If You Could See Me Now (1946 song)

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"If You Could See Me Now" is a 1946 jazz standard, composed by Tadd Dameron.[1] He wrote it especially for vocalist Sarah Vaughan,[2] a frequent collaborator. Lyrics were written by Carl Sigman and it became one of her signature songs, inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998.[3]

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  1. ^ Giddins, Gary (18 May 2000). Visions of Jazz: The First Century. Oxford University Press. p. 308. ISBN 978-0-19-513241-0. Retrieved 7 December 2011. 
  2. ^ Gioia, Ted (9 May 2011). The History of Jazz. Oxford University Press. p. 214. ISBN 978-0-19-539970-7. Retrieved 7 December 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "If You Could See Me Now". Jazz Standards.com. Retrieved 7 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Jaco Pastorius - If You Could See Me Now". YouTube. Retrieved 2013-03-25.