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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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VIDEO | Close Your Eyes, 1933

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Just found this slideshow on YouTube featuring some photos of Ruth Etting that I’ve never seen before! Always cool! And it’s all set to Ruth’s version of “Close Your Eyes” a song written by Bernice Petkere, in 1933. Ruth recorded … Continue reading

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IMAGE | The Great Depression

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Most of my favorite images of Ruth Etting are from the mid-1920′s – I like the jazz baby, art deco feel of her earliest images – most of which were shot in Chicago. When she hit New York in 1927 … Continue reading

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The Old Spinning Wheel

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Words and Music by Billy Hill (1933)

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What Have We Got to Lose

Words and Music by Gus Kahn, Charlotte Kent and Louis Alter (1933) Hi-Ho Lack-A-Day What Have We Got to Lose As featured by Ruth Etting (pictured on the cover), “glorifying the popular song.” The sheet music was published by Robbins … Continue reading

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Gypsy Fiddles

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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.

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Old Roses

(1933)

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Have You Ever Been Lonely? (Have You Ever Been Blue)

Music and Lyrics by Peter De Rose and George Brown (1933) Published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.

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Summer Is Over (So Is My Dream of Love)

Words and Music by Friend and Burke Recorded by Ruth Etting in 1933. The 78 had Close Your Eyes on the flip side. Originally released on Brunswick 6657.

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Stay on the Right Side Sister

Words by Ted Koehler, Music by Rube Bloom, 1933 Recorded by Ruth Etting in 1933

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