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Artist: Bob Hope & Shirley Ross
Author: Leo Robin/Ralph Rainger
Year: 1937

In film The Big Broadcast Of 1938, Bob Hope's silver screen debut. The song won an Oscar. When Hope & Ross became a couple and separated shortly thereafter this song became like their themesong.

Covers:

1937:

Dorothy Lamour [in that same film]

1937:

Benny Goodman

1937:

Shep Fields

1938:

Mildred Bailey

1944:

Coleman Hawkins

1952:

Stan Getz

1954:

Erroll Garner

1955:

Ella Fitzgerald

1956:

Bud Shank

1959:

Platters

1960:

Frank Sinatra

1961:

Ramsey Lewis

1966:

Anita O'Day

1977:

Lee Konitz

1979:

Weather Report

1990s:

Harry Nilsson

2001:

Stacey Kent

Leo Robin also wrote the lyrics to Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend and with this same Ralph Grainger he cowrote Blue Hawaii. (see there)

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