Notes: ~ "Blue Skies"
was written specially for Belle Baker in 1927 who
introduced it is the Stage musical "Betsy" the
score of which was otherwise written by Rodgers &
Hart. It became the hit song of the show and one of the
sheet music best-sellers of the year. Al Jolson sang it
in "The Jazz Singer" 1927 and again in
"The Jolson Story" 1946 where he dubbed it for
Larry Parks. It was sung by Eddie Cantor in
"Glorifying the American Girl" 1929. by Ethel
Merman and Alice Faye in "Alexander's Ragtime
Band" in 1938 and by Bing Crosby in "Blue
Skies" 1946 and "White Christmas" 1954.