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Created on 20/02/2006
Latest update on 19/03/2015

Artist: Max Steiner
Author: Max Steiner
Label: MGM
Year: 1939

Also known as Tara's Theme. Born in Austria and moved to Hollywood for fear of the Nazis, like so many jewish composers. Scored King Kong, The Charge Of The Light Brigade, A Star Is Born, Jezebel, Casablanca, The Big Sleep, The Glass Menagerie and A Summer Place (theme becoming the all-time biggest instrumental hit US for Percy Faith in '60). Max Steiner's theme for film Now Voyages ('42) became a n°1 US in '43 for Dick Haymes as It Can't Be Wrong.

Covers:

1954:

Leroy Holmes

1954:

Johnny Desmond [as My Own True Love; first vocal version with Mack David lyrics]

1959:

Jimmy Clanton

1961:

Ventures

1961:

Ferrante & Teicher

1962:

Duprees

1967:

Mantovani

1967:

Stan Getz [as My Own True Love]

1973:

Roy Clark

1982:

Meco

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