JEEPERS CREEPERS

Latest update on 22/02/2021

Artist: Louis Armstrong
Author: Johnny Mercer/Harry Warren
Label: Decca
Year: 1938

In film Going Places where Satchmo sings it for a horse. Again in '74 in film Day Of The Locust. Lyricist Johnny Mercer first heard this expression from Henry Fonda. His first Academy Award.

Covers:

1938:

Ethel Waters [oldest recording (Bluebird)]

1938:

Larry Clinton

1939:

Billie Holiday

1939:

Artie Shaw [in film Symphony Of Swing; vocal: Tony Pastor]

1939:

Al Donahue

1939:

Mills Brothers

1939:

Paul Whiteman

1942:

Joyce Reynolds & Charles Smith [in film Yankee Doodle Dandy]

1945:

Stan Kenton

1954:

Frank Sinatra

1955:

Bobby Troup

1955:

Mel Tormé

1956:

Lester Young

1956:

Bing Crosby

1957:

Freddy Sunder

1958:

Sidney Bechet

1959:

Tony Bennett & Count Basie

1961:

Isley Brothers

1962:

Hayley Mills

1978:

Scatman Crothers [parody on Casablanca pianist Sam (see: As Time Goes By) in film The Cheap Detective]

1981:

Les McCann

1983:

Acker Bilk

1991:

Pasadena Roof Orch.

1998:

Maria Muldaur

2006:

Puppini Sisters

2013:

Kermit Ruffins

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