WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED LOVE?

Latest update on 24/01/2010

Artist: Elsie Carlisle & Frances Shelley
Author: Cole Porter
Year: 1929

In the West End and Broadway productions of musical Wake Up And Dream. Rhythm inspired by a Moroccan dance, witnessed during one of Cole Porter's many travels.

Covers:

1930:

Ben Bernie

1930:

Leo Reisman [vocal: Lew Conrad]

1939:

Artie Shaw

1941:

Lena Horne

1942:

Tommy Dorsey

1944:

King Cole Trio

1945:

Billie Holiday

1946:

Ginny Simms [in film Night And Day]

1947:

Bob Wills

1948:

Les Paul

1950:

Harry James [in film Young Man With A Horn]

1950:

Charlie Parker

1951:

Gordon MacRae [in film Starflight]

1954:

Charles Mingus

1955:

Frank Sinatra

1956:

Tito Puente

1958:

Julie London

1960:

Mel Tormé

1975:

Jane Birkin

1995:

Herman Schamp

2004:

Lemar [in film De-Lovely]

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