|"More Today Than Yesterday"|
|Single by Spiral Starecase|
|from the album More Today Than Yesterday|
|Released||January 7, 1969 (US)|
April 1969 (UK)
|Spiral Starecase singles chronology|
"More Today Than Yesterday" is a song written by Pat Upton and performed by Spiral Starecase, of which Upton was the lead singer. The song was produced by Sonny Knight and arranged by Al Capps.
The principal idea of the song was made famous at the turn of the 20th century in a poem by Rosemonde Gérard, the wife of the poet and playwright Edmond Rostand ( Cyrano de Bergerac ).
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