GYPSY, THE

Latest update on 19/11/2012

Artist: Billy Reid Orch.
Author: Billy Reid
Label: Parlophone
Year: 1945

English orchestra. There were no gypsies in America. Vocal: Dorothy Squires. She was Billy's lover until '53, when she married actor Roger Moore, 14 years younger.

Covers:

1945:

Don Byas

1946:

Ink Spots [n°1 US]

1946:

Dinah Shore [n°1 US]

1946:

Sammy Kaye

1946:

Charlie Parker

1953:

Louis Armstrong

1957:

Hank Thompson

1959:

Connie Francis

1962:

Frank Sinatra

1971:

Sir Douglas Quintet [on The Return Of Doug Saldaña]

1977:

Lee Konitz

1984:

Willie Nelson

1992:

Jim Dickinson with Chuck Prophet [Jim lived like a gypsy in a trailer; in 2009 he cut a solo version]

2001:

Harry Connick Jr.

2004:

Merle Haggard

See also: I'm Walking Behind You, I'll Close My Eyes and A Tree In The Meadow.

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