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Always (ver. 1) by Irving Berlin - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
"Always" is a popular song written by Irving Berlin in 1925, as a wedding gift for his wife Ellin McKay, whom he married in 1926, and to whom he presented the substantial royalties. The song was supposed to be used for the Marx Brothers Broadway musical (later film)The Cocoanuts (1927) but was cut by Berlin during out-of-town tryouts. In 1942 it was used as the theme music for the film The Pride of the Yankees. Hit versions have been recorded by such diverse artists as Frank Sinatra, Patsy Cline, Billie Holiday, Billy Corgan, Guy Lombardo, Leonard Cohen, Phil Collins and The Ink Spots. Billy Eckstine and Sarah Vaughan also recorded it as a duet. Bandleader Sammy Kaye recorded it twice, in 1945 with singer Arthur Wright (hit single), and as part of a 1949 LP with singer Tony Alamo. Diana Ross & The Supremes performed a Motown-styled version of the song in a tribute to Irving Berlin on The Ed.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Irving Berlin (May 11; 1888 September 22; 1989) was a Belarusian-born American composer and lyricist; and one of the most prolific American songwriters in history. Berlin was one of the few Tin Pan Alley Broadway songwriters who wrote both lyrics and music for his songs.Although he never learned to read music beyond a rudimentary level; with the help of various uncredited musical assistants or collaborators; he eventually composed over 3;000 songs; many of which (e.g. -God Bless America-; -White Christmas-; -Anything You Can Do-; -There-s No Business Like Show Business-) left an indelible mark on music and culture worldwide. He composed seventeen film scores and twenty-one Broadway scores. "Always" is a popular song written by Irving Berlin in 1925, as a wedding gift for his wife Ellin McKay, whom he married in 1926, and to whom he presented the substantial royalties. The song was supposed to be used for the Marx Brothers Broadway musical (later film)The Cocoanuts (1927) but was cut by Berlin during out-of-town tryouts. In 1942 it was used as the theme music for the film The Pride of the Yankees. Hit versions have been recorded by such diverse.
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