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Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home (1902)

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AKABill Bailey
AKAWon't You Come Home Bill Bailey
Rank 975
Words and Music Hughie Cannon

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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 "Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home" may be found in:

David Ewen
Great Men of American Popular Song
Prentice-Hall; Rev. and enl. ed edition
Unknown Binding: 404 pages


(1 paragraph including the following types of information: history.)

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


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Hughie Cannon

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1902 975 “Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home”

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