I Wanna Be Loved
|"I Wanna Be Loved"|
|Lyricist(s)||Edward Heyman, Billy Rose|
The song is a standard, with many recorded versions.
- Billy Eckstine - Passing Strangers
- The song was included in the 1934 Vitaphone short "Mirrors" featuring Fred Rich and his Orchestra. It was sung by Vera Van in a scene where she dresses in an evening gown.
- The song was recorded by The Andrews Sisters in 1950. Their version became a #1 hit in the U.S.
- The song was recorded by Russell Garcia (on his 1958 album The Johnny Ever Greens), starring Sue Allen on vocal.
- I Wanna Be Loved was the title track of an album by Dinah Washington with Quincy Jones and His Orchestra in 1962.
- Grant Green plays on the song on his 1963 album Am I Blue.
- George Maharis covered the song on his 1963 album Just Turn Me Loose!.
- Dean and Jean recorded the song in 1964 (U.S. #91).
- Mina covered the song on her 1969 album Mina for You.
- Jex Saarelaht and Kate Ceberano recorded it on their album Open the Door - Live at Mietta's (1992).
- Maria Muldaur performs the song on her 1999 album Meet Me Where They Play the Blues.
- In 2009 Mark Isham & Kate Ceberano recorded a version for their Bittersweet album.
- Kirby Lauryen performs a cover in the background of the club scene in Season 2, Episode 2 "A View in the Dark" of Marvel's Agent Carter.