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I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You) (1928)

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AKAAs Long As I Have You
Rank 531
Music Fred Ahlert
Lyrics Roy Turk

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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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Additional information for "I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You)" may be found in:

David Ewen
American Songwriters: An H.W. Wilson Biographical Dictionary
H. W. Wilson
Hardcover: 489 pages


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Alec Wilder
American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, 1900-1950
Oxford University Press; Reprint edition
Hardcover: 576 pages


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Max Morath
The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Popular Standards
Perigee Books
Paperback: 235 pages


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Thomas S. Hischak
The Tin Pan Alley Song Encyclopedia
Greenwood Press
Hardcover: 552 pages


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


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Fred Ahlert and Roy Turk

Year Rank Title
1929 75 “Mean to Me”
1931 464 “I Don't Know Why (I Just Do)”
1928 531 “I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You)”
1930 577 “Walkin' My Baby Back Home”

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