BETTE DAVIS EYES

Latest update on 30/09/2011

Artist: Jackie DeShannon
Author: Jackie DeShannon/Donna Weiss
Label: Columbia
Year: 1975

On her album New Arrangement. Preferred Kim Carnes' cover once royalties came rolling in.

Covers:

1981:

Kim Carnes [n°1 US]

1981:

Prima Vera [Norwegian pop comedy trio as Ivar Medaas Oyne; Ivar being a local folksinger & fiddler wearing distinctive glasses]

1982:

Weird Al Yankovic [as Marty Feldman's Eyes]

1982:

Chipmunks [also as a parody]

1988:

Big Daddy [idem]

1995:

Sonia Davis

2000:

Gwyneth Paltrow

Three different parodies give this song a Beat It- and Smells Like Teen Spirit aura.

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