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Thread #43407   Message #3548788
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
13-Aug-13 - 09:00 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Supper Time (Irving Berlin)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Supper Time (Irving Berlin)
"Suppertime' was introduced in the revue, "As Thousands Cheer," 1933,
sung by Ethel Waters.

The book of the revue was written by Moss Hart, based on events of the day.

This song by Irving Berlin is heart-rending in its simplicity. It should be known as well as "Strange Fruit.