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1955 Richard Adler, Jerry Ross
From the musical comedy "Damn Yankees" with a book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop, music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. (Thank you Richard Sutton).

Recording sessions
1955: Philadelphia (US-PA)
with strings added
 
 
1955: Philadelphia (US-PA) second version
 
1964 April 4-6: New York