Frenesi

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composition date
1940
genre
Pop
songwriter(s)
Charles Carpenter
Borras Alberto Dominguez
Bob Russell
related performer(s)
Artie Shaw

Mexican vacation

 While traveling through Mexico on vacation, Shaw discovered the tune “Frenesi” by Alberto Dominguez, and recorded it in 1940 to great success. Ray Charles and Bob Russell supplied an English lyric.

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