MAN THAT GOT AWAY, The

Latest update on 03/03/2011

Artist: Judy Garland
Author: Harold Arlen/Ira Gershwin
Label: Columbia
Year: 1954

In film A Star Is Born, set up as her comeback, turning out as the end of her career. One of Bob Dylan's favorite songs. Arlen also wrote Over The Rainbow for Judy.

Covers:

1954:

Frank Sinatra [as The Gal That Got Away]

1959:

Shirley Bassey

1960:

Tony Bennett

1960:

Ella Fitzgerald

1962:

Dinah Washington

1963:

Rosemary Clooney

1974:

Cher

1995:

Jeff Buckley

2006:

Rufus Wainwright

This was Ira Gershwin's third Oscar nomination without success. Was it for the word 'Away' in the title? The previous two were They Can't Take That Away From Me and Long Ago And Far Away.

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