There Will Never Be Another You

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"There Will Never Be Another You"
Song by Joan Merrill
Language English
Published 1942
Songwriter(s) Composer:Harry Warren
Lyricist: Mack Gordon

"There Will Never Be Another You" is a popular song with music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Mack Gordon for the Twentieth Century Fox musical Iceland (1942) starring Sonja Henie and John Payne. The songs in the film featured Joan Merrill accompanied by Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra.[1] The song was published in 1942, and is at least since the 1950s and Chet Baker's 1954 recording one of the widely known and performed standards of the jazz repertoire.[2]

Recorded versions[edit]

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Date Main recording artist Featured vocalists / instrumental Album title, notes
1942 Joan Merrill with Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra Joan Merrill From 20th Century Fox musical film Iceland.[1] Released on Bluebird #11574[3]
1942 Teddy Powell and His Orchestra (instrumental) Recorded July 17, 1942, released on Bluebird #11568[3]
1942 Woody Herman and His Orchestra (instrumental) Recorded July 24, 1942, released as 78 by Decca[4]
1942 Tommy Tucker Tommy Tucker Recorded July 31, 1942, released on Okeh #6702[5]
1943 Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra Nancy Norman Recorded July 3, 1942, released on Victor #27949-A
19?? Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra (instrumental) Released as 78 on Capitol #119[6]
1950 Andrews Sisters with Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra Andrews Sisters Released as single B-side (w/ "Can't We Talk It Over") by Decca (#9-27115); the song is part of several Best-Of albums.
1950 Lionel Hampton Quintet (instrumental) Recorded January 16, 1950, released as 78 by Decca[7]
1950 Sonny Stitt Quartet (instrumental) Recorded June 28, 1950, released on 1958 compilation album Stitt's Bits
1952 Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio (instrumental) Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio
1953 Art Tatum (instrumental) Recorded December 28/29, 1953, reissued on several compilations, e.g. The Tatum Solo Masterpieces
1954 Chet Baker Chet Baker Chet Baker Sings, released 1956
1955 Nat King Cole with Nelson Riddle Nat King Cole Nat King Cole Sings for Two in Love; version featured in the film The World According to Garp (1982)
1955 Sonny Stitt (alto sax instrumental) Sonny Stitt Plays
1955 James Moody (instrumental) Hi Fi Party
1956 Count Basie and Joe Williams Joe Williams The Greatest!! Count Basie Plays, Joe Williams Sings Standards
1956 Doris Day with Paul Weston Doris Day Recorded Sept. 17-20, 1956, arranged and conducted by Paul Weston, rel. on Day by Day (Columbia CL-942)
1956 Donald Byrd - Hank Mobley (instrumental) The Jazz Message of Hank Mobley (LP was titled The Jazz Message)
1956 Rita Reys Rita Reys The Cool Voice of Rita Reys
1956 Stan Getz Quartet (instrumental) The Steamer
1957 Lou Donaldson (ballad instrumental) Swing and Soul
1957 Buddy Collette Quartet (instrumental) Nice Day with Buddy Collette
1957 Four Freshmen Four Freshmen Four Freshmen and Five Trumpets
1957 Jackie and Roy with Bill Holman's Orchestra Jackie and Roy Free and Easy!
1958 Max Roach Quintet (with Booker Little) (instrumental) Deeds, Not Words
1958 Peter Nero and His Trio (instrumental) Our Love Is Here to Stay (B-side features Mike Di Napoli's The Magic Rhythms)
1958 Louis Smith (instrumental) Smithville
1959 Sonny Rollins Trio (instrumental) St Thomas - Sonny Rollins Trio in Stockholm 1959 (1984)
1959 Keely Smith with Orchestra arranged and conducted by Nelson Riddle Keely Smith Swingin' Pretty (Capitol Records #T 1145)
1950s Johnny Dankworth (instrumental) Appears on the 2010 compilation CD Too Cool for the Blues
1960 Johnny Griffin (instrumental) Studio Jazz Party
1961 Frank Sinatra with Orchestra arranged and conducted by Axel Stordahl Frank Sinatra Point of No Return (Capitol Records #1676)
1961 Shirley Bassey with Geoff Love and His Orchestra Shirley Bassey Shirley
1962 Bud Powell (instrumental) At The Blue Note Café Paris
1963 Doc Severinsen and His Orchestra (instrumental) Torch Songs for Trumpet
1963 Gary Burton, Sonny Rollins, Clark Terry (instrumental) 3 in Jazz
1965 Nancy Wilson Nancy Wilson Gentle Is My Love
1965 Sammy Davis, Jr. Sammy Davis, Jr. When the Feeling Hits You!
1965 Sonny Rollins (instrumental) There Will Never Be Another You , released in 1978
1966 Chris Montez Chris Montez Released as single coupled with hit[8] "The More I See You", LP The More I See You released the same year
1966 Don Patterson Trio (instrumental) First issued on the CD release of Soul People (1993)
1967 Andy Williams Andy Williams Love, Andy
1967 Dexter Gordon Quartet (instrumental) The Montmartre Collection
1967 Julie London Julie London Nice Girls Don't Stay for Breakfast
1973 André Previn & Peter Nero (instrumental) The Magic Moods of Andre Previn & Peter Nero
1973 George Benson, George Duvivier, Al Harewood, Mickey Tucker (instrumental) Jazz on a Sunday Afternoon Vol. I, released 1981
1974 Chet Baker and Lee Konitz (instrumental) In Concert (first issued on the expanded CD rerelease in 1992)
1977 Blue Mitchell (instrumental) Stablemates (LP was titled The Last Dance)
1970/80 Tito Mina Tito Mina Filipino version released sometime in the late 70s / early 80s(?), played in a samba mood
1989 The Real Group Margareta Bengtson Nothing But The Real Group, a studio recording of a cappella rendition. Arrangements were made by Anders Edenroth and Anders Jalkéus, members of the group.
1994 Rosemary Clooney Rosemary Clooney Demi-Centennial, another version on The Rosemary Clooney Show Songs from the Classic Television Series[9]
1997 The Real Group Margareta Jalkéus Jazz: Live, live performance of 1989 recording by the group.
1997 Juarez Moreira (instrumental) Samblues
2004 Caetano Veloso Caetano Veloso A Foreign Sound
2012 Matt Dusk with Arturo Sandoval Matt Dusk My Funny Valentine: The Chet Baker Songbook
2013 Eliane Elias Eliane Elias I Thought About You (A Tribute to Chet Baker)
2013 Brownman Electryc Trio Brownman Ali Gravitation: A Study In Freefall""
2013 Paul Kuhn (instrumental) The L.A. Session

Jackie Paris covered the song.[10]


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