Annotation

co-written by Mexican composer María Grever, according to Songwriters Hall of Fame: http://songwritershalloffame.org/index.php/songs/detailed/C19/P20/

Annotation last modified on 2013-04-09 05:34 UTC.

Relationships

lyricist and composer:Cole Porter (composer) (in 1935)
publisher:Chappell Music Ltd.
Warner Chappell Music
SecondHandSongs:http://www.secondhandsongs.com/work/11779 [info]
Wikidata:Q814327 [info]
later translated versions:Beguine
Volver a empezar (Begin the Beguine)
愛的開始
later versions:Begin the Beguine (unknown language, not English)
part of:Jubilee
is the basis for:Divine biguine (french)

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
performance
1935-09-05Begin the BeguineXavier Cugat and his Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra3:13
1938-07-24Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:16
1938-07-24Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:19
1939-01-18Begin the BeguineMildred Bailey & Her Orchestra2:49
1939-02-06Begin the BeguineThe Andrews Sisters2:46
1939-09-12Begin the BeguineThe Music Maids and the MGM Studio Orchestra, taps by Eleanor Powell & Fred Astaire3:40
1940-01-31Begin the Beguine (live broadcast, 1940-01-31: New York City, United States)Glenn Miller & His Orchestra and The Andrews Sisters2:57
1940-10-01Begin the Beguine (matrix OSW 129-1, recorded 1940-10-01)Django Reinhardt et le Quintette du Hot-Club de France2:53
1940-12-18Begin the BeguinePierre Allier et son orchestre2:32
1942-05-08Divine Beguine (Begin the Beguine)Stan Brenders et son grand orchestre2:57
1942Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:17
1946-01-21Begin the BeguineinstrumentalArt Tatum3:25
1946-02-24Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:57
1946-02-24Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:57
1949-01 – 1949-02Begin the BeguineDjango Reinhardt3:44
1952-01-23Begin the Beguinecover and instrumentalCharlie Parker3:14
1952-12Begin the BeguineinstrumentalOscar Peterson3:12
1952Begin the BeguineinstrumentalThe Oscar Peterson Trio3:12
1954-02-21Begin the BeguineTony Martin with Henri René & His Orchestra3:56
1954-06-14Die Beschwipste Drahtkommode, 3/2 (Tea For Two / Lullaby Of Broadway / Begin The Beguine / My Blue Heaven / Indian Love Call)cover, instrumental and medleyCrazy Otto3:13
1954Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:36
1955-02-26Begin the BeguineinstrumentalJohnny Costa3:15
1955-06Nina / Begin the Beguine (live, 1955-06: Wilbur Clark's Desert Inn, Las Vegas, USA)cover, live and medleyNoël Coward4:22
1955-07-03Begin the BeguineinstrumentalArt Tatum2:59
1956Begin the BeguinecoverElla Fitzgerald3:39
1956Begin the Beguine (1956 Hi-Fi recording)The Andrews Sisters?:??
1957-04-01Begin the BeguineinstrumentalArt Pepper7:23
1957-04-01Begin the Beguine (alternate take)instrumentalArt Pepper6:17
1957-08-23Begin the BeguineinstrumentalIrving Garner?:??
1957-10-16Begin the BeguineinstrumentalColeman Hawkins3:06
1957-10-21Begin the BeguineTony Bennett4:22
1957Begin the BeguineinstrumentalCharlie Shavers, Sam 'The Man' Taylor & Urbie Green3:10
1958-01Begin The BeguineinstrumentalArt Pepper6:20
1959Begin the BeguinePerry Como3:29
1962-03-05History of Musical ComedymedleyJulie Andrews and Carol Burnett9:52
1964-10Begin the BeguineinstrumentalIllinois Jacquet3:16
1969Begin the BeguinecoverPete Townshend4:10
1976-12 – 1977-02Begin the BeguineKeith Bird, Duncan Lamont?:??
1977-09-19Begin the Beguinecover and instrumentalOve Linds sextett3:17
1979Begin the BeguineTom Lellis4:44
1982-10-17LADY ナオコメドレー: YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON / 雨 / スニーカーぶる~す / フィーリング / 愛をください / DANCING QUEEN / FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE / しあわせ芝居 / KISS OF FIRE(演奏) / ダンスはうまく踊れない / BEGIN THE BEGUINE / 100%…Soかもね! / YESTERDAY ONCE MORE / I HEAR A SYMPHONY (live, 1982-10-17: Tokyo Yūbin Chokkin Hall, Minato, Tokyo, Japan)cover, live and medley河合奈保子?:??
1984-05Begin the BeguineinstrumentalJohn Williams & The Boston Pops Orchestra3:18
1988Begin the Beguinecover and instrumentalDave Liebman, Steve Gilmore, Bill Goodwin7:32
1992-12-16 – 1992-12-18Begin the BeguineinstrumentalJohn Williams & Boston Pops Orchestra3:40
1999-06-21Begin the BeguineinstrumentalHarold Mabern4:10
2008Begin the BeguineMichael Feinstein5:03
2010-02-24Begin the BeguineHank Jones / The Great Jazz Trio4:05
2010-05-26 – 2010-05-28Begin the BeguinecoverBohuslän Big Band9:54
2012-11-08 – 2012-12-07Begin the BeguinecoverPhilip Chaffin4:38
Begin the BegineFrank Sinatra3:07
Begin the BeguinArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:12
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:56
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:08
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra?:??
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:57
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:54
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:09
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:21
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:56
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:55
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:56
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra?:??
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:57
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra?:??
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:14
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:57
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:02
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:11
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:55
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:53
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:51
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:57
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:58
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:54
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:56
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra?:??
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:57
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:02
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:48
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:52
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:59
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalChristian Escoudé3:39
Begin the BeguinecoverJohnny Mathis4:18
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalArt Pepper7:25
Begin the BeguineGlenn Miller Orchestra3:35
Begin the BeguineNino Tempo & April Stevens2:28
Begin the BeguineMelora Hardin3:46
Begin the BeguineGlenn Miller3:31
Begin the BeguineGlenn Miller3:30
Begin the BeguineThe Glenn Miller Orchestra3:34
Begin the BeguineThe Glenn Miller Orchestra3:29
Begin the BeguineThe Glenn Miller Orchestra3:31
Begin the BeguineGlenn Miller Orchestra3:34
Begin the BeguineHarry James and His Orchestra2:43
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:17
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:55
Begin the Beguineinstrumental[orchestra]2:43
Begin the BeguineLes Paul & Mary Ford3:01
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:09
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalCarlos Barbosa-Lima3:17
Begin the BeguineAndrej Hermlin and His Swing Dance Orchestra3:14
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalArt Tatum2:42
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalFrank Chacksfield & His Orchestra4:35
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalThe BBC Big Band3:13
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalStanley Black and His Orchestra3:49
Begin the BeguinecoverPete Townshend4:13
Begin the BeguinecoverPete Townshend4:47
Begin the BeguinecoverTony Bennett3:26
Begin the BeguineAirmen of Note6:54
Begin the BeguineRichard Clayderman3:26
Begin the BeguineRichard Clayderman?:??
Begin the BeguineRichard Clayderman3:22
Begin the BeguineJames Horner3:44
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalDjango Reinhardt2:32
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalDjango Reinhardt2:53
Begin the BeguineHutch3:05
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:57
Begin the Beguinecover鄧麗君?:??
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalColin Busby Big Swing Band3:03
Begin the Beguineinstrumental[unknown]3:47
Begin the BeguineUlrich Tukur & Die Rhythmus Boys3:52
Begin the Beguinecover and instrumentalOrchester Ambros Seelos2:46
Begin the BeguinecoverPat Boone3:24
Begin the BeguinecoverAl Martino3:04
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalCharlie Parker?:??
Begin the BeguineIb Glindemann & His Orchestra3:13
Begin the BeguineThe Andrews Sisters2:58
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalGlen Gray & the Casa Loma Orchestra3:17
Begin the BeguineTed Heath & His Music2:42
Begin the BeguineJimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra2:51
Begin the BeguineArt Tatum2:45
Begin the BeguineJoe Sullivan3:10
Begin the BeguineBing Crosby3:35
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:58
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra?:??
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:58
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:09
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:08
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:00
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra?:??
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:10
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:00
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:00
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra4:12
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:57
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:54
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:53
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra4:03
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra1:33
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:08
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:09
Begin the BeguineDjango Reinhardt2:56
Begin the BeguineDjango Reinhardt2:35
Begin the BeguineDjango Reinhardt2:57
Begin the BeguineAmbrose and His Orchestra3:35
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalFrederick Fennell and his Orchestra3:23
Begin the BeguineTony Martin3:53
Begin the BeguinecoverSheryl Crow4:29
Begin the BeguineThe Percy Faith Orchestra4:14
Begin the BeguineClare Teal4:19
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalGeorge Feyer2:53
Begin the BeguinecoverEddie Heywood and His Orchestra3:18
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalChet Atkins3:19
Begin the BeguineThe Spencer Wyatt Big Band2:59
Begin the Beguine (live, 1991-06-16: Prince Edward Theatre, London, England)Robert Guillaume?:??
Begin the Beguine[unknown]3:56
Begin the BeguinecoverMelora Hardin3:44
Begin the Beguinecover and instrumentalRay Conniff2:45
Begin the BeguineGene Krupa2:48
Begin the BeguineLouis Prima & Keely Smith2:13
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalPepe Jaramillo3:38
Begin the Beguinecover and instrumentalTuck Andress3:17
Begin the BeguinecoverTom Jones3:16
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalPepe Jaramillo3:08
Begin the BeguineTony Bennett3:27
Begin the BeguineFrank Sinatra2:58
Begin the BeguineAnne Shelton3:29
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalLes Brown3:37
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw?:??
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:17
Begin the BeguineLes Paul and His Trio3:01
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:14
Begin the BeguineMelora Hardin3:44
Begin the BeguinecoverFrank Sinatra3:06
Begin the BeguineChick Henderson & Joe Loss and His Band3:32
Begin the Beguinecover and instrumentalChet Atkins3:17
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalDick Hyman3:01
Begin the BeguinecoverCyril Ornadel and His Westminster Orchestra Of London?:??
Begin the BeguineGlenn Miller2:36
Begin the BeguineBing Crosby3:34
Begin the BeguineMario Lanza3:17
Begin the BeguinecoverThe Broadway Singers, Adam Mansell Orchestra3:56
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalRonnie Aldrich4:17
Begin the BeguineAnn-Margret3:20
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalCole Porter4:08
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalArt Tatum2:48
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalArt Tatum3:58
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:16
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalEddie Heywood?:??
Begin the BeguineVic Damone4:45
Begin the BeguineBing Crosby3:36
Begin the BeguineBing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra?:??
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalErroll Garner4:43
Begin the BeguineLeslie Uggams3:21
Begin the BeguinecoverMichel Legrand & His Orchestra3:50
Begin the BeguineElla Fitzgerald3:38
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw2:59
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalThe London Cello Sound, Geoffrey Simon5:35
Begin the BeguineElla & Louis3:41
Begin the BeguineWilbur de Paris4:16
Begin the BeguineMildred Bailey2:48
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:13
Begin the BeguineCole Porter3:08
Begin the BeguineCole Porter3:25
Begin the BeguineCole Porter3:52
Begin the Beguine (1991 original London cast)Cole Porter3:51
Begin the Beguine[unknown]4:08
Begin the BeguineCole Porter4:32
Begin the BeguineCole Porter3:27
Begin the BeguineMakowicz vs. Możdżer6:53
Begin the BeguineArt Pepper6:50
Begin the BeguineinstrumentalTed Heath & His Music?:??
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:15
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:12
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:36
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:16
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:15
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:14
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:14
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:17
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:28
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:17
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:13
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:14
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:12
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:16
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:15
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:12
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:13
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:17
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:16
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:16
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:18
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:15
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:18
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:14
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:05
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:41
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:17
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:13
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:11
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:15
Begin the BeguineJo Stafford4:06
Begin the BeguineJo Stafford & Paul Weston & His Orchestra3:19
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw2:59
Begin the BeguineCharlie Parker3:14
Begin the BeguineGordon MacRae3:28
Begin the BeguineDionne Warwick5:18
Begin the BeguineSammy Davis Jr.3:25
Begin the BeguineStan Kenton and His Orchestra4:04
Begin the BeguineStan Kenton and His Orchestra2:37
Begin the BeguineStan Kenton and His Orchestra2:37
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:21
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:19
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:19
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:17
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:12
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra5:38
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:19
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:30
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:18
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:29
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:13
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:14
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:21
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:20
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:36
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw1:02
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:20
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:37
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:18
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:00
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:19
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw2:57
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:37
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:20
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:20
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:14
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:01
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:00
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:02
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:18
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:07
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:09
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw?:??
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:13
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:09
Begin the BeguineTony Bennett3:27
Begin the BeguineTony Bennett3:25
Begin the BeguineThe Mantovani Orchestra3:25
Begin the Beguinecover and instrumentalRichard Clayderman3:26
Begin the BeguinecoverFantasy .Inc2:31
Begin the BeguineJon Rauhouse3:34
Begin the Beguinecover and instrumentalThe Hill/Wiltschinsky Guitar Duo4:06
Begin the BeguineSammy Davis Jr.4:31
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:00
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw3:15
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:18
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:12
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:20
Begin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:35
Begin The BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:18
Begin The BeguineArtie Shaw3:16
Begin The BeguineFrank Sinatra2:58
Begin The BeguineFrank Sinatra3:08
Begin The BeguineinstrumentalMalcolm Lockyer and His Orchestra3:30
Begin The BeguineFrank Sinatra3:09
Begin The BeguineFrank Sinatra3:47
Begin The BeguineFrank Sinatra3:07
Begin The BeguineFrank Sinatra?:??
Begin The BeguineinstrumentalOscar Peterson3:17
Begin The BeguineFrank Sinatra3:09
Begin The BeguineArtie Shaw3:12
Begin The BeguineArtie Shaw3:11
Begin The BeguineArtie Shaw3:13
Begin The BeguineArtie Shaw3:13
Begin The BeguineFrank Sinatra3:08
Begin The BeguineFrank Sinatra2:57
Begin The BeguineFrank Sinatra11:51
Begin the Beguine (2)Frank Sinatra4:12
Begin the Beguine (2017 mix)coverPete Townshend4:41
Begin the Beguine (Alt take)Art Pepper6:17
Begin the Beguine (High Society)instrumental[unknown]4:08
Begin the Beguine (live)cover and livePete Townshend4:49
Begin the beguine (Porter)Richard Clayderman1:30
Begin the Beguine (Special disco version)Johnny Mathis8:29
Begin the BequineliveJohnny Mathis3:55
Begin the BequineTex Beneke & His Orchestra2:45
Begin the BiguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:12
Beguin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:52
Beguin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:05
Beguin the BeguineArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:13
Gbegin the BeguineFrank Sinatra3:08