COME ON-A MY HOUSE

Latest update on 10/12/2009

Artist: Kay Armen
Author: Ross Bagdasarian/William Saroyan
Label: Federal
Year: 1951

Real name: Armenuhi Manoogian, Armenian singer/actress, daughter of wrestler 'The Terrible Turk'. Both of the authors were also Armenian, basing this song on an Armenian folk tune. First used in Saroyan's off-Broadway play The Son (1950).

Covers:

1951:

Rosemary Clooney [n°1 US]

1951:

Ella Fitzgerald

1951:

Three Suns

1951:

Kay Starr

1951:

Stan Freeman [parody as Come On To Stan's House; he played the harpsichord part on Clooney's hit version]

1951:

Ross Bagdasarian [author with narration by coathor William Saroyan]

1961:

Della Reese

1962:

Julie London

1982:

Bette Midler

1994:

John Pizzarelli

2004:

Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

2005:

Nasty Tales

See also: Witch Doctor.

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