a popular song from the 1920s written by Buddy DeSylva and Joseph Meyer. In the largely comic song, a man sings that he knows a certain woman named Susie to be much wilder and more passionate than most people realise.
The song, which was originally written for Al Jolson became banjo-eyed Eddie Cantor's best-known success of the 1920s, recorded on April 6, 1925 and the bestseller for five weeks during the year.
A film by the same name, starring Cantor, was released in 1948.
The song is sung by Frank Sinatra and Gene Kelly in the film Anchors Aweigh (1945).
Ruth Cracknell sings the song is several episodes of the television series Mother and Son.
The melody is used as a musical theme in the film The Affairs of Susan (1945).
The song is arranged and performed by John Serry Sr. and his ensemble for RCA Victor on "RCA Thesaurus" (1954).
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