Here's Looking At You

Album: not on an album (1936)
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  • "Here's Looking At You" was the first song ever performed on television, in a test broadcast from London's Alexandra Palace on August 26, 1936. At 11.45am, some music by Duke Ellington opened the broadcast for the Radiolympia programme, which would become Variety when regular broadcasts began on November 2.
    "Here's Looking At You" was written by Ronnie Hill, and performed live on this occasion by Helen McKay. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England
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