BORN TO BE BLUE

Latest update on 23/03/2019

Artist: Mel Tormé
Author: Mel Tormé/Robert Wells
Label: Musicraft
Year: 1946

Nicknamed "the Velvet Fog"; crooner who wrote his own songs. B-side of It Happened In Monterey. With the Sonny Burke orch.

Covers:

1955:

Helen Merrill

1956:

Dinah Shore

1959:

Buddy Rich

1959:

Donna Hightower

1960:

Stan Getz

1960:

André Previn & David Rose

1961:

George Shearing [with Nancy Wilson]

1961:

Ella Fitzgerald

1962:

Wes Montgomery

1963:

Ray Charles

1964:

Chet Baker [with Kenny Burrell; title track biopic starring Ethan Hawke as Chet ('15)]

1964:

Sammy Davis Jr.

1965:

Eddie Harris

1970:

Jack Bruce [with John McLaughlin, Jon Hiseman and Dick Heckstall Smith]

1980:

Freddie Hubbard

1981:

Dexter Gordon

1982:

George Shearing [with Mel Tormé]

1988:

Steve Miller

1989:

Cedar Walton [with Judy Niemack]

2006:

Paul Motion

2013:

Jane Monheit

2019:

Tav Falco

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