There Will Never Be Another You

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1942 song by Joan Merrill

There Will Never Be Another You” is a popular song with music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Mack Gordon that was written for the Twentieth Century Fox musical Iceland (1942) starring Sonja Henie and John Payne. The songs in the film featured Joan Merrill accompanied by Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra.[1] The song was published in 1942.[2] The most popular version, a 1966 Chris Montez recording, went to #4 on the Easy Listening chart and #33 on the Hot 100.[3]

Recorded versions[edit]

Release Performer Vocalist Recording date Album Label Source
1942 Joan Merrill with Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra Joan Merrill 1942 Film Iceland Bluebird [4]
1942 Teddy Powell and His Orchestra Peggy Mann July 17, 1942 Bluebird [4]
1942 Woody Herman and His Orchestra instrumental July 24, 1942 single Decca [5][6]
1942 Tommy Tucker Tommy Tucker July 31, 1942 Okeh [7]
1950 Lionel Hampton Quintet instrumental January 16, 1950 Decca [8][6]
1951 Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra Gordon Jenkins Time to Dance with Gordon Jenkins Capitol [9]
1951 Wynton Kelly Trio instrumental Piano Interpretations Blue Note [10]
1954 Lester Young with Oscar Peterson instrumental November 28, 1952 Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio Norgran [6]
1954 Art Tatum instrumental December 28, 1953 The Genius of Art Tatum #4 Clef Records [11]
1954 Chet Baker Chet Baker February 15, 1954 Chet Baker Sings Pacific Jazz [6]
1955 Nat King Cole Nat King Cole August 25, 1955 Nat King Cole Sings for Two in Love Capitol [6]
1956 Sonny Stitt instrumental December 15 & 16, 1955 Sonny Stitt Plays Roost
1956 Hank Mobley with Donald Byrd instrumental February 8, 1956 The Jazz Message of Hank Mobley Savoy [12]
1957 Stan Getz Quartet instrumental November 24, 1956 The Steamer Verve
1957 Lou Donaldson Quintet instrumental June 9, 1957 Swing and Soul Blue Note [13]
1958 Hampton Hawes instrumental January 27, 1958 Four! Contemporary [6]
1958 Lee Morgan with Curtis Fuller & Hank Mobley instrumental April 21, 1958 Monday Night at Birdland Roulette [14][15]
1958 Max Roach Quintet instrumental September 4, 1958 Deeds, Not Words Riverside
1959 Tony Bennett and Count Basie with His Orchestra Tony Bennett December 30, 1958 In Person! Columbia [6]
1959 Keely Smith with Nelson Riddle Keely Smith 1959 Swingin’ Pretty Capitol
1962 Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra September 11-12, 1961 Point of No Return Capitol
1961 Bud Powell instrumental December 17, 1961 A Portrait of Thelonious Columbia
1965 Nancy Wilson Nancy Wilson January 1965 Gentle Is My Love Capitol [16]
1965 Sonny Rollins instrumental June 17, 1965 There Will Never Be Another You (album) Impulse!
1966 Chris Montez Chris Montez The More I See You A&M [17]
1967 Andy Williams Andy Williams 1967 Love, Andy Columbia
1967 Julie London Julie London 1966 Nice Girls Don’t Stay For Breakfast Liberty
1971 Jimmy McGriff instrumental 1971 Groove Grease Groove Merchant
1987 Woody Shaw instrumental March 24, 1986 Solid [6]
1994 Rosemary Clooney Rosemary Clooney [18][19]
1996 Michel Petrucciani and Stéphane Grappelli instrumental June 1995 Flamingo [6]
2007 Lee Konitz with Lennie Tristano instrumental June 11, 1955 Live at the Confucius Restaurant 1955 [6]
2009 Brownman Electryc Trio instrumental January 2008 Juggernaut [6]
2020 John Scofield instrumental August 2021 John Scofield [20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joan Merrill at JazzStandards.com
  2. ^ “There Will Never Be Another You” at JazzStandards.com
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 173.
  4. ^ a b Bluebird Records in the 11500 to 11590 series
  5. ^ Decca Records in the 18000 to 18499 series
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Gioia, Ted (2012). The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire. New York City: Oxford University Press. p. 428. ISBN 978-0-19-993739-4.
  7. ^ Okeh Records in the 6500 to 6999 series
  8. ^ Decca Records in the 27000 to 27495 series
  9. ^ Capitol Records in the 100 to 499 series
  10. ^ There’ll Never Be Another You by Wynton Kelly, Secondhandsongs.com.
  11. ^ There Will Never Be Another You by Art Tatum, Secondhandsongs.com.
  12. ^ There’ll Never Be Another You by Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Ronnie Ball, Doug Watkins, Kenny Clarke, secondhandsongs.com.
  13. ^ There Will Never Be Another You by Lou Donaldson, secondhandsongs.com.
  14. ^ Lee Morgan, Curtis Fuller, Hank Mobley – There Will Never Be Another You on YouTube
  15. ^ There Will Never Be Another You by Hank Mobley, Billy Root, Curtis Fuller, Lee Morgan, “Specs” Wright, Ray Bryant, Tommy Bryant, secondhandsongs.com.
  16. ^ “Gentle Is My Love – Nancy Wilson”. AllMusic. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  17. ^ “The More I See You – Chris Montez”. AllMusic. Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  18. ^ 3/7/04 – The Rosemary Clooney: Show Songs from the Classic Television Series
  19. ^ “There Will Never Be Another You – Rosemary Clooney”. AllMusic. Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  20. ^ Jurek, Thom (2022). “John Scofield: John Scofield”. AllMusic. Retrieved 6 July 2022.

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