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.
Tag Archives: 1936
Recorded by Ruth Etting in 1936.
Words and Music by Irving Caesar, Sammy Lerner, and Gerald Marks (1936)
Lyric by Gus Kahn. Music by Isham Jones (1924) It had to be you It had to be you I wandered around And finally found The somebody who Could make me be true, Could make me feel blue, And even … Continue reading
Written by Mack Gordon & Harry Revel Good night, my love, the tired old moon is descending. Good night, my love, my moment with you is now ending. It was so heavenly, holding you close to me. It will be … Continue reading
Recorded by Ruth Etting on December 12, 1936 in New York City for Decca Records. Originally issued on Decca 61480
Words and Music by Hill There’s a little old church That’s covered with moss Where I held your hand tenderly I often go there to gaze at the cross And dream that you’ll come back to me How I’d love … Continue reading
Words and Music by Harold Adamson and Walter Donaldson ‘Cause it’s been so long Since I held you tight When we said good night It’s been so long Honey, can’t you see What you’ve done to me? I’ve been in … Continue reading
Words and Music by McHugh-Harold, 1936 Hm-there’s something in the air That warns me to beware tonight There’s something in the air Hm-There’s music in the breeze I never saw the stars so bright There’s something in the air Tho … Continue reading
Words and Music by Billy Mayhew Be sure it’s true when you say “I love you” It’s a sin to tell a lie Millions of heart have been broken Just because these words were spoken I love you, yes I … Continue reading