In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening

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"In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening" is a popular song with music by Hoagy Carmichael and lyrics by Johnny Mercer.[1] It was written for the 1951 film, Here Comes the Groom, and won the Academy Award for Best Original Song.[1]

The recording by Bing Crosby and Jane Wyman was released by Decca Records as catalog number 27678.[2] It first reached the Billboard Best Seller chart on September 21, 1951, and lasted six weeks on the chart, peaking at number 23.[3]


  1. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 134. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ Decca Records in the 27500 to 27999 series
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1973). Top Pop Records 1940-1955. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research.