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Bob Dorough

Bob Dorough
Aliases
Bob Dorough Trio & Special Guests
Real name
Robert Dorough
Born
December 12, 1923
Died
April 23, 2018
Country
United States
IPI
00008540208
00008540306
Comments
Bebop and jazz pianist, vocalese vocalist and composer

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
1966 (11 artists)
1955 (79 artists)
Little Twelvetoes Bob Dorough 1973 Unverified
1973 The Lemonheads
October 23, 1967 (15 artists)
1976 (51 artists)
1973 (4 artists)
Sampled by De La Soul
1997 (2 artists)

Covers by Bob Dorough

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1976 Katherine Perry
1985 (unknown), Lotte Lenya & Irene Eden
2017 Cilla Black
1986 Belle Baker
1972 Billy Dee Williams
1970 Nino Rota
1987 Charlie Parker and His Orchestra
1994 Hoagy Carmichael
1955 Hoagy Carmichael
August 1991 Hoagy Carmichael
February 2015 Hoagy Carmichael
August 1991 Irene Kral with The Junior Mance Trio
1966 Irene Kral with The Junior Mance Trio
February 2015 Irene Kral with The Junior Mance Trio
1988 Freddy Martin and His Orchestra
February 2015 Ambrose and His Orchestra
1988 Bing Crosby
February 2015 Bob Dorough
1988 Jackie Gleason
August 1991 Emil Newman, Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Red McKenzie & His Orchestra, Fred Astaire with Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Frances Comstock & Alfred Drake
1970 Richard Chamberlain
1970 Liza Minnelli
1980 The Dave Bailey Quintet, Mel Tormé
2012 The Dave Bailey Quintet, Mel Tormé
1988 Maxine Sullivan, Louis Armstrong, Bill Bailey, The Dandridge Sisters, The Rhythmettes and The Deep River Boys
2012 Bob Dorough
2017 Bob Dorough
2009 The Singer Midgets
1983 Betty Hutton with Paul Weston and His Orchestra
1966 Paul Clayton, Bob Dylan
1988 Ethel Merman
1988 Margaret Whiting
1970 Fred Neil
August 1991 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1986 Harry Richman
2017 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1977 The Boys [Oliver [GB]]
1972 Barbara McNair
1984 Thelonious Monk Quintet featuring Sonny Rollins
February 2015 Hoagy Carmichael and His Orchestra
1970 Little Anthony and The Imperials
February 2015 Ray Noble and His Orchestra featuring Jack Dumont, Alto Sax
1972 Dolores Gray
1983 Hoagy Carmichael with Perry Botkin and His Orchestra
1980 Judy Garland - Vocal with Orchestra under Direction of David Rose
1983 Lauren Bacall - Hoagy Carmichael
1987 Bob Hope
1955 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1988 Frank Sinatra
1994 (unknown), Dick Powell
1955 Harry James and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Helen Forrest
1988 Nat King Cole
1970 Jerry Orbach and Jill O'Hara
1986 Trixie Friganza and Jimmie Savo
August 1991 Harry James and His Orchestra
1976 Harry James and His Orchestra
2012 Blossom Dearie
1976 Blossom Dearie
February 2015 Victor Herbert, Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1983 Dean Martin with Orchestra Conducted by Dick Stabile
1988 Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1955 Jo Stafford with Paul Weston and His Orchestra
2012 Tony Bennett
1976 Tony Bennett
1966 Tony Bennett
1955 Wynn Murray
1994 Hoagy Carmichael and His Orchestra
1966 Kaye Ballard
1994 Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra - Vocal refrain by Walter Hunt
2017 Joe Valino - Gene Kutch Orchestra
1970 Roger Miller [US1]
1983 Ray Noble and His Orchestra
2012 Irene Kral
1972 Vicky
1986 Ruth Etting
1970 Francis Lai & His Orchestra
1994 Glenn Miller and His Orchestra - Vocal refrain by Ray Eberle, Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye
1994 Hoagy Carmichael
1955 Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra
1972 Erroll Garner Trio
1997 Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus
1972 Riz Ortolani e Nino Oliviero
1986 Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
1986 William Frawley
1986 The King Cole Trio
1976 The Beatles
1976 Miles Davis feat. Bob Dorough
August 1991 Miles Davis feat. Bob Dorough
1955 Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra
1983 Hoagy Carmichael and Orchestra
1994 Hoagy Carmichael and His Orchestra
1955 Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra
1955 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal refrain by Frank Sinatra
February 2015 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1970 B.J. Thomas
1983 Wolverine Orchestra, Hoagy Carmichael
1986 Prince's Band, Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1976 Tommy Boyce
1994 Gene Krupa & His Orchestra
2012 Bob Dorough & Bill Takas
2009 Bob Dorough & Bill Takas
1997 Jackie and Roy
1994 Hoagy Carmichael & His Pals, Isham Jones' Orchestra
February 2015 Guy Lombardo's Royal Canadians
1986 The King Cole Trio
February 2015 The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Carmen McRae with Dave Brubeck
1972 Marian Montgomery
1972 Sonny & Chér
1966 Honeyboy & Sassafras
February 2015 João Gilberto, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes, Stan Getz & João Gilberto
1972 Sacha Distel et son ensemble
1970 Stan Getz
1994 Chick Bullock & His Orchestra
February 2015 Johnny Mandel
2017 Diahann Carroll & Richard Kiley
2017 Hal Kemp and His Orchestra
August 1991 (unknown)
1966 (unknown)
August 1991 Al Haig Quartet with Wardell Gray
November 5, 2007 Bob Dorough
2012 Bob Dorough
1972 Georges Blaness
1994 Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe
1994 Hoagy Carmichael with The Pacific Jazzmen
1955 Charlie Parker Septet
Covered by (4 artists)
1988 Larry Clinton & His Orchestra

Web Covers by Bob Dorough

Title Performer Upload date Originally by
Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) Bob Dorough January 11, 2014 The Beatles

Sampled songs

Title Performer Release date Info
1973 Covered by (4 artists)
Sampled by De La Soul

Songs written by Bob Dorough

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
But for Now Bob Dorough Bob Dorough 1966 Covered by (11 artists)
Devil May Care Bob Dorough, Terrell Kirk Bob Dorough 1955 Covered by (78 artists)
Figure Eight Bob Dorough Blossom Dearie 1973 Covered by (4 artists)
I'm Hip Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg Blossom Dearie 1966 Covered by (24 artists)
I've Got Just About Everything Bob Dorough Tony Bennett May 11, 1964 Covered by (27 artists)
Love Came on Stealthy Fingers Bob Dorough Irene Kral 1975 Covered by (18 artists)
My Hero, Zero Bob Dorough Bob Dorough 1973 Covered by The Lemonheads
Nothing Like You Bob Dorough, Fran Landesman Miles Davis feat. Bob Dorough October 23, 1967 Covered by (15 artists)
Small Day Tomorrow Bob Dorough, Fran Landesman Bob Dorough & Bill Takas 1976 Covered by (51 artists)
Sufferin' Till Suffrage Bob Dorough, Tom Yohe Essra Mohawk Covered by (2 artists)
The Winds of Heaven Bob Dorough, Fran Landesman Jackie and Roy 1968 Covered by (5 artists)
Three Is a Magic Number Bob Dorough Bob Dorough 1973 Covered by (4 artists)
Up Jumped a Bird Bob Dorough Bob Dorough 1997 Covered by (2 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
Comin' Home Baby Bob Dorough Comin' Home Baby Mel Tormé Covered by (31 artists)
Laurie the Dream Bob Dorough Laurie Harold Danko Covered by (4 artists)
Wouldn't You? Bob Dorough, Ray Passman Woody'n You Carol Fredette Covered by Amy London
Yardbird Suite Bob Dorough Yardbird Suite Bob Dorough Covered by (4 artists)

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
An Excursion Through Oliver! - Songs from the Hit Show Bob Dorough 1977 Classic Jazz Records
A Taste of Honey Bob Dorough 1972 Music Minus One
Beginning to See the Light Bob Dorough & Bill Takas 1976 Laissez-Faire
But for Now Bob Dorough Trio featuring Michael Hornstein February 2015 Enja Records
Clankin' on Tin Pan Alley Bob Dorough / Bill Takas & Friends 1986 Bloomdido
Devil May Care Bob Dorough 1955 Bethlehem Records
Duets Bob Dorough 2012 COTAjazz
Hoagy's Children - Songs of Hoagy Carmichael Barbara Lea, Bob Dorough, Dick Sudhalter 1983 Audiophile
Hoagy's Children, Volume One Barbara Lea, Bob Dorough, Dick Sudhalter 1994 Audiophile
Hoagy's Children, Volume Two Barbara Lea, Bob Dorough, Dick Sudhalter 1994 Audiophile
I'll Never Fall in Love Again Bob Dorough 1970 Music Minus One
In the Key of Comedy Joan Crowe with Tedd Firth, Jay Leonhart, Matt Wilson - Special Guest Bob Dorough 2009 Evensong Music
Just About Everything Bob Dorough 1966 Focus
Live at the Deer Head Inn Bob Dorough Trio & Special Guests 2017 Deer Head
Memorial Charlie Parker Bob Dorough / Bill Takas August 1991 Philology
Right on My Way Home Bob Dorough 1997 Blue Note
Skabadaba Bob Dorough 1987 Pinnacle
Songs of Love Bob Dorough - Special Guest Artist Art Farmer 1988 Orange Blue

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
Déjà Vu - Songs from My Past Trudy Kerr November 5, 2007 Jazzizit Records
I Love New York Harumi Kaneko 1980 Philips
Lost in the Stars - The Music of Kurt Weill various artists 1985 A&M Records
Multiplication Rock various artists 1973 Capitol Records
Sorcerer Miles Davis October 23, 1967 Columbia
That's the Way I Feel Now - A Tribute to Thelonious Monk various artists 1984 A&M Records

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Everything I Need - Carol Fredette Sings Dave Frishberg and Bob Dorough Carol Fredette 1999 Brownstone Recordings
Small Day Tomorrow - A Tribute to David Frishberg and Bob Dorough Tanja Siebert 2003 MRC Records