But Not for Me (song)
In 1959 Ella Fitzgerald included a version of the song on her landmark album Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook. The rendition won the 1960 Grammy Award for Best Female Vocal Performance.
It also featured in Sedbergh Rose Theatre's 2012 performance of Farflung Mill by Sandra Gold Wood ably sung by Jenny Lamb and Kev Kendal
- 1943 Girl Crazy - sung by Judy Garland.
- 1959 But Not for Me - performed by Ella Fitzgerald
- 1965 When the Boys Meet the Girls - sung by Connie Francis and Harve Presnell.
- 1979 Manhattan - played by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.
- 1989 When Harry Met Sally... performed by Harry Connick, Jr..
- 1994 Four Weddings and a Funeral - performed by Elton John.
- 1998 The Cruise - performed by Timothy 'Speed' Levitch.
- 2012 anime Sakamichi no Apollon (Kids on the Slope).
- Billie Holiday
- Chet Baker, on the album Chet Baker Sings
- Sam Cooke
- Bing Crosby - recorded July 9, 1942.
- Helen Forrest with Harry James (Columbia 36599, recorded 12/30/1941 )
- Johnny Lytle, on the album Nice and Easy
- Joshua Bell, in concert in London, London Symphony Orchestra, John Williams conducting (March 2, 2009 at the Barbican Center, London, England)
- Jodi Benson, in the original cast recording of Crazy for You
- Polly Bergen, on The Polly Bergen Show
- Carol Burnett, performed on The Muppet Show
- Chris Connor, on the album Masters of Jazz Vol. 5 Female Vocal Classics Rhino Records
- Bobby Darin
- Miles Davis, on the album Bags' Groove (1954 - instrumental version)
- Sammy Davis Jr.
- Doris Day, on the album Day by Day (1956)
- Ella Fitzgerald, on the albums Ella Sings Gershwin (1950), Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook (1959) and Nice Work If You Can Get It (1983).
- Red Garland - Red Garland's Piano (1956)
- Rita Reys - The Cool Voice of Rita Reys (1956)
- Judy Garland
- Jermaine Jackson, on the album I Wish You L.O.V.E. Jazz standards (2012)
- Harry James - (vocal by Helen Forrest) - Columbia-36599 - this version reached No. 12 in the Billboard charts in 1942.
- Joni James, on the album In the Still of the Night (1956)
- Ahmad Jamal, on the album At the Pershing: But Not for Me (1958)
- Julie London - Around Midnight (1960)
- John Coltrane, on the album My Favorite Things (1961)
- Georgia Brown, on the album Georgia Brown Sings Gershwin (1963)
- Rosemary Clooney, on the album Rosemary Clooney Sings the Lyrics of Ira Gershwin (1979)
- Linda Ronstadt, on the album For Sentimental Reasons (1986)
- Elvis Costello, on the album The Glory of Gershwin (1994)
- Elton John, on the Four Weddings and a Funeral soundtrack (1994)
- John Pizzarelli, The John Pizzarelli Trio After Hours (1996)
- Natalie Merchant, on the album Red Hot + Rhapsody (1998)
- The Idea of North, on the album Here & Now (2003)
- Ronnie Milsap, on the album Just for a Thrill (2004)
- Chelsea Krombach, on her debut album Profile (2004)
- Modern Jazz Quartet
- Paul Motian with Joe Lovano
- Frank Sinatra - included in the 1980 album Trilogy: Past Present Future.
- Carol Sloane with Tommy Flanagan, piano, George Mraz, bass, and Al Foster, drums
- Rod Stewart, on the album Stardust: The Great American Songbook Volume III (2004)
- Sarah Vaughan, on The George Gershwin Songbook, Vol. 2
- Dinah Washington - for her album The Swingin' Miss "D" (1957).
- Teddy Wilson
- Eliane Elias, on the album Something for You: Eliane Elias Sings & Plays Bill Evans (2008)
- Diana Krall on the TV-series Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... in 2009
- Lisa Ekdahl, on the album Heaven, Earth And Beyond (2002)
- Kelli O'Hara, on the Broadway album Nice Work If You Can Get It (2012)
- Masayoshi Furukawa with Takashi Matsunaga, piano, Shun Ishikawa, drums, Keisuke Torikoshi, bass, and Shinpei Ruike, trumpet, on the Kids on the Slope soundtrack. Arrangement by Yoko Kanno (2012)
- Uri Caine, on album Rhapsody in Blue (2013)
Azure McCall, recorded But Not For Me, her album, Body and Soul
- Ketty Lester, "But Not For Me" Chart Positions Retrieved April 20, 2012.
- "A Bing Crosby Discography". BING magazine. International Club Crosby. Retrieved September 9, 2017.
- "The Polly Bergen Show". Classic Television Archives. Retrieved January 9, 2011.
- Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p. 226. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.