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|"Tonight You Belong to Me"|
|Single by Irving Kaufman|
|Songwriter(s)||Billy Rose, Lee David|
"Tonight You Belong to Me" is an American popular song, written in 1926 by lyricist Billy Rose and composer Lee David. The first ever recording was made by Irving Kaufman in 1926 on Banner Records.In 1927 Gene Austin recorded it and the song became a major hit. Another popular recording during this time was by Roger Wolfe Kahn and his Orchestra.
The song was revived by Frankie Laine in 1952, and recorded again in 1956 by Patience and Prudence, whose version reached #4 on the Billboard charts; they recorded it again in 1964.It was also recorded in 1956 by Lawrence Welk with The Lennon Sisters, and by the duo of Karen Chandler and Jimmy Wakely. In 1964 "Tonight You Belong to Me" was recorded by George Maharis in a sweet swing style on the Epic label.
In 1977, "Tonight You Belong to Me" was recorded by American country music artist Dottie West. It was released as a single, peaking at number 30 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in August 1977. The song was then issued on West's 1977 studio album When It's Just You and Me .
The version sung by Patience and Prudence is currently [ when? ] used by eBay as a commercial theme. It was featured in a 2012 TV commercial for Scandinavian Airlines. This version was also featured in the ending credits of the 2004 film Birth.
In 2011, the Patience and Prudence rendition was featured in four episodes of American Horror Story . The first was in the Pilot episode, as the twins, Troy and Byron, begin trashing the house with baseball bats. The second was during the season finale, "Afterbirth", as the new homeowners run screaming from the home. It was later featured in the series’ eighth-season premiere, “The End as well as the sixth episode "Return to Murder House".”
The song was sung as a duet by Steve Martin and Bernadette Peters in "The Jerk" in 1979.
NRBQ included a cover of the song on their 1983 album, "Grooves In Orbit".
The Bird and the Bee released their rendition of the track on their digital EP One Too Many Hearts.
In the episode 10 "Thanksgiving" season five of Boston Legal , was sung as a duet between the two characters Edwin Poole and Attorney Melvin Palmer at a piano.
American singer Fiona Apple included a live version of the song, listed as "You Belong to Me" and performed with longtime collaborator Jon Brion on the DVD-section of the deluxe version of her 2005 album "Extraordinary Machine".
A live version of Viva Voce performing this song can be found on their 2007 compilation album "Lovers, Lead the Way!/The Heat Can Melt Your Brain" as track 33.
The song was featured in a 2009 TV commercial for U.S. Cellular.
The song was covered by John Hodgman and Jonathan Coulton on the audiobook edition of Hodgman's book More Information Than You Require .
American musicians Johnny Polygon and Amanda Seales covered the song, which can be found on Polygon's Catch-Up (2010).
The song was covered by Eddie Vedder and Chan Marshall (of Cat Power) on Vedder's second solo album, Ukulele Songs (2011).
Actress Zooey Deschanel and comedian Ben Schwartz posted a YouTube clip of themselves performing the song.
The song was featured in a 2013 episode (S01,E14) of the TV series Bunheads , performed as a duet by the lead character Michelle (Sutton Foster) and her brother Scotty (Hunter Foster).
The song is featured in a 2013 TV commercial and internet for Milka named "Le dernier carré"
In 2015, the song was featured in the episode "The Last Supper" of Bates Motel .
In 2018, the Patience and Prudence rendition was featured in one episode of You , titled Amour Fou.
In 2019, the song was covered by American singer-songwriter Christina Perri on her album "Songs For Carmella: lullabies and sing-a-longs." The track featured harmonies by her husband, Paul Costabile, and a vocal cameo by her daughter Carmella.
In 2019, it was featured in Melanie Martinez´s film K-12 , in a scene before the music video for ¨Recess¨.
In the 2019 film ‘’Blackbird,’’ Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet, and Mia Wasikowska sing it, and their version later plays over the credits.
In 2020, the Patience and Prudence version was featured in episode five, entitled "Strange Case", of HBO's series, Lovecraft Country .
In 2020, the song was featured in season 6 episode 7 of Fear the Walking Dead, "Damage from the Inside".
In 2021, the song was covered by Christopher Sluka and his band Sluka with a much darker sound and twist in the accompanying video. It was produced by Grammy Award winner Alan Sanderson.
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