Heart and soullarry clinton(words by frank loesser, music by hoagy carmichael)3 versions charted in 1939: larry clinton (# 1); eddy duchin (# 12); and al donohue (# 16)later charted as # 11 in 1952 by the four acesalso charted by larry maddox (1956, #57); the cleftones (1961, #18); and jan and dean (1961, # 25)heart and soul, i fell in love with youheart and soul, the way a fool would do, madlybecause you held me tightand stole a kiss in the nightheart and soul, i begged to be adoredlost control, and tumbled overboard, gladlythat magic night we kissedthere in the moon mistoh! but your lips were thrilling, much too thrillingnever before were mine so strangely willingbut now i see, what one embrace can dolook at me, it's got me loving you madlythat little kiss you stoleheld all my heart and soul>from the reader's digest "treasury of best loved songs": "during a brief period in the swing era, the hollywood film studios produced a series of "short subjects" featuring dance bands, usually playing their established hits. but only one "short", a song is born (1938), effectively introduced a hit. the band was larry clinton's, with vocalist bea wain and the song was "heart and soul", carmichael and loesser's first collaboration. carmichael was an established composer at the time, but loesser - later a creator of both words and music - was still only a lyricist. carmichael told the digest that the song kicked around the back rooms of paramount pictures for a month before it was assigned to any picture. during that period "the best use the song got was for anthony quinn's voice practice". this was before quinn became a star. the writers were disappointed when their song was launched in a minor production, but the disappointment was short-lived as clinton's recording became a big seller."
HEART AND SOUL
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