THAT LUCKY OLD SUN

Latest update on 21/10/2016

Artist: Vaughn Monroe Orch.
Author: Haven Gillespie/Beasley Smith
Label: RCA
Year: 1949

Covers:

1949:

Frankie Laine [his first n°1 US]

1949:

Louis Armstrong

1949:

Sarah Vaughan

1949:

Frank Sinatra

1949:

Dean Martin

1950:

Peter Dawson

1955:

LaVern Baker

1956:

Jerry Lee Lewis [and in '89 in film Great Balls Of Fire]

1956:

Pat Boone

1960:

Emile Ford & The Checkmates

1960:

Bobby Darin

1961:

Lou Rawls

1961:

Velvets [hit UK]

1962:

Ray Charles [version also used in film Malcolm X]

1964:

Prince Buster [as Wash Wash, with Georgie Fame]

1968:

Sam & Dave

1968:

Bill Medley

1969:

Solomon Burke

1973:

Jerry Reed

1977:

Mickey Newbury

1983:

Willie Nelson

1988:

Asleep At The Wheel

1994:

Little Willie Littlefield

2000:

Johnny Cash

2002:

Tony Bennett & k.d. lang

2003:

Flat Earth Society

2006:

Bonnie Bramlett

2008:

Brian Wilson [title track cd]

2008:

Kenny Chesney [on album Lucky Old Sun]

2014:

Leon Russell

2015:

Bob Dylan

Haven Gillespie also wrote You Go To My Head and Santa Claus Is Coming To Town.

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