Cast Your Fate to the Wind is an American song written and recorded by Vince Guaraldi with later added text by Carel Werner. It won a Grammy Award for best original Jazz composition in 1963. It was included on the album Jazz Impressions of Black Orpheus, released on April 18, 1962 by the Vince Guaraldi Trio on the Fantasy Records record label.

The song is often covered. In Australia a version of Mel Tormé was a hit in 1963. In 1964 rewrote the British Sounds Orchestral easy listening group the song and it became a big hit in the United Kingdom and the United States. In 1966 brought North Hollywood-singer Shelby Flint from a version of the song. West Coast folk-rock band We Five and The Sandpipers along with pop singer Johnny Rivers who brought singing versions and instrumental versions were released by Earl KlughGeorge BensonDavid BenoitChet Atkins and Nelson Rangell. In 1970 James Gang rock group covered the song as part of a medley (The Bomber Medley) on their album James Gang Rides Again .

Sounds Orchestral[Edit]Edit

Cast Your Fate to the Wind
Single from:

Sounds Orchestral

B-side (s) To Wendy with love
Released 1964
Type of carrier 7 "
Genre Jazz rock
Tag Parkway Records
Writer (s) Vince GuaraldiCarel Werner
Producer (s) John Schroeder
Position (s) in the charts
  1. 5 (United Kingdom)
  2. 10 (United States)
  3. 12 (Dutch Top 40)
Sounds Orchestral
Cast your fate to the wind Moonglow
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Cast Your Fate to the Wind is a single by the British Sounds Orchestral easy listening group released in 1964.

Chart Positions[Edit]Edit

Cast your fate to the wind
Chart Date of


Week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Latest


Dutch Top 40 06-02-1965 Position: 32 17 16 18 16 12 13 14 19 23 25 17/04/1965
Dutch Top 40 08-05-1965 Position: 36 08-05-1965

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