Hong Kong Blues

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"Hong Kong Blues"
Song by George Harrison
from the album Somewhere in England
Released 5 June 1981
Recorded 1980–1981
Genre Rock
Length 2:55
Label Dark Horse
Songwriter(s) Hoagy Carmichael
Producer(s) George Harrison
Somewhere in England track listing

"Hong Kong Blues" is a popular song composed by American songwriter Hoagy Carmichael in 1939. It was featured in the 1943 film To Have and Have Not, an adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's novel by the same name.[1] Former Beatle George Harrison covered the tune on his 1981 album, Somewhere in England.[2][3] Also, the Quebecer Dédé Fortin presented his cover of Hong Kong Blues with Les Colocs on their album Atrocetomique.


  1. ^ "To Have and Have Not (1944) - Soundtracks". Retrieved 29 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Ginell, Richard S. "Somewhere in England - George Harrison : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 29 September 2012. 
  3. ^ Calkin, Graham. "Somewhere In England". Jpgr.co.uk. Retrieved 29 September 2012.