I'VE TOLD EV'RY LITTLE STAR

Latest update on 16/04/2013

Artist: Jack Denny
Author: Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein II
Label: Victor
Year: 1932

In Broadway musical Music In The Air. Vocal: Paul Small. Where Irving Berlin set the standards for Tin Pan Alley pop tunes, Kern excelled in show tunes and film songs. See also: Ol' Man River, Yesterdays and Smoke Gets In Your Eyes.

Covers:

1932:

Mary Ellis

1956:

Annie Ross

1959:

Sonny Rollins

1959:

Cannonball Adderley

1961:

Linda Scott [top 10 UK; later prominently in David Lynch film Mulholland Drive]

1961:

Jean-Paul Mauric [as La Nuit de l'été]

1962:

Michèle Richard [as Je ne t'en ai rien dit]

2007:

Diana Panton

Melody possibly inspired by the song of the finch that kept Jerome awake two nights in a row. It also reminds a passage in Ponchielli's Danza Delle Ore (see there).

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