KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE SPARROW

Latest update on 19/02/2010

Artist: Merry Clayton
Author: Morgan Ames/Dave Grusin
Label: Ode
Year: 1975

Title track lp, produced by Gene McDaniels and coauthor Morgan Ames. His partner Dave Grusin co-started crossover jazz label GRP.

Covers:

1975:

El Chicano

1976:

Rhythm Heritage [as Baretta's Theme; hit US]

1976:

Sammy Davis Jr. [idem; n°1 NL & B]

1976:

Dave Grusin [coauthor]

Initially as a short instrumental theme from tv detective series Baretta, in later seasons sung by Sammy Davis Jr. Not to be confused with gospel His Eye Is On The Sparrow (see there).

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