Knowledge Identifier: $Cry_Me_a_River
Category: Music (410)
Launched in 1953.
Countries: United States (62%), Canada (23%), United Kingdom (15%)
Linked to: Aerosmith, BBC, YouTube, Rock 'n' Roll Party
"'Cry Me a River"'" is a popular American torch song, written by Arthur Hamilton and first published in 1953, and made famous in the version by Julie London, 1955
Subsequent recordings include a version by Barbra Streisand on her 1963 debut album as the opening track of Side 1
In 1970, British rocker Joe Cocker made the chart with an upbeat rock rendition on the album, "Mad Dogs and Englishmen"
Mari Wilson - Her version of "Cry Me a River" was featured in the 1990s crime drama series "McCallum"
Canadian jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall recorded the song on her 2001 album, "The Look of Love"
In 2009, Canadian singer Michael Bublé entered the charts with a big-band jazz version, which is the opening track of his fourth album "Crazy Love"