First sung in 1929 by Guy Lombardi at midnight on January 1, 1929, in the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City.
The words of which are sung in English-speaking countries around the world each New Year's Eve.
A happy New Year! Grant that I May bring no tear to any eye When this New Year in time shall end Let it be said I've played the friend, Have lived and loved and labored here, And made of it a happy year. ~Edgar Guest