But Beautiful (song)

But Beautiful (song)

"But Beautiful" is a popular song with music written by Jimmy Van Heusen, the lyrics by Johnny Burke. The song was published in 1947.

One of five songs written by Burke and Van Heusen featured in the Paramount Pictures movie Road to Rio (1947), it was introduced by Bing Crosby and is also associated with his leading lady Dorothy Lamour. The original key is G major and has the form A-B1-A-B2. It is usually performed as a ballad.

Other Versions

External links

  • "But Beautiful" at jazzstandards.com


  1. ^ AT&T Presents Stormy Weather Retrieved February 8, 2012.
  2. ^ And I Thought About YouJohnny Hartman, Retrieved February 8, 2012.
  3. ^ CD, Marc Secara and Berlin Jazz Orchestra arranged by Steve Gray, track #15You're Everything