MUSIC MONDAY Cole Porter’s song “So in Love”

Cole Porter’s song “So in Love”

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So in Love

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So in Love
from the Broadway musical Kiss Me, Kate, based on Shakespeare‘s Taming of the Shrew
Written by Cole Porter
Published 1948
Language English
Original artist Alfred Drake
Recorded by Patti Page,
many other artists (see #Recorded versions)

So in Love” is a popular song, written by Cole Porter, from his musical Kiss Me, Kate, (opening on Broadway in 1948)[1] based on Shakespeare‘s Taming of the Shrew. It was sung in the show by Patricia Morison, reprised by Alfred Drake[1] and further popularized by Patti Page in 1949.

The Page recording was issued by Mercury Records as catalog number 5230,[1][2] and first reached the Billboard chart on February 12, 1949, lasting 2 weeks and peaking at #13.[3]

Other versions which were popular that year were by Gordon MacRae and Dinah Shore.[1]

The song has been recorded by many other significant female singers, including Peggy Lee and Ella Fitzgerald.

Recorded versions

References

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