Born to Be Blue (Mel Tormé song)

"Born to Be Blue" is a 1946 jazz standard. It was written by Mel Tormé and Robert Wells.[1]

Cover versionsEdit

Performer Album Year
Anita Wardell Kinda Blue[2] 2008
Anton Schwartz The Slow Lane[3] 2000
Benny Green Source 2011
Bobby Timmons Born to Be Blue! 1963
Charlie Byrd Byrd Song[4] 1965
Chet Baker Baby Breeze[5] 1965
Clifford Brown Brownie: The Complete EmArcy Recordings[6] 1989
Dexter Gordon Lullaby for a Monster[7] 1981
Eddie Harris The In Sound[8] 1965
Ella Fitzgerald Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie![9] 1961
Freddie Hubbard Born to Be Blue 1982
Gene Ammons Twisting the Jug[10] 1961
George Shearing with Nancy Wilson The Swingin's Mutual! 1960
Grant Green Born to Be Blue[11] 1962
Helen Merrill Helen Merrill[12] 1955
Jack Bruce Things We Like[13] 1968
Jackie and Roy Concerts by the Sea[14] 1978
Jane Monheit The Heart of the Matter[15] 2013
June Christy Cocktail Hour[16] 2001
Mildred Bailey Me and the Blues[17] 1957
Ray Charles Ingredients in a Recipe for Soul[18] 1963
Stan Getz Cool Velvet – Stan Getz and Strings[19] 1961
Steve Miller Born 2 B Blue[20] 1988
Wes Montgomery Full House[21] 1962
Wynton Kelly Piano Interpretations[22] 1951

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Born to Be Blue". Jazzstandards.com. Retrieved 13 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Born to Be Blue - Anita Wardell | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  3. ^ "The Slow Lane - Anton Schwartz | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Born To Be Blue - Charlie Byrd | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Born to Be Blue - Chet Baker | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Born to Be Blue - Clifford Brown | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  7. ^ "Born to Be Blue - Dexter Gordon | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  8. ^ "Born to Be Blue - Eddie Harris | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  9. ^ "(I Was) Born To Be Blue - Ella Fitzgerald | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  10. ^ "Born to Be Blue - Gene Ammons | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  11. ^ "Born to Be Blue - Grant Green | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  12. ^ "Born to Be Blue - Helen Merrill | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  13. ^ "Born to Be Blue - Jack Bruce | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  14. ^ "Concerts by the Sea - Jackie & Roy | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  15. ^ "Born to Be Blue - Jane Monheit | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  16. ^ "Cocktail Hour - June Christy | Release Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  17. ^ "Born to Be Blue - Mildred Bailey | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  18. ^ "Born to Be Blue - Ray Charles | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  19. ^ "Born to Be Blue - Stan Getz | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  20. ^ "Born to Be Blue - Steve Miller | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  21. ^ "Born To Be Blue - Wes Montgomery | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  22. ^ "Born to Be Blue - Wynton Kelly | Song Info | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 5 November 2016.