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(Themes from) The Man with the Golden Arm

"(Themes from) The Man with the Golden Arm" is a song written by Elmer Bernstein and performed by Richard Maltby & His Orchestra. It reached number 14 on the Billboard chart in 1956.[1] It was featured in the 1955 film The Man with the Golden Arm.

"(Themes from) The Man with the Golden Arm"
Single by Richard Maltby & His Orchestra
B-side"The Heart of Paris"
ReleasedMarch 1956
GenreJazz
Length2:22
LabelVik
Songwriter(s)Elmer Bernstein
Richard Maltby & His Orchestra singles chronology
"Four or Five Times"
(1955)
"(Themes from) The Man with the Golden Arm"
(1956)
"Raucous Maracas"
(1956)

Other charting versionsEdit

  • Bernstein released a version in 1956 that reached number 16 in the U.S.[2]
  • Billy May released a version in 1956 that reached number 9 on the UK Singles Chart and number 49 in the U.S.[3]
  • Dick Jacobs released a version in 1956 that reached number 22 in the U.S.[4]
  • Les Elgart released a version in 1956 that reached number 56 in the U.S.[5]
  • Buddy Morrow released a version in 1956 that reached number 82 in the U.S.[6]
  • Jet Harris released a version in 1962 that reached number 12 in the U.K.[7]

Other versionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Richard Maltby & His Orchestra, "(Themes from) The Man with the Golden Arm" Chart Position". Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  2. ^ "Elmer Bernstein, "Main Title Theme from Man with the Golden Arm" Chart Position". Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  3. ^ "Billy May, "Main Title Theme from Man with the Golden Arm" Chart Position". Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  4. ^ "Dick Jacobs, "Man with the Golden Arm" Chart Position". Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  5. ^ "Les Elgart, "Main Title Man with the Golden Arm" Chart Position". Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  6. ^ "Buddy Morrow, "Man with the Golden Arm" Chart Position". Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  7. ^ "Jet Harris, "Main Title Theme from The Man with the Golden Arm" Chart Position". Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  8. ^ "Jonah Jones, "Muted Jazz" EP Release". Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  9. ^ "Jimmy McGriff, "Topkapi" Single Release". Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  10. ^ "Billy Strange, "Raunchy" Single Release". Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  11. ^ "Bill Evans, Plays the Theme from The V.I.P.s and Other Great Songs". Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  12. ^ "Jimmy Smith, Monster". Retrieved March 17, 2018.