SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES

Latest update on 05/11/2015

Artist: Tamara
Author: Jerome Kern/Otto Harbach
Year: 1933

In Broadway musical (Gowns By) Roberta with Bob Hope.

Covers:

1933:

Gertrude Niesen [first recording (for Victor)]

1933:

Paul Whiteman

1934:

Leo Reisman

1934:

Irene Dunn [in film version Roberta]

1934:

Phyllis Robins [also in BBC tv-series Pennies From Heaven]

1941:

Artie Shaw

1949:

Harry Belafonte

1950:

Charlie Parker

1952:

Ronnie Scott Quartet

1953:

Thelonious Monk

1953:

Eartha Kitt

1955:

Dinah Washington

1956:

Earl Bostic

1958:

Platters [n°1 US & UK]

1958:

Richard Barrett

1959:

Boris Vian [with the Michel de Villers orchestra as Fumée aux yeux; instr.]

1961:

Ramsey Lewis

1968:

Gene Pitney

1968:

B.J. Thomas

1972:

Blue Haze

1973:

Steve Lawrence

1974:

Bryan Ferry

1975:

Serge Gainsbourg [on Rock Around The Bunker; Smoke Gets In Your Eyes used to be Eva Braun's favorite song, driving Hitler mad]

1988:

Patti Austin

1991:

Philippe Laumont [as Amour dans ses yeux]

1995:

Victoria Williams

1995:

Jerry Garcia [in film Smoke]

1996:

John Alford [hit UK]

2001:

Keith Jarrett

2004:

Caetano Veloso

2009:

Barbra Streisand

Otto Harbach and Jerome Kern also cowrote Yesterdays (also in Roberta). Both Yesterdays and Smoke Gets In Your Eyes weren't popular until after film Roberta came out. For more Jerome Kern, see: I've Told Every Little Star, Ol' Man River and Song Of India.

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