If I Could Be With You
(One Hour Tonight)
(1926)
Henry Creamer (w), Jimmy Johnson (m)
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If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)
1926
Henry Creamer (w)
Jimmy Johnson (m)
VERSE 1
I'm so blue
I don't know what to do
All day through
I'm pinin just for you
I did wrong when I let you go away
For now I grieve about you night and day
I'm unhappy and disatisfied
But I'd be happy if I had you by my side
CHORUS
If I could be with you
I'd love you strong
If I could be with you
I'd love you long
I want you to know
I wouldn't go
Until I told you honey why I love you so
If I could be with you
One hour tonight
If I was free to do things I might
I'm telling you true
I'd be anything but blue
If I Could Be With You
VERSE 2
All dressed up but still nowhere to go
How I wish that I could see a show
Here I wait with no one to call me Dear
The one I love is many miles from here
Central give me One-Two-Three-Four-J
Oh won't you listen little sweetie while I say
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RecordedPerformersLabelCat.#Matrix
George AuldABC-Paramount100103576
Amos MilburnAladdin3383NO 2921
Chick BullockBanner86110106
Helen Humes, Buck Clayton & All StarsBlack & White112BW414
Lee Sims (Piano)Brunswick4906C6118
Kay StarrCapitol1615
Nat BrandwynneColumbia39334ZSP6310
Doris DayColumbia38453HCO3627
June RichmondMercury2011113
Art Kassell & His OrchestraMercury52001699
Bill LawrenceRCA Victor20-3428
Chick Bullock, Tenor Solo, Orchestra Acc.Regal10168-A
Chick Bullock & Levee LoungersRomeo147610106
Roy Smeck's TrioRomeo151310152
02/10/1927Eva TaylorOkeh8444-A80413
11/06/1929George E. Lee And His OrchestraBrunswick7132KC583
01/31/1930Mckinney's Cotton PickersBluebirdB590558545
01/31/1930Mckinney's Cotton PickersVictorV-38118-ABVE-58545
06/17/1930Ben Pollack & His OrchestraBanner7479819
06/23/1930Ben Pollack's OrchestraConqueror75769819
06/23/1930Ben Pollack & His OrchestraOriole19989819
06/23/1930Ben Pollack & His OrchestraPerfect153259819
06/23/1930Ben Pollack & His OrchestraRegal100549819
06/23/1930Ben Pollack & His OrchestraRomeo1363A9820
06/25/1930Williams Lazy Levee LoungersColumbia2243-DW150612
07/21/1930Louis Armstrong & His OrchestraVocalion305918065
08/13/1930Sam Lanin's Famous PlayersParlophone34121404378
08/18/1930Hotel Pennsylvania MusicClarion5060150706
08/18/1930Hotel Pennsylvania MusicHarmony1201-H150706
08/18/1930Hotel Pennsylvania MusicVelvet Tone2201-V150706
08/19/1930Louis Armstrong & His OrchestraColumbia39228ZSP5061
08/19/1930Louis Armstrong & His OrchestraOkeh41448404406
08/19/1930Louis Armstrong & His OrchestraOkeh6892W404406
08/30/1930Marion HarrisBrunswick4873E33943/E34202
09/01/1930Tom Gerun & His OrchestraBrunswick4895C6137
09/04/1930Gene AustinVictor2252763622
09/16/1930Seger Ellis With OrchestraOkeh41452404453
09/18/1930Ruth EttingColumbia2300-DW150826
09/19/1930Ernie Golden & His OrchestraChampion16086X2778A
09/19/1930Ernie Golden & His OrchestraGennett7280X2778A
09/19/1930Karl Sherman & His OrchestraSuperior2502X2778
09/19/1930Ernie Golden & His OrchestraSupertone9777X2778A
10/01/1930Chick BullockConqueror763910106
10/01/1930Chick Bullock's Levee LoungersOriole211210106
10/01/1930Chick BullockPerfect12647B10106
10/13/1930Alabama Washboard StompersVocalion1546E34908
10/17/1930Roy Smeck & His TrioOriole215010152
10/17/1930Roy Smeck's TrioRegal1020710152
10/29/1930Hurley KaylorVictor22570-A62920
01/31/1935Dick Stabile & His OrchestraDecca977-A60414
11/22/1935Benny Goodman & His OrchestraBluebirdB1045896504
11/22/1935Benny Goodman & His OrchestraVictor2529096504
05/27/1937Hudson-Delange OrchestraBrunswick8016M503
03/19/1939Count Basie & His OrchestraVocalion4748W24241
07/12/1939Louis Prima's New Orleans GangDecca2660-B65953
03/28/1940Dick Robertson & His OrchestraDecca3141-B67420
10/07/1940Carmen CavallaroDecca3507-A68212
11/10/1941Gene AustinDecca4175-A69959
07/14/1942Eddy DuchinColumbia36744CCO4265
03/04/1944Cliff Jackson B/W StompersBlack & White4BW6
07/25/1944Wingy Manone & His Orchestra With Kay StarrARA145-ARR9794
09/22/1944James P JohnsonDecca2488372390
03/30/1945Capitol JazzmenCapitol10031600
06/03/1947CharioteersColumbia37914CO37819
03/21/1949Guy LombardoDecca2462074808
07/30/1952Coleman Hawkins & His OrchestraDecca2838683245
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