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Arthur Johnston (January 10, 1898 – May 1, 1954) was a composer known for such works as “Mandy, Make Up Your Mind,” "Pennies From Heaven," and many others. He worked for a time with Irving Berlin, Johnny Burke, Sam Coslow, and Bing Crosby.

Johnston and Burke were nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1936 for "Pennies From Heaven".[1]

Major songs

  • "Moon Song (That Wasn't Meant For Me)"—lyrics by Sam Coslow
  • "Black Moonlight"—lyrics by Sam Coslow
  • "Cocktails for Two"—lyrics by Sam Coslow
  • "Sweet Lotus Blossom"—lyrics by Sam Coslow
  • "My Old Flame"—lyrics by Sam Coslow
  • "Pennies From Heaven"—lyrics by Johnny Burke
  • "One, Two, Button Your Shoe"—lyrics by Johnny Burke


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