PIANO

Latest update on 15/08/2017

Artist: Mina
Author: Giorgio Calabrese/Tony De Vita
Label: Italdisc
Year: 1960

With Tony De Vito's orchestra. No hit in Italy.

Covers:

1962:

Matt Monro [top 10 UK as Softly As I Leave You; English lyrics: Hal Shaper]

1963:

Kingston Trio [idem]

1964:

Frank Sinatra [idem; title track lp and still the song on his official site]

1964:

Lettermen

1964:

Robert Goulet

1964:

Doris Day

1964:

Vic Dana

1964:

Bobby Darin

1964:

Andy Williams

1965:

We Five

1965:

Joe Pass [with Chet Baker]

1965:

Lena Horne

1966:

Johnny Rivers

1966:

Brenda Lee

1967:

Eydie Gorme

1967:

Sandpipers

1968:

Shirley Bassey

1975:

Elvis Presley [in duet with tenor Sherrill Nielsen, who sings while Elvis talks, about a man mourning his dying wife]

1983:

Cliff Richard

1990:

José Feliciano

1994:

Shirley Horn

2005:

Michael Bublé

2017:

Patti Labelle [all as Softly As I Leave You]

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