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Joseph McCarthy (September 27, 1885 – December 18, 1943) was an American lyricist whose most famous songs include "You Made Me Love You", and "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows", from the now-forgotten Oh, Look! (1918), starring the Dolly Sisters, based upon the haunting melody from the middle section of Chopin's Fantaisie-Impromptu.

Joseph McCarthy
Born(1885-09-27)September 27, 1885
Somerville, Massachusetts, U.S.
DiedDecember 18, 1943(1943-12-18) (aged 58)
Occupation(s)Lyricist
Associated acts
Sheet music for Irene

Born in the Massachusetts city of Somerville, McCarthy was a frequent collaborator of composers Harry Tierney (1890–1965) and Fred Fisher (1875–1942). He was the director of ASCAP from 1921 to 1929.

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  1. ^ a b c Kenrick, John. "Who's Who in Musicals: Additional Bios XIV – McCarthy, Joseph", Musicals101.com, 2004, accessed July 23, 2017

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