LADY OF SPAIN

Latest update on 02/05/2016

Artist: George Scott-Wood & His Band
Author: Tolchard Evans/Erell Reaves
Label: Parlophone
Year: 1931

Vocal by Maurice Elwin. Possibly an old Spanish folk tune turned into paso doble by three British songwriters who never went beyond Brighton. Became an accordion classic in the process.

Covers:

1931:

Jack Payne & his BBC Dance Orch. [vocal by Val Rosing]

1931:

Roy Fox [vocal by Al Bowlly]

1931:

New Mayfair Dance Orch. [idem; hit UK; vocal: Al Bowlly]

1949:

Dick Contino [accordion virtuoso; opening track of the Rhino Anthology of American Accordion Music]

1952:

Eddie Fisher [hit US]

1952:

Les Paul

1959:

Louis Prima

1961:

Ventures

1962:

Santo & Johnny

1980:

Jerry Lee Lewis

Accordion versions credited to Robert Hargreaves/Stanley Damerell/Erell Reaves.

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