The Revelers were an American quintet comprised of four close harmony singers and a pianist. The Revelers were popular radio, vaudeville and recording stars in the 1920s and 1930s, and were inducted into The Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1999. The original members were: Franklyn Baur and Lewis James, tenors; Elliot Shaw, baritone; Wilfred Glenn, bass; and Ed Smalle, piano, who was replaced by Frank Black in 1926. You can find out more about their career on Wikipedia.
This adorable song is from the musical comedy, “The Ramblers,” which opened on Broadway on September 20, 1926 and closed 289 performances later on May 28, 1927. Words and music by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby.
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