without orchestral accompaniment, only with the voices of the Ken Darby Choir.

Annotation last modified on 2014-03-12 08:11 UTC.

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
1.17 Now Is the Hour (Maori Farewell Song) 3:09 The Collection Bing Crosby Marks & Spencer M 4481 331 S, MS4811, MS 4811
4.13 Now Is the Hour 3:09 Remembering the 40s Various Artists Reader’s Digest RDMC 90871 - 4


vocals: Bing Crosby
The Ken Darby Choir
phonographic copyright by: MCA Music Ltd. (1947)
recording of: Now Is the Hour (1947-11)

Now Is the Hour

additional lyricist: Dorothy Stewart (1945 – 1947)
composer: Clement Scott
lyricist: Maewa Kaihau (1920)
publisher: Keith Prowse Music Publishing Co. Ltd.
referred to in medleys: Songs of the First and Second World War
translated version of: Po atarau (based on "The Swiss Cradle Song", with English and Maori lyrics)