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I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You)
Harry James (#1 in 1944)
- words by Roy Turk, music by Fred E. Ahlert
- written in 1928, it was one of the biggest hits of the late 20s
- theme song of the 1943 movie "A Guy Named Joe" starring Spencer Tracy and Irene Dunne

I'll get by
As long as I
Have you
Though there be rain
And darkness too
I'll not complain
I'll see it through
Though I may
Be far away
It's true
Say, what care I
Dear, I'll get by
As long as I
Have you

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    This is also A love song from A soldier (Maybe) to his wife.
    He is far away, but he won't complain, he'll see it through and come home to his love. As long as he knows she will be waiting for him and loves him.
    I think this song should be sung today and made popular again. With the same tune. Not A rap or hip hop but with the same beatiful way that harry james meant it to be.
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