Billie Holiday Willow Weep For Me

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"Willow Weep for Me" is a popular song composed in 1932 by Ann Ronell, who also wrote the lyrics. It is mostly known as a jazz standard, but it was a Top 40 hit for the British duo Chad & Jeremy in 1964.

Notable recordings

* Irene Taylor with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra (1932), US #2
* Billie Holiday - Lady Sings the Blues
* Art Tatum - solo piano, live at the Just Jazz concert, presented by Gene Norman at Shrine Auditorium, LA (1949)
* Stan Kenton - Artistry in Rhythm (1950) (The track "Willow Weep for Me" was recorded with June Christy in 1946)
* Thelonious Monk and Milt Jackson (1951), appears on Monk's Genius of Modern Music: Volume 2 (1952) and Jackson's Wizard of the Vibes (1952)
* Ben Webster - Music for Loving (1955)
* Cannonball Adderley - Bohemia After Dark (1955)
* Dinah Washington - Dinah! (1956) EmArcy records
* Frank Sinatra - Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely (1958)
* Nina Simone - The Amazing Nina Simone (1959)
* Ella Fitzgerald - Hello, Love (1960)
* Jack Jones - Where Love Has Gone (1964)
* Chad & Jeremy - Yesterday's Gone (1964) US #15 Pop, #1 AC [1]
* Earl Grant - Just for a Thrill (1964) (instrumental version)
* The Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Orchestra, arrangement by Bob Brookmeyer- "Presenting Thad Jones / Mel Lewis & The Jazz Orchestra" (1966). This is a particularly dark and beautifully crafted arrangement of the work.
* Freddie Hubbard - Fastball (1967) (Ten-minute version recorded live in Baltimore)
* Booker T. & the M.G.'s - Soul Limbo (1968) (instrumental version)
* Wes Montgomery - Willow Weep for Me (1969)
* June Christy - A Lovely Way to Spend An Evening (1986), Impromptu (1977)
* David Sanborn - Pearls (1995)[2]
* Ann Hampton Callaway - Blues in the Night (2006)
* Diana Krall - From This Moment On (2006)
* Lou Rawls - (1962) - Appears on the compilation "Midnight Jazz" (2004)
* Maysa Leak - "Woman in Love" (2010)
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