Be My Life's Companion

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"Be My Life's Companion"
Published 1951
Composer(s) Milton De Lugg
Lyricist(s) Bob Hilliard

"Be My Life's Companion" is a popular song. It was written by Bob Hilliard (lyricist) and Milton De Lugg (composer) and published in 1951.

Major recorded versions[edit]

Best selling versions of the song were recorded by Rosemary Clooney and by the Mills Brothers, both in 1951. The Clooney recording was recorded in December 1951 and released by Columbia Records as catalog number 39631, with the flip side "Why Don't You Love Me?".[1] The recording first entered the Billboard magazine chart on February 8, 1952, lasting three weeks and peaking at number 18.[2]

The Mills Brothers' recording was recorded on November 14, 1951, and released by Decca Records as catalog number 27889.[3] The recording first entered the Billboard magazine chart on January 25, 1952, lasting 10 weeks and peaking at position number 21.[2]

Other recorded versions[edit]


  1. ^ Columbia Records in the 39500 to 39999 range
  2. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (1973). Top Pop Records 1940-1955. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research. 
  3. ^ Decca Records in the 27500 to 27999 series
  4. ^ RCA Victor Records in the 20-4500 to 20-4999 series
  5. ^ RCA Victor Records in the 20-4000 to 20-4499 series
  6. ^ MGM Records in the 11000 to 11499 series
  7. ^ Capitol Records in the 1500 to 1999 series
  8. ^ [Personal 78 rpm collection]

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