Just in Time (song)
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"Just in Time" is a popular song with the melody written by Jule Styne and the lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. It was introduced by Judy Holliday and Sydney Chaplin in the musical Bells Are Ringing in 1956. Judy Holliday and Dean Martin sang the song in the 1960 film of Bells Are Ringing. A recording of the song made by Tony Bennett was a hit that year. Decades later, Bennett recorded it again with Michael Bublé as part of his 2006 album Duets: An American Classic.
Tony Bennett and Michael Bublé version
|"Just in Time"|
|Single by Tony Bennett & Michael Bublé|
|from the album Duets: An America Classic|
|Recorded||March 23, 2011
Abbey Road Studios
|Label||Sony Music Entertainment/Island Records|
|Tony Bennett singles chronology|
"Body and Soul" was recorded as a duet by Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse on March 23, 2011. It was the final recording made by Winehouse before her death on July 23, 2011 at the age of 27. The single was released worldwide on September 14, 2011, what would have been her 28th birthday, on iTunes, MTV and VH1.
When the song reached #87 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the week of October 1, 2011, it made Bennett the oldest living artist ever to chart on the Hot 100, surpassing the previous record of George Burns. It also gave Bennett the longest overall span of appearances on the Hot 100; his version of "Young and Warm and Wonderful" appeared on the very first Hot 100 chart dated August 4, 1958. The song received a Grammy Award at the 54th Grammy Awards in the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance category on 12 February 2012. Proceeds from "Body and Soul" go to benefit The Amy Winehouse Foundation, an organisation created to raise awareness and support for young adults struggling with addiction.
Dean Martin recorded a solo version as well and included the track on his 1960 album This Time I'm Swingin'!. It was later remastered as a duet with smooth jazz saxophonist Dave Koz for Martin's album Forever Cool.
Chelsea Krombach performed the song for her debut album Look for the Silver Lining.
Jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman recorded an instrumental version of the song on Spirit of the Moment - Live at the Village Vanguard.
Jazz vocalist Mel Tormé recorded a vocal of "Just in Time" on his Mel Torme Swings Shubert Alley in 1960.
Regis Philbin recorded the song with his wife, Joy Philbin, on their album "Just You, Just Me". This is a male-female duet rendition, other than the original by Sydney Chaplin and Judy Holliday. Betty White and her late husband (Luden) also recorded this song for a TV spot.
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