Category Archives: Songs

Shaking the Blues Away

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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

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Will You Wait In The Valley For Me?

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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

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Swanee Shore

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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)

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Shine On Harvest Moon

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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

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Riptide

Words and Music by Kahn and Donaldson Amazon.com Widgets Recorded by Ruth Etting in 1934.

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Holiday Sweetheart

Recorded by Ruth Etting in 1936.

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Linger A Little Longer In The Twilight

Words and Music by Woods, Campbell, and Connelly Amazon.com Widgets Recorded by Ruth Etting on 3/1/1933.

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How Can I Go On Without You?

Amazon.com Widgets Recorded by Ruth Etting on 3/1/1933.

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I’ll Never Have To Dream Again

Words and Music by Newman and Jones Amazon.com Widgets Recorded by Ruth Etting on 10/25/1932.

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I’m Still Without A Sweetheart

Words and Music by Turk and Ahlort Amazon.com Widgets Recorded by Ruth Etting in 1932.

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