It Had to Be You (song)
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|"It Had to Be You"|
|Published||1924 by Jerome H. Remick & Co.|
Appearance in filmEdit
- The song was performed by Ruth Etting in the 1936 short film Melody in May
- By Edward G. Robinson and Harry Seymour with Seymour on piano in the 1938 film A Slight Case of Murder
- By Priscilla Lane in the 1939 film The Roaring Twenties
- By Ginger Rogers and Cornel Wilde in the 1947 film It Had to Be You
- In the 1944 film Mr. Skeffington, by Danny Thomas
- In the 1951 film I'll See You in My Dreams (based loosely upon the lives of Gus Kahn and his wife Grace LeBoy Kahn)
- Joanne Dru sang a portion of it in 1955's Hell On Frisco Bay.
- Gene Kelly and Marie McDonald danced to it in the 1947 film Living in a Big Way (while it was being sung by a mixed group)
- It was also performed by Dooley Wilson in the 1942 film Casablanca
- George Murphy in Show Business (1944)
- Betty Hutton in the 1945 film Incendiary Blonde
- Diane Keaton in the 1977 film Annie Hall.
- Peter Reigert and Amy Irving dance to the song in Crossing Delancey (1988).
- It also appeared in the 1992 film A League of Their Own by Megan Cavanagh.
- As the "theme" of When Harry Met Sally (1989), it finished as #60 in AFI's 100 Years...100 Songs survey of top tunes in American cinema.
- Doris Day, on album I'll See You in My Dreams (1951)
- Frank Sinatra, sang the song in the 1940s with Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, but was never recorded until album Trilogy: Past Present Future (1980)
- Jimmie Lunceford, recorded in the 1940s, Jukebox hits 1935–1947
- Bing Crosby – recorded in February 1952 for Crosby's radio show and mastered by Decca Records for commercial release on February 14, 1952.
- Ray Charles - The Genius Of Ray Charles (1959)
- Harry Nilsson on the album A Little Touch of Schmilsson in the Night (1973)
- Harry Connick, Jr. from the When Harry Met Sally... (soundtrack) recorded in June of 1989
- Barbra Streisand, with Michael Bublé, on the album Partners (2014)
- Givan, Benjamin Marx (2010). The Music of Django Reinhardt (illustrated ed.). Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA: University of Michigan Press. p. 229. ISBN 9780472034086. OCLC 437054201. Retrieved February 15, 2013.
- ASCAP ACE Database Archived 2003-07-17 at the Wayback Machine
- Doris Day album I'll See You in My Dreams (1951) at allmusic.com
- "A Bing Crosby Discography". BING magazine. International Club Crosby. Retrieved September 18, 2017.
- Michael Bublé's Christmas in New York, broadcast December 17, 2014 (NBC)
- Who Wrote that Song? Dick Jacobs and Harriet Jacobs, published by Writer's Digest Books, 1993