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Arthur Johnston (January 10, 1898 – May 1, 1954) was a composer known for such works as “Mandy, Make Up Your Mind,” "Pennies From Heaven," and many others. He worked for a time with Irving Berlin, Johnny Burke, Sam Coslow, and Bing Crosby.

Arthur Johnston
Born(1898-01-10)January 10, 1898
DiedMay 1, 1954(1954-05-01) (aged 56)
Occupation(s)Composer
Associated actsBing Crosby, Irving Berlin, Johnny Burke, Sam Coslow

Johnston and Burke were nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1936 for "Pennies From Heaven".[1]

Major songsEdit

  • "Moon Song (That Wasn't Meant For Me)"—lyrics by Sam Coslow
  • "Black Moonlight"—lyrics by Sam Coslow
  • "Cocktails for Two"—lyrics by Sam Coslow
  • "Sweet Lotus Blossom"—lyrics by Sam Coslow
  • "My Old Flame"—lyrics by Sam Coslow
  • "Pennies From Heaven"—lyrics by Johnny Burke
  • "One, Two, Button Your Shoe"—lyrics by Johnny Burke

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