Category Archives: Songs

I’ll Be Faithful

Lyrics by Ned Washington and Melody by Allie Wrubel (1933) Successfully Introduced by Ruth Etting Published by Robbins Music Corporation, NY, 1933.

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Thou Shalt Not!

Lyrics by Archie Gottler and Music by Noel Gay (1932) Leo Fiest Music Foxtrot Song Successfully introduced by Ruth Etting, Glorifier of American Song

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Till Tomorrow

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.

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Hello Cutie

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Lyrics and Music: Cliff Friend (1927) With Ukulele Chord Diagrams Sheet Music Cover Art: Stocker Publisher: Jerome H. Remick & Co. – New York City

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A Bird in a Gilded Cage

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

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Maybe! Who Knows?

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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

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Mean to Me

Columbia Records 78 RPM Record

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

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Love Is Like That

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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

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Love Me or Leave Me

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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

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Wistful and Blue

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Words by Ruth Etting and Music by Julian Davison I’m wistful and blue, In spite of all I can do, I keep on thinking of you The joy you once meant to me, Just a sweet memory, I gave you … Continue reading

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