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Blue Skies
Composer
Irving Berlin
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Irving Berlin
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July 1941[1]
July 30, 1946
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"Blue Skies" is as song Frank Sinatra recorded in 1941 under Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra.[1] This arrangement by Sy Oliver was Sinatra's fifteenth recording under the Victor label.

Sinatra performed the song again under the Columbia label on July 30, 1946, arranged by Axel Stordahl.[1]

History Edit

Irving Berlin composed this song as a last-minute addition to the 1926 Rodgers and Hart musical Betsy.[2] The song has become a popular standard from the start, featured in encores from Miss Baker who initially performed the song, to being featured in several films including the first full-length motion picture, The Jazz Singer.

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Lyrics Edit

Blue skies, smilin' at me
Nothin' but blues skies do I see
Bluebirds singin' a song
Nothin' but bluebirds all day long

Never saw the sun shinin' so bright
Never saw things lookin' so right
Noticin' the days hurryin' by
When you're in love, my, how they fly

Blue days, all of 'em gone
Nothin' but blue skies from now on

Never saw the sun shinin' so bright
Never saw things lookin' so right
Noticin' the days hurryin' by
When you're in love, oww, how they fly

Blue days, all of 'em gone
Nothin' but blue skies from now on

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References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 http://www.the-main-event.eu/songindex/blueskies.html
  2. http://www.jazzstandards.com/compositions-1/blueskies.htm

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