Georgie Shaw was an American popular musician, born George Shoester in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
He recorded a song called "Let Me Go, Devil," which was about alcoholism. It was later rewritten as "Let Me Go, Lover!." Another song that he originally recorded which became a hit later when recorded by another singer was Honeycomb. He released four Top 40 singles in the U.S. in the 1950s, all on Decca Records. "Till We Two Are One" was his biggest hit, reaching #7 in 1954. That same year "Someone Else's Love Song" reached #29.Jimmy Leyden and his orchestra and chorus accompanied Georgie on those two recordings. "No Arms Can Ever Hold You (Like These Arms of Mine)" hit #23 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1955, and "Go On with the Wedding", featuring Kitty Kallen, hit #39 in 1956.Jack Pleis led the orchestra behind the last two recordings.
Georgie Shaw died on September 1, 2006 in Philadelphia. due to heart disease.
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