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Melody of "A Foggy Day" on tenor saxophone by Julien Grandgagnage
A Foggy Day" is a popular song composed by George Gershwin, with lyrics by Ira Gershwin, introduced by Fred Astaire in the 1937 film . It was originally titled "A Foggy Day (In London Town)" in reference to the pollution-induced A Damsel in Distress pea soup fogs that were common in London during that period, and is often still referred to by the full title.
Notable recordings [ edit ]
Fred Astaire - (1937), original soundtrack recording. A Damsel in Distress
Carroll Gibbons And The Savoy Hotel Orpheans (1937) (with Anne Lenner)
Frank Sinatra - (1953), Songs for Young Lovers (1960), Ring-A-Ding-Ding (1994), Sinatra & Sextet: Live in Paris (1994), Duets II (1999) Sinatra '57 in Concert
Ella Fitzgerald - (1956) (with Ella and Louis Louis Armstrong), (1958), Ella in Rome: The Birthday Concert (1959), Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook (1973), Take Love Easy (1983) Nice Work If You Can Get It
Dinah Washington - (1954) After Hours with Miss "D"
Charles Mingus - (1956) Pithecanthropus Erectus
Jackie McLean - (1956) Lights Out!
Billie Holiday - (1957) Songs for Distingué Lovers
Coby Dijon - (1957) Quando os Peixotos se encontram
Dakota Staton - (1957) The Late, Late Show
Jo Stafford - (1957) Once Over Lightly
Doris Day - (1958) Hooray for Hollywood
Sarah Vaughan - (1958), Sarah Vaughan Sings George Gershwin (1973), and Live in Japan (1982) Gershwin Live!
Shirley Bassey - (1959) The Fabulous Shirley Bassey
Judy Garland - (1961) Judy at Carnegie Hall
Petula Clark - (1965) I Know a Place
George Benson - It's Uptown (1965)
Tony Bennett - (1992) Perfectly Frank
Wynton Marsalis - Standard Time, Volume 1 (1996) Pearl Django -
New Metropolitan Swing (1997)
David Bowie & Angelo Badalamenti - (1998) Red Hot + Rhapsody: The Gershwin Groove
Chris Connor - Warm Cool: The Atlantic Years (2000)
Michael Bublé - (2005) It's Time listen ( · help ) info
Rufus Wainwright - (2007) Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall
Tuck & Patti - I Remember You (2008)
Cheyenne Jackson - The Power of Two (2009)
Johnny Dankworth - Too Cool For The Blues (2010) Van Morrison - (2017) Versatile
See also [ edit ]