YOU'RE DRIVING ME CRAZY (WHAT DID I DO)

Latest update on 29/05/2018

Artist: Rudy Vallee
Author: Walter Donaldson
Label: Victor
Year: 1930

From musical Smiles. Walter Donaldson also wrote Making Whoopee, Love Me Or Leave Me, My Baby Just Cares For Me, My Blue Heaven and Yes Sir That's My Baby. See also: Moten Swing.

Covers:

1930:

Adèle Astaire & Eddie Foy Jr. [on Broadway]

1930:

Guy Lombardo [n°1 US]

1930:

Louis Armstrong with Les Hite Orch.

1930:

Seger Ellis

1931:

Nick Lucas [top 3 US]

1939:

Quintette du Hot Club de France

1944:

Tommy Dorsey

1951:

Lester Young

1952:

Billy May

1952:

Les Brown

1954:

Paul Whiteman

1955:

Patti Page

1955:

Dinah Shore

1956:

Chet Baker

1956:

Big Joe Turner

1957:

Jackie Gleason

1959:

Perez Prado

1959:

Jack McDuff

1960:

Helen Humes

1961:

Temperance Seven [n°1 UK; see footnote]

1961:

Ella Fitzgerald

1961:

Zoot Sims

1962:

Les McCann

1966:

Frank Sinatra [on Strangers In The Night album]

1967:

Georgie Fame

1972:

Sadi

1988:

Bob Brozman

1995:

Squirrel Nut Zippers

2003:

Roomful Of Blues

2018:

Van Morrison & Joey Defrancesco [title track lp]

The Temperance Seven were inspirational for later bands as The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band and The New Vaudeville Band. Their You're Driving Me Crazy was the first n°1 for producer George Martin.

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