( The )
~ 1948 RCA Version
~ from the 1948 M-G-M film "Words and Music"
and lyrics by
With Chorus and Orchestra directed by Henri René
Produced by Charles Grean and J. Burgess
Recorded at NBC Studio 3, New York City
Recording Time 3:30
December 17, 1948
~ Matrix No. D8VB-4080 Take 1 +
Single release: RCA-78RPM-20-3329-A
Single release: RCA-45RPM-47-3329-A
Single Flip Side: "
With a Song In My Heart
US Chart Position No. 18
Notes: ~ introduced by Eva Puck and Sammy White in the original 1926
Broadway musical "The Girl Friend," with music by Richard Rodgers and
lyrics by Lorenz Hart. Other songs included were "The Simple Life"
and "Why Do I." Mr. Como sang it in the 1948 Hollywood musical
"Words and Music" which was a Rodgers and Hart biography.
This was one of only four movies in which he appeared.
1948 MGM Version
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