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"The Folks Who Live on the Hill" is a 1937 popular song composed by Jerome Kern, with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.

It was introduced by Irene Dunne in the 1937 film High, Wide, and Handsome and was recorded that year by Bing Crosby for Decca (#1462, mx DLA940A, Los Angeles 9/20/37).[1] Guy Lombardo enjoyed chart success with the song in 1937.[2] It has become particularly associated with Peggy Lee, who sang it on her 1957 album The Man I Love. Lee's performance was conducted by Frank Sinatra.

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  1. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". BING magazine. International Club Crosby. Retrieved August 15, 2017.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p. 499. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.

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