TENDERLY

Latest update on 29/04/2019

Artist: Dick Farney
Author: Walter Gross/Jack Lawrence
Label: Majestic
Year: 1947

Brazilian crooner in the US (real name: Farnesio Dutra) with the Paul Baron Orchestra. Jack Lawrence also wrote the words to If I Didn't Care, Yes My Darling Daughter and What's Your Story Morning Glory. Writers assembled by Margaret Whiting, but she never recorded it.

Covers:

1947:

Sarah Vaughan [with George Treadwell's Orchestra on Musicraft]

1947:

Randy Brooks [instrumental]

1948:

Clark Dennis [with the Walter Gross Trio]

1949:

Woody Herman

1949:

George Shearing

1950:

Walter Gross [coauthor, later also in film Torch Song]

1950:

Lynn Hope Quintet [instrumental R&B hit]

1951:

Rosemary Clooney [theme song and millionseller]

1952:

Oscar Peterson

1952:

Billie Holiday

1952:

Ray Anthony

1952:

Stan Getz

1953:

Art Tatum

1953:

Lester Young

1953:

Miles Davis

1954:

Nat King Cole [hit UK]

1955:

Chet Baker

1955:

Chet Atkins [later in film Playing By Heart]

1956:

Ella Fitzgerald [and in '58 in film The Tender Game]

1956:

Louis Armstrong [with Ella Fitzgerald]

1958:

Duke Ellington

1959:

Santo & Johnny

1959:

Percy Faith

1959:

Johnny Mathis

1959:

Pat Boone

1960:

Tony Bennett

1960:

Flamingos

1960:

Eric Dolphy

1961:

Bert Kaempfert

1964:

Al Hirt

1979:

Willie Nelson

1989:

George Benson

1990:

Carmen McRae

1999:

Etta James

2002:

Ann Hampton Calloway

2010:

José James & Jef Neve

2015:

José James

2016:

Stacey Kent [title track lp]

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