THEM THERE EYES

Latest update on 10/10/2016

Artist: Hal Kemp Orch.
Author: Maceo Pinkard/William Tracey/Doris Tauber
Label: Brunswick
Year: 1930

Sweet dance bandleader, with Bunny Berigan on trumpet and vocal by drummer Robert Shinnay Ennis. Reissued on cd Hot Sides 1926-1931 (Retrieval). Maceo Pinkard also wrote Sweet Georgia Brown (see there).

Covers:

1930:

Gus Arnheim's Coconut Grove Orch. [for Victor in Hollywood with vocal trio The Rhythm Boys feat. Bing Crosby; two days younger than the original; hit US]

1930:

Grace Johnston [for Melotone]

1931:

Duke Ellington Orch. [as The Whoopie Makers; vocal: Chick Bollock]

1931:

Louis Armstrong

1938:

Kansas City Five [with Lester Young]

1938:

Quintette du Hot Club de France

1939:

Billie Holiday

1939:

Bob Crosby

1941:

Teddy Wilson

1944:

Eddie Heywood

1945:

Don Byas

1945:

Anita O'Day

1947:

Lil Green

1947:

Peggy Lee

1947:

Kay Starr

1950:

Dardanella

1952:

Dutch Swing College Band

1956:

Ella Fitzgerald

1960:

Emile Ford & The Checkmates [top 20 UK]

1961:

Carmen McRae

1961:

Peggy Lee

1967:

Milt Buckner

1967:

Kenny Ball

1972:

Diana Ross [in film Lady Sings The Blues]

1982:

Chaka Khan

1989:

Joe Pass

1992:

Diane Schuur

1996:

Richard Galliano & Wynton Marsalis

2004:

Aretha Franklin

2013:

Joe Bonamassa & Beth Hart

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