CHARMAINE

Latest update on 30/01/2003

Artist: Erno Rapée
Author: Erno Rapee/Lew Pollack
Year: 1913

Written shortly before his departure from Hungary to the US. Used as theme of silent movie What Price Glory? (1926) starring Dolores Del Rio as Charmaine. Sheet music millionseller. Rapée and Pollack also cowrote Diane.

Covers:

1927:

Guy Lombardo [n°1 US; vocal: Carmen Lombardo; also in film The Green Mile (1999)]

1934:

Jimmie Lunceford

1944:

Harry James [in film Two Girls And A Sailor]

1947:

Julia Lee

1951:

Mantovani [instrumental millionseller]

1952:

Tino Rossi

1956:

Four Freshmen

1958:

Jim Reeves

1962:

Frank Sinatra

1963:

Bachelors [hit UK]

1964:

Erroll Garner

1965:

Lou Rawls

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