Original

Written by
Henry Creamer, James Johnson
Language
English
Recording date
February 10, 1927
Released on

If I Could Be With You
Audio single
1927

Comments
Although not credited, Taylor is backed by her husband's group Clarence Williams' Blue Five on this performance.
Rating
Buy

Versions

If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) written by Henry Creamer, James Johnson English

Title Performer Release date Info
If I Could Be With You Eva Taylor 1927
If I Could Be With You One Hour To-Night McKinney's Cotton Pickers 1930
If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight Louis Armstrong and His Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra 1930
If I Could Be With You Ruth Etting 1930
If I Could Be With You One Hour To-Night Hit-of-the-Week Orchestra - Bert Hersch, Director 1930
If I Could Be With You Seger Ellis with Orchestra 1930
If I Could Be With You Benny Goodman and His Orchestra 1936
If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight Louis Prima's New Orleans Gang 1939
If I Could Be With You Count Basie & His Orchestra 1939
If I Could Be With You Jack Teagarden & His Orchestra 1940
If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight Nat Gonella & His New Georgians 1941
If I Could Be With You Børge Roger Henrichsen og hans orkester 1942
If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight Wingy Manone & His Orchestra With Kay Starr 1944
If I Could Be With You James Johnson 1944
If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight The Oscar Peterson Trio 1945
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Herb Jeffries January 1948
If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight Billy Daniels, featuring Benny Payne at the Piano 1951
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Coleman Hawkins 1952
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Art Van Damme Quintet 1953
If I Could Be With You One Hour To-Night Joe Newman Octet 1955
If I Could Be With You Jerry Jerome 1956
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Nat "King" Cole 1956
If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight Teddi King 1956
If I Could Be With You Ruby Braff Featuring Dave McKenna 1956
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Mark Murphy with Orchestra Directed by Ralph Burns 1956
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Dave Pell Octet 1956
If I Could Be With You Kenny Baker [2] 1957
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Gary Crosby, Orchestra Conducted by Bud Shank 1957
If I Could Be With You Julie London 1957
If I Could Be With You Jackie Gleason 1957
If I Could Be With You Bing Crosby with Buddy Cole and His Trio 1957
If I Could Be With You Georgie Auld 1959
If I Could Be With You Carmen McRae 1959
If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight River Boat Five 1959
If I Could Be With You Barbara Dane, Earl "Fatha" Hines and His Orchestra 1959
If I Could Be With You Les Elgart 1959
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) The Benny Carter Quartet! 1959
If I Could Be With You Charlie Shavers 1959
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Della Reese 1960
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Keely Smith 1960
If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight Teddy Wilson 1960
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Erskine Hawkins Quintet 1961
If I Could Be With You New Orleans Creole Jazz Band 1961
If I Could Be With You Maxim Saury et son orchestre 1961
If I Could Be With You Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen February 1962
If I Could Be With You Jackie Davis 1963
If I Could Be With You One More Hour Tonight Kay Starr & Count Basie 1969
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Milt Buckner 1969
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Art Hodes 1972
If I Could Be With You Peter Snake Hips Dean 1974
If I Could Be With You Doc Cheatham 1975
If I Could Be With You Bobby Hackett with Vic Dickenson, Dave McKenna, Jack Lesberg & Cliff Leeman 1975
If I Could Be With You Warren Vaché, Jr. and His All-Stars 1976
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Ralph Sutton Quartet 1977
If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight Pug Horton's Blues 1978
If I Could Be With You Dave Pell's Prez Conference featuring Joe Williams 1979
If I Could Be With You Eiji Kitamura All Stars 1979
If I Could Be With You Red Richards 1980
If I Could Be With You Pee Wee Erwin 1981
One Hour Tonight Connie Jones' Crescent City Jazz Band 1982
One Hour (If I Could Be With You One Hour) Butch Thompson and His Boys featuring Frank Chace 1985
If I Could Be With You Nancy Harrow with Sir Roland Hanna and Special Guest Bob Brookmeyer 1986
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Kenny Davern 1988
If I Could Be With You Miyuki Koga with Hank Jones, George Mraz, Billy Hart 1991
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Louis Mazetier and François Rilhac 1991
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) The Butch Thompson Trio 1992
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Terry Blaine January 1993
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Carol Sloane 1993
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Marcus Roberts 1993
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) A.J. Croce 1993
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) The Ray Skjelbred Quartet 1994
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Ralph Sutton, Yoshio Toyama 1994
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Leon Redbone 1994
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Tom Saunders' Wild Bill Davison Band & Guests 1996
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Tony Bennett 1996
If I Could Be With You/Old Fashioned Love Barbara Sutton Curtis 1997
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Bob Willoughby September 14, 1999
If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Grant Simpson 2004
If I Could Be With You Paul Motian with Bill Frisell, Thomas Morgan, Petra Haden March 11, 2011