One year later also for the Cumbia label. Spanish for These Green Eyes. The first famous bolero. Written for gorgeous Conchita Utrera, one of the authors' sister and girlfriend of the other. See also: Maria La O.
Maria Cervantes [in Havana]
Don Azpiazu & His Havana Casino Orch. [vocal: Chick Bullock; first version as Green Eyes; English lyrics: Eddie Woods & E. Rivera]
Jane Froman [in the Ziegfeld Follies]
Xavier Cugat [with author Menéndez on piano]
Jimmy Dorsey [as Green Eyes; vocal: Helen O'Connell & Bob Eberle; n°1 US]
Gene Krupa [idem]
Anita O'Day [idem]
Desi Arnaz [instrumental]
Ibrahim Ferrer [with the Buena Vista Social Club]
Don Azpiazu conducted the first authentic Cuban band on Broadway, a decade before Dizzy Gillespie's Afro Cuban jazz craze.