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By the Beautiful Sea (song)

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"'By the Beautiful Sea'" is a popular song published in 1914, with music written by Harry Carroll and lyrics written by Harold R. Atteridge. The melody was composed on the terrace of Reisenweber's Brighton Beach Casino. The sheet music was published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.[http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.natlib.ihas.100005022/default.html By the beautiful sea / Harry Carroll (sheet music):Sheet Music Description: Performing Arts Encyclopedia, Library of Congress]

The song was originally recorded by the Heidelberg Quintet, topping the early American music charts for six weeks in the summer of 1914, during the outbreak of World War I. Other popular recordings in 1914 were by Ada Jones & Billy Watkins, and by Prince's Orchestra.


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