On The Sunny Side of the Street
Lew Leslie's International Revue, (1930)
Dorothy Fields (w), Jimmy McHugh (m)
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On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Dorothy Fields
Jimmy McHugh
International Revue
Walked with no one,
And talked with no one,
And I had nothing but shadows
Then one morning you passed
And I brightened at last
Now I greet the day,
And complete the day
With the sun in my heart
And my worry blew away
When you taught me how to say:
Grab your coat, get your hat
Leave your worry on the door step
Just direct your feet
To the sunny side of the street.
Can't you hear a pitter pat?
And that happy tun is your step
Life can be so sweet On the sunny side of the street.
I used to walk in the shade
With those blues on parade
But I'm not afraid
This Rover crossed over.
If I never have a cent
I'll be rich as Rockefeller
Gold dust at my feet
On the sunny side of the street.
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Ivie Anderson And Her All StarsBlack & White771-BBW204
Jo StaffordCapitol199
Ella Mae Morse ( D. Cavanaugh Orchestra)Capitol4872787
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Chris PowellColumbia3017541736
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Scat Man CrothersDecca29097L7351
Bing Crosby & Lionel Hampton And His OrchestraDecca23843-A73288
Del WoodRCA Victor20-6725
Hazel Scott W Toots CamarataSignature15073338
02/17/1930Clicquot Club EskimosBanner7199726
02/28/1930Ted Lewis & His BandColumbia2144-DW150043
02/28/1930Ted Lewis & His OrchestraColumbia36300W150043
03/12/1930Roger Wolfe Kahn & His OrchestraBrunswick4742E32314
03/13/1930Bernie Cummins New Yorker OrchestraVictor22354-B59633
04/18/1930Casa Loma OrchestraParlophone34074403965
04/30/1930Harry RichmanBrunswick4747E32426
05/01/1930Grace HayesVictor22428-A54775
05/09/1930Clicquot Club EskimosOriole19709726
05/09/1930Clicquot Club EskimosPerfect15313B9726
05/09/1930Clicquot Club EskimosRegal10025-A9726
05/09/1930Clicquot Club EskimosRomeo13349726
06/12/1930Ernie Golden & His OrchestraChampion16020X2712
06/12/1930Ernie Golden & His OrchestraGennett7212X2712
06/12/1930Ernie Golden & His OrchestraSupertone9752X2712
12/20/1933Chick Webb's Savoy OrchestraColumbia2875-DW152658
12/20/1933Chick Webb & His OrchestraVocalion3246W152658
01/10/1934Clarence Williams & His OrchestraVocalion263014571
09/10/1934Chick Webb & His OrchestraDecca3318-A38594
09/10/1934Chick Webb & His OrchestraDecca172-A38594=
11/18/1936Don Albert & His OrchestraVocalion3423SA2522
04/26/1937Lionel Hampton & His OrchestraVictor25592-A07864
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11/15/1937Louis Armstrong & His OrchestraDecca3794-ADLA1085
11/15/1937Louis Armstrong & His OrchestraDecca1560DLA1085
12/23/1937Benny Goodman SextetParlophoneR 285832053
06/13/1938Rice Brothers GangDecca559064152
06/26/1939Glen Hardman & His Hammond 5Columbia35341WC2638
12/27/1939Radio Rhythm Club SextetParlophoneR 2930CE11164
04/03/1941Judy Garland / David Rose OrchestraDecca18524-BDLA2970
04/03/1941Earl Hines (Piano)Victor2756263333
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12/24/1941Benny Goodman SextetColumbia36617CO32053
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05/26/1944Eddie Heywood TrioSignature40004-BBOB2
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11/14/1944Tommy Dorsey & His OrchestraRCA Victor20-1648D4VB1030
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12/03/1945Eddie Heywood & His OrchestraDecca28549L4010
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10/18/1946Frankie Laine W Carl Fischer SMercury1205BME602
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11/04/1947Harry RichmanDecca24390L4535
11/30/1947Louis Armstrong & His OrchestraDecca2810580372
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