A popular song composed by Hans Carste. It was originally written as “Du spielst ‘ne tolle Rolle”, with German lyrics by Hans Bradtke, and was first recorded under that title in 1962 by Willy Hagara.
In 1963, it was recorded by Nat King Cole, with English lyrics written by Charles Tobias on a theme of nostalgia. Cole’s version, arranged by Ralph Carmichael and produced by Lee Gillette, reached number 6 on the US pop chart. It was the opening track of Cole’s 1963 album of the same name.
Nat King Cole – Those Lazy Crazy-Hazy-Days Of Summer https://youtu.be/AoLogdbVS3U via @YouTube
Du spielst ‘ne tolle Rolle https://youtu.be/_uiuunLVreU via @YouTube