PENNY SERENADE

Created on 28/10/2001
Latest update on 08/09/2021

Artist: Joe Loss
Author: Melle Weersma/Hal Hallifax
Label: Regal Zonophone
Year: 1938

Frisian jazz pioneer Melle Weersma once arranged for Benny Goodman. His Gaviotta became equally famous internationally.

Covers:

1938:

Geraldo & His Orch. [vocal: Al Bowlly]

1938:

Lew Stone [also with Al Bowlly]

1938:

Ramblers

1938:

Ambrose [English lyrics (suggested by Weersma): Arthur Hallifax]

1938:

Nat Gonella

1938:

Tino Rossi [as Sérénade sans espoir]

1938:

Johnny & Jones [as Ik Zing Dit Lied Voor Een Penny]

1939:

Lucienne Delyle [idem]

1939:

Guy Lombardo [n°1 US]

1939:

Horace Heidt

1939:

Sammy Kaye

1939:

Rudi Schuricke [in German]

1939:

Willy Derby [and in '42 as Tango Voor Twee]

1940s:

Vic Damone

1959:

Willis 'Gator' Jackson

1989:

Paul Mauriat

Al Bowlly also cut Sammy Cahn's Penny Serenade.

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