ROSE ROOM

Latest update on 17/05/2010

Artist: Joseph C. Smith
Author: Art Hickman
Label: Victor
Year: 1918

Written by Hickman in 1917 during his engagement at the luxurious Hotel St. Francis on San Francisco's Union Square. Named for the hotel's dining room.

Covers:

1919:

Art Hickman [author on Columbia]

1932:

Duke Ellington [became the basis for his In A Mellow Tone in '39]

1932:

Jimmie Lunceford

1936:

Milton Brown & His Brownies

1937:

Fletcher Henderson

1937:

Django Reinhardt

1939:

Benny Goodman [with Charlie Christian]

1940:

Alvino Rey

1941:

Sidney Bechet

1944:

Eddie Condon

1952:

Betty Hutton [vocal version; lyrics by Harry Williams; also in film Somebody Loves Me]

1952:

Nat King Cole

1956:

Cannonball Adderley

1962:

Woody Herman

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