Annotation

originally recorded as "Ghost of a Chance" by Bing Crosby on October 14, 1932, the expanded title is "I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You" with several other variations (see song title aliases).

Annotation last modified on 2012-05-29 07:18 .

Relationships

composer: Victor Young
lyricist: Bing Crosby
Ned Washington
SecondHandSongs: http://www.secondhandsongs.com/work/38517 [info]
Wikidata: Q5976963 [info]
lyrics page: http://genius.com/Frank-sinatra-i-dont-stand-a-ghost-of-a-chance-with-you-lyrics [info]

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1940-07-17 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Lionel Hampton 2:55
1942-12-12 Ghost of a Chance instrumental George Shearing 3:11
1944-05-01 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance (take 1) Lester Young 3:29
1945-12-07 (I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance Frank Sinatra with Axel Stordahl & His Orchestra 3:13
1945-12-07 A Ghost of a Chance (1945-12-07 recording, matrix CO35496) Frank Sinatra 3:13
1947-09-23 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Lennie Tristano 2:55
1947-11-08 A Ghost of a Chance live Sarah Vaughan & Lester Young 3:55
1949 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance instrumental Erroll Garner 2:45
1952-04 A Ghost of a Chance instrumental Johnny Smith Quintet feat. Stan Getz 3:10
1954-06-07 – 1954-07-19 (I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (with You) cover Rampart Street Paraders ?:??
1955-07-28 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Elmo Hope Trio 4:55
1955-12-30 (I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (With You) Carmen McRae 3:13
1956-01-11 – 1956-01-18 Ghost of a Chance instrumental Zoot Sims 6:24
1957-04-12 – 1957-04-16 Ghost of a Chance instrumental Thelonious Monk 4:25
1958 A Ghost of a Chance cover and instrumental Mikkel Flagstad 2:38
1959-02-27 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Arnett Cobb 4:47
1959-03-24 I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You (1959 original studio master) Frank Sinatra 3:20
1960-02-05 (I Don’t Stand a) Ghost of a Chance instrumental Benny Carter Quartet 2:51
1960-02-17 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With you instrumental Arnett Cobb ?:??
1961-03-13 (I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance instrumental Bobby Timmons 4:53
1965-10-31 Ghost of a Chance instrumental and live Lennie Tristano 3:43
1972-06-27 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Sonny Stitt 4:48
1974-01-08 (I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance With You Ella Fitzgerald 5:01
1974-05-21 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance instrumental Arnett Cobb 6:47
1975-10 (I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance instrumental Zoot Sims & Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis 5:32
1976-01-08 – 1976-01-09 (I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Zoot Sims 7:06
1980-06 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance George Shearing & Carmen McRae 3:46
1982-06-30 – 1983-03-04 I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You cover Linda Ronstadt & The Nelson Riddle Orchestra 4:08
1987-01 – 1987-05 I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Chet Baker 5:05
1988-12-08 – 1988-12-09 I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Helen Merrill, Ron Carter 6:13
1988 (I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Joe Pass 6:04
1990-04-13 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Buck Hill 7:54
1994-08-16 A Ghost of a Chance cover The Hal Galper Trio With Jerry Bergonzi 9:48
1995-06-12 – 1995-06-15 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance instrumental Kenny Burrell 4:59
1996-11-06 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance instrumental Teddy Edwards 6:16
2000-08-17 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Jan Lundgren Trio 3:52
2009-12-16 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You cover Michiel Huisman, Lucia Micarelli & Wendell Pierce 1:50
(I Don Stand) A Ghost of A Chance with You cover and instrumental The Oscar Peterson Trio 3:05
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance Billie Holiday 3:37
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance The Five Keys 2:57
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance Billy Eckstine 3:47
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance Billie Holiday 4:29
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance Sarah Vaughan 2:47
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance Billie Holiday 1:33
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance Lennie Tristano 2:52
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance instrumental Lester and Lee Young's Band 4:20
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance Billie Holiday 4:33
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance Jackie Gleason and His Orchestra 2:09
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance Jackie Gleason 2:11
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance instrumental Stan Getz 4:41
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance cover Fantasy .Inc 3:41
(I Don't Stand A) Ghost of a Chance Billie Holiday 4:29
(I Don't Stand A) Ghost of a Chance instrumental Lennie Tristano 2:54
(I Don't Stand A) Ghost of a Chance Jackie Gleason 2:10
(I Don't Stand A) Ghost of a Chance instrumental Clifford Brown 7:21
(I Don't Stand A) Ghost Of A Chance Frank Sinatra 3:15
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance (With You) instrumental Wes Montgomery 5:03
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance (With You) instrumental Chu Berry 3:00
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance (With You) Billie Holiday 4:29
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance (With You) instrumental Jazz at the Philharmonic All-Stars 9:10
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Oscar Peterson 2:33
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Lennie Tristano 6:00
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Oscar Peterson 2:34
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Johnny Smith 3:11
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance With You Ella Fitzgerald & The Count Basie Orchestra 3:16
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance Bobby Hackett and His Orchestra 2:55
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance instrumental Thelonious Monk 4:23
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance Billie Holiday 4:28
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance Bing Crosby 3:12
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance instrumental Joe Beck 4:47
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (alternate take) (1945 alternate take) Frank Sinatra 3:31
(I Don't Stand) a Ghost of a Chance (With You) instrumental Erroll Garner 2:39
(I Don't Stand) a Ghost of a Chance (With You) instrumental Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 3:04
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (with You) instrumental Lennie Tristano 2:56
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (with You) Lennie Tristano 2:58
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (with You) instrumental Joe Pass 5:40
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (With You) instrumental Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 3:03
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (With You) Patti Page 3:17
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (With You) instrumental Cab Calloway and His Orchestra 3:02
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (With You) Carmen McRae 3:13
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (With You) Chuck Berry 2:58
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (With You) Lee Wiley 3:20
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (With You) Bing Crosby ?:??
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (With You) instrumental Oscar Peterson 3:09
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (With You) (alternate take) instrumental Oscar Peterson 3:05
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (With You) (take 5) instrumental Thelonious Monk 4:14
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance with You Bing Crosby 2:54
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance With You cover The Hot Sardines 4:06
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Sonny Stitt 4:48
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance With You Mel Tormé 2:41
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental The Oscar Peterson Trio 3:04
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance With You Cab Calloway 3:00
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance With You Billie Holiday 3:38
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental The Oscar Peterson Trio 3:03
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Illinois Jacquet 3:13
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance With You Frank Sinatra 3:18
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental The Oscar Peterson Trio 3:07
(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of Chance Jackie Gleason 2:04
(I Don’t Stand a) Ghost of a Chance Jackie Gleason and His Orchestra 2:09
(I Don’t Stand a) Ghost of a Chance Frank Sinatra 3:15
(I Don’t Stand a) Ghost of a Chance (With You) Billie Holiday 4:29
(I Don’t Stand) A Ghost of a Chance Helen Forrest 2:02
(I Don’t Stand) A Ghost of a Chance instrumental Bobby Hackett 2:59
(I Don’t Stand) a Ghost of a Chance (With You) Frank Sinatra 3:09
(I Don’t Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (with You) Lennie Tristano 2:53
(I Dont Stand) a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Yusef Lateef 4:07
A Ghost of a Chance Cab Calloway and His Orchestra ?:??
A Ghost of a Chance Claire Austin & Don Ewell 4:01
A Ghost of a Chance Frank Sinatra 3:16
A Ghost of a Chance Johnny Smith Quintet feat. Stan Getz 3:10
A Ghost of a Chance instrumental Erroll Garner 2:41
A Ghost of a Chance Sarah Vaughan 3:54
A Ghost of a Chance Sarah Vaughan ?:??
A Ghost of a Chance / Memories of You medley Claire Austin & Don Ewell 8:47
A Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Slim Gaillard and His Trio 3:05
Ghost of a Chance Mildred Bailey 3:12
Ghost of a Chance Bill Coleman 5:01
Ghost of a Chance Cab Calloway 2:54
Ghost of a Chance Jutta Hipp 3:44
Ghost of a Change II Arnett Cobb 5:11
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Billie Holiday 3:30
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Frank Sinatra ?:??
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance cover Diana Krall 6:17
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance The Solitaires 3:07
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Sarah Vaughan ?:??
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance instrumental Lou Colombo 5:18
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance instrumental Oscar Peterson 3:03
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance instrumental Charlie Parker 1:09
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Mel Tormé 2:44
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Billie Holiday 3:28
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Robert and Johnny 2:55
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Sarah Vaughan 2:41
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Bea Wain 3:09
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Billie Holiday 3:43
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance instrumental Johnny Smith Quintet 3:11
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance instrumental Charlie Parker 1:10
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Greta Keller 3:00
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Cab Calloway 3:00
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance instrumental Charlie Parker 1:12
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Nat King Cole 2:56
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Billie Holiday 3:28
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Mel Tormé 2:47
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance George Shearing 3:15
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance instrumental Tommy Dorsey & Jimmy Dorsey 4:10
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance The Ink Spots 3:08
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance instrumental Art Farmer 3:34
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Billie Holiday 3:28
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra 2:57
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance The Solitaires 3:06
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Billie Holiday 3:28
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance instrumental Art Tatum 4:12
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Frankie Trumbauer and His Orchestra 3:21
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance The Dominoes ?:??
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance instrumental Lester Young 3:28
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Billie Holiday 4:27
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Sarah Vaughan 2:45
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Ernie Andrews accompanied by Wilbert Baranco Trio ?:??
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance Frank Sinatra 3:13
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance (alternate take) instrumental Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet 3:04
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance (alternate take) instrumental Clifford Brown & Max Roach 3:02
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance (With You) Etta James 4:19
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You Sarah Vaughan 2:43
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You instrumental Oscar Peterson 3:03
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You instrumental Art Tatum 4:12
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With you instrumental Anthony Ortega ?:??
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Al Hibbler ?:??
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You cover Lee Wiley 3:20
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Art Tatum 4:13
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Clifford Brown & Max Roach 7:14
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Oscar Peterson 3:05
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You (5.1 mix) Diana Krall 6:16
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Denis Solee 4:45
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You live Deanna Kirk 6:11
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Al Hibbler 3:05
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Lester Young 2:59
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Slim Gaillard 2:25
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You The Ink Spots 3:06
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental and live Stan Getz 5:51
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Michael Carvin 9:03
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Ella Fitzgerald & Joe Pass 6:07
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Count Basie 3:56
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 3:03
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Dave Brubeck 4:21
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Charlie Shavers 2:36
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Boots and His Buddies 2:58
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Erroll Garner 2:44
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Red Norvo and His Orchestra 3:56
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Lennie Tristano 2:58
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Duke Ellington and His Orchestra 3:02
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Bing Crosby 3:11
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Luciana Souza 4:12
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Joni James 3:11
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Cozy Cole's All Stars 3:05
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You cover Diana Krall 6:16
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Erroll Garner 2:41
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Lester Young 3:30
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Sonny Stitt 4:49
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Lionel Hampton 3:01
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental John Cocuzzi Quintet 6:10
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Lester Young 3:24
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Sonny Stitt 4:49
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Coleman Hawkins 2:57
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Jamey Aebersold 6:43
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Cab Calloway 3:05
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Ella Fitzgerald 3:19
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Ronnie Ball 5:01
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Frank Sinatra 3:07
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Clifford Brown & Max Roach 7:21
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Frank Sinatra ?:??
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Steve Nelson 10:30
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Jimmy Bruno & Joe Beck 4:16
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Lionel Hampton ?:??
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You The Three Suns 3:42
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Oscar Peterson 3:03
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Carmen McRae feat. Ben Webster 3:14
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Slim Gaillard 2:25
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Clifford Brown 7:26
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Wes Montgomery 5:04
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 3:01
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Frank Sinatra 3:16
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Oscar Peterson 2:34
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:55
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Carmen McRae 3:43
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Bing Crosby 3:16
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental The Oscar Peterson Trio 3:04
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Wild Bill Davison 2:43
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Thelonious Monk 4:21
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Maxine Sullivan 3:25
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Jackie Gleason 2:05
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You John Labelle 5:25
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Billie Holiday 4:29
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Red Norvo and His Orchestra ?:??
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Illinois Jacquet and His All Stars 3:11
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Lester Young 3:22
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Mary Stallings 5:21
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Billie Holiday 3:40
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Sarah Vaughan with George Treadwell Orchestra 2:44
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental The Cal Collins Quartet 6:04
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Andy Kirk and His Twelve Clouds of Joy 3:03
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Cab Calloway 2:55
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Erroll Garner 2:38
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You instrumental Clifford Brown 7:22
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You Wild Bill Davison 2:41
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You Victor Young 3:16
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You (1956) Billie Holiday 3:41
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You (take 5) instrumental Thelonious Monk 4:16
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You (take 7) instrumental Thelonious Monk 4:25
I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance Without You instrumental Stan Getz 4:41
I Don't Stand the Ghost of a Chance Frank Sinatra 3:16
I Don't Stand the Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra 4:06
I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance Arthur Prysock 3:47
I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance June Christy with The Kentones 4:26
I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance Frank Sinatra 3:15
I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance Frank Sinatra 3:13
I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance Sarah Vaughan 2:36
I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance (with You) Frank Sinatra 3:18
I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Oscar Peterson 3:04
I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental and live Stan Getz ?:??
I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You Billie Holiday 4:29
I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental George Shearing 3:15
I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Karrin Allyson 5:57
I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You instrumental Ben Jones 4:59
I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You (5.1 mix) Linda Ronstadt with Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra 4:08
I Don’t Stand the Ghost of a Chance Jan Lundgren Trio & Stacey Kent 3:51