BEI MIR BIST DU SCHÖN

Latest update on 29/01/2019

Artist: Aaron Lebedoff
Author: Jacob Jacobs/Sholom Secunda
Year: 1932

In jiddische musical Men Ken Lebn Nor Men Lost Nisht (I Would If I Could). Original title: Bei Mir Bistu Shein. Andrews Sisters manager Lou Levy (Leeds Publishing) ordered an English translation, provided by Sammy Cahn & Saul Chaplin who kept the title.

Covers:

1937:

Guy Lombardo

1937:

Andrews Sisters [first millionseller for a female vocal group; became their theme song]

1938:

Léo Marjane [French female version]

1938:

Al Bowlly

1938:

Ella Fitzgerald [feat. Chick Webb and Louis Jordan]

1938:

Benny Goodman

1938:

Tommy Dorsey

1938:

Jimmie Lunceford

1938:

Russ Morgan

1938:

Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orch. [vocal: Pee Wee Hunt]

1938:

Kate Smith

1957:

Ramsey Lewis

1959:

Louis Prima & Keely Smith

1960:

Dutch Swing College Band

1975:

Lee Towers

1983:

Stars On 45 [as The Star Sisters in Andrews Sisters-medley; n°1 B & NL]

1994:

Championettes [in medley In The Army]

1995:

Ingrid Lucia & The Flying Neutrinos

2006:

Puppini Sisters

2012:

Jools Holland [with Joss Stone]

2014:

Bette Midler

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