MARINA

Latest update on 26/01/2018

Artist: Sacha Distel
Author: Sacha Distel
Label: Philips
Year: 1962

Instrumental single with a jazz quintet (Sacha on guitar), to promote film Les Sept Péchés Capitaux. It's the theme of actress Marina Vlady, caught between her husband (Jean-Pierre Aumont) and her lover (Sami Frey) in l'Orgueil, the part directed by Roger Vadim.

Covers:

1963:

Sergio Franchi [as The Good Life; lyrics: Jack Reardon]

1963:

Tony Bennett [idem; top 20 US, top 30 UK; lyrics: Jack Reardon]

1963:

Betty Carter [idem]

1963:

Blossom Dearie

1963:

Sarah Vaughan

1963:

Buddy Greco

1964:

Nancy Wilson

1964:

Frank Sinatra

1964:

Duke Ellington

1964:

Sacha Distel [as La Belle vie; lyrics: Jean Broussolle]

1965:

Bobby Darin

1965:

Drifters

1966:

Ann-Margret

1966:

Sammy Davis Jr.

1966:

Connie Francis

1967:

Brigitte Bardot [as La Belle vie]

1967:

Lou Donaldson

1968:

Petula Clark

1969:

Sacha Distel [instrumental as The Good Life with the Slide Hampton Orch.]

1972:

Carmen McRae

1973:

Dionne Warwick [all as The Good Life]

2005:

Dee Dee Bridgewater [as La Belle vie on cd J'Ai Deux Amours]

2006:

Tony Hadley

2011:

Michael Feinstein

2012:

Glenn Frey

2013:

Roch Voisine-Danny Brillant-Damien Sargue [as La Belle vie]

2016:

Ben l'Oncle Soul [idem]

Rocco Granata's Marina is a different song and all his own.

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