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If I Were a Bell (1950)

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Rank 466
Words and Music Frank Loesser

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1930 8 What Is This Thing Called Love?
1933 9 Yesterdays
1946 10 Stella by Starlight

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Additional information for "If I Were a Bell" may be found in:

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


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Robert Gottlieb, Robert Kimball
Reading Lyrics
Pantheon
Hardcover: 736 pages


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Frank Loesser

Year Rank Title
1950 466 If I Were a Bell
1948 630 On a Slow Boat to China
1948 898 Baby, It's Cold Outside
1961 963 I Believe in You
1947 974 What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?

Hoagy Carmichael and Frank Loesser

Year Rank Title
1938 815 Heart and Soul
1938 817 Two Sleepy People

Burton Lane and Frank Loesser

Year Rank Title
1940 414 I Hear Music
1939 665 The Lady's in Love with You

Paul Harris and Frank Loesser

Year Rank Title
1950 465 I've Never Been in Love Before

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