Brooklyn crooner Elly Jordan and his bandmates end up broke at a Wyoming dude ranch run by Jane Hardy. Singing for his supper there, Elly is heard by Broadway booker Roy Chadwick, who mistakes him for a genuine cowboy and decides to make him a star. The fact that Elly is terrified of animals (including horses) and doesn't know the first thing about the West makes his big break tough to pull off. Written by
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I've Got a Heartful of Music
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Played and Sung by Dick Powell
(on guitar), Candy Candido
(on bass) and Harry Barris
(on piano) on the train See more