SOUTH OF THE BORDER (DOWN MEXICO WAY)

Latest update on 24/03/2017

Artist: Billy Cotton
Author: Jimmy Kennedy/Michael Carr
Label: Rex
Year: 1939

Vocal by Alan Breeze. English original.

Covers:

1939:

Theo Uden Marsman & The Ramblers [vocal by Hal Yates]

1939:

Nat Gonella [also English]

1939:

Al Bowlly [idem]

1939:

Gene Autry [in film South Of The Border; seeing Gene Autry sing this song from up on his horse Champion, that's what triggered young Richy 'Ringo' Starkey into music, C&W in particular]

1939:

Shep Fields [n°1 US]

1939:

Guy Lombardo

1939:

Tony Martin

1940:

Riley Puckett

1953:

Frank Sinatra

1957:

Perry Como

1959:

Carl Mann

1961:

Bob Moore

1961:

Patsy Cline

1962:

Fats Domino

1962:

Shadows

1964:

Gino Santer Cole [as Stella d'Argento]

1964:

Herb Alpert [title track lp]

1966:

Theo Diepenbrock [as Stella d'Argento in German]

1966:

Dean Martin

1966:

Ronny Temmer [as In Mijn Gedachten]

1968:

Claudio Villa [as Serenata Messicana]

1968:

Bob Wills

1970:

Corry Konings [as Jij bent een zeeman]

1978:

Octopus

1980:

Dragoni [as Stella d'Argento]

1996:

Chris Isaak

1998:

Texas Tornados

2001:

Johnny Bush

2007:

Riders In The Sky [on Gene Autry tribute]

2013:

Willie Nelson

Jimmy Kennedy and Michael Carr, both Englishmen, also cowrote We're Gonna Hang Out The Washing On The Siegfried Line.

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