the song took just three hours to record — over 26 takes.

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“Calendar Girl” lyrics

Written by Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield

I love, I love, I love my calendar girl
Yeah, sweet calendar girl
I love, I love, I love my calendar girl
Each and every day of the year

(January) You start the year off fine
(February) You’re my little valentine
(March) I’m gonna march you down the aisle
(April) You’re the Easter Bunny when you smile
Yeah, yeah, my heart’s in a whirl
I love, I love, I love my little calendar girl
Every day (every day), every day (every day) of the year
(Every day of the year)

(May) Maybe if I ask your dad and mom
(June) They’ll let me take you to the Junior Prom
(July) Like a firecracker all aglow
(August) When you’re on the beach you steal the show

Yeah, yeah, my heart’s in a whirl
I love, I love, I love my little calendar girl
Every day (every day), every day (every day) of the year
(Every day of the year)

(September) Light the candles at your Sweet Sixteen
(October) Romeo and Juliet on Halloween
(November) I’ll give thanks that you belong to me
(December) You’re the present ‘neath my Christmas tree

Yeah, yeah, my heart’s in a whirl
I love, I love, I love my little calendar girl
Every day (every day), every day (every day) of the year

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Calendar Girl video (filmed in 1966)

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