'A' You're Adorable
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|"'A' You're Adorable"|
|Lyricist(s)||Buddy Kaye, Fred Wise|
- In the United States, by RCA Victor, on 78 rpm and 45 rpm, in 1949, with the flip side "When Is Sometime?" This record reached number 1 on the US chart on April 9, 1949.
- In the United Kingdom, by HMV, on 78 rpm in June 1949, with the flip side "Forever and Ever"
- In Japan, by Victor Entertainment, on 78 rpm, with the flip side "Bali Ha'i"
- In Australia, by His Master's Voice, on 78 rpm, with the flip side "My Melancholy Baby"
Another recording by Jo Stafford and Gordon MacRae was also very popular. The recording was released by Capitol Records. The flip side was "Need You". The recording first appeared on the Billboard charts on March 25, 1949, lasting 13 weeks and peaking at position number 4.
Another recording by the Tony Pastor orchestra also charted. The recording was released by Columbia Records. The recording first appeared on the Billboard charts on May 6, 1949, lasting 2 weeks and peaking at position number 22.
The song formed the basis for a Morecambe and Wise sketch, where Eric Morecambe started with "A you're adorable, B you're so beautiful" and then randomly chose letters such as J, Q or Z to fox Ernie Wise.
- Perry Como (with The Fontane Sisters)
- Buddy Kaye Quintet
- Tony Pastor
- Jo Stafford and Gordon MacRae
- Beverly Kenney
- Dean Martin
- Mike Douglas
- The Kidsongs on their "Baby Animal Songs" video
- Tirso Cruz III duet with Nora Aunor on their album Dream Come True under Vicor Records
- Lea Salonga
- John Lithgow on his CD, Singin' in the Bathtub (1999, Sony Wonder)
- Jimmy Dorsey (with Claire Hogan) recorded from a radio broadcast around 1949; collected on The Complete Standard Transcriptions (1999, Soundies)
- Larry Fotine and his Orchestra (Decca)
- Sharon, Lois & Bram on their album "Smorgasboard" (1979)
- In late 2014, Supertramp released a live version of the song on the 40th anniversary edition of their Crime of the Century album. This performance was recorded on March 9, 1975, at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England.
- Whitburn, Joel (1973). Top Pop Records 1940-1955. Record Research.
- "Supertramp – Crime Of The Century (Vinyl, LP, Album, LP, Album) at Discogs". Archived from the original on 2015-04-27. Retrieved 2015-04-20.
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