SOBRE LAS OLAS

Latest update on 18/12/2014

Artist: Juventino Rosas
Author: José Juventino Rosas
Year: 1887

Mexican waltz; Sobre Las Olas means Over The Waves. Author Rosas was of Otomi Indian descent. Original title: A La Orilla Del Sanz (On The Banks Of The Sanz), a Mexican river. Rosas sold his rights for no money and died poor in Cuba. Still, his remains were re-buried with honor in the Rotonda de los Hombres Ilustres in Mexico City.

Covers:

1900s:

Jo Belmont [whistling as Over The Waves]

1905:

Edison Military Band [on Edison of course]

1916:

Pietro Deiro [accordion player as Over The Waves Waltz]

1916:

Enrico Caruso

1925:

Henry Ford's Old Time Dance Orch. [as Over The Waves]

1926:

Mario Perry [Italian; accordion solo also as Over The Waves]

1927:

Frank Cloutier & The Victoria Café Orch. [as Moonshiner's Dance Part One; Spike Jones-alike avant la lettre]

1931:

Fiddlin' Doc Roberts [as Farewell Waltz]

1940s:

Bob Wills [as Over The Waves]

1949:

Guy Lombardo [as Merry-Go-Round Waltz]

1949:

Pied Pipers [as Kiss Me Goodnight]

1950s:

Earl Bostic [as Over The Waves Rock]

1951:

Mario Lanza [als The Loveliest Night Of The Year in film The Great Caruso; new lyrics by Paul Francis Webster and Irving Aaronson; sang it also in film The 7 Hills Of Rome]

1951:

Ann Blyth [idem]

1952:

Henk De Bruyn [as Als Jij Van Me Houdt]

1959:

Jacques Brel [at the beginning of La Valse a mille temps]

1966:

Micky Day [as Oh What A Kiss]

1966:

Will Andy [idem]

1966:

Strangers [as Zij Zee Tegen Mij (see also: Angelina and No Can Do)]

1967:

Dave Brubeck

1968:

Rolling Stones [as Over The Waves during their Rock And Roll Circus]

1972:

The Edward [three Stones + Ry Cooder & Nicky Hopkins as The Loveliest Night Of The Year as intro to Interlude A La El Hopo]

1975:

Willie Nelson

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