IT HAD TO BE YOU

Latest update on 06/06/2016

Artist: Ambassadors
Author: Gus Kahn/Isham Jones
Label: Vocalion
Year: 1924

Isham Jones wrote it on his 35th birthday, along with I'll See You In My Dreams, on the baby grand piano he just received from his wife. This is but one out of seven earlier versions than the author's.

Covers:

1924:

Sam Lanin Orch.

1924:

Marion Harris

1924:

Paul Whiteman

1924:

Cliff Edwards

1924:

California Ramblers

1924:

Isham Jones Orch. [n°1 US]

1937:

Philippe Brun's Jam Band [with Django Reinhardt]

1938:

Artie Shaw

1939:

Priscilla Lane [in film The Roaring Twenties]

1942:

Dooley Wilson [as bar piano player Sam in film Casablanca]

1942:

King Cole Trio

1944:

Betty Hutton

1944:

Eddie Cantor [in film Show Business]

1944:

Helen Forrest & Dick Haymes

1951:

Danny Thomas [in film I'll See You In My Dreams]

1960:

Count Basie

1966:

Barbra Streisand

1973:

Harry Nilsson

1982:

Waso

1989:

Don McLean

1989:

Harry Connick Jr. [in film When Harry Met Sally]

2002:

Rod Stewart [title track cd]

2016:

Bob Dylan

See also: I'll See You In My Dreams and Who's Sorry Now.

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