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Vintage sheet music for
"If I Had You"
words and music by Jimmy Campbell
and Reg Connelly
Born: 1903, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Died: 1967, London
Primary songwriting role: lyricist; also composer and music publisher
Overview and Commentary:
Jimmy Campbell (This section is currently in preparation)
Jimmy Campbell and Reg Connelly were music publishers in London, who were also active during the twenties and thirties as songwriters, mostly as a pair of lyricists working with a composer. They are credited with a version of the folk song "Show Me the Way to Go Home," published in 1925 under the pseudonym, Irving King; lyrics for "If I Had You," 1928, with music by Ted Shapiro; "Good Night Sweetheart," 1931 with music by Ray Noble; "Try a Little Tenderness," 1933 with music by Harry M. Woods; and others.
Their music publishing company Campbell, Connelly & Co., Ltd. was founded in 1929.
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