[Dixielandjazz] "A Tree In The Meadow" (was Not OKOM, but...)

Bill Haesler bhaesler at bigpond.net.au
Fri Oct 2 17:22:09 PDT 2009

l.swain at comcast.net asked:
> Can anyone point to a lead sheet for the WWII song "A Tree in the  
> Meadow"?

Dear Larry,
It was, in fact, written shortly after WWII.
A UK song, it was composed by band leader Billy Reid and published in  
He recorded it at the time for Parlophone with Dorothy Squires.
It became a No.1 'hit' on Capitol for Margaret Whiting in July that  
Also recorded by Joe Loss, John Laurenz, Paul Fennelly & the Ames  
Brothers, Monica Lewis and Sam Brown.
None of which provides you with a lead sheet, but may prompt the  
memory of a British DJMLer who can.
has the words and chords.
Very kind regards,

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