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Love Me or Leave Me

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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

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The Voice in the Old Village Choir

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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)

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Sweetheart of My Student Days

Lyrics by Gus Kahn and Music by Seymour Simons (1930)

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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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Lovable

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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

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When You and I Were Seventeen

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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.

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Sing Me A Baby Song

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)

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Let’s Talk About My Sweetie

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

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Just a Bird’s Eye View

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)

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Dancing In The Moonlight

Words and Lyrics by Walter Donaldson and Gus Kahn Recorded by Ruth Etting in 1933

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