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Careless Love (1921)

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Origin and Chart Information
Rank 787
Words and Music W.C. Handy
Spencer Williams
Martha Koenig

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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 "Careless Love" 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: film productions, history and performers.)

Alan Lewens
Popular Song: Soundtrack of the Century
Watson-Guptill Publications
Paperback: 192 pages


(1 page including the following types of information: history, performers, style discussion and song writer discussion.)

W. C. Handy, Arna Bontemps
Father of the Blues: An Autobiography
Da Capo Press; Reprint edition
Paperback: 317 pages


(2 paragraphs including the following types of information: lyric analysis. (Page 147).)
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W.C. Handy, Martha Koenig and Spencer Williams

Year Rank Title
1921 787 Careless Love

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