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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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
Words by Gus Kahn Music by Harry Woods Cover illustration by Leff Copyright 1932 Recorded by Ruth Etting on May 10, 1932 in New York City for Columbia Records. Originally issued on Columbia 2660 D (Matrix 152191)
Lyrics by Gus Kahn and Music by Seymour Simons (1930)
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
Words by Gus Kahn and Music by Harry Woods (1932) Lovable, lovable, How I’d love to be your one and only Could you care a little bit for lonely me? Lovable, lovable, I’m so happy just to be around you
Words by Gus Kahn and Music by Chas Rosoff (1924) Featured by Ruth Etting, pictured on the cover in one of her earliest known photos. Vandenberg Music Company, Green Bay, Wisc. The sheet music was published by Irving Berlin, Inc.
Words and music by Walter Donaldson and Gus Kahn Recorded by Ruth Etting in June 23, 1927 in Chicago for Columbia Records. Originally issued on Columbia 1052 D (Matrix W144403)
Music by Walter Donaldson and Lyrics by Gus Kahn (1926) If you love your sweetie, I don’t blame you! No, I don’t blame you, For I love mine! If you’re gonna brag, I want to tell you, I’m glad to … Continue reading
Words and music by Gus Kahn and Walter Donaldson Recorded by Ruth Etting on November 24, 1926 in Chicago for Columbia Records. Originally issued on Columbia 827 D (Matrix W142959 3)
Words and Lyrics by Walter Donaldson and Gus Kahn Recorded by Ruth Etting in 1933