"It's Magic" is a popular song. The music was written by Jule Styne, the lyrics by Sammy Cahn. The song was introduced by Doris Day in her film debut, Romance on the High Seas, and was published in 1947. Versions which made the Billboard magazine charts in 1948 were recorded by Doris Day, Tony Martin, Dick Haymes, Gordon MacRae, and Sarah Vaughan. In 1952 Doris Day made the song the theme of The Doris Day Show, her Hollywood radio series.
The Doris Day recording was released by Columbia Records as catalog number 38188. The recording spent 21 weeks on the Billboard chart, peaking at position #2.
The Tony Martin recording was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-2862. The recording spent 13 weeks on the Billboard chart, peaking at position #11.
The Dick Haymes recording was released by Decca Records as catalog number 23826. The recording spent 18 weeks on the Billboard chart, peaking at position #9.
The Gordon MacRae recording was released by Capitol Records as catalog number 15072. The recording spent 17 weeks on the Billboard chart, peaking at position #9.
The Sarah Vaughan recording was released by Musicraft Records as catalog number 557. The recording spent 2 weeks on the Billboard chart, peaking at position #29. It appeared on the EP "The Divine Sarah Sings" (1954)
Dinah Washington recorded the song in 1959 for her album "What a Diff'rence a Day Makes!"
Keely Smith recorded it in 1959 for her Capital album, Swingin’ Pretty, arranged and conducted by Nelson.
Shirley Bassey recorded the song in 1963 for her EP "In Other Words...".
In 2010, Australian singer Melinda Schneider recorded the song for her Doris Day tribute album "Melinda Does Doris".
Also, Bethany Joy Galeotti released a little cover of the song at Soundcloud.com and Muziboo.com in 2011.
In the 1953 Warner Brothers cartoon Robot Rabbit, Bugs Bunny parodied the song with the lyrics, "Carrots are divine...You get a dozen for a dime. It's magic."
- ^ a b c d e Whitburn, Joel (1973). Top Pop Records 1940-1955. Record Research.