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composer: George Gershwin (composer) (1924)
lyricist: Ira Gershwin (1924)
publisher: New World Company
Productions et Éditions Cinématographiques Françaises
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV
SecondHandSongs: http://www.secondhandsongs.com/work/4696 [info]
Wikidata: Q1828805 [info]
lyrics page: http://genius.com/The-nat-king-cole-trio-the-man-i-love-lyrics [info]
arrangements: The Man I Love (for solo piano, transcr. by Percy Grainger)
The Man I Love (for piano solo)
is the basis for: 7 Virtuoso Études: The Man I Love
later translated versions: Mia zwa
later versions: Signature ("Music by Gershwin" Radio Show)
part of: An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical)

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1927 The Man I Love [1927] Marion Harris 3:24
1934-02-19 "Music by Gershwin" 2/19/34: III - The Man I Love George Gershwin 4:44
1938-01-16 The Man I Love live Benny Goodman 3:28
1939-08-25 The Man I Love Django Reinhardt 3:14
1939-08-25 The Man I Love Django Reinhardt 3:16
1939-12-13 The Man I Love Billie Holiday & Lester Young 3:04
1939 The Man I Love Django Reinhardt 3:13
1944-01-17 The Man I Love (1944-01-17 recording) cover and instrumental King Cole Trio 3:22
1944-05-01 The Man I Love Art Tatum 4:10
1944-05-01 The Man I Love instrumental Art Tatum Trio 4:14
1944 The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 3:25
1946-03 – 1946-04 The Man I Love cover and instrumental Lester Young 4:55
1947-11-08 The Man I Love cover and live Sarah Vaughan & Lester Young 3:34
1949-04 – 1949-05 The Man I Love (live, spring 1949: “Just Jazz” concert, Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA) cover, instrumental and live Art Tatum 2:09
1949 The Man I Love instrumental Erroll Garner 2:40
1954-09 The Man I Love Al Haig 4:49
1957-01-19 The Man I Love cover and instrumental Art Pepper 4:08
1957-04-02 The Man I Love cover Peggy Lee 3:47
1958-05-14 The Man I Love cover Kenny Burrell 5:35
1958-12 The Man I Love Abbe Lane 3:55
1959-01-05 The Man I Love Ella Fitzgerald 3:53
1959-01-05 The Man I Love cover Ella Fitzgerald 3:53
1959-01-21 The Man I Love Teddy Wilson and His Trio 3:09
1959-07-14 – 1959-08-09 The Man I Love instrumental Oscar Peterson 3:09
1959 The Man I Love Keely Smith with Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra 3:18
1960-02-13 The Man I Love live Ella Fitzgerald and The Paul Smith Quartet 3:56
1960-02-13 The Man I Love live Ella Fitzgerald and The Paul Smith Quartet 3:40
1960-11-03 – 1960-11-05 The Man I Love live Lena Horne 4:20
1960 The Man I Love cover and instrumental Kristian Bergheim 8:38
1961-01-06 – 1961-01-11 The Man I Love cover Victor Feldman 6:27
1961-07-16 The Man I Love live Chris Connor 2:35
1963-06-14 The Man I Love Sarah Vaughan 4:06
1964-03-21 The Man I Love cover Willis Jackson & Pat Martino 5:45
1971-07-21 The Ballad Medley: Body and Soul / The Man I Love / Porgy live and medley Ella Fitzgerald 4:51
1971-11-15 The Man I Love instrumental Thelonious Monk 5:14
1976-05-03 – 1976-05-12 The Man I Love Carmen McRae 4:16
1976 The Man I Love cover Ruby Braff 5:17
1978 My Man Medley: The Man I Love / I Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good / Some of These Days (live, 1978-06-17: Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, CA, USA) live and medley Donna Summer 6:25
1979-05-02 The Man I Love instrumental and live Hank Jones 6:52
1986-06 The Man I Love Kiri Te Kanawa, New Princess Theater Orchestra, John McGlinn 3:34
1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06 The Man I Love instrumental The Canadian Brass 3:06
1988-11-20 The Man I Love live Maureen McGovern 3:18
1988 The Man I Love Betty Carter 7:42
1989-11-16 – 1989-11-17 The Man I Love instrumental Angela Brownridge 2:07
1992-05 The Man I Love instrumental Philip Catherine 9:14
1993-05-25 – 1993-05-27 The man I love instrumental Göran W. Nilson, Örebro Chamber Orchestra 2:54
1994-04-15 The Girl I Love (a.k.a. The Man I Love) cover and live Tony Bennett 4:00
1994 The Man I Love instrumental Kauko Viitamäki 3:07
1997-03-31 – 1997-04-01 The Man I Love cover Lisa Michel 2:07
1997-09-08 – 1997-09-11 The Man I Love cover Matt Catingub 4:47
1998-03 – 1998-06 The Man I Love Herbie Hancock & Joni Mitchell 5:57
2001-05-16 – 2001-05-17 The Man I Love cover and instrumental UNT Two O'Clock Lab Band, Steve Houghton Quintet 5:38
2002-04-17 The Man I Love (live, 2002-04-17: Studio Ferber) cover and live Arthur H 4:34
2003-01-07 – 2003-01-08 The Man I Love cover and live Trijntje Oosterhuis 5:42
2005 The Man I Love Worldwide Groove Corporation feat. Ingrid DuMosch 5:58
2007-05 The Man I Love cover Harmonie Ensemble New York 5:28
2010-02-01 – 2010-02-09 The Man I Love Cheryl Bentyne 4:01
2012 The Man I Love Aili Ikonen & Tribute to Ella 6:01
2014-12-15 The Man I Love instrumental Matthias Spillmann 5:25
2015 An American in Paris: Act I: The Man I Love George Gershwin 1:59
2016-08-29 – 2016-09-02 The Man I Love instrumental Lucienne Renaudin Vary, Orchestre National de Lille, Roberto Rizzi Brignoli 4:20
20s (medley) cover, instrumental and medley Stephanie Jackson 4:10
El hombre que yo amé cover Freddy 2:44
Gershwin Medley instrumental and medley The Allentown Band, Ronald Demkee 4:57
Gershwin Medley instrumental and medley Danny Wright 9:14
Gershwin Medley medley The Amsterdam Saxophone Quartet, Daniël Wayenberg 21:36
Lady, be Good!: The Man I Love hr brass 3:14
Man I Love instrumental Erroll Garner 8:09
Man I Love instrumental Oscar Peterson ?:??
Man I Love cover Lori Johnson ?:??
Man I Love instrumental Erroll Garner Trio 8:11
Man van mijn hart Greetje Kauffeld 4:09
Medley no. 1: Nice Work If You Can Get It / Embraceable You / The Man I Love instrumental and medley James Miltenberger 7:43
Mia zwa - The Man I Love cover and medley Tini Kainrath - Willi Resetarits - StringFizz 4:44
Tha Man I Love Elisabeth Welch 3:02
That Man I Love Zoot Sims 3:20
The Girl I Love cover and live Tony Bennett 4:12
The Girl I Love cover Tony Bennett duet with Sheryl Crow 3:53
The Girl I Love cover Tony Bennett 4:17
The man I love Paul Lay 4:54
The Man I Love cover and live Sarah Vaughan 4:45
The Man I Love Julie London 3:33
The Man I Love instrumental Erroll Garner 8:11
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:06
The Man I Love cover Alison Moyet 3:49
The Man I Love cover and instrumental Ray Charles 4:27
The Man I Love Ella & Louis 3:51
The Man I Love Vaughn De Leath with Fred Rich & His Hotel Astor Orchestra 3:11
The Man I Love instrumental Eddie Henderson Quintet 6:34
The Man I Love cover Kitty Winter, Kuno Alexander's Sound Orchestra 2:51
The Man I Love instrumental David Finck, André Previn 5:24
The Man I Love Diana Ross 2:27
The Man I Love George Gershwin 2:46
The Man I Love Sophie Tucker 2:54
The Man I Love Quintette du Hot Club de France 3:12
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:07
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:07
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:04
The Man I Love instrumental [unknown] 2:26
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:10
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:07
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:07
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:07
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:06
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 2:51
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 2:49
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:08
The Man I Love Billie Holiday & Lester Young 3:06
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:05
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:04
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:10
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:03
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:07
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:06
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 2:50
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:13
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:06
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:04
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:07
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:06
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:06
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 2:53
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:07
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:07
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:06
The Man I Love Billie Holiday & Lester Young 3:08
The Man I Love Billie Holiday & Lester Young 2:46
The Man I Love Billie Holiday & Lester Young 3:04
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:06
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:03
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:08
The Man I Love Billie Holiday & Lester Young 3:04
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:09
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:03
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:04
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:28
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:05
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:05
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:06
The Man I Love Anders Lindskog 8:51
The Man I Love Billie Holiday & Lester Young 3:06
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:09
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:07
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:06
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:08
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:06
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:07
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:06
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:11
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:05
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:09
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:05
The Man I Love Marion Harris ?:??
The Man I Love instrumental The Jon Jarvis Trio 4:27
The Man I Love cover Ernestine Allen 3:20
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:04
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:07
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:05
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:09
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:07
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:05
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:07
The Man I Love Billie Holiday feat. J.A.T.P. 3:00
The Man I Love Diana Ross 5:13
The Man I Love Peggy Lee 3:45
The Man I Love Art Pepper 6:37
The Man I Love Art Pepper 6:38
The Man I Love cover June Tabor 4:05
The Man I Love Liane Foly 3:25
The Man I Love Anita O’Day 4:15
The Man I Love Anita O’Day 4:02
The Man I Love Lee Wiley 3:05
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:07
The Man I Love instrumental Eddie Heywood Sextet 3:05
The Man I Love instrumental Lou Donaldson 5:15
The Man I Love instrumental Lenny Solomon 4:47
The Man I Love Dinah Shore 3:16
The Man I Love Dinah Shore 3:11
The Man I Love Barbara Hendricks 4:46
The Man I Love instrumental Enrico Rava / Stefano Bollani / Paul Motian 6:01
The Man I Love Sarah Cracknell + Kid Loco 4:19
The Man I Love Julie Wilson 3:07
The Man I Love Marion Harris 3:33
The Man I Love Rita Reys 2:32
The Man I Love Louis Smith 6:47
The Man I Love Chris Connor 2:40
The Man I Love instrumental The Oscar Peterson Trio 3:09
The Man I Love instrumental The Oscar Peterson Trio 3:35
The Man I Love Peg La Centra 3:45
The Man I Love Jane Rutter 3:04
The Man I Love instrumental Thelonious Monk 5:14
The Man I Love instrumental Lester Young 4:50
The Man I Love instrumental Buddy DeFranco & Oscar Peterson 4:39
The Man I Love Helen Forrest 3:58
The Man I Love Joni James 3:51
The Man I Love cover and instrumental Robert Bentley & His Orchestra 3:00
The Man I Love cover Caetano Veloso 4:10
The Man I Love Barbara Hendricks, Katia & Marielle Labèque 5:32
The Man I Love instrumental Sarah Vaughan 9:47
The Man I Love Roy Eldridge 3:44
The Man I Love partial George Gershwin 0:53
The Man I Love instrumental Eaken Piano Trio 4:47
The Man I Love Keely Smith 3:17
The Man I Love Sarah Vaughan 9:59
The Man I Love 秋吉敏子 5:31
The Man I Love instrumental Hot Jazz Band 3:57
The Man I Love instrumental Yehudi Menuhin & Stéphane Grappelli 4:44
The Man I Love Betty Carter 7:38
The Man I Love cover Fantasy .Inc 6:48
The Man I Love Sarah Vaughan 3:40
The Man I Love Art Tatum 2:15
The Man I Love cover Δήμητρα Γαλάνη ?:??
The Man I Love cover Etta James 4:24
The Man I Love instrumental Oscar Peterson 3:35
The Man I Love Kate Bush 3:19
The Man I Love Benny Goodman and His Orchestra 3:54
The Man I Love instrumental Lester Young 4:51
The Man I Love Lena Horne 3:21
The Man I Love instrumental Don Byas 2:43
The Man I Love Patti Austin 3:30
The Man I Love Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra 2:51
The Man I Love Dinah Shore 3:19
The Man I Love cover Larry Adler & Kate Bush 3:19
The Man I Love instrumental George Gershwin 6:34
The Man I Love cover Marcus Roberts 5:44
The Man I Love instrumental Oscar Peterson 3:35
The Man I Love instrumental Percy Faith and His Orchestra 3:28
The Man I Love instrumental Miles Davis 8:01
The Man I Love instrumental Yehudi Menuhin & Stéphane Grappelli 4:47
The Man I Love Helen Schneider 4:36
The Man I Love instrumental George Greeley 2:45
The Man I Love instrumental George Greeley 2:45
The Man I Love instrumental Sonny Criss 3:20
The Man I Love Diane Schuur 4:43
The Man I Love instrumental Robert Bentley & His Orchestra 3:00
The Man I Love cover Viktor Lazlo 4:04
The Man I Love Erma Franklin 2:40
The Man I Love Piotr Cieślikowski 6:26
The Man I Love Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra 3:06
The Man I Love cover Lena Horne 3:09
The Man I Love Loleatta Holloway 2:25
The Man I Love cover and instrumental Coleman Hawkins, Eddie Heywood & Oscar Pettiford 5:07
The Man I Love cover Coleman Hawkins 7:02
The Man I Love Miles Davis 7:57
The Man I Love Miles Davis 8:06
The Man I Love Miles Davis 8:06
The Man I Love Miles Davis 7:57
The Man I Love Miles Davis 7:49
The Man I Love Miles Davis 8:05
The Man I Love Miles Davis feat. John Coltrane ?:??
The Man I Love Miles Davis 7:59
The Man I Love Miles Davis 8:08
The Man I Love Miles Davis 7:58
The Man I Love Miles Davis 7:57
The Man I Love Miles Davis 8:04
The Man I Love Miles Davis 7:58
The Man I Love Miles Davis 8:07
The Man I Love Miles Davis 7:55
The Man I Love Miles Davis 7:58
The Man I Love Larry Adler & Kate Bush 3:19
The Man I Love Grace Knight 3:06
The Man I Love Thelonious Monk 5:11
The Man I Love Thelonious Monk 5:14
The Man I Love (stereo) cover Ray Charles 4:28
The Man I Love cover Ray Charles 4:29
The Man I Love cover Ray Charles 4:24
The Man I Love Sophie Milman 5:34
The Man I Love live Louis Armstrong 4:46
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 2:28
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 2:31
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 2:33
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 3:20
The Man I Love cover Lester Young-Buddy Rich Trio & Nat King Cole 4:53
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 4:51
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 2:53
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 3:25
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 2:32
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 2:33
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 3:15
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 3:22
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 2:27
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 3:21
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 2:28
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 2:26
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 2:27
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 2:26
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 3:21
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 2:28
The Man I Love cover and live Nat King Cole 2:52
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 3:20
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 2:28
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 3:18
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 2:28
The Man I Love cover Nat King Cole 3:22
The Man I Love Sarah Vaughan 4:05
The Man I Love George Gershwin & Walter Donaldson 4:19
The Man I Love cover Cher 4:27
The Man I Love Sarah Vaughan 4:00
The Man I Love Sarah Vaughan 4:04
The Man I Love Sarah Vaughan 3:38
The Man I Love Ilse Huizinga 4:21
The Man I Love instrumental Carlos Barbosa-Lima 3:23
The Man I Love Shelly Manne 3:02
The Man I Love Sophie Tucker 2:53
The Man I Love George Gershwin 3:29
The Man I Love live Danilo Rea 3:41
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:05
The Man I Love cover The New Musical Cast 3:53
The Man I Love instrumental Enrico Pieranunzi Trio with Marc Johnson and Steve Houghton 4:43
The Man I Love cover Erroll Garner 8:10
The Man I Love cover and instrumental Krzysztof Jakowicz, Maciej Strzelczyk, Andrzej Jagodziński, Konrad Zemler, Andrzej Łukasik 4:04
The Man I Love Yıldız İbrahimova 4:21
The Man I Love instrumental Johnny Guarnieri ?:??
The Man I Love live Sarah Vaughan 5:02
The Man I Love instrumental Erroll Garner 2:39
The Man I Love Eddie Higgins Trio with Akiko Osada 4:47
The Man I Love cover Liza Minnelli 2:48
The Man I Love instrumental Alan Feinberg 3:54
The Man I Love Miles Davis All Stars 7:59
The Man I Love Rokia Traoré 4:44
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:06
The Man I Love instrumental Stéphane Grappelli 6:43
The Man I Love Sophie Tucker 2:55
The Man I Love instrumental Coleman Hawkins Quartet 5:07
The Man I Love Kate Bush & Larry Adler 3:18
The Man I Love George Gershwin 5:17
The Man I Love Barbra Streisand 3:44
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:04
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 3:07
The Man I Love Keely Smith 3:16
The Man I Love cover Patti Austin 3:29
The Man I Love Bing Crosby with Tommy Dorsey & Joe Venuti 3:04
The Man I Love Frances Faye 4:21
The Man I Love Marge Dodson 2:47
The Man I Love live Billie Holiday 3:03
The Man I Love Eydie Gormé 2:48
The Man I Love Julia Migenes 2:51
The Man I Love Peters Sisters ?:??
The Man I Love Özay 3:44
The Man I Love cover Bev Kelly 3:01
The Man I Love [unknown] 2:57
The Man I Love Billie Holiday 2:23
The Man I Love cover Peggy Lee & Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra 3:45
The Man I Love cover Sue Raney 4:06
The Man I Love cover Charlie Byrd & The Washington Guitar Quintet 2:57
The Man I Love cover Lionel Hampton 3:16
The Man I Love ("live" version) cover Skin 3:51
The Man I Love (excerpt) George Gershwin 2:14
The Man I Love (from 'Lady, Be Good') Kate Bush & Larry Adler 3:20
The Man I Love (From Lady, Be Good!) Erroll Garner 8:11
The Man I Love (instrumental) cover and instrumental Nat King Cole 3:18
The Man I Love (Instrumental) cover and instrumental Bernard Zacharias 3:26
The Man I Love (Live - Carnegie Hall 1946) cover and live Billie Holiday 3:07
The Man I Love (take 1) Miles Davis 8:31
The Man I Love (take 1) Thelonious Monk 8:31
The Man I Love (take 1) Miles Davis 8:10
The Man I Love (take 1) Miles Davis 8:30
The Man I Love (take 2) Miles Davis 7:58
The Man I Love (take 2) Thelonious Monk 7:57
The Man I Love (take 2) Miles Davis 8:04
The Man I Love (take 2) Miles Davis 8:00
The Man I Love (take 2) Miles Davis 8:00
The Man I Love (take 2) Miles Davis 8:00
The Man I Love (take 2) Miles Davis 7:57
The Man I Love (take 2) (excerpt) Miles Davis 1:37