I Love Paris
"I Love Paris" is a popular song written by Cole Porter and published in 1953. The song was introduced by Lilo in the musical Can-Can. A line in the song's lyrics inspired the title of the 1964 movie "Paris When It Sizzles."
- Les Baxter and His Orchestra had a #13 hit in 1953
- Bing Crosby recorded this for Decca and sang it on his GE TV show in 1953-54
- Michel Legrand released a version on his 1954 album, I Love Paris, which included an orchestral arrangement of the song
- Ella Fitzgerald released a version on her 1956 album, Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook
- The Coasters released a version of the song on their 1958 album, Coasters
- Screamin' Jay Hawkins released a version on his 1958 album At Home with Screamin' Jay Hawkins
- Stan Kenton - The Stage Door Swings (1958)
- Frank Sinatra & Maurice Chevalier sang the song in the film Can-Can in 1960 and the song as a bonus track on the album Come Fly with Me
- Andy Williams released a version on his 1960 album, Under Paris Skies.
- Al Hirt released a version on his 1961 album, He's the King and His Band and was also featured on his greatest hits album, The Best of Al Hirt
- Jack Jones released a version on his 1961 album, I've Got a Lot of Livin' To Do
- Esther Phillips released a version on his 1975 album, Confessin' The Blues
- Peter Cincotti released a version on his 2004 album, On the Moon
- Eleni Mandell released a version as a 2005 single; that same year it was used in the soundtrack of a television commercial for the Carl's Jr. fast-food chain, starring Paris Hilton.
- Vanessa Paradis released a version on her 2009 album, Best of Vanessa Paradis
- Les Negresses Vertes covered the tune on the Cole Porter tribute album Red Hot + Blue for AIDS awareness
- Lana Del Rey covered the song at the Paris stop of her Paradise Tour on April 27, 2013.
- Charlie Parker The very first track was recorded in July 1950 and is from Charlie Parker With Strings: Complete Master Takes.
- I Love ParisMichel Legrand, Retrieved February 10, 2012.
- Sings the Cole Porter SongbookElla Fitzgerald, Retrieved February 10, 2012.
- The Coasters, "I Love Paris" Retrieved February 10, 2012.
- At Home with Screamin' Jay Hawkins: The Epic And Okeh RecordingsScreamin' Jay Hawkins, Retrieved February 10, 2012.
- Come Fly with MeFrank Sinatra, Retrieved February 10, 2012.
- He's the King and His BandAl Hirt, Retrieved April 6, 2013.
- The Best of Al HirtAl Hirt, Retrieved April 11, 2013.
- I've Got a Lot of Livin' To DoJack Jones, Retrieved February 10, 2012.
- On the MoonPeter Cincotti, Retrieved February 10, 2012.
- Best of Vanessa ParadisVanessa Paradis, Retrieved February 10, 2012.
- Full lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics