The Night Has a Thousand Eyes (jazz standard)

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"The Night Has a Thousand Eyes" is a song composed by Jerry Brainin, with lyrics by Buddy Bernier. The song was written for the 1948 film Night Has a Thousand Eyes. (it was performed by an unknown band as a rhumba in the background of a party scene at 00:29:05). The song has been recorded by a number of artists since its introduction, among them John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Horace Silver, UAB SuperJazz (featuring Ellis Marsalis), Harry Belafonte, Paul Desmond (with Jim Hall), Toshiko Akiyoshi, Pharoah Sanders, Irene Kral, Harry Beckett, Petula Clark, Gloria Lynne, and Carmen McRae.


  • "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948)". Retrieved 4 August 2007.