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Frank Sinatra

One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)

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1953
  • 1957
  • 1945
  • 1953
  • 1954
  • 1939

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“One for My Baby (and One More for the Road)“ is a popular song written by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer for the musical The Sky’s the Limit (1943) and first performed in the film by Fred Astaire. It was popularized by the American singer Frank Sinatra. “One for My Baby” is the theme song of the 1957-1958 NBC detective series, Meet McGraw, starring Frank Lovejoy.. (RKO Radio Pictures, 1943)]] Harold Arlen described the song as “another typical Arlen tapeworm” - a “tapeworm” being the trade slang for any song which went over the conventional 32 bar length. He called it “a wandering song. Lyricist Johnny Mercer took it and wrote it exactly the way it fell. Not only is it long - forty-eight bars - but it also changes key. Johnny made it work.“ In the opinion of... Read on...

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