Profile: Born in India in the 1940s. Came to Ireland in 1965. Was member of various showbands and had a solo career. In Groups: The Nevada.
Take a Letter, Maria' was just a fluke. We all thought it was good when we cut it, but we didn't think it was anything all that special. And here it becomes a hi. The . Greaves album was produced by Ahmet Ertegun, who by 1969 was running Atlantic Records. David Hood told us about working with Ertegun at these sessions: "He was a tremendous recognizer of talent and of songs. He knew music and musicians about as well as anybody on earth, but he was very hands off.
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter" is a 1935 popular song with music by Fred E. Ahlert and lyrics by Joe Young. It has been recorded many times, and has become a standard of the Great American Songbook. It was popularized by Fats Waller, who recorded it in 1935 at the height of his fame. It is one of several songs from the Harlem Renaissance featured in the Broadway musical Ain't Misbehavin'.
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TITLE added to MP3 cart. Take a Letter Maria (Rerecorded Version). From the Album Endless Summer. When I asked two different Maria's if they preferred Ava Maria or Take a Letter Mara, the results were unanimous--Take a Letter Maria (Ava Maria was enjoyed more at Christmas time).