kule48 asked in Entertainment & MusicMusic · 1 decade ago

who did the 'lounge version' of embraceable you?

the song 'embraceable you' has many versions. i think it was originally by george gershwin. there's this sort of chillout version that i really like. i heard it from a fair, but unfortunately i wasnt able to know who's version was it.

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    Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald

    Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you

    Embrace me, you irreplaceable you

    Just one look at you

    My heart grew tipsy in me

    You and you alone

    Bring out the Gypsy in me

    I love all the many charms about you

    Above all, I want my arms about you

    Don't be a naughty baby

    Come to mama, come to mama do

    My sweet embraceable you

    I love all the many charms about you

    Above all, I want my arms about you

    Don't be a naughty baby

    Come to mama, come to mama do

    My sweet embraceable you

    Gershwin

    "Embraceable You" is a popular song.

    The music was written by George Gershwin, the lyrics by Ira Gershwin. The song was originally written in 1928 for an unpublished operetta named East is West. It was eventually published in 1930 and included in the Broadway musical Girl Crazy.

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    Ronnie Aldrich

    Ray Anthony

    Chet Baker

    Count Basie

    Joshua Bell

    Acker Bilk

    Stanley Black

    Earl Bostic

    Boston Pops Orchestra

    Irene Cara City Heat Motion Picture Soundtrack

    Ray Charles

    Richard Clayderman

    King Cole Trio

    Nat King Cole

    Bing Crosby

    Vic Damone

    Miles Davis

    Johnny Desmond

    Jimmy Dorsey & his orchestra

    Tommy Dorsey & his orchestra

    Roy Eldridge

    Duke Ellington

    Bill Evans

    Percy Faith & his orchestra

    Michael Feinstein

    Eddie Fisher

    Ella Fitzgerald

    Helen Forrest

    Connie Francis

    Jane Froman

    Judy Garland (1939)

    Erroll Garner

    George Gershwin

    Dizzy Gillespie

    Benny Goodman

    Betty Grable

    Grappelli & Menuhin

    Bobby Hackett

    Ted Heath

    Woody Herman

    Earl Hines

    Billie Holiday

    Lena Horne

    Englebert Humperdinck

    Harry James

    Joni James

    Jack Jones

    Salena Jones

    Andre Kostelanetz

    Cleo Laine

    Jack Lemmon

    Guy Lombardo

    The Manhattan Transfer

    Dean Martin

    Mary Martin

    Johnny Mathis

    Maureen McGovern

    Glenn Miller

    Liza Minnelli

    Jane Monheit

    Peter Nero

    Red Nichols (1930)

    Red Norvo

    Helen O'Connell

    Norrie Paramor

    Charlie Parker

    Les Paul

    The Pied Pipers

    The Platters

    André Previn

    Django Reinhardt

    Cliff Richard

    Zoot Sims

    Frank Sinatra

    Jo Stafford

    Rod Stewart

    Maxine Sullivan

    Art Tatum

    Dame Kiri Te Kanawa

    Jack Teagarden

    Claude Thornhill & his orchestra

    Sarah Vaughan

    Dinah Washington

    Andy Williams

    Carol Lou Woodward

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