Annotation

the long and short of it: http://folksong.org.nz/poatarau/index.html

Annotation last modified on 2014-03-12 08:26 UTC.

Relationships

additional lyricist: Dorothy Stewart (1945 – 1947)
composer: Clement Scott
lyricist: Maewa Kaihau (1920)
publisher: Keith Prowse Music Publishing Co. Ltd.
Wikidata: Q13654208 [info]
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)

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1947-11 Now Is the Hour Bing Crosby & Ken Darby Singers 3:09
1962-06-14 Now Is the Hour (original studio master) Frank Sinatra 2:50
Now Is the Hour Cliff Adams Singers and the Jack Emblow Quartet 2:16
Now Is the Hour Gracie Fields 3:06
Now Is the Hour Gracie Fields feat. Jane Horrocks 4:05
Now Is the Hour Gracie Fields 3:07
Now Is the Hour Wiener Sängerknaben 1:44
Now Is the Hour cover and instrumental Pacific Serenaders ?:??
Now Is the Hour cover and instrumental John Woodhouse 2:33
Now Is the Hour cover Frank Sinatra 2:51
Now Is the Hour Gracie Fields 3:10
Now Is the Hour Gracie Fields 3:12
Now Is the Hour Gracie Fields 3:13
Now Is the Hour Gracie Fields 3:11
Now Is the Hour Gracie Fields 3:07
Now Is the Hour Gracie Fields 2:58
Now Is the Hour Gracie Fields 3:07
Now Is The Hour instrumental Geoff Love And His Orchestra 2:55
Now Is the Hour (Haere Ra) Alfred Apaka 3:02
Now Is the Hour (Maori Farewell Song) Bing Crosby with The Ken Darby Choir 3:08
Now Is the Hour (Maori Farewell Song) cover Sue Raney 2:36