Time on My Hands (song)

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"Time on My Hands"
Song by Vincent Youmans
Genre Popular
Songwriter(s) Harold Adamson
Mack Gordon

"Time on My Hands" is a popular song with music by Vincent Youmans and lyrics by Harold Adamson and Mack Gordon, published in 1930. Introduced in the musical Smiles by Marilyn Miller and Paul Gregory, it is sometimes also co-credited to Reginald Connelly.

The song was used in the Marilyn Miller biopic Look for the Silver Lining (1949) when it was performed by Gordon MacRae and June Haver at the Broadway rehearsal and during the opening night show.

It was also employed in the 1953 film So This Is Love when it was sung by Kathryn Grayson.

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