PUTTIN' ON THE RITZ

Latest update on 29/05/2017

Artist: Harry Richman
Author: Irving Berlin
Label: Brunswick
Year: 1930

In film Puttin' On The Ritz; this ex piano player in vaudeville was also an airplane world record holder, altitude and distance.

Covers:

1930:

Leo Reisman

1939:

Clark Gable [in film Idiot's Delight]

1946:

Fred Astaire [in film Blue Skies, with new (hep) lyrics by Berlin and legendary dance steps]

1958:

Ella Fitzgerald

1960:

Judy Garland

1974:

Gene Wilder & Peter Boyle [in film Young Frankenstein]

1979:

Peter Skellern

1983:

Taco [from Friesland (NL)]

1983:

Pasadena Roof Orch.

1987:

DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince [sample in Just One Of Those Days]

1989:

Mandy Patinkin

1998:

Neil Diamond

2006:

Rufus Wainwright

2013:

Robin Williams

2014:

Herb Alpert

See also: Istanbul (Not Constantinopel).

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