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Bobby Darin

Beyond The Sea

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1960
  • 1960
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  • 1958
  • 1946

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“Beyond the Sea” is a 1946 contemporary pop song with music taken from the song “La Mer” by Charles Trenet and lyrics by Jack Lawrence. Trenet had composed “La Mer” (which means “The Sea”) with French lyrics totally different and unrelated to the English language version that Lawrence composed. Trenet’s French version was an homage and ode to the changing moods of the sea, while Lawrence, by just adding one word “Beyond” to the title, gave him the start whereby he made the song into one of a lover pining for a lost love. It has been recorded by many artists, including Benny Goodman, Mantovani, Roger Williams and Gisele MacKenzie, but Bobby Darin’s version released in 1959 is the best known by many, reaching #6 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song reached the top... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Happy we'll be beyond the sea ... We'll kiss just as before ... Somewhere beyond the sea

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