Enjoy Yourself (It's Later than You Think)

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"Enjoy Yourself" is a popular song published in 1949, with music written by Carl Sigman and lyrics by Herb Magidson.[1]

Well known recorded versions[edit]

The most popular version of the song, recorded by Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians, was made on November 27 (some sources give November 28), 1949. The recording was released by Decca Records as catalog number 24825. The record first reached the Billboard record chart on January 13, 1950 and lasted 19 weeks on the chart, peaking at number 10.[2]

Another recording, by Doris Day, was made on January 13, 1950 and released by Columbia Records as catalog number 38709.

Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra made a recording on February 2, 1949 which was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-3375.

In 1963, Prince Buster recorded a ska version which was released by Blue Beat Records as a B-side.

Other notable recorded versions[edit]

In popular culture[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Enjoy Yourself - Maxine Sullivan | Listen, Appearances, Song Review". AllMusic. 1978-02-10. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1973). Top Pop Records 1940-1955. Record Research. 
  3. ^ "Enjoy Yourself - Bing Crosby,Bob Crosby | Listen, Appearances, Song Review". AllMusic. 2000-05-23. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  4. ^ "Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think) - The Specials | Listen, Appearances, Song Review". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  5. ^ "Enjoy Yourself - Jools Holland,Prince Buster | Listen, Appearances, Song Review". AllMusic. 2004-07-20. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  6. ^ "Enjoy Yourself - Jolie Holland | Listen, Appearances, Song Review". AllMusic. 2008-10-07. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  7. ^ "iTunes - Music - Flap!". Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  8. ^ "Friends 3 - Jools Holland | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-02-06.