Anita O`Day

Sings for Oscar (771664 LP)

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1957

Sings for Oscar

Anita O`Day

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LPS 123514

771664 LP

JAZZ

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Sings for Oscar

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LP 12,39 €

ANITA O’DAY’S ONE AND ONLY REUNION WITH THE GREAT OSCAR PETERSON, AND ONE OF HER BEST ALBUMS EVER!!

5 STARS DOWN BEAT MAGAZINE

INCLUDES 2 ONUS TRACKS


PERSONNEL
:

ANITA O’DAY vocals
OSCAR PETERSON piano
HERB ELLIS guitar
RAY BROWN bass
JOHN POOLE drums (out on A4, B3 & B5)

Chicago, January 31, 1957

* BONUS TRACKS (A6 & B7):
Anita O’Day (vc),
Larry Bunker (vib on A6, bongos on B7)
Paul Smith (p), Barney Kessell (g),
Joe Mondragon (b), Alvin Stoller (d),
Buddy Bregman (arr).
Los Angeles, December 18, 1956.

SIDE A:
1 ‘S WONDERFUL/THEY CAN’T TAKE THAT AWAY FROM ME (George & Ira Gershwin) 2:59
2 LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME (Donaldson-Kahn) 2:37
3 OLD DEVIL MOON (Lane-Harburg) 2:57
4 TENDERLY (Gross-Lawrence) 3:23
5 WE’LL BE TOGETHER AGAIN (Fisher-Laine) 3:41
6 DON’T BE THAT WAY (Goodman-Sampson-Parish) 2:35*

SIDE B:
1 STELLA BY STARLIGHT (Young-Washington) 2:07
2 THEM THERE EYES (Tracy-Tauber-Pinkard) 2:41
3 TAKIN’ A CHANCE ON LOVE (Duke-Fetter-Latouche) 2:25
4 I’VE GOT THE WORLD ON A STRING (Arlen-Koehler) 4:01
5 YOU TURNED THE TABLES ON ME (Alter-Mitchell) 3:45
6 BEWITCHED, BOTHERED AND BEWILDERED (Rodgers-Hart) 3:59
7 LET’S FACE THE MUSIC AND DANCE (Irving Berlin) 3:19*

 
Down Beat original review:
Anita Sings for Oscar “No this isn’t the old automatic five stars that pops up whenever certain favorites of a reviewer come along… This is an album by one of the few, very few women singing jazz today.” (Dom Cerulli)