MARIE

Latest update on 05/05/2017

Artist: Nat Shilkret Orch.
Author: Irving Berlin
Label: Victor
Year: 1928

As The Troubadors. Vocal by Lewis James. Written by Berlin as the theme for film The Awakening starring Hungarian actress Vilma Banky as Marie Ducrot. Later popularised on radio by Rudy Vallee.

Covers:

1929:

Rudy Vallee

1937:

Tommy Dorsey [n°1 US]

1940:

Mills Brothers

1953:

Four Tunes

1959:

Frankie Laine [with Michel Legrand]

1965:

Bachelors [top 20 US]

2013:

Kermit Ruffins

2016:

Leon Redbone

Last song Walter Barnes ordered his band to play during the Rhythm Club fire in Natchez, MS, April 23, 1940 in an attempt to counter panic. The whole band minus the drummer were among the 209 victims counted.

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