03 June 2011

Violets and Violins

"Violets and Violins" (a.k.a. "Love is Like a Violin"/"Mon Coeur est un Violon") from the 1953 Paramount movie Little Boy Lost. (Music: Miarka/Maria Laparcerie, English lyrics: Jack Lawrence.)

The song was released on a Decca four-song extended play 45:...and on a Decca soundtrack LP with songs from The Country Girl:Bing Crosby sings "Violets and Violins":

"Love is Like a Violin" was recorded by Francis Van Dyke.

"Mon Coeur est un Violon" was recorded by Stanley Black.

Bing also recorded a version with the French lyric.

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