TWILIGHT TIME

Latest update on 10/03/2014

Artist: Three Suns
Author: Buck Ram/Morty Nevins/Al Nevins/Artie Dunn
Label: Hit
Year: 1944

Instrumental. Millionseller for this trio (two brothers Al and Morty Nevins and their cousin Artie Dunn). Lyrics by future Platters manager Buck Ram, but nearly all early versions were instrumentals.

Covers:

1944:

Les Brown [instrumental]

1944:

Roy Eldridge [idem]

1945:

Jimmy Dorsey [vocal by Teddy Walters]

1953:

Johnny Maddox [instrumental]

1957:

Bert Weedon [idem]

1958:

Platters [n°1 US]

1958:

Michel de Villers [jazz band conducted by Boris Vian; instr.]

1958:

François Deguelt [as Les Amoureux]

1959:

Andy Williams

1960:

Louis Prima

1961:

Bert Kaempfert

1965:

Impressions

1965:

Ronnie Tober [as Iedere Avond, his biggest hit]

1965:

Billy J. Kramer

1973:

P.J. Proby

1975:

José Feliciano

1983:

Dick Rivers [as Les Yeux d'une femme]

1988:

Willie Nelson [and again in 2013]

1991:

Leo Kottke

1992:

Jo Vally [as Schemerlicht]

2006:

Freddy Fender

The Platters' version was the last Mercury record on 78 RPM and at the same time the first song with a television clip. A real hinge song.

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