STORMY WEATHER (KEEPS RAINING ALL THE TIME)

Latest update on 07/02/2019

Artist: Ethel Waters
Author: Harold Arlen/Ted Koehler
Label: Columbia
Year: 1933

Introduced in show Cotton Club Parade - Twenty-Second Edition, the first time she faced a white audience. Written for Cab Calloway but he was not around at the time.

Covers:

1933:

Leo Reisman Orch. [oldest version on record (Victor); vocal: co-author Harold Arlen]

1933:

Cab Calloway

1933:

Ted Lewis

1933:

Duke Ellington

1933:

Guy Lombardo

1943:

Lena Horne [in film Stormy Weather; recorded in '41]

1944:

Frank Sinatra

1946:

Connee Boswell [in film Swing Parade Of 1946]

1947:

Peggy Lee

1951:

Buddy & Ella Johnson [on 45]

1952:

Billie Holiday

1952:

Five Sharps [a mint original on Jubilee makes $10.000!]

1955:

Leaders

1958:

Spaniels

1960:

Etta James [and in film A Single Man ('09)]

1966:

Clodagh Rodgers

1974:

Lorraine Ellison

1979:

Willie Nelson [with Leon Russell]

1984:

Carmel

1986:

George Benson

1990:

Jeff Lynne

1991:

Royal Crown Revue

2000:

Joni Mitchell [covers Don't Worry 'Bout Me on her bigband cd, first done by Calloway as part of the Cotton Club Revue]

2006:

Toots Thielemans [with Oleta Adams]

2006:

Gladys Knight

2006:

Rufus Wainwright

2013:

Dianne Reeves

2017:

Bob Dylan

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