THRILL IS GONE, The

Latest update on 15/09/2014

Artist: Rudy Vallee
Author: Lew Brown/Ray Henderson
Label: Victor
Year: 1931

Introduced in Broadway revue George White's Scandals of 1931, along with Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries. Reissued on ASV cd They Call It Crooning.

Covers:

1942:

Freddie Slack & Ella Mae Morse

1953:

Chet Baker

1970:

Chuck Jackson

1982:

Elvis Costello & The Attractions [as Almost Blue]

1987:

Chet Baker [idem on Live In Tokyo and in film Let's Get Lost]

1988:

Everything But The Girl [idem]

1995:

Jennifer Jason Leigh [idem in film Georgia]

1998:

Jimmy Scott [idem]

1998:

Gwen Stefani [idem]

2004:

Diana Krall [idem; Mrs. Costello]

2004:

Alison Moyet [idem]

Almost Blue, title track of Costello's country lp, came out on follow-up Imperial Bedroom. Costello knew the melody from Chet Baker, the trumpet player on Costello's Shipbuilding (see there). That's when Elvis gave him a tape with Almost Blue.

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