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Ballin' the Jack (1913)

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Origin and Chart Information
Rank 677
Music Chris Smith
Lyrics James Henry Burris

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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 "Ballin' the Jack" may be found in:

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


(1 paragraph including the following types of information: Broadway productions, film productions, history and performers.)

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


(Includes the following types of information: song lyrics.)
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James Henry Burris and Chris Smith

Year Rank Title
1913 677 “Ballin' the Jack”

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