I Can't Escape from You

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"I Can't Escape from You"
Song by Bing Crosby & The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
Released 1936
Recorded July 17, 1936
Genre Jazz
Writer(s) Leo Robin
Richard A. Whiting
Language English

"I Can't Escape from You" is a song written by Leo Robin and Richard A. Whiting for the 1936 Paramount Film "Rhythm on the Range", and first introduced in the film and recorded by Bing Crosby for Decca Records that same year with the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra.[1] The Crosby version was in the hit parade for 11 weeks reaching a peak position of No. 7.[2]

The song has also been recorded by Artie Shaw, Benny Carter, Billy Taylor, Billy Ward, Bunk Johnson, Bunny Berigan, Erskine Hawkins, J. Russel Robinson, Jimmie Lunceford, Carmen McRae, Johnnie Ray, Mel Tormé and The Dominoes. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". A Bing Crosby Discography. Retrieved December 29, 2015. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p. 105. ISBN 0-89820-083-0. 
  3. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/search/track/I+Can%27t+Escape+from+You/order:default-asc