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Fools Rush In" (1940) is a popular song. The lyrics were written by Johnny Mercer with music by Rube Bloom. [1]

The major hits at the time of introduction were Glenn Miller with Ray Eberle and Tommy Dorsey with Frank Sinatra. It was also recorded by Billy Eckstine. The song proved popular with 1960's pop and rhythm and blues artists, resulting in charted remakes in 1960-61 (Brook Benton), 1962 (Etta James), and Rick Nelson (1963)[2]. The Rick Nelson version was a notable hit, reaching #12 in the Billboard pop charts. It was also recorded by Doris Day and André Previn in their 1962 album 'Duet'[3]. Elvis Presley recorded the song in Nashville in 1970 and was released on the 1971 album Elvis Now. Bow Wow Wow covered the track on their 1980 album Your Cassette Pet. She & Him covered the song for Levi's Pioneer Sessions in 2010. [2]

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Quick Tip by . January 08, 2011
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Positively the best version of this song I have ever heard. Nothing else comes even close!
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