I've Told Ev'ry Little Star

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"I've Told Ev'ry Little Star"
Introduced in the musical play, Music in the Air
Music by Jerome Kern
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Published 1932
Language English
Recorded by Many artists; see #Recorded versions

"I've Told Ev'ry Little Star" is a popular song with music by Jerome Kern and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, published in 1932. The song was introduced in the musical play, Music in the Air. It has since been recorded by many artists.

The most well-known recording was the 1961 hit by Linda Scott, titled "I've Told Every Little Star," which reached number three on the U.S. Pop charts and also reached the top ten in New Zealand and South Africa. In an audition scene in the film Mulholland Drive, the Linda Scott recording was used for the voice of the auditioning actress (Melissa George). The Linda Scott version also features as the title song of The Girl (2012). This version was sampled by rapper Mac Miller on his 2011 single "Knock Knock".

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