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IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU

 
SONG & HIT DETAILS
 
Artist Name: JO STAFFORD
 
Top Position (Australia): 12
 
Song Author: Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen.
 
 
Year Recorded: 1944
Record Label: Coronet
Label Number: KS-129
 
SONG PROFILE
 
It Could Happen to You

"It Could Happen to You" is a popular standard written by Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen.

The song was written in 1944 and was introduced in the Paramount musical comedy film, And the Angels Sing.

A recording by Jo Stafford was released by Capitol Records as catalog number 158.

It reached the Billboard magazine Best Seller chart on September 21, 1944 at #10, its only week on the chart.

The Four Freshmen also released a version.

The Dexter Gordon composition, "Fried Bananas," is based on the changes of "It Could Happen to You."