SENTIMENTAL REASONS

Latest update on 22/02/2017

Artist: Deek Watson & His Brown Dots
Author: Deek Watson/Pat Best
Label: Manor
Year: 1945

Ivory 'Deek' Watson was an ex Ink Spot who started his own Ink Spots, until he had to drop the name to become The Brown Dots, forerunners of The Four Tunes of Three Little Chickens fame (see there).

Covers:

1946:

Brown Dots [as For Sentimental Reasons; vocal: Jimmy Nabbie; credited to Deek Watson/Pat Best]

1946:

King Cole Trio [n°1 US as (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons]

1946:

Eddy Howard [idem; n°2 US]

1946:

Ella Fitzgerald [idem]

1947:

Quintette du Hot Club de France

1947:

Dinah Shore [idem; n°2 US]

1947:

Peggy Lee

1947:

Homer & Jethro

1952:

Dick Hayman

1954:

Rivileers

1954:

Smiley Lewis

1955:

Three Rays

1957:

Ames Brothers

1957:

Sam Cooke

1959:

Jesse Belvin

1960:

Donnie Elbert

1961:

Spaniels

1961:

Cleftones

1961:

Nat King Cole

1961:

Chats Sauvages [as Sans raison]

1964:

Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells

1965:

Righteous Brothers

1965:

Sammy Davis Jr.

1966:

José Feliciano

1969:

James Brown [as a ballad and in '75 in a disco arrangement]

1971:

Rufus Thomas

1982:

Timi Yuro

1986:

Linda Ronstadt [title track lp]

2004:

Rod Stewart [all as For Sentimental Reasons or (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons]

Pat Best regained rights on his song in 2000. Not to be confused with For Sentimental Reasons, written by Abner Silver/Al Sherman/Edward Heyman, first cut by Kay Kyser ('36 - Brunswick) and covered by Mildred Bailey ('36), Tommy Dorsey ('36) and Danny Kortchmar ('72).

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