This n That by Bette DavisLike her famous characters, shes tough, confident, and never minces words. This frank, no-nonsense account features Bette Davis in her best role: her own remarkable life - on-screen and off...
The glory days of Hollywood... the ups and downs with her husbands and children... behind the scenes with Joan Crawford in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?... a few choice words about Ronald Reagan... and her inspiring struggle to survive first a mastectomy, and then, nine days later, a crippling stroke.
PLUS-- A candid letter to her daughter - whose stinging memoir has caused so much controversy.
What does the song Bette Davis eyes mean??
1) Used to describe eyes that are prominent (i.e., eyes that sit forward in the face), very large and attractive like legendary actress Bette Davis. 2) A Number.
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Click for copy. In May and June of , the most popular song around was a tune about a Hollywood actress — or more precisely, about her eyes. DeShannon had also recorded a version of the song on her New Arrangement album of
DeShannon recorded it in ; Carnes's version spent nine weeks at No. DeShannon recorded the song that same year on her album New Arrangement. The Carnes version spent nine non-consecutive weeks on top of the US Billboard Hot interrupted for one week by the " Stars on 45 Medley " and was Billboard 's biggest hit of the year for The song was also a number one hit in 21 countries  and peaked at number 10 in the United Kingdom ,  her only Top 40 hit there to date. It also reached number two in Canada for twelve consecutive weeks, and was the No.
However, the woman being referenced in the song, who has this attribute to her appearance, is not someone to be appreciated. Rather, despite her alluring looks, the lyrics of track are basically warning the listener to be wary of such a female. She is very welcoming, seductive and will go out of her way to please the object of her affection. Yet despite having the reputation of being so, based on her outstanding looks, she seems to still be able to seduce men. Yes, it did. In , the song won two Grammies in the following categories: Song of the Year and Record of the Year. Davis actually wrote thank-you letters to Carnes, Weiss and DeShannon once this song became famous.
Lyrics submitted by numb , edited by LeMarkyDussod. Log in now to tell us what you think this song means. Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. Log in. Mixtapes Forums Lyrics Artists add Journals. Artists - K. Bette Davis Eyes is found on the album Mistaken Identity.