All Alone

Album: Great American Composers (1924)
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Songfacts®:

  • Irving Berlin's mother died July 21, 1922; the songwriter was deeply moved by her death, which inspired a number of songs. "All Alone," which was obviously written from the heart was published in October 1924, and had similar commercial success to "What'll I Do?" >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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  • David from TexasThank you for confirming this. And for including the very sweetest version of a very sad song - Esther Kong's.
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