Wish You Were Here (1952 song)

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"Wish You Were Here"
Released 1952 (1952)
Songwriter(s) Harold Rome

"Wish You Were Here" is a popular song with music and lyrics by Harold Rome, the title tune from his 1952 show, Wish You Were Here. It was introduced in the show and on the RCA Victor cast album[1] by Jack Cassidy.

The best-known version, after Billy Eckstine's, Motown Anthology 1966 interpretation, was recorded by Eddie Fisher becoming a #1 hit in 1952 on RCA Victor 47-4830 (45 rpm) and 20-4830 (78 rpm).[2]


  1. ^ "Wish You Were Here (Original Cast Recording)". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2017-04-04. 
  2. ^ "Wish You Were Here (Eddie Fisher single)". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2017-04-04.