Rising to fame in the twenties and early thirties, Ruth Etting was renowned for her great beauty, her gorgeous voice and her tragic life. She starred on Broadway, made movies in Hollywood, married a mobster, had numerous hit-records, fell in love and was known as America's Sweetheart of Song.
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Music and Lyrics by Johnny Tucker, Joe Schuster and Ruth Etting. Ruth Etting cowrote several songs, including this one and also When You’re With Somebody Else. Recorded April 8, 1929 in New York City for Columbia Records. Originally issued on … Continue reading
Words and Music by Benee Russell (1931) How wonderful How sweet my life would be Love tore my heart Tore my soul It shattered everything But I forgive it, All it’s done to me It takes you It breaks you … Continue reading
Lyrics by Cliff Hess and Music by Charles Bourne (1927) Recorded by Ruth Etting on July 13, 1927 in New York City for Columbia Records. Originally issued on Columbia 1075 D (Matrix W144366 1)
Music and Lyrics by Maurice Sigler, Al Goodhart, and All Hoffman
Words and Music by Billy Hill (1933)
Words and Music by Walter Donaldson and Joe Burke (1927) Oh the wippoorwill sings in the summer, Just the same Novelty Fox Trot with Ukelele Accompaniment Featured by Ruth Etting, Chicago Sweetheart
Words and Music by Allie Wrubel (1933) As featured by Ruth Etting (pictured on the cover), “glorifier of popular songs.” The sheet music was published by Keit-Engel, Inc.
Words by Billy Hill and Music by Peter De Rose (1934) Featured by Ruth Etting, Glorifier of Popular Songs Published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., NY, 1934.
Music by Harry Barris and Lyrics by Mort Greene (1935) 1935 sheet music for voice, piano and guitar.
Written by Billy Rose and Lee David (1933)