If You Knew Susie

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This article is about the song from the 1920s. For Suzi Quatro's album, see If You Knew Suzi.... For the film, see If You Knew Susie (film).

"If You Knew Susie" is the title of a popular song from the 1920s written by Buddy DeSylva[1] and Joseph Meyer.[2] In the largely comic song, a man sings that he knows a certain woman named Susie to be much wilder and more passionate than most people realize.

The song was Eddie Cantor's best-known success of the 1920s and the bestseller for five weeks in 1925.[3]

In popular culture[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Composers-Lyricists Database, Biography: Buddy DeSylva". Retrieved 2008-11-24. 
  2. ^ "Composers-Lyricists Database, Biography: Joseph Meyer". Retrieved 2008-11-24. 
  3. ^ CD liner notes: Chart-Toppers of the Twenties, 1998 ASV Ltd.