Am I Blue?

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"Am I Blue?" is a song written by Harry Akst and Grant Clarke in 1929, and was a big hit that year for Ethel Waters in the movie On with the Show. It has become a standard and has been covered by numerous artists.

Eddie Cochran version

"Am I Blue"
Single by Eddie Cochran
A-side "Drive In Show"
Released 1957
Format 7" single
Recorded May–August 1957, Gold Star Studios
Genre Rockabilly
Label Liberty 55087
Writer(s) Harry Akst
Grant Clarke
Producer(s) Simon Jackson
Eddie Cochran singles chronology
"One Kiss"
"Drive In Show"
Twenty Flight Rock

Eddie Cochran recorded his version of "Am I Blue" sometime between May and August 1957. It was released on the B-side of Liberty Records single 55087. The A-side was "Drive In Show" which rose to number 82 on the Billboard charts.

Personnel used in the recording session:

Cher version

"Am I Blue?"
File:Cher am i blue.jpg
Single by Cher
from the album Bittersweet White Light
B-side "How Long Has This Been Going On"
Released 1973
Recorded 1973
Genre Pop
Length 3:47
Label MCA
Writer(s) Clarke, Akst
Producer(s) Snuff Garrett and Sonny Bono
Cher singles chronology
"Don't Hide Your Love"
"Am I Blue?"

American singer-actress Cher recorded and released "Am I Blue" in 1973. It was released on single and the album Bittersweet White Light.

Chart performance Cher version

Chart (1973) Peak
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard) 111

Other versions

External links


  1. Columbia Records in the 36500 to 36999 series