Just in Time (song)

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Released 1956
Format Gramophone record
Genre Pop
Writer(s) Jule Styne, Betty Comden and Adolph Green

“Just in Time” is a popular song with the melody written by Jule Styne and the lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. It was introduced by Judy Holliday and Sydney Chaplin in the musical Bells Are Ringing in 1956. Judy Holliday and Dean Martin sang the song in the 1960 film of Bells Are Ringing. Martin then recorded it for his 1960 album, This Time I’m Swingin’!.


Blossom Dearie covered the song in 1959 on Blossom Dearie Sings Comden and Green. A recording of the song made by Tony Bennett was a hit in 1960. It was covered in the 1960s by artists, among others, such as Judy Garland, Nina Simone and Barbra Streisand. Decades later, Bennett recorded it again with Michael Bublé as part of his 2006 album Duets: An American Classic.