On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe

  • The Song
  • Back Stories
composition date
1945
genre
Film
songwriter(s)
Harry Warren
Johnny Mercer
related performer(s)
Judy Garland
Tommy Dorsey

Other way ‘round

Harry Warren: "I didn’t know where to put that title in the melody. I was trying all ways of starting off with the line. Then I finally got it the other way, with the title at the end, which worked out better."

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