Lover (song)

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"Lover"
Song
Released1932 (1932)
GenrePop
Composer(s)Richard Rodgers
Lyricist(s)Lorenz Hart

"Lover" is a popular song composed by Richard Rodgers with lyrics by Lorenz Hart. It was sung in the movie Love Me Tonight (1932) by Jeanette MacDonald.[1]

Popular recordings in 1933 were by Paul Whiteman[1] and His Orchestra (vocal by Jack Fulton), Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians, and Greta Keller.[2]

Other notable recordings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Gioia, Ted (2012). The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire. New York City: Oxford University Press. p. 242–243. ISBN 978-0-19-993739-4.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890–1954. Wisconsin: Record Research. p. 544. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.
  3. ^ "The Online Discographical Project". 78discography.com. Retrieved October 1, 2018.