While We’re Young


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While We’re Young (m. Alec Wilder, Morty Palitz; w. William Engvick)

Peggy Lee – 1950


Tony Bennett with Percy Faith and his Orchestra — recorded 31 May 1951; issued as the B-side of the single “Cold, Cold Heart”(Hank Williams), Columbia 4-39449



Judy Garland and The Hi-Lo’s, recorded live in concert in Long Beach, California, 1955


Johnny Mathis — from his 1957 album Warm


Coleman Hawkins — recorded 29 January 1960 — Coleman Hawkins (ts) Tommy Flanagan (p) Wendell Marshall (b) Osie Johnson (d) — released on At Ease with Coleman Hawkins, 1960


Dinah Washington — from the 1960 LP I Concentrate on You, Mercury ‎– MG 20604


The Four Lads, with an orchestra arranged and conducted by Frank DeVol — from the 1960 album Love Affair


Wes Montgomery — Unaccompanied guitar solo, recorded on 4 August 1961 at Plaza Sound Studios, New York City. Originally released on the 1961 Riverside Records label LP, So Much Guitar!, RLP-9382.


Johnny Hartman – from I Just Dropped By to Say Hello, 1963


Joe Giglio and Vic Juris – jazz guitar, spring 1998


Michael Kanan — recorded 4 December 2010 at Sofia’s (211 West 46th Street in New York City by Michael Steinman for JAZZ LIVES (http://www.jazzlives.wordpress.com).

Musicians include, if I understand the provider’s description correctly, Michael Kanan: piano, Neal Miner: bass, Eliot Zigmund: drums.


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