ANATOMY OF A MURDER (MAIN THEME)

Latest update on 07/04/2017

Artist: Duke Ellington Orch.
Author: Duke Ellington
Label: CBS
Year: 1959

Instrumental theme of the Otto Preminger film with James Stewart and a cameo appearance of the Duke himself. This (perfect) murder was staged as a fishing accident, explaining the lyrics (I'm Gonna Go Fishing) in the vocal versions that followed.

Covers:

1959:

Jane Harvey [as I'm Gonna Go Fishin']

1960:

Peggy Lee [idem; lyrics all of herself, ordered by Duke]

1960:

Gerry Mulligan [idem; instrumental]

1960:

Four Freshmen [idem]

1961:

Ella Fitzgerald [idem]

1962:

Mel Tormé [idem]

1962:

Nicole Croisille [as Allons-y gaiement; lyrics: Claude Nougaro]

1963:

Annie Ross

1975:

Ray Charles

1980s:

Annie Ross [and in '93 in Robert Altman film Short Cuts, in medley with Duke Ellington's Prisoner Of Life]

2000:

Dr. John [as I'm Gonna Go Fishing on his Duke tribute]

2003:

Maria Muldaur [idem]

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