Seven years before his opera of the same name. Performed by the author during a private performance shortly before the Franco-Prussian war broke out. The public disapproved the Biblical context.
Auguste von Müller [the original Dalila at the opera's first staging in Weimar; German version (as Mein Herz erschliesset sich bei dem Klang deiner Stimme)]
Carlotta Bossi [first French version]
Ernestine Schumann-Heink [in German; one of the recordings in the Urnes de l'Opéra (EMI Classics)]
Suzanne Brohly [also part of the Urnes de l'Opéra]
Louise Homer [for Victor]
Marie Delna [on Edison Blue Amberol]
Paul Whiteman [as Oriental]
Herb Jeffries [as When I Write My Song]
Steve Lawrence [as Mine And Mine Alone]
Jerry Vale [as Go]
Jackie Wilson [as Night]
Malcolm McLaren [featuring Catherine Deneuve in Paris Paris]
Jackie Wilson was influenced by Mario Lanza, occasionally venturing into opera territory himself (see: Alone At Last), long as the B-side was out-and-out rhythm 'n blues.