TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS

Latest update on 08/02/2019

Artist: Ray Noble Orch.
Author: Jimmy Campbell/Harry Woods/Reg Connelly
Label: Victor
Year: 1932

Vocal: Val Rosing. Song from England.

Covers:

1932:

Frances Williams [in vaudeville]

1933:

Bing Crosby

1933:

Ruth Etting

1933:

Ted Lewis

1947:

Frank Sinatra

1951:

Little Miss Cornshucks [her theme song; Ahmed Ertegun made a private recording of her in '43, out of pure love for her voice; she became one of his first signups]

1954:

Willis Jackson

1962:

Toots Thielemans [as Try A Little Tenderness (Prenez-moi par la douceur)]

1962:

Aretha Franklin [for Columbia, years away from her Queen of Soul status with Jerry Wexler for Atlantic]

1963:

Dean Martin [in medley with Frank Sinatra Live At The Sands]

1963:

Pat Thomas

1964:

Sam Cooke [Live At The Copa]

1966:

Otis Redding

1969:

Three Dog Night

1988:

Rod Stewart

1988:

Katie Webster

1991:

Commitments

1995:

Golden Earring

1998:

Raymond Van het Groenewoud [as Een Beetje Tederheid, at the end derailing like Otis and like at the end of his own J'veux d'l'amour]

2000:

Etta James

2004:

Regina Belle

2005:

Michael Bublé

2011:

Trijntje Oosterhuis

2012:

Florence & The Machine [Unplugged]

2017:

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Sam Cooke's version was the only one Otis Redding knew when he cut his own. What were strings with Sam became horns with Otis. Raymond Van het Groenewoud's version starts with strings and ends with horns.

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