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Somebody Stole My Gal

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"Somebody Stole My Gal" is a popular song from 1918, written by Leo Wood. In 1923, Ted Weems & his Orchestra had a five-week run at number one with his million-selling version. It is also known in Japan as the theme song used by Yoshimoto Kogyo at its theater in Osaka.

The song has been featured in several Hollywood movies. including:

  • Somebody Stole My Gal (1931)
  • Little Jack Little & Orchestra (1936)
  • When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950)
  • My Favorite Year (1982)
  • The Grass Harp (1995)
  • Melinda and Melinda (2004)
  • The Aviator (2004)
  • Other recordings

  • Florence Millett - 1918
  • Ted Weems & His Orch. (Instr.) - 1924
  • Fletcher Henderson & His Orch. - 1924
  • Bix Beiderbecke - 1928
  • Fred Elizalde & His Anglo American Band - 1928
  • Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orch. - 1930
  • Ted Lewis & His Band (vocal: Ted Lewis)- 1931
  • Cab Calloway & His Orch. - 1931
  • Billy Cotton & His Band - 1931
  • Fats Waller & His Rhythm - 1935
  • Count Basie & His Orch. - 1940
  • Benny Goodman & His Orch. - 1940
  • Jim Kweskin & The Jug Band - 1965 Greatest Hits
  • Johnnie Ray - 1952 (a number 6 hit in the UK Singles Chart in 1953)
  • John Serry Sr. and his ensemble for "RCA Thesaurus" - 1954.
  • Jimmy Roselli - 1967
  • Mel Blanc - N/k
  • References

    Somebody Stole My Gal Wikipedia


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