Again (1949 song)

Again (1949 song)

"Again" is a popular song, recorded by many singers.

The music was written by Lionel Newman, the words by Dorcas Cochran.

It was in the movie "Road House" (1948).

In 1949, versions by Vic Damone, Doris Day, Tommy Dorsey, Gordon Jenkins, Vera Lynn, Art Mooney, and Mel Tormé all made the Billboard charts.

The recording by Doris Day was released by Columbia Records as catalog number 38467. It first reached the Billboard magazine Best Seller chart on May 13, 1949 and lasted 14 weeks on the chart, peaking at #14. cite book
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] The flip side was "Everywhere You Go." Other sources give the highest chart position as #2.

The recording by Vic Damone was released by Mercury Records as catalog number 5261. It first reached the Billboard magazine Best Seller chart on April 8, 1949 and lasted 15 weeks on the chart, peaking at #11. Other sources give the highest chart position as #6.

The recording by Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-3427. It first reached the Billboard magazine Best Seller chart on June 10, 1949 and lasted 9 weeks on the chart, peaking at #22. Other sources give the highest chart position as #6. The flip side, "The Hucklebuck," also charted.

The recording by Gordon Jenkins and his orchestra was released by Decca Records as catalog number 24602. It first reached the Billboard magazine Best Seller chart on April 15, 1949 and lasted 23 weeks on the chart, peaking at #2.

The recording by Vera Lynn was released by London Records as catalog number 310. It first reached the Billboard magazine Best Seller chart on January 21, 1949 and lasted 3 weeks on the chart, peaking at #23.

The recording by Art Mooney and his orchestra was released by MGM Records as catalog number 10398. It first reached the Billboard magazine Best Seller chart on July 15, 1949 at #28, its only week on the chart. Other sources give the highest chart position as #7.

The recording by Mel Tormé was released by Capitol Records as catalog number 15428. It first reached the Billboard magazine Best Seller chart on April 8, 1949 and lasted 18 weeks on the chart, peaking at #7. Other sources give the highest chart position as #3. The flip side, "Blue Moon," also charted.

Recorded versions

*Vic Damone (1949)
*Doris Day (1949)
*Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra (1949)
*Gordon Jenkins and his Orchestra (vocal: Joe Graydon) (1949)
*The Lettermen (1962)
*Ida Lupino (1948)
*Vera Lynn (1949)
*Vera Lynn (new version) (1960)
*Art Mooney and his Orchestra (vocals: Johnny Martin, Madelyn Russell) (1949)
*Mel Tormé (1949)

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