At Sundown (When Love is Calling Me Home)

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"At Sundown (When Love is Calling Me Home)"
Song
Language English
Published 1927
Songwriter(s) Walter Donaldson

"At Sundown (When Love is Calling Me Home)" is a fox-trot style song written by Walter Donaldson. The song was published in 1927 by Leo. Feist Inc. in New York, NY.[1] This hit song reportedly sold more than two million disks in various versions in the late 1920s. It has been used in several movie musicals including Glorifying the American Girl, This Is the Life, Music for Millions, Margie, The Fabulous Dorseys, Love Me or Leave Me, and The Joker Is Wild.[2]

The sheet music can be found at the Pritzker Military Museum & Library.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Donaldson, Walter, and May Singhi Breen. 1927. At sundown: (when love is calling me home): fox-trot song. New York: Leo. Feist Inc.OCLC 9710628
  2. ^ Tyler, Don. Hit songs, 1900-1955: American popular music of the pre-rock era. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2007. P. 147 ISBN 978-0-7864-2946-2. OCLC 76961274
  3. ^ Donaldson, Walter, and May Singhi Breen. 1927. At sundown: (when love is calling me home): fox-trot song. New York: Leo. Feist Inc.OCLC 9710628
  4. ^ http://web.cfa.arizona.edu/artieshaw/collection/MMS5Shaw.pdf retrieved August 17. 2015
  5. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved October 30, 2017. 
  6. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". BING magazine. International Club Crosby. Retrieved October 30, 2017. 

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