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Tangerine (ver. 1) by Victor Schertzinger - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
"Tangerine" is a popular song. The music was written by Victor Schertzinger, the lyrics by Johnny Mercer. The song was published in 1941. It was introduced in the 1942 movie, The Fleet's In, produced by Paramount Pictures, directed by Schertzinger, and starring Dorothy Lamour, William Holden, Eddie Bracken, singer Cass Daley, and Betty Hutton in her feature film debut. The most popular recorded version of the song was made by the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra with vocalists Helen O'Connell and Bob Eberly. The recording was released by Decca Records as catalog number 4123. The record first reached the Billboard charts on April 10, 1942 and lasted 15 weeks on the chart, peaking at #1. [1] A disco instrumental version by the Salsoul Orchestra revived the song, bringing it into the top twenty in 1976. [2] Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass recorded a leisurely-paced version of the song for their album.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Victor L. Schertzinger (April 8, 1888[1] - October 26, 1941) was an American composer, film director, film producer, and screenwriter. His films include Paramount on Parade (co-director, 1930), Something to Sing About (1937) with James Cagney, and the first two "Road" pictures Road to Singapore (1940) and Road to Zanzibar (1941). His two best-known songs are "I Remember You" and "Tangerine", both with lyrics by Johnny Mercer and both featured in Schertzinger's final film The Fleet's In (1942). Schertzinger was born in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania, the child of musical parents of Pennsylvania Dutch German decent, and immediately attracted attention as a violin prodigy at the age of four.[2] As a child of eight, he appeared as a violinist with several orchestras, including the Victor Herbert Orchestra and the John Philip Sousa band. In his teens, he attended the Brown Preparatory School in Philadelphia, and gave violin performances while touring America and Europe.[3] Schertzinger studied music at the University of Brussels. He continued to distinguish himself as a concert violinist, and then as a symphony conductor. His first brush with the film.
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