Frank Sinatra Embraceable You 1943

Frank Sinatra Embraceable You 1943

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"Embraceable You" is a popular song, with music by George Gershwin and 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 The song was originally written in 1928 for an unpublished operetta named East is West.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. where it was performed by Ginger Rogers in a song and dance routine choreographed by Fred Astaire. Billie Holiday's 1944 recording was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2005.[1] Notable Recordings

   Oleta Adams, on the album The Glory of Gershwin (1994)
   Chet Baker
   Nat King Cole
   Ornette Coleman - This Is Our Music (1959)
   Johnny Dankworth - Too Cool For The Blues (2010)
   Doris Day
   Jimmy Dorsey - May 1941 (Decca 3928)
   Bill Evans - Bill Evans at the Montreux Jazz Festival (1968)
   Ella Fitzgerald, on the album Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook (1959) and Nice Work If You Can Get It, Pablo, 1983.
   Med Flory and Supersax - Live in '75: Japanese Tour (1999), The Best Of Supersax And The LA Voices (2005)
   Judy Garland - Girl Crazy, film (1943)[2]
   Herbie Hancock, on his (1998) album Gershwin's World
   Nicole Henry
   Billie Holiday (1944)
   Etta James on her 1994 cover album Mystery Lady: Songs of Billie Holiday
   Eyran Katsenelenbogen (2007)
   Maureen McGovern
   Idina Menzel
   Liza Minnelli, on her 1996 album Gently
   Charlie Parker - Cool Bird (1947)
   Louis Prima
   Duncan Sheik, on Red Hot + Rhapsody
   Frank Sinatra (1941)
   Brent Spiner, on the album Ol' Yellow Eyes Is Back
   Rod Stewart