Forever and Ever (1948 song)

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For other songs, see Forever and Ever.

"Forever and Ever" is a popular song.

The English lyrics were written by Malia Rosa in 1948 to the music of a German song, "Fliege mit mir in die Heimat" written by the Austrian songwriter Franz Winkler.

It was originally recorded by Gracie Fields with Robert Farnon's Orchestra on 23 October 1948 and released on Decca F9031.

It was recorded by Perry Como on January 13, 1949 and released as a single that year by RCA Victor Records. The 78rpm version was released with catalog number 20-3347-A,[1] the 45rpm version was released with catalog number 47-2892-A. The flip side was "I Don't See Me In Your Eyes Anymore." The record first hit the Billboard chart on March 19, 1949 and it reached position #2, staying there for 4 weeks.[2] In the United Kingdom, it was released by HMV as a 78rpm version with catalog number BD-1250 in June 1949. The flip side was "A - You're Adorable."

The song was also recorded by Russ Morgan with vocal by The Skylarks on January 20, 1949, Margaret Whiting on January 27, 1949, and Dinah Shore with Harry Zimmerman's Orchestra on January 13, 1949.

References[edit]

  1. ^ RCA Victor Records in the 20-3000 to 20-3499 series
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1973): Top Pop Records 1940-1955. Record Research