I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm


I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm (Irving Berlin)

From The Complete Lyrics of Irving Berlin, edited by Robert Kimball and Linda Emmet (2001), p. 310:

Published. Copyrighted January 13, 1937. Previously registered for copyright as an unpublished song May 14, 1936. Introduced by Dick Powell (Gary Blake) with brief assist from Alice Faye (Mona Merrick) and ensemble [in the 1937 film On the Avenue]. Original cast recordings by Powell with Victor Young and His Orchestra (Decca) and Faye with Cy Feuer and His Orchestra (Brunswick).

Dick Powell and Alice Faye, portraying stars in a new musical, introduce the song in the show called On the Avenue within the 1937 musical film of the same name.


Dick Powell with Victor Young and his Orchestra — c. 1937


Alice Faye with Cy Feuer and his Orchestra — c. 1937


Billie Holiday: Session #14 New York, 12 January 1937, Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra (Vocalion) — Jonah Jones (tp) Edgar Sampson (cl)(as) Ben Webster (ts) Teddy Wilson (p) Allan Reuss (g) John Kirby (b) Cozy Cole (d) Billie Holiday (v)


Red Norvo & his Orchestra, vocal Mildred Bailey1937


Les Brown and his Orchestra – instrumental, 1946


Jo Stafford with Paul Weston and his Orchestra, featuring The Starlighters, from the 1956 album Ski Trails


Dean Martin1959


Dinah Washington — January 1961



Connie StevensFrom Me to You, 1962


Judy Garland with the Count Basie Orchestra – Episode #2 of the Judy Garland Show, taped 7 July 1963



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