CARIOCA

Latest update on 22/02/2010

Artist: Etta Moten
Author: Vincent Youmans/Gus Kahn/Edward Eliscu
Label: RKO Pictures
Year: 1933

In film Flying Down To Rio with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers (for the first time together) and Dolores Del Rio. Also instrumental and another sung version by Movita Castaneda & Alice Gentle. Nominated for the first Oscar ever for a film song (won by The Continental, also with Ginger & Fred - see there).

Covers:

1934:

Enric Madriguera [n°1 US]

1934:

Connee Boswell

1939:

Artie Shaw

1946:

Buddy Rich

1947:

Andrews Sisters

1951:

Les Paul

1953:

Gerry Mulligan

1954:

Oscar Peterson

1955:

Hampton Hawes

1956:

Barney Kessel

1957:

Tito Puente

1958:

Xavier Cugat

1960:

Electric Johnny & The Skyrockets

1962:

Tielman Brothers [as Twistin' The Carioca]

Vincent Youmans also wrote Sometimes I'm Happy, Time On My Hands, More Than You Know and Tea For Two (see all there).

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