As Long as He Needs Me is aBritishsong byGeorgia Brown, written and composed byLionel Bart, from themusical Oliver! , and released in1960. This version does not fit into thechartsbut was followed a few weeks later a recoveryShirley Basseyremaining 57 weeks at theUK Singles Chart, reaching theren o 3 1 . Following the creation onBroadwayof Oliver! in1963, the musical receives three Tony Awards and As Long as He Needs Me is named the same year Grammy Award song of the year , still in the version of Brown. As Long as He Needs Me has since become a standard .

Versions

Recorded by 2 , 3 :

  • Ann-Margret
  • Lionel Bart (instrumental)
  • Josephine Barstow
  • Shirley Bassey
  • Georgia Brown
  • Anita Bryant
  • Alma Cogan
  • Kim Criswell
  • Sammy Davis Jr. ( As Long as She Needs Me )
  • Doris Day
  • Sally Dexter
  • Bob Dorough
  • The Drifters ( As Long as She Needs Me )
  • Maureen Evans
  • Percy Faith (instrumental)
  • Michael Feinstein ( As Long as She Needs Me )
  • Maynard Ferguson (instrumental)
  • Ferrante & Teicher
  • Micky Finn (instrumental)
  • Connie Fisher
  • Judy Garland
  • Eydie Gormé
  • Buddy Greco ( As Long as She Needs Me )
  • Bobby Hackett (instrumental)
  • Gene Harris (instrumental)
  • Houston
  • Joni James
  • Anita Kerr
  • Bonnie Langford
  • Steve Lawrence  (en) ( As Long as She Needs Me )
  • Liberace ( As Long as She Needs Me )
  • Patti LuPone
  • Mantovani (instrumental)
  • Andrea McArdle ( As Long as She Needs Me )
  • Matt Monro ( As Long as She Needs Me )
  • Vaughn Monroe ( As Long as She Needs Me )
  • Peter Nero ( As Long as She Needs Me )
  • Dave Pike (instrumental)
  • Pitney Gene ( As Long as She Needs Me )
  • Jodie Prenger
  • Frankie Randall ( As Long as She Needs Me )
  • Lea Salonga
  • Kate Smith
  • Sonia Swaby
  • Sally Ann Triplett
  • Sarah Vaughan
  • Shani Wallis
  • Dionne Warwick
  • Marti Webb
  • Nancy Wilson
  • Barbara Windsor

Notes and references

  • In ) This article is partially or entirely from the article in English entitled ” As Long as He Needs Me ” ( see the list of authors ) .
  1. ↑ ( in ) Neil Warwick , Jon Kutner and Tony Brown , The complete book of the British charts: singles & albums , London, Music Sales Ltd ( . Reprinted 2004), 1521 p. ( ISBN  978-1844490585 , read online  [ archive ] ) , p.  112
  2. ↑ ( in ) ” As Long as He Needs Me ”  [ archive ] , on allmusic.com , All Music (accessed on st December 2009 )
  3. ↑ ( in ) ” As Long as He Needs Me ”  [ archive ] , Billboard (accessed on st December 2009 )