So in Love

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"So in Love"
Song
Published1948
GenreShow tune
Songwriter(s)Cole Porter

"So in Love" is a popular song, written by Cole Porter, from his musical Kiss Me, Kate, (opening on Broadway in 1948)[1] based on Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. It was sung in the show by Patricia Morison, reprised by Alfred Drake[1] and further popularized by Patti Page in 1949.

The Page recording was issued by Mercury Records as catalog number 5230,[1][2] and first reached the Billboard chart on February 12, 1949, lasting two weeks and peaking at No. 13.[3]

Other versions which were popular that year were by Gordon MacRae and Dinah Shore.[1]

The song has been recorded by many other significant female singers, including Peggy Lee and Ella Fitzgerald.

Recorded versions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Gardner, Edward Foote (2000). Popular Songs of the 20th Century: Chart Detail & Encyclopedia, 1900–1949. St. Paul, Minnesota: Paragon House. ISBN 1-55778-789-1.
  2. ^ a b Mercury Records in the 5000 to 5497 series
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1973). Top Pop Records 1940–1955. Record Research.
  4. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". BING magazine. International Club Crosby. Retrieved September 13, 2017.
  5. ^ a b Decca Records in the 24500 to 24999 series
  6. ^ a b RCA Victor Records in the 20-3000 to 20–3499 series
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-07-13. Retrieved 2011-10-07.
  8. ^ MGM Records in the 30500 to 30887 series
  9. ^ MGM Records in the 10000 to 10499 series
  10. ^ Capitol Records in the 1500 to 1999 series
  11. ^ RCA Victor Records in the 20-4000 to 20–4499 series
  12. ^ Columbia Records in the 38000 to 38499 series