STILLER BULGARISH, DER

Latest update on 11/10/2014

Artist: Harry Kandel
Author: trad
Label: Victor
Year: 1917

A Bulgar is a dance style. Melody based upon a Romanian folk tune. Reissued on Der Gassen Nigun - Master of Klezmer Music Volume 2.

Covers:

1919:

Abe Schwartz Jewish Orch. [as Der Shtiller Bulgar on Columbia; Abe came from Bucharest to the US in 1899; reissued on Arhoolie cd Klezmer: Early Yiddish Instrumental Music 1908-1927]

1938:

Ziggy Elman [instrumental as Fralich In Swing on Bluebird; a 'freylekh' or 'frailach' is a joyous Klezmer dance tune; jazz trumpeter Elman (Harry Finkelman) played klezmer before joining Benny Goodman's band]

1939:

Benny Goodman [vocal by Martha Tilton, n°1 US as And The Angels Sing op Victor, credited to Johnny Mercer (lyrics) and Ziggy Elman (music) who plays trumpet]

1939:

Bing Crosby

1939:

Count Basie

1939:

Harry James

1939:

Mildred Bailey

1939:

Harry Roy

1939:

Joe Loss

1939:

Glenn Miller

1939:

Tommy Dorsey

1939:

Connee Boswell

1939:

Ambrose

1939:

Geraldo

1939:

Anne Lenner

1956:

Three Chuckles [small hit]

1957:

Louis Armstrong

1958:

Bill Doggett

1959:

Louis Prima & Keely Smith

1960:

Della Reese

1962:

Acker Bilk

1964:

Jimmy Witherspoon

1965:

Herb Alpert [all as And The Angels Sing]

And The Angels Sing is the epitaph on Johnny Mercer's grave on Bonaventure Cemetery (The Garden Of Good And Evil) in his Savannah, Georgia. (see also: Moon River)

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