Harold Arlen Biography

Harold Arlen wrote the best song in the world


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Harold Arlen

Harold Arlen wrote over four hundred songs and is highly regarded in the ‘Great American Songbook’.

Arlen’s 1938 song ‘Over The Rainbow’ was voted the twentieth century’s #1 song by the Recording Industry Association of America.

Other Harold Arlen super-hits include ‘It’s Only A Paper Moon’, ‘Stormy Weather’, ‘Get Happy’ and ‘Come Rain Or Come Shine’. No other composer has had more songs represented in the ‘Great American Songbook’ than Harold Arlen.

If you are an aspiring singer-songwriter, Harold Arlen should be on top of your list of composers to study.