Come Rain or Come Shine

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"Come Rain or Come Shine" is a popular music song written by Harold Arlen, who composed the music, and Johnny Mercer, who wrote the lyrics. The song was written for the musical St. Louis Woman, and was published in 1946.

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Harold Arlen May 17, 1960

Recordings were made in 1946 by Sy Oliver (with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra), Dinah Shore, Helen Forrest and Dick Haymes, Margaret Whiting, and Ray Charles. Although the song did not actually make the charts in the period following its publication, it has become a standard.

Notable recordings[edit]

1940s[edit]

  • The Sy Oliver/Tommy Dorsey version was recorded on January 31, 1946. The recording was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-1819.
  • The Margaret Whiting version was recorded on February 17, 1946. The recording was released by Capitol Records as catalog number 247. This reached the Billboard charts in the No. 17 spot.
  • The Dinah Shore version was recorded on March 18, 1946. The recording was released by Columbia Records as catalog number 36971. Dinah performed it on the May 16, 1946 edition of the Birds Eye Open House radio programme.
  • The Helen Forrest/Dick Haymes version was recorded on April 14, 1946. The recording was released by Decca Records as catalog number 23548 and reached the Billboard charts with a peak position of No. 23.

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In popular culture[edit]

References[edit]

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