My Funny Valentine is a song byRichard RodgersandLorenz Hartfrom the1937American musical “ Place aux Rhythm” ( Babes in Arms ). After being recorded byChet Baker,Frank SinatraandMiles Davis, the song became apopularjazz standard, appearing on more than1,300 albumsof more than 600 artists.

Notable interpretations

  • 1952: Chet Baker / Gerry Mulligan , My Funny Valentine
  • 1953: Frank Sinatra , Songs for Young Lovers  (in) and up to tens of benefits “live”
  • 1956: Ella Fitzgerald , Ella Fitzgerald Song Sings the Rodgers & Hart  (en)
  • 1958: Dolores Duran
  • 1960: Dinah Shore with André Previn , Dinah Sings, Previn Plays  (en)
  • 1962: Bill Evans and Jim Hall , Undercurrent
  • 1967: Barbra Streisand , Simply Streisand  (en)
  • 1976: Dolly Parton
  • 1979: Elvis Costello , Taking Liberties
  • 1981: Julie London My Funny Valentine (soundtrack of the movie Anti-gang )
  • 1982: Rickie Lee Jones , Girl at Her Volcano (EP)
  • 1984: Michel Petrucciani , Note not notes
  • 1985: Nico , Camera obscura
  • 1986: Billy Eckstine , Billy Eckstine Sings with Benny Carter  (in) with Bobby Tucker (Verve Emercy)
  • 1990: Carly Simon , My Romance  (en)
  • 1994: Van Morrison , A Night in San Francisco  (en)
  • 1999: Damien Saez , Strange Days
  • 1999: Rev Run and his wife Justine Simmons
  • 2001: Kristin Chenoweth , Let Yourself Go (Album  )
  • 2004: Angela McCluskey , The Things We Do
  • 2005: Rufus Wainwright , Sweetheart
  • 2013: Tricky , False Idols
  • 2015: Viktor Lazlo on stage in his recital 3 Women
  • Miles Davis
    • 1956: Cookin ‘with the Miles Davis Quintet with John Coltrane
    • 1958: Jazz at the Plaza with Bill Evans and John Coltrane
    • 1964: My Funny Valentine / The Complete Concert

In the cinema

  • 1957: Trudy Erwin (dubbed for Kim Novak ) in The Blonde or the Rousse .
  • 1989: Michelle Pfeiffer in Susie and the Baker Boys ( The Fabulous Baker Boys ).
  • 1999: Matt Damon in The Talented Mr. Ripley .
  • 2007: Saleh Bakri in The Visit of the Band of Eran Kolirin .
  • 2015: Chris Evans and Alice Eve in Before We Go
  • 2017: Ethan Hawke in Born to be blue

On television

  • 2011: Jenna Ushkowitz sings the music in the Glee series .
  • 2011: Vanessa Williams sings a piece in the series Desperate Housewives .
  • 2013: James Pickens Jr. and Loretta Devine sing a piece in the Gray’s Anatomy series .