Buddy Greco

Songs for Swinging Losers (EJC 11435)

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Songs for Swinging Losers

Buddy Greco

Essential Jazz Classics

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EJC 159593

EJC 11435

JAZZ

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CD 8,26 €

2 ORIGINAL ALBUMS ON 1 CD

INCLUDES 5 BONUS TRACKS

LIMITED EDITION IN SPECIAL 3-PANEL DIGIPACK

Jazz and pop singer Armando Joseph “Buddy” Greco (1926-2017) had a long career both in the US and UK. His recordings sold millions. In particular, his most successful single, “The Lady Is a Tramp”, sold over one million copies. During his career, he recorded over sixty albums, conducted the London Symphony Orchestra, and performed for Queen Elizabeth II and with The Beatles. Today he is recognised as a major influence on the careers of the likes of Harry Connick Jr. and Michael Bublé. Presented here in their entireties are two of his best albums: Songs for Swinging Losers (Epic SE-3) and Buddy Greco Live [aka My Buddy] (Epic BN-557) –the latter LP containing “The Lady Is a Tramp” –, along with five bonus tracks.

PERSONNEL:

  • BUDDY GRECO, vocals
  • Orchestra & strings arranged & conducted by Chuck Sagle.

Recorded in New York, 1961.

  • (*) BONUS ALBUM (13-23): BUDDY GRECO LIVE
  • Buddy Greco (vocals & piano) with The Buddy Greco Trio.
  • Recorded Live at Le Bistro, Rush Street, Chicago, October 15, 1959.

TRACKS:

  • 01. A Swinging Loser
  • 02. Something I Dreamed Last Night
  • 03. The Masquerad Is Over
  • 04. I’m Lost
  • 05. These Foolish Things
  • 06. Blame It on My Youth
  • 07. By Myself
  • 08. That Old Feeling
  • 09. Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me
  • 10. You Don’t Know What Love Is
  • 11. I Miss You So
  • 12. I Got It Bad
  • 13. Like Young (*)
  • 14. Only Love Me (*)
  • 15. Misty (*)
  • 16. That’s What I Thought You Said (*)
  • 17. Just in Time (*)
  • 18. I Laughed at Love (*)
  • 19. The Lady Is a Tramp (*)
  • 20. How About You? (*)
  • 21. The More I See You (*)
  • 22. Something’s Gotta Give (*)
  • 23. Cheek to Cheek (*)
  • 24. Around the World (**)
  • 25. This Could Be the Start of Something(**)
  • 26. Roses of Picardy (**)
  • 27. The Most Beautiful Girl in the World (**)
  • 28. Desafinado (**)
  • TOTAL TIME: 78:02 Min.
  • (*) BONUS ALBUM
  • (**) BONUS TRACKS