Blues In The Night

Johnny Mercer and Jo Stafford

1943 recording

This recording of “Blues In The Night” was made on October 15, 1943 and features vocalists Johnny Mercer, Jo Stafford, and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston and His Orchestra

*Considered part of the Great American Songbook the music for “Blues In The Night” was written by Harold Arlen, and the lyrics by Johnny Mercer, for a 1941 film of that came to bear it’s name.

*The song was first performed in the film by it’s star William Gillespie on November 15, 1941.

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