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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Lyrics by Ned Washington and Melody by Allie Wrubel (1933) Successfully Introduced by Ruth Etting Published by Robbins Music Corporation, NY, 1933.
Lyrics by Archie Gottler and Music by Noel Gay (1932) Leo Fiest Music Foxtrot Song Successfully introduced by Ruth Etting, Glorifier of American Song
Music and lyrics by Matt Malneck, Jimmy Campbell and Reg Connelly (1932) The Prince of Wales’ New Favorite! Successfully Introduced by Ruth Etting, Glorifying the Popular Song Published by Robbins Music Corporation, New York, 1932.
Lyrics and Music: Cliff Friend (1927) With Ukulele Chord Diagrams Sheet Music Cover Art: Stocker Publisher: Jerome H. Remick & Co. – New York City
Words by Arthur J. Lamb, Music by Harry von Tilzer (1900) The ballroom was filled with fashion’s throng, It shone with a thousand lights, And there was a woman who passed along, The fairest of all the sights, A girl … Continue reading
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
Music and Lyrics by Roy Turk and Fred E. Ahlert Sweetheart I love you Think the world of you But I’m afraid you don’t care for me You never show it Don’t let me know it Everyone says I’m a … 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
Music by Walter Donaldson Lyrics by Gus Kahn This affair is killin’ me I can’t stand uncertainly Tell me now I’ve got to know Whether you want me to stay or to go Love me or leave me Or let … Continue reading