Hong Kong Blues

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composition date
1939
genre
Pop
songwriter(s)
Hoagy Carmichael
related performer(s)
Tommy Dorsey

Sing between the cracks

George Gershwin loved this song. He loved the way that Carmichael wrote the tune for the melody line to be sung between the cracks. Gershwin played at Carmichael’s wedding reception.

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