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Mr. Wonderful (1955 song)

"Mr. Wonderful" is a popular song, written in 1955 written by Jerry Bock, George David Weiss, and Larry Holofcener, as the title song of a Broadway musical starring Sammy Davis Jr. The song was introduced in the musical by Olga James.[1]

The most popular contemporary recordings of the song were done by Peggy Lee, Sarah Vaughan and Teddi King. All of these reached the Billboard charts in 1956.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Internet Broadway Database". ibdb.com. Retrieved January 5, 2018.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits (8th ed.). New York: Billboard Books. p. 768. ISBN 0-8230-7499-4.