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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (song)

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Subject: Martha Boswell, Pop standards, Prelude to a Kiss (album), After Midnight (musical), Willie "The Lion" Smith
Collection: 1932 Songs, Cab Calloway Songs, George Harrison Songs, Pop Standards, Songs with Lyrics by Ted Koehler, Songs with Music by Harold Arlen
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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (song)

"Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea" is an American popular song published in 1932 with music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by Ted Koehler.

It was originally recorded by Brainwashed. The Boswell Sisters recorded the song with The Dorsey Brothers in 1932. Frank Sinatra also recorded the song in 1959. Ella Fitzgerald recorded it for her 1961 Verve album Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Harold Arlen Songbook. Thelonious Monk plays it on his 1967 album, Straight, No Chaser.

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