I COVER THE WATERFRONT

Latest update on 02/02/2015

Artist: Eddy Duchin Orch.
Author: Edward Heyman/Johnny Green
Label: Victor
Year: 1933

Trailer for the film I Cover The Waterfront. Eddy was Leo Reisman's piano player; such a key bandleader in his own right he became the subject for biopic The Eddy Duchin Story. Ben Bernie introduced the song on radio.

Covers:

1941:

Billie Holiday [with Teddy Wilson]

1947:

Sarah Vaughan

1949:

Artie Shaw

1955:

Art Tatum

1957:

Frank Sinatra

1958:

Sam Cooke

1959:

Jimmy Smith

1959:

Tony Bennett

1960:

Kay Starr

1981:

Bobby Bland

1990:

Carol Grimes & Ian Shaw

1990:

John Lee Hooker [with Van Morrison and Booker T Jones; his version is considerably different from the original one, apart from the lyrics]

2014:

Catherine Russell

See also: Body And Soul.

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