"Anytime (1921 song)"
Sheet music of "Any Time"
Song by Emmett Miller
PublishedDecember 27, 1921 (1921-12-27) Herbert Happy Lawson Music Publishing Company, Dallas[1]
Released1924
Songwriter(s)Herbert Happy Lawson

"Any Time" is a Tin Pan Alley song written by Herbert "Happy" Lawson. The song was published in 1921 and first recorded by Emmett Miller for OKeh Records in 1924. Accompanying himself on ukulele, Lawson recorded his own version for Gennett Records on July 31, 1925. It became associated with Country music when Eddy Arnold rescued it from obscurity in 1948, topping the Billboard Juke Box Folk Records Chart for nine weeks.[2]

Charted versions

References

  1. ^ Library of Congress. Copyright Office. (1921). Catalog of Copyright Entries, 1921 Music Last Half of 1921 New Series Vol 16 Part 2. United States Copyright Office. U.S. Govt. Print. Off.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 29.
  3. ^ Eddy Arnold, "Anytime" Chart Position Retrieved February 21, 2015
  4. ^ Foy Willing and His Riders of the Purple Sage, "Anytime" Chart Position Retrieved February 21, 2015
  5. ^ Eddie Fisher, "Anytime" Chart Position Retrieved February 21, 2015
  6. ^ Patsy Cline, "Anytime" Chart Position Retrieved February 21, 2015
  7. ^ The Osmonds, "Anytime" Chart Position Retrieved February 21, 2015