COQUETTE

Latest update on 11/08/2010

Artist: Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
Author: Gus Kahn/Johnny Green/Carmen Lombardo
Label: Columbia
Year: 1928

"The sweetest music this side of heaven". This side of the Wall St. crash too. Vocal: his brother Carmen, coauthor. Not to be confused with Irving Berlin's Coquette from the Mary Pickford talkie by that name ('29).

Covers:

1928:

Paul Whiteman

1928:

Dorsey Brothers [their first hit]

1929:

Rudy Vallee

1929:

Bix Beiderbecke

1937:

Jimmie Lunceford

1945:

Louis Armstrong

1946:

Django Reinhardt

1953:

Billy Eckstine

1956:

Jimmy Beasley [at Cosimo Matassa's Gov. Nicholls St. studio]

1958:

Johnny Ray

1958:

Fats Domino [B-side of Whole Lotta Loving; did he knew Jimmy Beasley's or Guy Lombardo's version best? fact is Fats also recorded Red Sails In The Sunset, When My Dreamboat and What's The Reason I'm Not Pleasing You, just like Lombardo]

1975:

Waso

1993:

Fondy Riverside Bullet Band

1999:

Paul McCartney [probably knew Fats Domino's version best]

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