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The Mooche (1929)

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AKAThe Mooch
Rank 714
Written by Duke Ellington
Irving Mills

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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 "The Mooche" may be found in:

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


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Duke Ellington and Irving Mills

Year Rank Title
1932 84 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
1937 629 Azure
1929 714 The Mooche
1930 932 Ring Dem Bells

Eddie De Lange, Duke Ellington and Irving Mills

Year Rank Title
1934 136 Solitude

Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon and Irving Mills

Year Rank Title
1938 46 Prelude to a Kiss

Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz and Irving Mills

Year Rank Title
1935 19 In a Sentimental Mood

Duke Ellington, Irving Mills and Mitchell Parish

Year Rank Title
1933 31 Sophisticated Lady

Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington and Irving Mills

Year Rank Title
1930 161 Mood Indigo

Duke Ellington, Irving Mills and Juan Tizol

Year Rank Title
1936 17 Caravan

Harry Carney, Duke Ellington and Irving Mills

Year Rank Title
1930 369 Rockin' in Rhythm

Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Henry Nemo and John Redmond

Year Rank Title
1938 152 I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart

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