"The favorite tenor of Thomas A. Edison. By ragtime publicist Theron C. Bennett first sung as "Melancholy" (lyrics by Maybelle E. Watson, wife of Ernie Burnett) in his club in Denver, CO (there is sheet music since 1911). Title changed to "My Melancholy Baby" in 1914."


Annotation last modified on 2018-02-09 09:14 UTC.


lyricist:George A. Norton (in 1912)
composer:Ernie Burnett (in 1911)
publisher:Francis, Day & Hunter Ltd.
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc.
download score for free:imslp: My Melancholy Baby (Burnett, Ernie) [info]
Wikidata:Q4347912 [info]
version of:Melancholy (original 1911 version of "My Melancholy Baby", lyrics by Maybelle E. Watson)


1929-10-21My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalJimmie Noone’s Apex Club Orchestra2:53
1929-10-22My Melancholy BabyJimmie Noone's Apex Club Orchestra2:51
1935-03-15My Melancholy BabyAl Bowlly with orchestra conducted by Ray Noble3:07
1936-03-17My Melancholy BabyElla Fitzgerald with Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra3:02
1936-11-18My Melancholy BabyThe Benny Goodman Quartet3:26
1938-03-22My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalLarry Adler avec acc. d’orchestre “swing”3:24
1938-04-12My Melancholy Baby (1938-04-12)Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra3:06
1938-05-09My Melancholy BabyMildred Bailey & Her Orchestra2:50
1938-05-28My Melancholy BabyBenny Goodman and His Orchestra2:24
1938-05-31My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalLarry Adler3:16
1938-06-13My Melancholy Baby (1938-06-13, mx: OSW 38-1)instrumentalHerman Chittison2:28
1939-03-22My Melancholy BabyDjango Reinhardt & le Quintette du Hot Club de France3:23
1939-03-22My Melancholy BabyStéphane Grappelli & Django Reinhardt3:29
1939-05-04My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalDjango Reinhardt2:49
1939-05-17My Melancholy BabyDjango Reinhardt2:52
1939-05-17My Melancholy Baby (1939-04-17)instrumentalQuintette du Hot Club de France2:51
1939-05-24My Melancholy BabycoverDjango Reinhardt2:48
1939-05-26My Melancholy BabyJack Hylton & His Orchestra2:49
1939-05-26My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalJack Hylton & His Orchestra2:48
1939-05-26My Melancholy Baby (London, May 26, 1939)Coleman Hawkins2:48
1940-01-10Medley: My Melancholy Baby / Moon Love / Stomping at the Savoy / Blue MoonmedleyGlenn Miller & His Orchestra?:??
1940-04-04My Melancholy BabyliveGlenn Miller2:15
1940-10-22My Melancholy BabySvend Asmussen3:28
1940-11-06My Melancholy BabyFats Waller and His Rhythm2:50
1941-04-03My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalEarl Hines2:34
1941-04-03My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalEarl Hines and His Orchestra2:31
1941-05My Melancholy Baby (live, 1941-05: Minton's Playhouse, NY)cover, instrumental and liveThelonious Monk8:29
1941-10-06My Melancholy BabyHarry James and His Orchestra3:06
1941My Melancholy Babyinstrumental and liveJoe Guy & Hot Lips Page8:32
1945-01-12My Melancholy BabyJoe Marsala Sextet2:54
1945-01-29My Melancholy BabyFrank Sinatra with Axel Stordahl & His Orchestra3:10
1945-01-29My Melancholy BabyFrank Sinatra3:11
1945-04-19My Melancholy BabyGeorge Zack2:58
1945-04-19My Melancholy Baby No. 2George Zack2:54
1945-10-03My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalDon Byas All-Star Quartet3:03
1945-12-12My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalLamplighters All-Stars3:05
1947-08-05My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalEddie Condon and His Orchestra2:52
1950-06-06My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalCharlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie3:30
1950-06-06My Melancholy Babycover and instrumentalCharlie Parker3:25
1950-06-06My Melancholy Baby (alternate take)instrumentalCharlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie3:21
1950-06-06My Melancholy Baby (master take)instrumentalCharlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie3:27
1950-07-06My Melancholy BabyThelonious Monk3:26
1952-10-07My Melancholy BabySidney Bechet3:40
1952-10-07My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalSidney Bechet3:26
1953-12-21My Melancholy BabycoverCharlie Mariano5:14
1954-07-08My Melancholy BabyWoody Herman & Erroll Garner3:59
1954-12-12My Melancholy Babycover and instrumentalCrazy Otto2:53
1955-04-13My Melancholy BabyClaire Austin3:56
1955-12-16My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalSonny Stitt5:36
1956-10-05Medley: I Remember You / My Melancholy Baby / Old Folks / They Can't Take That Away From Me / Just Friends / My Little Suede Shoes / Star Eyesinstrumental and medleySonny Rollins Quintet, Kenny Dorham, Max Roach26:55
1956-11-26My Melancholy Baby (stereo)cover and instrumentalRay Charles4:26
1957-01-07My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalBarney Wilen5:11
1957-08-23My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalIrving Garner?:??
1957-10-16My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalColeman Hawkins4:10
1959-02-24 – 1959-03-03My Melancholy BabyliveBill Evans, Warne Marsh, Jimmy Garrison & Paul Motian.6:57
1959-08My Melancholy Babyinstrumental and liveTony Scott with Bill EvansJimmy GarrisonPete Laroca12:15
1960-02-16My Melancholy BabycoverThe Dave Brubeck Quartet feat. Jimmy Rushing4:01
1961-03Melancholy BabyinstrumentalThe Nat Pierce Orchestra3:15
1962-08-31My Melancholy BabyCarol Sloane2:30
1965-10-29How Deep Is the Ocean / Detour Ahead / My Melancholy Babyinstrumental, live and medleyBill Evans & Lee Konitz17:28
1965My Melancholy Babyinstrumental and liveBill Evans9:02
1966-10-04My Melancholy Babycover and instrumentalBill Evans5:16
1966-10-04My Melancholy Babycover and instrumentalBill Evans5:16
1971-11-15My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalThelonious Monk5:12
1986-04-04My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalMichael Weiss Quintet9:10
1986-12My Melancholy BabyChet Baker6:52
1989-03My Melancholy BabyinstrumentalJames Moody9:55
1991-09-25 – 1991-09-27My Melancholy BabycoverThe Stefan Scaggiari Trio5:25
1996-11-26My Melancholy BabyDella Griffin4:18
2002-02-06Melancholy Babyinstrumental and liveRein de Graaff / Herb Geller8:19
2013-04Melancholy BabycoverJohn Abercrombie Quartet4:37
Born in a Trunk Medley: I’ll Get By / You Took Advantage of Me / Black Bottom / The Peanut Vendor / My Melancholy Baby / Swanee (A Star Is Born)medleyJudy Garland with Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Ray Heindorf14:21
June Night / My Blue Heaven / My Melancholy BabymedleySvend Asmussen4:28
Medley: (1) My Melancholy Baby / (2) My Blue HeavenmedleyAl Jolson2:18
Melancholy BabycoverHot Club of Cowtown3:59
Melancholy BabyCharlie Parker?:??
Melancholy BabyCharlie Parker?:??
Melancholy BabyHolly Cole Trio5:02
Melancholy BabyHolly Cole Trio5:02
Melancholy BabyCharlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie3:23
Melancholy BabyGlenn Miller3:09
Melancholy BabyGlenn Miller3:08
Melancoly BabycoverHolly Cole Trio5:02
My Melacholey BabyGlenn Miller and His Orchestra3:09
My Melacholy BabyElla Fitzgerald3:07
My Melacholy BabyinstrumentalLennie Tristano5:59
My Melancholy BabyEarl Hines2:33
My Melancholy BabyEarl Hines2:33
My Melancholy BabyFrank Sinatra3:12
My Melancholy BabyEarl Hines2:34
My Melancholy BabyEarl Hines2:32
My Melancholy BabyFrank Sinatra3:03
My Melancholy BabyCharlie Parker?:??
My Melancholy BabyEarl Hines?:??
My Melancholy BabyEarl Hines2:28
My Melancholy BabycoverTommy Edwards2:42
My Melancholy BabyEarl Hines2:30
My Melancholy BabyEarl "Fatha" Hines2:32
My Melancholy BabyJudy Garland?:??
My Melancholy BabyCharlie Parker3:26
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