Lies (1931 song)

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"Lies" is a popular song with music by Harry Barris and lyrics by George E. Springer. It was published in 1931.

The song was originally recorded in 1931-32 by:

It has since been recorded by many other singers, including Perry Como for RCA Victor, Snooky Lanson for London, Julia Lee and Her Boyfriends for Capitol, and Jack Pleis and His Orchestra for Decca Records (United States).

The Como recording was made on November 4, 1952 and released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-5064[4] (78 rpm) and 47-5064 (45 rpm). The flip side of the single was "Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes," a bigger hit, but this side did reach #30 on the Billboard charts. The same recording was also released in the United Kingdom by HMV as catalog number B-10431 in March, 1953, with the flip side "I Confess." It was also included in the 1956 LP album A Sentimental Date With Perry Como (RCA catalog number LPM-1177), and on several EP records.[5]

The Lee recording was recorded August 23, 1946 and released by Capitol as catalog number 308, with the flip side "Gotta Gimme What'cha Got".[6]

The Pleis recording was released by Decca in 1955 as catalog number 29664, with the flip side "Hey There".[7]


  1. ^ Victor Records in the 22500 to 22999 series
  2. ^ Perfect Records in the 15500 to 15999 series
  3. ^ Brunswick Records in the 6000 to 6499 series
  4. ^ RCA Victor Records in the 20-5000 to 20-5499 series
  5. ^ Perry Como discography
  6. ^ Capitol Records in the 100 to 499 series
  7. ^ Decca Records in the 29500 to 29999 series