Old Fashioned Love: Peace Song for 8/26/2011

Love is a Many-Splendored Thing by Johnny Mathis is the Royal Peace Song of the Day for Friday, August 26, 2011.  It was the wedding song of both the Duke and the Duchess’ parents. The song was also played at the Duke and Duchess’ own wedding. Between earthquakes and hurricanes, it is good to take a moment to celebrate love.


As the Duchess pointed out the lyrics refer to the royalty of love:

Love is nature’s way of giving
a reason to be living,
The golden crown that makes a man a king.

It was the 1956 Academy Award winner for Best song from the movie of the same name.

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