3 pages | PDF | 752.5 KB"Wedding Bells (Are Breaking Up That Old Gang Of Mine)" is a classic song written by Irving Kahal, Willie Raskin, and Sammy Fain. The original version of the song was performed by Al Dexter, Bing Crosby, Gene Vincent, and The Andrews Sisters. The upbeat tune is set in a 34-measure format and is composed in the key of B♭ major, with portions written in G minor. Through its infectious melody and cleverly written lyrics, the song tells the story of a group of friends who are forced to part ways, each one of them going off in their own direction when one of them ties the knot. The lyrics remind us all that no matter how strong a friendship may be, life inexorably moves forward and we have to embrace change and accept the hardships along the way. With its cheerful tempo, this song is sure to bring a smile and some nostalgia to any gathering.