Who Sang That?

Discussion in 'Homebound/Bedbound' started by gb66, Nov 15, 2017.

  1. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    36 Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life
    37 What Kind of Fool Am I?

    38 The Impossible Dream
    39 Honey

    40 Home For the Holidays
    41 The Man That Got Away

  2. dmcduck

    dmcduck Well-Known Member

    36 Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy. Also Mario Lanza
    37 Anthony Newly
    38 Frank Sinatra. Covered by lots of others as well. From "The Man of La Mancha"
    39 ?
    40 ?
    41 Judy Garland

    42 Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah
    43 MaƱana (Is Soon Enough For Me)
    44 When You Wish Upon A Star
    45 Matilda
    46 Too Ra Loo Ra Loo Ra
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  3. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    Hi Duckie

    Right you are. I saw Anthony Newly in Stop The World, I Want To Get Off. It was in my ushering days. Saw lots of Broadway shows (on tour), the Minneapolis Symphony, The Met
    (on tour also), folks singers, Russian Folk Dancers, etc.

    Frank Sinatra recorded almost everything. Richard Kiley was the star of Man of La Mancha. When I saw it Jose Ferrar was the star. Didn't really have a great voice, but it got a big hand anyway.

    42 is Allan Sherman. The melody is from an opera.
    44 is Jiminy Cricket. The voice was provided by Cliff Edwards. In the days when I had a
    huge record collection, I had an album by Cliff. Among other things he sang Tiptoe
    Through the Tulips. (And much better than Tiny Tim.)

    46 is Bing Crosby.

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  4. dmcduck

    dmcduck Well-Known Member

    Rock - Congrats on 44. That one is a little known fact.

    I'll add another, just because of the season:
    47: You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
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  5. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member

    48. Mama Yo Quiero

    49. I'll Walk Alone

    50. Drink, Drink, Drink (The Drinking Song)

    51. My Prayer

    52. The Long and Winding Road
  6. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    47 Thurl Ravenscroft. Thurl was the voice of Tony the Tiger. I used to have a record
    of Thurl singing Christmas Carols. The Pied Pipers and some female singer were on the record too. Jo Stafford, I think.

    48 Carmen Miranda

    49 I still don't know this one.

    50 The students including the Prince. Most famously Mario Lanza.

    51 and 52 No idea.


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  7. hangininthere

    hangininthere Well-Known Member

    51. My Prayer -

    52. The Long and Winding Road - The Beatles
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  8. dmcduck

    dmcduck Well-Known Member

    43 was Miss Peggy Lee
    45 was Harry Belafonte, most commonly known for Day-O (The Banana Boat Song). At the time, "Matilda!" held a record for the longest at the #1 billboard spot.

    Thurl Ravenscroft also did the voice of the Russian cat in Disney's "The Aristocats."
  9. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member

    49. I'll Walk Alone was by Martha Tilton/Dinah Shore. And a few others. lol

    51. My Prayer was The Platters, from the 1950's. One of my favs back in the day.
  10. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member

    53. Long Tall Sally

    54. Tammy

    55. Killing Me Softly

    56. Tie a Yellow Ribbon

    57. Mule Train

    58. We've Only Just Begun

    59. Sixteen Tons

    60. Ring of Fire
  11. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    Patti, I never heard of The Long and Winding Road. I was not a big Beatles fan. I looked
    up the song. Read it was their 20th (and last) number one hit.

    I think these two are still unguessed.

    39 Honey. Bobby Goldsboro. I lived the year 1968 in Las Vegas. Seems like almost the
    entire year this song was on the radio along with various hits by Glen Campbell.

    40 The Man That Got Away. Judy Garland. She sang it in A Star is Born and on her TV
    show. One of the writers was Harold Arlen, Judy's favorite composer. He wrote the songs
    for The Wizard of Oz.

    54 Debbie Reynolds. I first heard this song in 1958 while riding in a car with a couple other
    kids. We were on our way to St. Paul to register for college. They played the song every 20
    minutes. I thought it was great; still do. John Gary also did a wonderful version.

    59 Tennessee Ernie Ford.
    60 Johnny Cash and June Carter according to legend. However, I read a few years ago June
    actually wrote it with another c-w songwriter named Merle Kilgore. He had other hits with
    Wolverton Mountain and Johnny Reb.

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  12. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member

    Rock, You got 54, 59 and 60 correct! I first heard the song Tammy in the movie. Then, received 2 copies of the 'single' for my 17th birthday. Everyone knew how much I liked that song! GB
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  13. dmcduck

    dmcduck Well-Known Member

    Paul McCartney And Wings later covered The Long And Winding Road. Can't remember if it was that song or another one of theirs over which there was a protracted dispute on who "owned" the rights to the song.

    55 is Perry Como. Later covered by Roberta Flack and others.
    56 is also Perry Como, but also Frank Sinatra.
    58 The Carpenters is most commonly known. Believe it or not, Perry Como covered this one as well!
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  14. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member

    Duckie, Perry Como really got around! lol

    I also remember Tie a Yellow Ribbon by Tony Orlando and Dawn. I think I had it on an 8 track tape! Really a long time ago.

    My favorite was Killing Me Softly by Roberta Flack. GB
  15. dmcduck

    dmcduck Well-Known Member

    59. M.T.A.
    60. The Unicorn
    61. The Song of the Pious Itinerant (Hallelujah, I'm a Bum)
    62. American Pie
    63. These Boots Were Made For Walkin'
    64. Trust in Me (as the voice of Kaa in Disney's Jungle Book - original)
    65. Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny (Yellow Polka Dot Bikini)
  16. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member

    63. Nancy Sinatra
    65. Brian Hyland

    Haven't heard the others.GB
  17. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    59. The Kingston Trio. I heard 'em do it in person back in the 60s.
    62 Don McLean. Also wrote it.

  18. dmcduck

    dmcduck Well-Known Member

    60 is The Irish Rovers.
    61 is The New Christy Minstrels
    64 is Sterling Holloway, better known as the voice of Winnie the Pooh.
  19. rockgor

    rockgor Well-Known Member

    Very good, Duckie. I saw the New Christy Minstrels at our school. The only famous people
    who ever performed there. At least when I was a student. The tall skinny guy who played the
    double bass was Clarence Treat. Decades later I played bridge with a fellow who had had
    Clarence as a High School teacher.

    Who sang and wrote these?

    66 Calypso
    67 If You Knew Susie

    68 Brother Love's Traveling Salvation Show
    69 The Circle Game

    70 Happy Trails To You
    71 Blowing In The Wind

  20. gb66

    gb66 Well-Known Member

    66. John Denver

    67. Eddie Cantor



    70. Roy Rogers

    71. Bob Dylan