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Yesterdays (1933 song)

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Song by Jerome Kern
Songwriter(s)Otto Harbach
Composer(s)Jerome Kern

"Yesterdays" is a 1933 song about nostalgia[1] composed by Jerome Kern with lyrics by Otto Harbach. They wrote the song for Roberta, a musical based on the novel Gowns by Roberta by Alice Duer Miller. "Yesterdays" was overshadowed by the musical's more popular song, "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes", which was a number one hit for the Paul Whiteman orchestra.[2]

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  1. ^ Browne, Ray Broadus; Ambrosetti, Ronald J. (Sep 11, 1993). Continuities in Popular Culture: The Present in the Past & the Past in the Present and Future. Popular Press. ISBN 9780879725938. Retrieved Sep 11, 2019 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Gioia, Ted (2012). The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire. New York City: Oxford University Press. p. 158. ISBN 978-0-19-993739-4.
  3. ^ "Shining Hour overview". Allmusic.com.
  4. ^ "Major Jazz Minor Blues". All About Jazz.
  5. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Yesterdays at AllMusic. Retrieved March 3, 2018.
  6. ^ "Stevie Holland | More Than Words Can Say" at AllMusic.

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