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A REAL GONE BRIDGE: Judy Garland's 1959 Remake of "San Francisco" Turns 60

Sixty years ago today — on 1 July 1959 — Judy Garland started an 11-night stand at the War Memorial Opera House, in San Francisco.

During this stand, Garland introduced a transformative new version of the 1936 song “San Francisco.”

The song had been written and composed for her by her longtime accompanist, musical director and mentor, Roger Edens.

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