Dancing in the Dark (Schwartz-Dietz song)

Dancing in the Dark (Schwartz-Dietz song)

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title = Dancing in the Dark
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composer = Arthur Schwartz
lyricist = Howard Dietz
published = 1931
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language = English
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recorded_by = Ella Fitzgerald
Frank Sinatra
Fred Astaire
Bea Wain
Julian "Cannonball" Adderley
Diana Krall
and many others
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"Dancing in the Dark" is a popular song, with music by Arthur Schwartz and lyrics by Howard Dietz, that was first introduced by John Barker in the 1931 revue "The Band Wagon". It was subsequently featured in the classic 1953 film "The Band Wagon" and has since come to be considered part of the Great American Songbook. It has been recorded by Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Fred Astaire, Bea Wain, Artie Shaw, Bing Crosby, Julian "Cannonball" Adderley, Diana Krall, and others.

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