SOME ENCHANTED EVENING

Latest update on 13/04/2015

Artist: Ezio Pinza
Author: Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II
Label: Columbia
Year: 1949

Acclaimed Italian bass singer (on the New York Met payroll) making his debut outside the opera world as Emile in Broadway musical South Pacific. This part was written with his voice in mind. His opponent Mary Martin was no match for his voice and so is heard in only one tiny stanza.

Covers:

1949:

Frank Sinatra [probably the first to record it]

1949:

Perry Como

1949:

Jo Stafford

1949:

Bing Crosby

1949:

Al Jolson

1951:

Fred Waring & His Pennsylvanians

1951:

Gordon MacRae

1958:

Giorgio Tozzi [dubbing for Rossano Brazzi in film version South Pacific]

1960:

Carl Mann

1963:

Frank Sinatra

1965:

Jay & The Americans

1979:

Ray Charles

1993:

Barbra Streisand

1995:

Temptations

2009:

Harry Connick Jr.

2015:

Bob Dylan

See also: Happy Talk.

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