SEND IN THE CLOWNS

Latest update on 05/10/2015

Artist: Glynis Johns
Author: Stephen Sondheim
Label: Columbia
Year: 1973

As Desirée in Broadway musical A Little Night Music, based on the Ingmar Bergman film Sommernattens Leende ('55). Stephen Sondheim also wrote the lyrics to West Side Story.

Covers:

1973:

Frank Sinatra

1973:

Cleo Laine

1974:

George Shearing

1974:

Sarah Vaughan

1974:

Liesbeth List

1975:

Bing Crosby

1975:

Judy Collins [hit US and in '15 with Don McLean]

1975:

Percy Faith

1975:

Stan Kenton

1975:

Frida [ABBA girl solo as Var Är Min Clown]

1975:

Shirley Bassey

1976:

Johnny Mathis

1977:

Grace Jones

1977:

Diana Ross

1978:

Lou Rawls

1978:

Elisabeth Taylor

1979:

Walter Jackson

1980s:

Van Morrison [in film A Little Night Music]

1981:

Mike Burstyn [in film Sabine]

1983:

Elaine Paige

1985:

Barbra Streisand

1987:

Van Morrison & Chet Baker [at Ronnie Scott's]

1989:

Vic Damone

1990:

Carmen McRae

1991:

Gheorghe Zamfir

1993:

Krusty The Clown & Sideshow Mel [in The Simpsons episode Krusty Gets Kancelled]

1998:

Will Oldham & David Grubes

2001:

Dianne Reeves

2003:

Hubert Van Hoof [on his own Hootenanny]

2003:

Jan Rot [as Waar Blijft De Lach]

2012:

Susan Boyle

2013:

Mart Pellow [ex Wet Wet Wet]

2014:

Bryan Ferry

'Send in the clowns' is the key circus expression used when the show cannot go on (or the love relationship for that matter). Became one of the last great Broadway standards.

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