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'"My Buddy"' is a popular song with music written by Walter Donaldson, and lyrics by Gus Kahn. The song was published in 1922 and early popular versions were by Henry Burr (1922), Ernest Hare (1923) and Ben Bernie (also 1923).

Other recorded versions

*Alvino Rey

*Gene Autry

*Chet Baker (1953)

*Count Basie (1947)

*Teresa Brewer - included in her album 'Music, Music, Music' (1955).

*Benny Carter

*Rosemary Clooney - included in her 1983 album 'My Buddy'.

*Harry Connick Sr.

*Bing Crosby - recorded December 30, 1940 with Victor Young and his Orchestra.

*Johnny Dankworth - 'Too Cool For The Blues' (2010)

*Bobby Darin - included in the album 'Oh! Look at Me Now' (1962)

*Doris Day - included in the album 'I'll See You in My Dreams' (1951).

*Judith Durham

*Connie Francis (1963)

*Jimmy Forrest (1951)

*Stan Getz

*Jackie Gleason

*Eydie Gorm - included in her album 'Eydie Gorm Vamps The Roaring 20's' (1958).

*Doctor John (1989)

*Al Jolson

*Jerry Gray (1945)

*Lionel Hampton

*Coleman Hawkins

*Earl Hines (1974)

*Harry James and his Orchestra (vocal: Frank Sinatra) (recorded August 17, 1939)

*Miyuki Koga

*Mario Lanza

*Lena Horne

*Sammy Kaye - with a vocal by Tommy Ryan, reached the Billboard charts briefly in 1942.

*Guy Lombardo

*Glenn Miller

*The Mills Brothers - for their album 'Mmmm ... The Mills Brothers' (1958)

*Jaye P. Morgan

*Anne Murray - 2004 on I'll Be Seeing You (Anne Murray album)

*Jimmy Nail

*Tony O'Malley

*Dinah Shore (1949)

*Nancy Sinatra (1966)

*Kate Smith

*Kay Starr

*Sonny Stitt

*Barbra Streisand - on her 1974 album 'The Way We Were'.

*Mel Torm (1949)

*Billy Vaughn

*Jerry Jeff Walker - 'A Man Must Carry On' (1977)

*Barry White

*Bob Wills

*Glenn Frey The lyrics are different than the original by Gus Kahn

*Jeff Healey

*Christina Grimmie for the movie 'The Matchbreaker' (2016)

Film appearances

*1927 'Wings'

*1951 'I'll See You in My Dreams' - sung by Doris Day

*1980 'The Black Marble'

*"Blue Bell Boy", the 4th episode (aired 2012) of the third season of HBO's crime drama Boardwalk Empire, ends with Al Capone singing the song to his deaf son, Sonny.


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