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I Remember You (jazz standard)

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I Remember You is a jazz standard from 1942 with music by Victor Schertzinger and lyrics by Johnny Mercer.

Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra recorded the song for Decca on 10 december 1941. In January 1942 it was introduced in the film The fleet's In, sung by Dorothy Lamour, in harmony with Bob Eberly and Helen O'Connell, and with the Jimmy DorseyOrchestra. Schertzinger, who additionally wrote the other songs, was also the Director of the film. According to the TCM documentary Johnny Mercer: The dream's On Me, Mercer would have written the song for Judy Garland, on whom he was in love. He gave it to her the day after she married David Rose. Some famous renditions of I Remember You are those of Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Songbook, on Chet BakerSings and Plays on and Charlie Parker's recording for the Savoy label in 1948.

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Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
I Remember You (by Frank Ifield) - 1967 - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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