I'll Remember April (song)
The song made its debut in the Abbott and Costello comedy, Ride 'Em Cowboy, being sung by Dick Foran. Since then, dozens upon dozens of artists have covered the song, including June Christy, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Charles Mingus, Eric Dolphy, Bud Powell, Frank Sinatra, Julie London, and Judy Garland, who once interpreted the song on the radio program, Lux Radio Theatre.
'I'll Remember April' can be found in the Real Book
The song is featured as background in the "Adam-12" episode "Something Worth Dying For", in which Officer Reed (played by Kent McCord) is given the Medal Of Valor.
- "I'll Remember April" at jazzstandards.com. Accessed 20 September 2007.
- This song is widely featured in at least two films by Robert Siodmak, Phantom Lady (1944) and Criss Cross (1949).
- Tal Farlow recorded this song in his album The Return of Tal Farlow/1969, but he had previously homaged it in Autumn in New York (1954), rebirth as "And She Remembers Me", but based upon the same chord changes after the intro section.
- Gerry Mulligan's 'Rocker' is based on the chord changes in "I'll Remember April".
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