SIMPLE MELODY

Latest update on 21/12/2007

Artist: Charles King & Sallie Fisher
Author: Irving Berlin
Year: 1914

In Berlin's first Broadway musical Watch Your Step. This song survived the show and became his second chronological success since Alexander's Ragtime Band (see there).

Covers:

1915:

Ethel Levey & Joseph Coyne [West End cast; London original cast recording]

1916:

Edna Brown & Billy Murray [for Victor]

1950:

Gary Crosby & friend [Bing and his oldest son Gary as Play A Simple Melody; n°2 US]

1950:

Phil Harris

1950:

Jo Stafford

1950:

Three Stooges

1954:

Ethel Merman

1954:

Stanley Black

1959:

David Carroll

1993:

Benjamin Sears & Bradford Conner [in musical Come On And Hear]

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