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"Buttons and Bows" is a popular song. Popular music is music belonging to any of a number of musical styles that are accessible to the general public and mostly distributed commercially. ... A song is a relatively short musical composition for the human voice (possibly accompanied by other musical instruments), which features words (lyrics). ...


The music was written by Jay Livingston, the lyrics by Ray Evans. The song was published in 1947. Jay Livingston (March 28, 1915 - October 17, 2001) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Ray Evans, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... Raymond Bernard Ray Evans (born February 14, 1915 in Salamanca, New York) was a partner in the composing and songwriter duo with Jay Livingston, best known for the songs they composed for films. ... See also: 1946 in music, other events of 1947, 1948 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Patti Page signs with Mercury Frankie Laine earns his first, of 21, gold records Kay Starr signs with Capitol George Jones begins performing Jimmy Rogers begins recording the Weavers begin...


The song appeared in the Bob Hope movie The Paleface, and won the Academy Award for Best Song. The most popular version of the song was recorded by Dinah Shore in 1947, but reached the charts the next year. Charting versions of the song were also recorded by The Dinning Sisters, by Betty Rhodes, by Evelyn Knight, and by Betty Garrett the same year. In addition, the song was also recorded in the United States by Gene Autry and in the United Kingdom by Geraldo and his orchestra (with vocalist Doreen Lundy). It was memorably peformed (with most of the lyrics forgotten) by Dr. Frasier Crane in the Frasier episode Look Before You Leap. Bob Hope, KBE, KCSG, (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003), born Leslie Townes Hope, was a famous British-born American entertainer who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio and television, in movies, and in performing tours for U.S. Military personnel. ... The Paleface is a 1948 film. ... The Academy Award for Best Song is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are songwriters and composers. ... Dinah Shore (born Frances Rose Shore, February 29, 1916 – February 24, 1994) was an American singer, actress and talk show host. ... See also: 1946 in music, other events of 1947, 1948 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Patti Page signs with Mercury Frankie Laine earns his first, of 21, gold records Kay Starr signs with Capitol George Jones begins performing Jimmy Rogers begins recording the Weavers begin... Evelyn Knight (born 1929 in Washington D.C.) is an American singer of the 1940s and 1950s. ... Betty Garrett (born May 23, 1919 in St. ... Gene Autry. ... Frasier Winslow Crane is a character on American television sitcoms Cheers and Frasier. ... A highly successful spin-off of the the television show Cheers, Frasier is a situation comedy that aired on NBC for eleven seasons from September 16, 1993, to May 13, 2004. ...

  • The Snazin/RyoRyo version was recorded in May 1999, and released by ToiBoi Records. This was the second duet performed by the two, and the first where Snazin freestyle rapped.
Preceded by:
"Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" from Song of the South
Academy Award for Best Song
1948
Succeeded by:
"Baby, It's Cold Outside" from Neptune's Daughter

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