THEY SAY IT'S WONDERFUL

Latest update on 11/07/2012

Artist: Bing Crosby
Author: Irving Berlin
Label: Decca
Year: 1946

With the same Jay Blackton orchestra featured behind the original cast of Broadway musical Annie Get Your Gun, where this song was part of along with There's No Business Like Show Business (see there).

Covers:

1946:

Ethel Merman & Ray Middleton [main characters in the musical cast, recorded four months later]

1946:

Frank Sinatra [n°2 US]

1946:

Perry Como [n°4 US]

1946:

Stan Kenton

1946:

Andy Russell

1946:

Don Byas

1947:

Richard Tauber

1950:

Betty Hutton & Howard Keel [in film Annie Get Your Gun]

1950:

Yvette Giraud [as C'est merveilleux]

1952:

Sonny Stitt

1952:

Jo Stafford

1952:

Chordettes

1953:

Eddie Fisher

1955:

Lita Roza

1955:

Mantovani

1956:

Buddy DeFranco

1956:

Sarah Vaughan

1957:

Mary Martin

1957:

Pat Boone

1957:

Dave Brubeck

1958:

Gogi Grant

1959:

Four Lads

1959:

Quincy Jones

1959:

Johnny Mathis

1960:

Keely Smith

1960:

Gene Ammons

1960:

Ray Conniff Singers

1961:

Little Anthony & The Imperials

1962:

Doris Day

1963:

Little Jimmy Scott

1963:

Johnny Hartman & John Coltrane Quartet

1970:

Dionne Warwick

1988:

Helen Merrill

1990:

Tony Bennett

1995:

John Raitt

1996:

Sonny Rollins

1997:

Glenn Yarbrough

1999:

Bernadette Peters [in Broadway revival Annie Get Your Gun]

1999:

Judy Collins

1999:

Stacey Kent

2000:

Michael Feinstein

2003:

Swingle Singers

2003:

Kiri Te Kanawa

2008:

Diane Schuur

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