CERISIER ROSE ET POMMIER BLANC

Latest update on 11/08/2012

Artist: André Claveau
Author: Louiguy/Jacques Larue
Label: Polydor
Year: 1950

Billed as 'Chanson rumba'. Louiguy cowrote La Vie en rose, Jacques Larue wrote lyrics for Nuages (Django Reinhardt).

Covers:

1950:

Yvette Giraud

1954:

Perez Prado [as Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White; n°1 US & UK in '55, then also featured in film Underwater (starring Jane Russell)]

1955:

Xavier Cugat

1955:

Georgia Gibbs

1955:

Eddie Calvert [n°1 UK]

1955:

Les Baxter

1955:

Guy Lombardo

1955:

Harmonicats

1955:

Alan Dale [English vocal version; lyrics: Mack David, Hal's older brother]

1963:

Earl Bostic

1968:

Max Greger

1981:

Fabulous Thunderbirds

1982:

Modern Romance [in film Diner]

1998:

Cuarteto Patria & Manu Dibango

1999:

Freddie Roulette

Original chansonnier André Claveau and that other Cuban legend Compay Segundo (see Chan Chan) both died the same day. Made for a great version at the gates of heaven, that's for sure.

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