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The Surrey with the Fringe on Top (1943)

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Origin and Chart Information
Rank 399
Music Richard Rodgers
Lyrics Oscar Hammerstein II

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Year Rank Title
1930 1 Body and Soul
1939 2 All the Things You Are
1935 3 Summertime
1944 4 'Round Midnight
1935 5 I Can't Get Started (with You)
1937 6 My Funny Valentine
1942 7 Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be)
1930 8 What Is This Thing Called Love?
1933 9 Yesterdays
1946 10 Stella by Starlight

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Reading and Research
Additional information for "The Surrey with the Fringe on Top" may be found in:

Thomas S. Hischak
The American Musical Theatre Song Encyclopedia
Greenwood Press
Hardcover: 568 pages


(1 paragraph including the following types of information: anecdotal, summary and music analysis.)

Richard Rodgers, Mary Rodgers
Musical Stages: An Autobiography
Da Capo Press
Paperback: 384 pages


(2 paragraphs including the following types of information: anecdotal and lyric analysis.)

Gerald Mast
Can't Help Singin'
Overlook Press; Rei edition
Paperback: 400 pages


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Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rodgers

Year Rank Title
1945 114 It Might As Well Be Spring
1959 333 My Favorite Things
1943 399 The Surrey with the Fringe on Top
1945 788 If I Loved You
1943 806 People Will Say We're in Love
1951 928 Hello Young Lovers

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