PETITE VALSE, LA

Created on 03/10/2002
Latest update on 21/12/2016

Artist: Joe Heyne
Author: Joe Heyne
Label: Good Night
Year: 1950

Made in Belgium. A big hit in England with English lyrics by E.A. Ellington and Phyllis Claire. Good Night, the label of the original, is also a trademark for blankets. The record ends with a commercial message: "La musique que vous venez d'entendre est aussi douce qu'une couverture Good Night." There's a French version of Goodnight Irene on the B-side!

Covers:

1950:

Jack Pleis

1950:

Anne Shelton [as The Petite Waltz]

1950:

Billy Cotton [idem]

1950:

Guy Lombardo [idem]

1950:

Joe Loss [idem]

1950:

Erroll Garner

1951:

Roberto Inglez [as La Petite Waltz]

1962:

Duke Ellington

2006:

Marcos Valle

In 1981 Gérard Lenorman danced his own Petite valse, covered by André Van Duin as Waar Zijn De Orgels in '82.

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