Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered

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"Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered"
Song
Published1940
Songwriter(s)Lorenz Hart
Composer(s)Richard Rodgers

"Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered"[1] is a show tune and popular song from the 1940 Rodgers and Hart musical Pal Joey. It is part of the Great American Songbook. The song was introduced by Vivienne Segal on December 25, 1940, in the Broadway production during Act I, Scene 6, and again in Act II, Scene 4, as a reprise.[1] Segal also sang the song on both the 1950 hit record and in the 1952 Broadway revival. It was performed by Carol Bruce in the 1954 London production.

Rod Stewart and Cher version[edit]

"Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered"
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Single by Rod Stewart and Cher
from the album As Time Goes By: The Great American Songbook, Volume II
ReleasedOctober 2003
GenreJazz standard
LabelJ Records
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Richard Perry
Rod Stewart singles chronology
"Time After Time"
(2003)
"Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered"
(2003)
"What a Wonderful World"
(2004)
Cher singles chronology
"Love One Another"
(2003)
"Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered"
(2003)
"You Haven't Seen the Last of Me"
(2010)

In 2003 the song was released as a duet by English singer-songwriter Rod Stewart with American singer and actress Cher, as single from his second pop standards album, As Time Goes By: the Great American Songbook 2. It was released in 2003 by J Records. The song was called a 'delicious duet' in a review by Billboard Magazine.[2] The cover also became a moderate hit on the Adult Contemporary chart in the United States, peaking at number 17.

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[3] 17

Chart versions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Page scan of the original playbill for the opening night (12/25/1940) of Pal Joey (1940)". NYPL Digital Gallery. 1940. Image ID 1801557. Archived from Playbill scan for Pal Joey. Image ID 1801552.
  2. ^ https://books.google.dk/books?id=KA8EAAAAMBAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q=Duet%20with%20Cher&f=false
  3. ^ "Rod Stewart Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard. Retrieved November 1, 2015.

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