On A Slow Boat To China

"On A Slow Boat to China", sometimes called "(I'd Like To Get You On A (Slow Boat To China)" is a popular song by Frank Loesser, published in 1948.


On A Slow Boat To China (WORD)
On A Slow Boat To China (PDF)

The two videos below are in Bb so you'd have to detune to play in the same key.

Frank Loesser’s office was in the Brill Building in Times Square, and it was from here that he ran Frank Music, one of the largest music publishing companies in the country. "On A Slow Boat to China" is a well-known pop standard, recorded by many artists, including a duet between Rosemary Clooney and Bing Crosby (for their album Fancy Meeting You Here (1958)), Ella Fitzgerald, Joni James, Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Buffett, Fats Domino and Liza Minnelli. In the UK, the biggest hit version was recorded in 1959 by Emile Ford and the Checkmates peaking at #3 in the official singles chart.

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