“Just You, Just Me” from Cole, Garland, Rich, Ellington, Monk

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“Just You, Just Me” is a song that was first performed in 1929 movie Marianne. The tune by Jesse Greer (music)  and Raymond Klages (lyrics) since went on to achieve enormous popularity through its cover versions by scores of stars over the decades, including Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Judy Garland, Doris Day, Dave Brubeck, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Rufus Wainwright, Louis Armstrong, Rosemary Clooney and many others.

Listen to just a few of those performances here!

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The original: Just You, Just Me (1929)

The song’s first performance, by Lawrence Gray and Marion Davies


Duke Ellington “Just You, Just Me” (1946)

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Buddy Rich & His Orchestra play “Just You, Just Me” (1945-1948)

From the album The Golden Essentials 1945-1948


Nat King Cole plays & sings “Just You, Just Me” (1958)

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Judy Garland sings “Just You, Just Me” (1960)

From her Capitol album “That’s Entertainment.” Download it! Just You, Just Me (2006 Digital Remaster)


Thelonious Monk plays “Just You, Just Me” (1964)


More versions of “Just You, Just Me”:

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