LONG AGO (AND FAR AWAY)

Latest update on 29/01/2019

Artist: Martha Mear & Gene Kelly
Author: Jerome Kern/Ira Gershwin
Label: Columbia
Year: 1944

In film Cover Girl, Martha dubbing for Rita Hayworth.

Covers:

1944:

Helen Forrest & Dick Haymes [n°2 US]

1944:

Bing Crosby [top 5 US]

1944:

Jo Stafford [top 10 US]

1944:

Perry Como [top 10 US]

1944:

Guy Lombardo [top 20 US]

1944:

Three Suns [top 20 US]

1944:

Glenn Miller [vocal: Johnny Desmond]

1944:

Frank Sinatra [on V-Disc]

1945:

Doris Day

1945:

Judy Garland

1945:

Richard Tauber

1950:

Erroll Garner

1951:

Mario Lanza

1955:

Chet Baker

1957:

Art Pepper

1958:

Anthony Perkins

1959:

Teddy Bears

1959:

Oscar Peterson

1961:

Bobby Darin

1964:

Pat Boone

1965:

Johnny Mathis

1965:

Robert Goulet

1965:

Cliff Richard

1979:

Rosemary Clooney

1985:

Marian McPartland

1988:

Engelbert Humperdinck

1993:

Kiri Te Kanawa

2005:

Rod Stewart

Bob Dylan's Witmark demo Long Ago, Far Away was first released by The Brothers Four ('64) and covered by Odetta in '65.

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