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The Glory of Gershwin is a 1994 tribute album by various singers and performers, Adler's lifelong friends, in celebration of American musician Larry Adler's 80th birthday. Adler himself plays the harmonica on each of the songs, all of which are written by George and Ira Gershwin, except where indicated.

The Glory of Gershwin
Larry Adler The Glory of Gershwin album cover.jpg
Studio album by
Larry Adler and others
ProducerGeorge Martin
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic1.5/5 stars[1]

The album was produced by George Martin. The song "The Man I Love", featuring Kate Bush, was released as a single and reached number 27 in the UK Singles Chart.[2]

Track listingEdit

Charts and certificationsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (1994) Peak
UK Albums Chart[3] 2


Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[4] Gold 100,000^


  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "The Glory of Gershwin - Various Artists | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-04-10.
  2. ^ "kate-bush - full Official Chart History - Official Charts Company". Retrieved 29 June 2017.
  3. ^ "the glory of gershwin - full Official Chart History - Official Charts Company". Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  4. ^ "British album certifications – LARRY ADLER/VARIOUS – The Glory of Gershwin". British Phonographic Industry. August 1, 1994. Retrieved June 16, 2017. Select albums in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type The Glory of Gershwin in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.