LOVE LETTERS

Latest update on 30/10/2017

Artist: Victor Young
Author: Victor Young
Year: 1945

Instrumental in film Love Letters with Jennifer Jones & James Cotton. A girl loses her memory but all ends well thanks to love. Recorded it for Decca later that year.

Covers:

1945:

Dick Brown [first vocal version on Guild label; lyrics: Edward Heyman]

1945:

Dick Haymes [top 20 US]

1945:

Perry Como

1954:

Peggy Lee

1954:

Tony Bennett

1956:

Nat King Cole

1957:

Rosemary Clooney

1961:

Dinah Washington

1962:

Arthur Alexander

1962:

Ketty Lester [Top 5 US & UK]

1962:

Johnny Ray

1962:

Julie London

1962:

Marvelettes

1962:

Shelley Fabares

1963:

Patti Page

1964:

Brenda Lee

1965:

Sandie Shaw

1966:

Elvis Presley [following the Ketty Lester arrangement]

1969:

Engelbert Humperdinck

1975:

Rab Noaks

1977:

Frankie Miller

1983:

Joe Walsh

1987:

Alison Moyet [perfect copy of Ketty Lester's version, piano riff and all]

1992:

Elisa Waut [as Je Schreef Een Brief]

1992:

Sinéad O'Connor

1993:

Elton John & Bonnie Raitt

1997:

Boz Scaggs

1997:

Ruth Brown

2001:

Diana Krall

2001:

Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings [with George Harrison]

2001:

Etta James

2017:

Carla Bruni

Same duo Victor Young/Edward Heyman cowrote When I Fall In Love. Victor Young wrote Stella By Starlight (see there) and My Foolish Heart.

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