I DREAM OF JEANIE WITH THE LIGHT BROWN HAIR

Latest update on 26/04/2012

Artist: Lambert Murphy
Author: Stephen Foster
Label: Victor
Year: 1922

Foster originally wrote it as I Dream Of Jenny for his wife Jane McDonald (he called Jenny). Officially published in 1854 as 'Jeanie'.

Covers:

1934:

John McCormack

1937:

Richard Crooks

1939:

Don Ameche [in film Swanee River about the life and times of Stephen Foster (there's a Stephen Foster Museum in north Florida, where the real Suwanee River flows)]

1939:

Gene Krupa

1940:

Virginia O'Brien [in film Hullabaloo]

1944:

Glenn Miller

1950s:

Spike Jones [as I Dream Of Brownie With The Light Blue Jeans]

1952:

Bill Shirley, Ray Middleton, Eileen Christy [in film I Dream Of Jeanie]

1960:

Sam Cooke

2004:

Roger McGuinn [on Stephen Foster tribute Beautiful Dreamer]

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