(I'll Be with You) In Apple Blossom Time

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"(I'll Be With You) In Apple Blossom Time"
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Sheet music cover
Song
Published 1920
Composer(s) Albert Von Tilzer
Lyricist(s) Neville Fleeson

"(I'll Be With You) In Apple Blossom Time" is a popular song written by Albert Von Tilzer and lyricist Neville Fleeson, and copyrighted in 1920. It was introduced by Nora Bayes, who also recorded the song.[1]

The song has been recorded by numerous artists including Artie Shaw (1937), Harry James, The Andrews Sisters (US no. 5, 1941; also in Buck Privates, 1941), Vera Lynn, Nat King Cole, Jo Stafford (1946), Anne Shelton, Chet Atkins, Louis Prima, Tab Hunter (US no. 31, 1959), Rosemary June (UK no. 14, 1959), Ray Conniff, The Bachelors, Wayne Newton (US no. 52, 1965), Barry Manilow, and Emmy Rossum.[2]

Patty Andrews of the Andrews Sisters describes how they performed the song "in 4/4 [time] when originally it was a waltz.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paymer, Marvin E.; Post, Don E. (1999). Sentimental Journey: Intimate Portraits of America's Great Popular Songs, 1920-1945. Noble House Publishers. pp. 10–11. ISBN 9781881907091. Retrieved 23 July 2016. 
  2. ^ Allmusic.com
  3. ^ Gilliland, John (1994). Pop Chronicles the 40s: The Lively Story of Pop Music in the 40s (audiobook). ISBN 978-1-55935-147-8. OCLC 31611854.  Tape 2, side B.