Easter Parade

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composition date
1933
genre
Show
songwriter(s)
Irving Berlin

Take out the sweet and slow it down

The music to “Easter Parade” was born as “Smile and Show Your Dimple” in 1917. Berlin took out the saccharine and slowed down the tempo to create “Easter Parade” for the show As Thousands Cheer.

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