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Ruth Etting

One of the most popular singers of the late-'20s/early-'30s period, Ruth Etting was not really a jazz singer (unlike her contemporary, Annette Hanshaw) but a superior middle-of-the-road pop singer who was often accompanied by top jazz musicians. She recorded over 200 songs between 1926-1937, appeared on-stage, was in 35 film shorts and three full-length movies, and was a fixture on radio before her bad marriage cut short her career. She made a minor comeback in the late '40s and was still singing on an occasional basis in the mid-'50s when a semi-fictional Hollywood movie on her life (Love Me or Leave Me) was released. A superb torch singer with a cry in her voice even when she smiled, Etting recorded the definitive versions of "Ten Cents a Dance" and "Love Me or Leave Me." ~ Scott Yanow
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Selected Discography

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Track List: Early Jazz Vocals (Recorded 1927-1930)

1. After You've Gone (Recorded 1927)

2. Bluebird, Sing Me A Song (Recorded 1928)

3. I Must Be Dreaming (Recorded 1928)

4. Beloved (Recorded 1928)

5. Because Baby Don't Mean Maybe (Recorded 1928)

6. You're In Love & I'm In Love (Recorded 1928)

7. My Blackbirds Are Bluebirds (Recorded 1928)

8. Love Me Or Leave Me (Recorded 1928)

9. I'm Bringing A Red Red Rose (Recorded 1928)

10. To Know You Is To Love You (Recorded 1929)

11. You're The Cream In My Coffee (Recorded 1929)

12. Mean To Me (Recorded 1929)

13. Button Up Your Overcoat (Recorded 1929)

14. The Right Kind Of Man (Recorded 1929)

15. What Wouldn't I Do For That Man (Recorded 1929)

16. Exactly Like You (Recorded 1930)

17. Don't Tell Her What Happened To Me (Recorded 1930)

18. If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight (Recorded 1930)

19. Body And Soul (Recorded 1930)

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Track List: The Great American Song Book

1. Love Me Or Leave Me

2. 'Deed I Do

3. It All Depends On You

4. The Song Is Ended (But The Melody Lingers On)

5. Back In Your Own Back Yard

6. Ramona

7. Happy Days And Lonely Nights

8. You're The Cream In My Coffee

9. I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You)

10. Button Up Your Overcoat

11. Mean To Me

12. More Than You Know

13. Ten Cents A Dance

14. If I Can Be With You One Hour Tonight

15. Body And Soul

16. Nevertheless

17. Shine On, Harvest Moon

18. Guilty

19. I'll Never Be The Same

20. Close Your Eyes

21. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

22. It's A Sin To Tell A Lie

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Track List: I'll Get By

1. Don't Leave Me Daddy

2. Button Up Your Overcoat

3. Glad Rag Doll

4. Guilty

5. I'll Get By

6. I'm Bringing A Red, Red Rose

7. I'm Good For Nothing But Love

8. Shakin' The Blues Away

9. Love Me Or Leave Me

10. Out Of Nowhere

11. Funny, Dear, What Love Can Do

12. More Than You Know

13. Without That Gal

14. You're The Cream In My Coffee

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Track List: It's A Sin To Tell A Lie

1. Cigarettes, Cigars

2. Close Your Eyes

3. Dancing With Tears In My Eyes

4. Good Night, Sweetheart

5. It Happened In Monterey

6. It's A Sin To Tell A Lie

7. Nevertheless

8. But I Do, You Know I Do

9. Could I, Certainly I Could

10. If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight

11. Laughing At Life

12. A Needle In A Haystack

13. Shakin' The Blues Away

14. Summer Is Over

15. Ten Cents A Dance

16. The Kiss Waltz

17. Where Your Eyes Burning Baby

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Track List: Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

1. Love Me Or Leave Me

2. What We Do On A Dew-Dew-Dewy Day

3. The Song Is Ended, But The Melody Lingers On

4. Ramona

5. Happy Days And Lonely Nights

6. Beloved

7. Sonny Boy

8. You're The Cream In My Coffee

9. Ten Cents A Dance

10. Love Is Like That, What Can You Do?

11. Nevertheless I'm In Love With You

12. Shine On, Harvest Moon

13. A Faded Summer Love

14. Cuban Love Song

15. I'll Never Be The Same

16. Close Your Eyes

17. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

18. Riptide

19. Easy Come, Easy Go

20. Goodnight, Sweetheart

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Track List: Love Me Or Leave Me

1. Hello Baby

2. Nothing Else To Do

3. It All Depends On You

5. 'deed I Do

6. I'm Nobody's Baby

7. Wistful And Blue

8. The Varsity Drag

9. Keep Sweeping The Cobwebs Off The Moon

10. Back In Your Own Backyard

11. Love Me Or Leave Me

12. I'm Bringing A Red, Red Rose

13. When You're With Somebody Else

14. Because My Baby Don't Mean Maybe Now

15. Deep Night

16. At Sundown (When Love Is Calling Me Home)

17. Crying For The Carolines

18. I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You)

19. Glad Rag Doll

20. You're The Cream In My Coffee

21. Mean To Me

22. Button Up Your Overcoat

23. What Wouldn't I Do For That Man?

24. It Happened In Monterey

25. Ten Cents A Dance

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Track List: America's Sweetheart Of Song

1. Life Is A Song (Let's Sing It Together)

2. 'deed I Do

3. What Do We Do On A Dew-Dew-Dewy Day?

4. Back In Your Own Backyard

5. Happy Days And Lonely Nights

6. Beloved

7. I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You)

8. Cryin' For The Carolines

9. Just A Little Closer

10. Love Is Like That, What Can You Do?

11. Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)

12. Me

13. A Faded Summer Love

14. Cuban Love Song

15. It Was So Beautiful

16. I'll Never Be The Same

18. Close Your Eyes

19. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

20. Riptide

21. Easy Come, Easy Go

22. You

23. It's A Sin To Tell A Lie

24. There's A Lull In My Life

25. Goodnight Sweetheart

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Track List: Ten Cents A Dance

1. Ten Cents A Dance

2. Button Up Your Overcoat

3. Funny, Dear, What Love Can Do

4. But I Do, You Know I Do !

5. Mean To Me

6. I'm Yours

7. If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight

8. Don't Tell Him What Happened To Me

9. Body And Soul

10. Sam, The Old Accordion Man

11. Dancing With Tears In My Eyes

12. Hello, Baby

13. What Wouldn't I Do For That Man!

14. Could I? Certainly I Could

15. The Kiss Waltz

16. Shakin' The Blues Away

17. You're The Cream In My Coffee

18. Lonesome And Sorry

19. Laughing At Life

20. Love Me Or Leave Me

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ejdraws
Genuflect
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The wedding song
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Great voice......1 0 cents a dance is worth every penny......I f I could have danced with Miss Ruth
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michaelrocks 6 8
Brings a smile though I'm not of that time... : )
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OMG I'M IN LOVE!!
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I wasn't born in the right generation. This music feels like it fits right. I don't know I feel like I fit in when I hear music from the 1920's - 1960's.
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Love Annette & Ruth...2 Awesome singers from the 20's & 30's...they were all voice....!!
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♪♪♪♪ ♥
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Boy..Annette , Ruth, Fats, these take me back to the forties and fifties. Love 'em.
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So sweet & joyful a sound....... . . . t h e simplicity is pure delight!
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hooya1234
Great singer
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I just LOVE Ruth Etting and Annette Hanshaw..mak e s me feel I should have been young in the 1920s.
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One of my Favorite
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edward.neilm e y e r . e s q
She is one of the best, but Pandora should not be playing her with REVERB which did not exist in the twenties and thirties.

Please stay true to the time!
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judithf1413
Ruth Etting sounds great. I saw the movie version of her life; and have always wanted to hear the real "Ruth" sing.
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Time Machine Capsule-Dest i n a t i o n 1929
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dunask
I am interested in buying "CD's by Annette Hanshaw, Greta Keller & Ruth Etting.
I am intereted in buying these products either in a store in Las Vegas, Nevada or thru the mail in America. Can you send information? ? ? .
Thank you before hand.

C.A. Avona dunask@msn.c o m

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