Louise (Richard A. Whiting, Leo Robin) – sung by Maurice Chevalier in the film Innocents of Paris (1929).


Maurice Chevalier — I don’t know if this is a clip from Innocents of Paris. It has the look of a screen test.


Maurice Chevalier with Leonard Joy and his Orchestra – recorded in New York on 14 March 1929, issued as Victor 21918 (78 rpm single), c/w Wait ‘Til You See Ma Cherie


Bob Haring Orchestra – 1929


Paul Whiteman’s Rhythm Boys – The Rhythm Boys recorded this song twice in 1929


Frankie Trumbauer & his Orchestra — recorded in New York, 17 April 1929

Frankie Trumbauer, Cm, as, v, dir / Bix Beiderbecke, Andy Secrest, c / Bill Rank, tb / Chester Hazlett, as / Irving “Izzy” Friedman, cl, ts / Min Leibrook, bsx / Matty Malneck, vn / Roy Bargy p / Snoozer Quinn, g / Stan King, d / Smith Ballew, v


Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grapelli   —  Django Reinhardt (g), Stéphane Grapelli (p) — recorded on 8 September 1938 in London


Quintette du Hot Club de France — recorded on either 7, 15, or 22 September 1947, Radiodiffusion-Television Française, Paris. Redhotjazz.com says, “In 1947, the quintette was featured in “Surprise-partie”, a programme presented by Anne-Marie Duverney for the national French radio (RTF).”

Hubert Rostaing (cl)
Django Reinardt (g solo)
Eugène Vées (g)
Emmanuel Soudieux (b)
André Jourdan (dm)


Dean Martin

Recorded 20 November 1952 (Session 2828; Master 10841) and released on Dean Martin Sings, 12 January 1953


(below) at a much slower tempo; recording date unknown


Andy Schumm

from the description at YouTube:

Recorded live at Jazz at Chautauqua, Sept. 19, 2009, with splendid assistance from Bob Havens, Scott Robinson, Andy Stein, James Dapogny, Marty Grosz, Vince Giordano, and Arnie Kinsella — a lovely song connecting Bing, Bix, and Lester Young! More at http://www.jazzlives.wordpress.com.



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