WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS

Latest update on 27/09/2020

Artist: Peerless Quartet
Author: Henry Creamer/Turner Leyton
Label: Victor
Year: 1922

Vocal: Henry Burr; from revue's Strut Miss Lizzie/Spice Of 1922. Strange but true: most covers are white.

Covers:

1922:

Dixie Daisies

1923:

Cotton Pickers

1923:

Blossom Seeley

1923:

Paul Whiteman

1927:

Bix Beiderbecke

1939:

Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers [in film The Story Of Vernon And Irene Castle]

1946:

Louis Prima

1950:

Tommy Dorsey

1950:

Andrews Sisters [with Al Jolson]

1952:

Betty Hutton [in film Somebody Loves Me]

1953:

Frankie Laine

1955:

Dean Martin

1959:

Freddy Cannon [hit US]

1959:

Pete Fountain

1960:

Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong

1962:

Dutch Swing College Band

1963:

Jan & Dean

1964:

Platters

1964:

Pat Boone

1968:

Merle Travis

1973:

Merle Haggard

1974:

Charlie Daniels Band

1975:

Cliff Edwards

1977:

Shakin' Stevens

1979:

Harry Connick Jr.

1987:

Spotnicks

1996:

Nicholas Payton

Same authors wrote After You've Gone (see there) earlier on.

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