MÜTTERLEIN

Latest update on 28/09/2018

Artist: Leila Negra
Author: Gerhard Winkler
Label: Austroton
Year: 1952

Swedish singer with children choir from Vienna. Written at the occasion of Winkler's mother's 75th birthday. The song moved from Skandinavia to America and only then to Winkler's home base Germany. See also: Auf Wiederseh'n.

Covers:

1953:

Frankie Laine with The Norman Luboff Choir [as Answer Me, Lord Above; English lyrics: Carl Sigman; n°1 UK while banned by the BBC]

1953:

David Whitfield [n°1 UK as Answer Me, My Love; the publisher de-spiritualised the lyrics]

1953:

Anne Shelton [idem]

1953:

Annie De Reuver & Heleentje van Capelle [as Meisje Klein]

1954:

Nat King Cole [as Answer Me My Love]

1954:

Wolfgang Sauer [hit GER as Glaube Mir with new lyrics by Fred Rauch]

1954:

Rudi Schuricke [idem]

1959:

Rudolf Schock

1960:

Ray Peterson

1960:

Harptones

1963:

Gene Pitney [as Answer Me, My Love]

1967:

Ray Stevens

1969:

Belmonts

1969:

Happenings

1976:

Barbara Dickson [hit UK]

1980:

Will Tura [as Sta Me Bij]

1993:

Bryan Ferry [all as Answer Me]

2000:

Joni Mitchell [as Answer Me, My Love]

2018:

Swamp Dogg [idem]

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