The sheet music held by the British Library credits Haley as the sole author [though it was later revealed that bass player Marshall Lytle co-wrote it]. Originally published by Eastwick Music of Philadelphia and copyright 1953, it retailed for 40c. It was also published in the UK the same year, where it was recorded by Lita Roza (of "(How Much Is) That Doggie In The Window?
" fame) with Ted Heath on Decca; this was a full orchestral arrangement, original score by Reg Owen, "Commercially Adapted by Gordon Rees," it retailed for one shilling from Leeds Music of London.
Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 3