Ruth Etting
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1896-11-23
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Ruth Etting

Ruth Etting Biography (Wikipedia)

Ruth Etting (November 23, 1897 – September 24, 1978) was an American singing star and actress of the 1920s and 1930s, who had over 60 hit recordings and worked in stage, radio, and film. Known as "America's sweetheart of song", her signature tunes were "Shine On, Harvest Moon", "Ten Cents a Dance" and "Love Me or Leave Me". Her other popular recordings included "Button Up Your Overcoat", "Mean to Me", "Exactly Like You" and "Shaking the Blues Away".

As a young girl in Nebraska, Etting had wanted to be an artist; she drew and sketched everywhere she was able. At sixteen, her grandparents decided to send her to art school in Chicago. While Etting attended class, she found a job at the Marigold Gardens nightclub; after a short time there, Etting gave up art classes in favor of a career in show business. Etting, who enjoyed singing in school and church, never took voice lessons. She quickly became a featured vocalist at the club. Etting was then managed by Moe Snyder, whom she married in 1922. Snyder made arrangements for Etting's recording and film contracts as well as her personal and radio appearances. She became nationally known when she appeared in Flo Ziegfeld's "Follies of 1927".

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Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart & Ruth Etting
Ten Cents a Dance
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Ten Cents a Dance

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Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
Ruth Etting
I'll Get by
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I'll Get by
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Dancing With Tears In My Eyes
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Dancing With Tears In My Eyes
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Shine on harvest moon
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Shine on harvest moon
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It's sin to tell a lie
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It's sin to tell a lie
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Button up your Overcoat
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Button up your Overcoat
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Happy Days and Lonely Nights
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Happy Days and Lonely Nights
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Life Is A Song, Let's Sing It Together
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Life Is A Song, Let's Sing It Together
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The Song Is Ended
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The Song Is Ended
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Blue River
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Blue River
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Nevertheless
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Nevertheless
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There ought to be a moonlight saving time
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There ought to be a moonlight saving time
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Because My Baby Don't Mean Maybe Now
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Because My Baby Don't Mean Maybe Now
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Shaking the Blues
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Shaking the Blues
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Ten Cents A Dance
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Ten Cents A Dance
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Body And Soul
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Body And Soul
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Love Or Leave Me
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Love Or Leave Me
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Sam, The Old Accordion Man
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Sam, The Old Accordion Man
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Mean To Me
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Mean To Me
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