Carmen McRae

Sings Lover Man and Other B. Holiday Classics (EJC 55543)

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1961

Sings Lover Man and Other B. Holiday Classics

Carmen McRae

Essential Jazz Classics

8436028699643

EJC 130276

EJC 55543

JAZZ

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Sings Lover Man and Other B. Holiday Classics

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CD 8,26 €

2 LPs ON 1 CD PLUS 2 BONUS TRACKS

4 1/2 STARS ALL MUSIC GUIDE

This edition presents the complete original LP Carmen McRae Sings Lover Man and other Billie Holiday Classics (Columbia CS8530), which as its title indicates, was McRae’s tribute to the great Lady Day. All other existing songs from the sessions, as well as the complete original LP Carmen McRae (Bethlehem BCP1023) and two additional tunes, have been added here as a bonus.

PERSONNEL:

CARMEN McRAE, vocals
NAT ADDERLEY, cornet
EDDIE “LOCKJAW” DAVIS, tenor sax
MUNDELL LOWE, guitar
NORMAN SIMMONS, piano (celeste on 14)
BOB CRANSHAW, bas
WALTER PERKINS, drums

New York, June 29 & July 26, 1961.

[15-22] BONUS ALBUM: CARMEN McRAE (Bethlehem BCP1023)
(15-18) Carmen McRae (vcl), Herbie Mann (fl, ts), Mat Mathews (accord), Mundell Lowe (g),

Wendell Marshall (b), Kenny Clarke (d).New York, October 6, 1954.
(19-22) Carmen McRae (vcl), Tony Scott (cl), unknown (vib on 22), Dick Katz (p), Percy Heath (b)

Osie Johnson (d). McRae (vcl) & Tony Scott (p) only on 21. New York, December 1954.

[23-24] BONUS TRACKS:
Carmen McRae (vcl; also piano on 24), Billy Strayhorn (p on 23), Mundell Lowe (g),
Wendell Marshall (b), Kenny Clarke (d). New York, June 14, 1955.

INCLUDES 12-PAGE BOOKLET

TRACKS:

01) Them There Eyes
02) Yesterdays
03) I’m Gonna Lock My Heart (And Throw Away The Key)
04) Strange Fruit
05) Miss Brown To You
06) My Man
07) I Cried For You
08) Lover Man
09) Trav’lin’ Light
10) Some Other Spring
11) What A Little Moonlight Can Do
12) God Bless The Child
13) If The Moon Turns Green
14) The Christmas Song
15) Easy To Love
16) If I’m Lucky
17) Old Devil Moon
18) Tip Toe Gently
19) You Made Me Care
20) Last Time For Love
21) Misery
22) Too Much In Love To Care
23) Something To Live Fo
24) Supper Time

TOTAL TIME: 75:43