Come Dance with Me (song)
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"Come Dance With Me" is a popular song and jazz standard written by 1959 by Jimmy Van Heusen (music) and Sammy Cahn (words) that debuted in 1959 as the title track on Frank Sinatra's album, Come Dance With Me!
The song references Terpsichore – music industry slang for dance, which is the literal meaning of Terpsichore, one of the nine Muses. The lyrics also mention "Basie Boots," a nickname for Count Basie.
- 1959: Frank Sinatra's album, Come Dance With Me!, featuring Billy May and His Orchestra, Capitol SW-1069 (audio via YouTube)
- 1959: Oscar Peterson and His Trio on the album, A Jazz Portrait of Frank Sinatra, Verve MGV-8334 (audio via YouTube)
- 2006: Joey McIntyre's album, Talk to Me
- 2006: Diana Krall's album, From This Moment On
- 2008: Joey DeFrancesco trio (Jerry Weldon tenor sax), Joey D! (album) HighNote (audio via YouTube)
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