Julie London


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Jazz + Western + TV

Julie London released 29 studio albums between 1955-1969. Her first single, Cry Me A River would become her greatest success, reaching the top 10 in the U.S.

As a single, Cry Me A River would end up selling 3 million copies. Other notable singers that have recorded it post Julie’s 1955 version include Barbara Streisand, Michael Buble, Rick Astley, and Elaine Paige. However, the song will always be connected with Julie’s “original” version.

Apart from Cry Me A River, Julie recorded many Jazz standards including Fly Me To The Moon, Bye Bye Blackbird, Dream A Little Dream Of Me, A Taste Of Honey, and Why Don’t You Do Right?

She also had a reasonably successful film career, starring mainly in Westerns between 1944-1959.

In TV, she made many appearances, most famously in Emergency! Where she played Dixie McCall between 1972-1978.


Julie London | Tunes


Cry Me A River

Emadd9 Am7b5 | Em13 Em7 |
Now you say you’re lonely,
Am7 D9 Daug | Gmaj7 G6 F#m7 B7 |
you cry the whole night thorough.

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Dream A Little Dream Of Me

Dream A Little Dream Of Me chords and guitar lessons

C Gbdim7 | Ab6 G |
Stars shining bright above you,
C C/B C/Bb | A7 |
night breezes seem to whisper, “I love you”.

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Fly Me To The Moon

Am7 | Dm7 | G7 | Cmaj7 |
Fly me to the moon, let me play among the stars.
Fmaj7 | Bm7b5 | E7b9 | Am7 A7 |
Let me see what spring is like on Jupiter and Mars.

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Why Don’t You Do Right?

Why Don't You Do Right chords and guitar lessons

Cm7 N.C | Ab7 G7 | Cm7 N.C | Ab7 G7 |
You had plenty money, 1922, you let other women make a fool of you.
Fm Bb | Ab7 G7 | Cm7 | Ab G |
Why don’t you do right, like some other men do?

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