The Way You Look Tonight

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"The Way You Look To-night[1]"
Single by Fred Astaire
B-side"Pick Yourself Up"
PublishedJuly 24, 1936[1] by Chappell & Co.[2][3]
ReleasedAugust 1936
RecordedJuly 26, 1936[4]
StudioLos Angeles, California
GenreJazz, Popular Music
LabelBrunswick 7717[5]
Composer(s)Jerome Kern
Lyricist(s)Dorothy Fields
Fred Astaire singles chronology
"A Fine Romance"
"The Way You Look To-night[1]"
"Never Gonna Dance"
"The Way You Look Tonight"
Single by The Lettermen
from the album A Song for Young Love
B-side"That's My Desire"
ReleasedJune 13, 1961
StudioCapitol (Hollywood)
GenrePop, Easy listening
LabelCapitol 4586
The Lettermen singles chronology
"The Way You Look Tonight"
"When I Fall in Love"

"The Way You Look Tonight" is a 1936 song by Fred Astaire. It was composed by Jerome Kern and written by Dorothy Fields. It won an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1936 for the movie Swing Time. The Letterman covered it in 1961 and went to number 13 in the United States and number 36 in the United Kingdom.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The way you look to-night / words by Dorothy Fields ; music by Jerome Kern". The Morgan Library & Museum. 2021-07-09. Retrieved 2021-09-13.
  2. Limited, Alamy. "Stock Photo - Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers 1930's Cover Sheet music 'SWING TIME' for the song "The Way You Look Tonight," with music by Jerome Kern and lyrics by Dorothy Fields. It was". Alamy. Retrieved 2021-09-14.
  3. "BRUNSWICK 78rpm numerical listing discography: 7500 - 8000". Retrieved 2021-09-14.
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