CALYPSO BLUES

Latest update on 29/04/2019

Artist: Nat King Cole
Author: Don George/Nat King Cole/Clifford Carmen
Label: Capitol
Year: 1950

B-side of Lost April.

Covers:

1956:

Chuck Berry [same rhythm in Havana Moon; Chuck has always been a great Nat Cole fan, demonstrated in his late years during surprise lounge performances at the Blueberry Club in his St. Louis: Havana Moon is lyrically related with Richard Berry's Louie Louie (see there)]

1965:

Marvin Gaye [tribute to Nat Cole]

1972:

Geoff Muldaur [als Havana Moon]

1977:

Levon Helm [idem]

1983:

Santana [idem; title track lp]

1996:

Bill Wharton [idem]

2009:

Monty Alexander [title track cd; another Nat Cole tribute]

2019:

George Benson [as Havana Moon]

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