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Side by Side [song lyrics]

Side by Side was composed by Harry Woods. He wrote numerous 1920s standards, including "When the Red, Red Robin (Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along)", "I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover", and "Try a Little Tenderness".
Song lyrics to Side by Side (1927) by Harry Woods Side by Side was composed by Harry Woods. He wrote numerous 1920s standards, including “When the Red, Red Robin (Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin’ Along)“, “I’m Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover“, and “Try a Little Tenderness“.
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Ol’ Man River song lyrics [Show Boat]

Ol’ Man River (1927) lyrics - music by Jerome Kern, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Ol' Man River is a song from the 1927 musical Show Boat that contrasts the struggles and hardships of African Americans with the endless, uncaring flow of the Mississippi River. It is sung from the point of view of a black stevedore on a showboat and is the most famous song from the show.
Ol’ Man River (1927) lyrics – music by Jerome Kern, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Ol’ Man River is a song from the 1927 musical Show Boat that contrasts the struggles and hardships of African Americans with the endless, uncaring flow of the Mississippi River. It is sung...
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My Blue Heaven [song lyrics]

My Blue Heaven lyrics - performed by Danny Kaye and Louis Armstrong in The Five Pennies
My Blue Heaven (1927) lyrics – performed by Danny Kaye and Louis Armstrong in The Five Pennies.  Music by Walter Donaldson, lyrics by George Whiting When whippoorwill call And evenin’ is nigh I’ll hurry to my blue heaven You turn to the right A little white light That leads...
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