After You've Gone (song)

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"After You've Gone"
After Youve Gone cover.jpg
The front cover of Marion Harris's 1918 single.
Music by Turner Layton
Lyrics by Henry Creamer
Published 1918
Language English
Original artist Marion Harris (July 22, 1918)
Recorded by Louis Armstrong (1929)
Ella Fitzgerald (1962)
Frank Sinatra (1984)
Bessie Smith (1928)
Henry Burr & Albert Campbell (1918)
Marion Harris (1919)
Billy Murray & Gladys Rice (1919)
Bessie Smith (1927)
Sophie Tucker (1927)
Paul Whiteman (1930)
Benny Goodman (1935)
Lionel Hampton (1937)
Quintette du Hot Club de France (1937)
Many other artists
Instrumental performance by musicians from the U.S. Coast Guard Band

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"After You've Gone" is a 1918 popular song composed by Turner Layton, with lyrics written by Henry Creamer. It was recorded by Marion Harris on July 22, 1918 and released on Victor 18509. It is the basis for many other jazz songs, as it can easily be improvised over. It is also the theme song for the BBC sitcom After You've Gone (performed by Jamie Cullum).

Notable recordings[edit]

See also[edit]

Johnnie Dodds 1938

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