"I Wanna Be Loved" (from 1933 version of the 1931 revue Billy Rose's Crazy Quilt) is a popular song with music by Johnny Green and lyrics by Edward Heyman and Billy Rose, published in 1933.
The song is a standard, with many recorded versions.
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The song was included in the 1934 Vitaphone short, "Mirrors" featuring Fred Rich and his Orchestra. It was sung by Vera Van in a scene where she dresses in an evening gown.
The song was recorded by The Andrews Sisters in 1950.
The song was recorded by Russell Garcia (on his 1958 album The Johnny Ever Greens), starring Sue Allen on vocal.
I Wanna Be Loved was the title track of an album by Dinah Washington with Quincy Jones and His Orchestra in 1962.
Grant Green plays on the song on his 1963 album Am I Blue.
George Maharis covered the song on his 1963 album Just Turn Me Loose!.
Mina covered the song on her 1969 album Mina for You.
Jex Saarelaht and Kate Ceberano on their album Open the Door - Live at Mietta's (1992).
Maria Muldaur performs the song on her 1999 album Meet Me Where They Play the Blues.
In 2009 Mark Isham & Kate Ceberano recorded a version for their Bittersweet album.
Kirby Lauryen performs a cover in the background of the club scene in Season 2, Episode 2 "A View in the Dark" of Marvel's "Agent Carter".
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