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Artist: Rudy Vallee
Author: Herman Hupfeld
Label: Victor
Year: 1931

"The kid from Maine", the first singer to be called a "crooner" and the first to cause mass hysteria amongst his (female) fans. Later that year, this song was interpolated in the musical comedy Everybody's Welcome, where it was sung by Frances Williams. Rudy's original was reissued in the slipstream of the movie Casablanca in '42 and then became a n°1 US.

Covers:

1931:

Jacques Renard

1942:

Dooley Wilson [as piano player Sam in film Casablanca; had to play this song on and on for Ingrid Bergman ("Play it Sam"); Humphrey Bogart was not amused]

1943:

Frank Sinatra

1943:

Spike Jones

1944:

Tommy Dorsey

1944:

Billie Holiday

1944:

Teddy Wilson

1952:

Ray Anthony

1957:

Johnny Ray

1957:

Fats Domino

1958:

Bill Doggett

1959:

Johnny Nash

1959:

Vic Damone

1959:

Flamingos

1959:

Ivory Hunters [with Bob Brookmeyer and Bill Evans on piano]

1960:

Richard Allan [hit UK]

1961:

Peggy Lee

1962:

Erroll Garner

1962:

Andy Williams

1964:

Barbra Streisand

1965:

Indios Tabajaras

1966:

Jacques Beaulne [as Tu es partie]

1968:

Marty Robbins

1969:

Richard Clayderman

1969:

Tiny Tim

1970:

Jimmy Durante [in film Sleepless In Seattle]

1972:

Liberace

1973:

Harry Nilsson

1977:

Rosemary Clooney

1977:

Gloria Gaynor

1978:

Ray Conniff

1978:

Dexter Gordon

1978:

Stephane Grappelli

1979:

Tony Bennett

1979:

Barry White

1979:

Johnny Mathis

1980:

Sonny Stitt

1982:

Maynard Ferguson

1983:

Julio Iglesias & Willie Nelson

1985:

Ray Price

1986:

Chet Baker

1986:

Bud Shank

1987:

Carly Simon

1988:

Mal Waldron

1989:

Freddie Hubbard

1991:

Tuck & Patti

1992:

Jason Donovan

1992:

Lalo Schifrin

1993:

Perry Como

1993:

Natalie Cole

1995:

Chris Farlowe

1999:

Bryan Ferry

2000:

Roland Van Campenhout & Wannes Van de Velde

2001:

Esmé Bos [in Duveltjeskermis program]

2002:

Victoria Williams

2003:

Rod Stewart [with Queen Latifah on album of the same name]

2017:

Bob Dylan

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