THESE FOOLISH THINGS (REMIND ME OF YOU)

Latest update on 02/02/2017

Artist: Leslie Hutchinson
Author: Harry Link/Jack Strachey/Eric Maschwitz
Label: Parlophone
Year: 1936

Introduced by Dorothy Dickson in the British musical comedy Spread It Abroad, but months before that already cut by Hutchinson. Co-author Eric Maschwitz (signing under alias Holt Marvell) was script writer for the BBC and co-wrote A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square (see there).

Covers:

1936:

Roy Fox

1936:

Savoy Orphans

1936:

Lew Stone

1936:

Madge Elliott & Cyril Ritchard [in Broadway version]

1936:

Benny Goodman [vocal: Helen Ward; n°1 US]

1936:

Billie Holiday [with Teddy Wilson; top 5 US]

1936:

Carroll Gibbons [hit US]

1936:

Rudy Vallee

1936:

Benny Carter

1936:

Jean Sablon [as Ces petites choses]

1941:

George Shearing

1944:

Bing Crosby

1944:

King Cole Trio

1946:

Frank Sinatra [freewheeling lyrically about Bing Crosby]

1948:

Lester Young

1952:

Stan Getz

1953:

Five Keys

1953:

Art Pepper

1953:

Lee Konitz [with Gerry Mulligan]

1953:

Billy Ward & The Dominoes

1954:

Lionel Hampton

1954:

Thelonious Monk

1954:

Art Tatum

1955:

Sammy Davis Jr.

1956:

Johnny Griffin Orch.

1957:

Dave Brubeck

1957:

Jo Stafford

1957:

Tony Bennett

1957:

Mel Tormé

1957:

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong

1957:

Bobby Troup

1958:

Dinah Shore

1959:

Connie Francis

1960:

Five Satins

1962:

Etta James

1962:

Duprees

1962:

Chet Baker

1963:

James Brown

1963:

Sam Cooke

1969:

Soft Machine [motiv in Pataphysical Introduction - Pt II]

1973:

Bryan Ferry

1990:

Jane Birkin & Jimmy Rowles [in film Daddy Nostalgie]

1993:

Aaron Neville

1993:

Ronnie Milsap

1994:

Oleta Adams

1995:

Chris Farlowe

1995:

Mark Ribot

1996:

Michael Bublé

2002:

Rod Stewart

2005:

Rick Astley

2015:

Cassandra Wilson

2016:

Brad Mehldau Trio

2017:

Bob Dylan

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