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The Glory of Love
1936 Billy Hill
This is a song written by Billy Hill, recorded by Benny Goodman in 1936, whose version was a number one pop hit. In 1951, R&B vocal group, The Five Keys, had their biggest R&B hit with their version of the song, hitting number one on the R&B chart for four non-consecutive weeks. Was then recorded by many performers, among which Peggy Lee (1959), Dean Martin (1966) and Otis Redding (1967).

Recording sessions
1967 December 20: New York RCA Studios Manhattan B