Someone to Watch Over Me free piano sheet music by George Gershwin
About the song
"Someone to Watch Over Me" is a song composed by George Gershwin and written by Ira Gershwin.
The track was released in 1926 and the genre is jazz. Initially the song was as an up-tempo jazz tune but it was agreed that it would be better as a ballad.
The song was written for the musical "Oh, Kay!" on October 18th, 1926 and it was introduced by Gertrude Lawrence, the British star of musical comedy.
"Someone to Watch Over Me" was performed by various artists since its debut. Frank Sinatra is one of the artists that performed the song in a bar and it was heard by Doris Day. Ridley Scott takes the title and directs "Someone to watch over me" (the movie) in 1987.
In the movie, there were three versions of the song: one by Roberta Flack, one by Gene Ammons and the third by Sting. During the Queensboro Bridge scene in Woody Allen's film, Manhattan, it was played the instrumental version.
The track was featured also in movies. "Someone to Watch Over Me" was the title of an episode in Star Trek: Voyager and it was played by The Doctor at the piano. The song was played in another science fiction TV series, Battlestar Galactica, in the episode with the same name as the track.
On September 20th, 1988 the hit was sung twice in the since fiction sitcom Red Dwarf by Arnold Rimmer.
"Someone to Watch Over Me" is a beautiful song which survived the decades standing as an enduring hit. It has been a part of people's life and preferences and continues to inspire generation after generation.
The fact that it was covered by other artists is proof of the fact that is a successful and popular song among both the artist and the others.
You can learn how to play this hit by using the free piano sheet that we provide you on our website.
|Album:||Oh, Kay! Soundtrack|