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 UTC.

Relationships

lyricist:Bing Crosby
Ned Washington
composer:Victor Young (American composer, arranger, violinist & conductor)
publisher:Chappell & Co.
EMI Harmonies Ltd.
Mills Music Ltd.
Mills Music, Inc.
lyrics page:https://genius.com/Frank-sinatra-i-dont-stand-a-ghost-of-a-chance-with-you-lyrics [info]
SecondHandSongs:https://secondhandsongs.com/work/38517 [info]
Wikidata:Q5976963 [info]

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
recordings
1939-06-27A Ghost of a ChanceMildred Bailey3:12
1939-11-15I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YouAndy Kirk and His Twelve Clouds of Joy3:03
1939 – 1940A Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalTeddy Wilson3:00
1940-06-27(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (with You) (1940-06-27, mx: WC-3163-A)instrumentalCab Calloway and His Orchestra3:01
1940-06-27(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (with You) (1940-06-27, mx: WC-3163-A)Cab Calloway and His Orchestra3:01
1940-07-17I Don't Stand a Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalLionel Hampton and His Orchestra2:57
1940-07-17I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YouinstrumentalLionel Hampton2:55
1942-12-12Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalGeorge Shearing3:11
1943-11-17A Ghost of a ChanceStuff Smith Trio2:56
1943-11-17A Ghost of a Chance (take 1) / A Ghost of a Chance (take 2)Stuff Smith Trio1:49
1944-05-01I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance (take 1)Lester Young3:29
1944-11-14I Don't Stand a Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalSlam Stewart & Cozy Cole3:04
1945-01-19I Don't Stand a Ghost of a ChanceWild Bill Davison and His Commodores2:39
1945-01-19I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance No. 2Wild Bill Davison and His Commodores2:46
1945-01-19I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance No. 3Wild Bill Davison and His Commodores2:44
1945-06-09I Don't Stand a Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalRed Norvo and His Orchestra3:51
1945-06-09I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YouinstrumentalRed Norvo Quintet3:56
1945-08-02(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a ChanceIllinois Jacquet & His All Stars3:11
1945-11Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalArtie Shaw and His Orchestra3:13
1945-12-07(I Don’t Stand) A Ghost of a ChanceFrank Sinatra with Axel Stordahl & His Orchestra3:13
1945-12-07A Ghost of a Chance (1945-12-07 recording, matrix CO35496)coverFrank Sinatra3:13
1947-09-23I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YouinstrumentalLennie Tristano2:55
1947-11-08A Ghost of a ChanceliveSarah Vaughan & Lester Young3:55
1947-12-04Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalDexter Gordon2:55
1947-12-04Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalDexter Gordon3:04
1947-12-04Ghost of a Chance (alternate take)instrumentalDexter Gordon2:55
1947-12-10Ghost of a ChanceRed Norvo?:??
1947-12-10I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YouinstrumentalRed Norvo?:??
1947-12-12I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YouRed Norvo and His Orchestra3:02
1948-11-27(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalLester and Lee Young’s Band4:20
1949I Don't Stand a Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalErroll Garner2:45
1950-06-29(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalTeddy Wilson?:??
1950-06-29Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalTeddy Wilson Trio2:01
1950-07A Ghost of a Chanceinstrumental and liveArt Tatum4:13
1952-04-05Ghost of a ChanceDizzy Gillespie3:02
1952-04A Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalJohnny Smith Quintet feat. Stan Getz3:10
1952-10-18Ghost of a ChanceBill Coleman5:01
1953-02-09I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance (live, 1953-02-09: Salle Pleyel, Paris, France)liveDizzy Gillespie6:28
1954-04-13 – 1954-07-20Ghost of a ChanceJutta Hipp3:44
1954-06-07 – 1954-07-19(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (with You)coverRampart Street Paraders?:??
1954-08-03I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YouinstrumentalClifford Brown & Max Roach7:22
1955-06-11A Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalLennie Tristano6:07
1955-07-16A Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalThe Clifford Brown–Max Roach Quintet4:29
1955-07-28I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YouinstrumentalElmo Hope Trio4:55
1955-10-17Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalRuby Braff7:25
1955-12-16I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YouinstrumentalStan Getz5:53
1955-12-30(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (With You)Carmen McRae3:13
1956-01-11 – 1956-01-18Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalZoot Sims6:24
1956-05-09 – 1956-12-17A Ghost of a ChancecoverLenny Hambro4:17
1957-04-05Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalThelonious Monk4:25
1958A Ghost of a Chancecover and instrumentalMikkel Flagstad2:38
1958Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalStan Getz4:41
1959-02-27I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YouinstrumentalArnett Cobb4:47
1959-03-24I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You (1959 original studio master)Frank Sinatra3:17
1960-02-05(I Don’t Stand a) Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalBenny Carter Quartet2:51
1960-02-17I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With youinstrumentalArnett Cobb?:??
1960-05-12A Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalDizzy Reece5:06
1960-10-12I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YouinstrumentalWes Montgomery5:04
1961-03-13(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalBobby Timmons4:53
1964-12Ghost of a ChanceMavis Rivers & Red Norvo2:16
1965-10-31Ghost of a Chanceinstrumental and liveLennie Tristano3:43
1966-06(I Dont Stand) a Ghost of a Chance With YouinstrumentalYusef Lateef4:07
1972-06-27I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YouinstrumentalSonny Stitt4:48
1973-07-23Ghost of a Change IIinstrumentalArnett Cobb5:11
1974-01-08(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a Chance With YouElla Fitzgerald5:01
1974-05-21I Don't Stand a Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalArnett Cobb6:47
1975-10(I Don't Stand) A Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalZoot Sims & Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis5:32
1976-01-08 – 1976-01-09(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance With YouinstrumentalZoot Sims7:06
1977A Ghost of a Chance (take 1)instrumentalRed Norvo Quintet6:55
1977Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalThe New Charlie Ventura Sextet With Urbie Green And Warren Vaché?:??
1977Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalRed Norvo Quintet5:05
1980-06I Don't Stand a Ghost of a ChanceGeorge Shearing & Carmen McRae3:46
1982-06-30 – 1983-03-04I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YoucoverLinda Ronstadt & The Nelson Riddle Orchestra4:08
1987-01 – 1987-05I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YouChet Baker5:05
1988-12-08 – 1988-12-09I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YouHelen Merrill, Ron Carter6:13
1988(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance With YouinstrumentalJoe Pass6:04
1989-05Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalPhil Wilson with the NDR Big Band4:42
1990-04-13I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YouinstrumentalBuck Hill7:54
1994-08-16A Ghost of a ChancecoverThe Hal Galper Trio With Jerry Bergonzi9:48
1995-06-12 – 1995-06-15I Don't Stand a Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalKenny Burrell4:59
1996-11-06I Don't Stand a Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalTeddy Edwards6:16
1997-09Ghost of a ChanceJoe Lovano4:57
1999-03-25I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YouinstrumentalRuby Braff8:40
2000-02Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalTony Coe / Gerard Presencer / Brian Lemon / Dave Green6:09
2000-08-17I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YouinstrumentalJan Lundgren Trio3:52
2005-04-05Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalFabrizio Bosso6:13
2006-10-18Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalEddie Higgins Quintet featuring Scott Hamilton, Ken Peplowski6:54
2008-04-07 – 2008-04-08A Ghost of a ChancecoverEd Kröger Quintett Feat. Ignaz Dinné7:39
2008-04Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalEddie Higgins, Scott Hamilton, Ken Peplowski6:54
2009-12-16I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance With YoucoverMichiel Huisman, Lucia Micarelli & Wendell Pierce1:50
2010-02Ghost of a ChanceCedar Walton Trio5:54
(I Don Stand) A Ghost of A Chance with Youcover and instrumentalThe Oscar Peterson Trio3:05
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalLennie Tristano2:52
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a ChanceThe Five Keys2:57
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a ChancecoverFantasy .Inc3:41
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a ChanceBillie Holiday4:29
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a ChanceBillie Holiday1:33
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalArt Tatum4:11
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a ChanceinstrumentalClifford Brown7:17
(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a ChanceBilly Eckstine3:47
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