Artist: Sam AshAuthor: Irving BerlinLabel: ColumbiaYear: 1918
Marilyn Miller & Clifton Webb [as Easter Parade in revue As Thousands Cheer]
Bing Crosby [in film Holiday Inn]
Fred Astaire & Judy Garland [in film Easter Parade]
Liberace [all as Easter Parade]
So Easter Parade's melody was second hand. Irving Berlin was a recycler. When he needed an old-time sounding song for a 1930's revue, he modified the melody, but you can hear the newer song in the beginning of the chorus.
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