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On January 19, 2014
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"Summer Wind" is a 1965 song, with music by Heinz Meier and lyrics by Johnny Mercer. The song is a nostalgic tale of a fleeting romance, first recorded by Wayne Newton who had the first national chart hit with the song in 1965, peaking at number 78."Summer Wind" is best known for a 1966 recording by Frank Sinatra which peaked at number twenty-five on the Billboard pop singles chart and number one on the Easy Listening chart.In 1967, Shirley Bassey recorded the song for her album And We Were Lovers.In 1967, Bent Fabric recorded an instrumental version of the song for his album Operation Lovebirds.In 1974, author Johnny Mercer recorded the song for his album My Huckleberry Friend.Barry Manilow covered the song for his 1998 tribute album, Manilow Sings Sinatra.Lyle Lovett's version was featured in the 1999 Sam Raimi film For Love of the Game. It was also released on Lovett's 2003 album Smile: Songs from the Movies.In 1998, the song featured as a B-Side on CD2 (UK release) of The Fun Lovin' Criminals' single "Big Night Out". This version featured Ian McCulloch.In 2003, singer Michael Bublé featured the song on his debut album.In 2004, Irish boyband Westlife covered the song on their Rat Pack-inspired album Allow Us to Be Frank.In 2006, James Dean Bradfield of Manic Street Preachers covered "Summer Wind" and released it as a B-side to his UK single release of "An English Gentleman".The song was covered on Madeleine Peyroux's third solo album, Half the Perfect World.
Comment by AlethaGOLD on January 2 at 12:00pmAnd now Jay Beacham did it in 2014. Fabulous sing for you Jay! I loved it! It's just what I needed to hear on this cold winter day too.
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My heart is breaking for the victims of the hurricanes and the earthquakes
I'VE ALWAYS LOVED THIS OLD ENGAGING TUNE....IT'S NICE TO HEAR YOUR VERSION THIS MORNING JAY...MY FIRST LISTEN TODAY...GREAT JOB MY FRIEND....HUGS, LYNDYANN
Clicking love it before listening cause I know its good..yes it is..:0)
oh my this is amazing and makes my ears perk up..lol..
my spirit too..:0)
I think even my energy is getting perked up a little..I need it cause I got to clean my house and do laundry..yuck..it just never ends..lol..
You sound fabulous and like a pro..got a super hit here!!
One of your very best..Outstanding performance.I love this..but I knew I would cause I know that voice and how it will sound on a song.GBy hugs, Brenda
yup....all what Brenda said....even the laundry....hahaha!
you sound so "sure" when you sing.... I love that!
REALLY good Jay! * * * * * * * * * * * *
Great song choice and this is Fantastic performance!
Really enjoying my listen!
Thanks for stopping by my page, you're greatly appreciated.
Would you care to dance my friend….Sounding just wonderful darling. Fabulous deep vocals from you which is what I love from you…And always such wonderful information on the songs you sing. On top of the chart from you. Susan:)
I'M SKIPPING IN THE DOOR AT #6 ON YOUR "LOVE O' METER"....: )
AND WHAT A HAPPY HAPPY TUNE!! I'M TOE TAPPIN,' HEAD BOBBIN', FINGER SNAPPIN' TO THIS GREAT SONG!!....
THIS IS A SONG ONE CANNOT HELP BUT FEEL GREAT WHEN THEY HEAR IT!!....
EVEN THOUGH THE LYRICS ARE KINDA SAD....AFTER ALL, HE LOST HIS GAL......
GREAT SONG INFO AS ALWAYS!! REALLY APPRECIATE THAT!! YOU WERE WONDERFUL, REALLY AWESOME VOCALS!! I THOROUGHLY ENJOYED MY LISTEN!! LOVED THIS SONG, THE BIG BAND SOUND, AND YOUR VOICE!! THAT WAS TERRIFIC!! GOD BLESS!! WARM REGARDS!! JAN
I COULD USE SOME SUMMER WIND RIGHT ABOUT NOW.....
WONDERFUL SING, JAY!! I HOPE YOUR WEEKEND IS GOING AS GREAT AS YOUR SONG!! BYE FOR NOW : )
Hello my friend, listening
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