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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Words and music by Irving Berlin (1927) There’s an old superstition ‘way down south Ev’ry darkie believes that trouble won’t stay If you shake it away When they hold a revival way down south Ev’ry darkie with care and trouble … Continue reading
Words by Walter Hirsch and Music by Johnny Burke. (1931) Cover Art by A. Lekberg Featured by Ruth Etting Cover photo of Ruth Etting Published by Milton Weil Music Co., 1931
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 by Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth, and Lyrics by Jack Norworth (1918) Shine on, shine on harvest moon up in the sky I ain’t had no lovin’ since January, February, June, or July Snow time ain’t no time to … Continue reading
Words and Music by Kahn and Donaldson Amazon.com Widgets Recorded by Ruth Etting in 1934.
Recorded by Ruth Etting in 1936.
Words and Music by Woods, Campbell, and Connelly Amazon.com Widgets Recorded by Ruth Etting on 3/1/1933.
Amazon.com Widgets Recorded by Ruth Etting on 3/1/1933.
Words and Music by Newman and Jones Amazon.com Widgets Recorded by Ruth Etting on 10/25/1932.
Words and Music by Turk and Ahlort Amazon.com Widgets Recorded by Ruth Etting in 1932.