By the Beautiful Sea (song)

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"By the Beautiful Sea"
By The Beautiful Sea.jpg
Cover, sheet music, 1914
Songwriter(s)Composer: Harry Carroll
Lyricist: Harold R. Atteridge

"By the Beautiful Sea" is a popular song published in 1914, with music written by Harry Carroll and lyrics written by Harold R. Atteridge.[1] The sheet music was published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.[2]

The song was originally recorded by the Heidelberg Quintet, topping the early American music charts for six weeks in the summer of 1914, during the outbreak of World War I.[3]

In popular culture[edit]

The song has appeared in many musicals, television shows and films including Some Like It Hot, I Love Lucy, The Haunted Mansion, The Waltons, and Apartment Troubles (2014). [4][5] In addition to that, one of the children's toys called Sing-a-ma-jigs sings this song. It is also used as the tune of the Lalaloopsy Magic Mermaid Coral Sea Shells commercial jingle.


  1. ^ "Perfessor Bill Edwards - Songs from 1910 to 1919". Archived from the original on 2013-02-23. Retrieved 2013-02-23.
  2. ^ By the beautiful sea / Harry Carroll (sheet music):Sheet Music Description: Performing Arts Encyclopedia, Library of Congress
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Pop Memories: 1890-1954. Record Research. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.
  4. ^ Harold Atteridge filmography at Internet Movie Database
  5. ^ Harry Carroll filmography at Internet Movie Database

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