Written by
Bob Stumpel

October 25

My Funny Valentine (With Susaye Greene)

UnreleasedWith Susaye GreeneWith The Raelettes


Susaye’s operatic interpretation was filmed for TV at La Salle Pleyel in Paris, on 8 October 1968, broadcast by ORTF. A second rendition, that same night, taped for a radio broadcast, has also survived.

With Wallace Davenport (bandleader), Phil Guilbeau, Virgil Jones, David Philips – trumpet; Fred Johnson, Jay Clyde Miller – alto saxophone; Nathan Davis, Daniel Jackson – tenor saxophone; Leroy Cooper – bariton saxophone; Henry Coker, Glenn Childress (and Fred Murrell?) – trombone; Billy Preston – organ, Fred Robinson – guitar, Edgar Willis – bass, Roger Humphries – drums; The Raelettes (Verlyn Flenaugh, Susaye Greene, Barbara Ann Lesure, Barbara Nell Terrault) – backing vocals.


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