Lullaby of the Leaves

"Lullaby of the Leaves" is a musical composition by composer Bernice Petkere and lyricist Joe Young. It is a Tin Pan Alley song first performed in 1932[1] and is considered a jazz standard. It was a big hit for George Olsen and his Music in 1932[2] and it has since been recorded numerous times in its lyrical version and as an instrumental.

"Lullaby of the Leaves"
Song
GenreJazz
Songwriter(s)Bernice Petkere, Joe Young

Other recorded versionsEdit

Year Artist Release
1932 Ambrose and His Orchestra Released as a 78 [3]
1932 Connee Boswell Released as a 78 [4]
1932 Roy Fox and His Band (vocal by Al Bowlly) Released as a 78 (Al Bowlly discography)
1950 The Benny Goodman Sextet Released as a 78 [5]
1950 Mel Torme a single release [6]
1952 Gerry Mulligan Gerry Mulligan Quartet Volume 1
1953 Anita O'Day Anita O'Day Collates
1957 Illinois Jacquet Swing's the Thing
1958 Keely Smith Politely!
1958 Billy Eckstine Billy Eckstine's Imagination
1961 Grant Green Grant's First Stand (Blue Note album)
1961 The Ventures Another Smash!!! and as single Dolton 41
1961 The Platters Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries! [7]
1964 Ella Fitzgerald Hello, Dolly!
1966 Anita Harris Somebody's in My Orchard [8]
1969 Mary Hopkin Post Card
2018 Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa Black Coffee

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Burlingame, Sandra. "Lullaby of the Leaves (1932)". jazzstandards.com.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p. 343. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.
  3. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved November 19, 2020.
  4. ^ "The Online Discographical Project". 78discography.com. Retrieved October 6, 2018.
  5. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved October 6, 2018.
  6. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved October 6, 2018.
  7. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved October 6, 2018.
  8. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved October 6, 2018.