Close as Pages in a Book > Barbara Cook


Recording Details

Date
1993
Type
Audio / Vocal Recording
Method
Studio
Language
English
Recording Studio
Master Sound (Astoria, NY)
Music
Cy Coleman (237), Jerome Kern (657), Jimmy McHugh (230), Sigmund Romberg (189), Arthur Schwartz (253)
Lyrics
Dorothy Fields (370), George Oppenheimer (9)
Producer
Hugh Fordin (145)
Engineer
Cynthia Daniels (30)
Photography
Mike Martin (8)
Conductor
Wally Harper (45)
Performer
Barbara Cook (119)
Notes
Celebrating the lyrics of Dorothy Fields. Recorded July-August 1993.
Shortcode
[r6979]

Releases (2)

Format
CD
Label
DRG 91412
Released
1993-09-22
Barcode
021471141221
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Producer
Hugh Fordin (145)
# Tracks
14
Length
45:09
Lists
72 collectors / 3 wish lists
History
2 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl9283]
1. It's Not Where You Start (It's Where You Finish)
song from Seesaw
(3:13)
2. Close As Pages in a Book (3:55)
3. I Can't Give You Anything but Love (2:51)
4. Make the Man Love Me (3:58)
5. Exactly Like You (4:06)
6. April Snow (3:11)
7. Don't Blame Me
song from Clowns in Clover
(3:03)
8. I'm in the Mood for Love (4:15)
9. On the Sunny Side of the Street (3:34)
10. The Way You Look Tonight
song from Swing Time
(3:54)
11. Bojangles of Harlem
song from Swing Time
(2:41)
12. I Must Have That Man (3:34)
13. April Fooled Me (2:54)
I'm Way Ahead
song from Seesaw
Title
The Essential Barbara Cook
Format
5-CD, DVD
Label
DRG 92500
Released
2009-10-13
Country
US
Barcode
021471250022
Audio
Stereo
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Also Contains
All I Ask Of You - 1998 Barbara Cook
Barbara Cook at the Met - 2006 Barbara Cook
Live from London - 1994 Barbara Cook
Mostly Sondheim - 2002 Barbara Cook
Liner Notes
Frank Rich (15), Renée Fleming (34), Sheldon Harnick (226)
Photography
Mike Martin (mislabeled as Mike Marvin) -- box cover photo
Notes
CLOSE AS PAGES IN A BOOK is remixed. A four-track bonus CD is included. Entitled "Give Me the Simple Life," the disc was recorded July 23, 2009, especially for the six-disc box set. The four songs are "Give Me the Simple Life," "It Was Written in the Stars," "I've Got You Under My Skin" and "I'd Rather Be Blue."
Lists
6 collectors / 2 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl25880]
Disc 1
1. It's Not Where You Start from the Broadway Show Seesaw 3:12
2. Close as Pages in a Book from the Broadway Show Up in Central Park 3:54
3. I Can't Give You Anything But Love [from the Broadway Show Blackbirds o 2:50
4. Make the Man Love Me from the Broadway Show a Tree Grows in Brooklyn 3:58
5. Exactly Like You from the Broadway Show International Revue 4:04
6. April Snow from the Broadway Show Up in Central Park 3:10
7. Don't Blame Me from the Film Dinner at Eight 3:02
8. I'm in the Mood for Love from the Film Every Night at Eight 4:14
9. On the Sunny Side of the Street [from the Broadway Show International R 3:33
10. The Way You Look Tonight From the Film Swing Time 3:53
11. Bojangles of Harlem From the Film Swing Time 2:41
12. I Must Have That Man! from the Broadway Show Blackbirds of 1928 3:33
13. April Fooled Me/I'm Way Ahead from the Broadway Show Seesaw 2:56
Disc 2
1. Sing a Song with Me/Let Me Sing and I'm Happy Live 4:30
2. Beauty and the Best/Never Never Land Live 4:18
3. Can You Read My Mind Live 3:22
4. Come Rain or Come Shine Live 3:21
5. Ship in a Bottle Live 3:45
6. Sweet Dreams Live 4:41
7. I See Your Face Before Me Live 4:40
8. I'm Beginning to See the Light Live 2:51
9. I Had Myself a True Love Live 4:18
10. Sweet Georgia Brown Live 4:57
11. Errol Flynn Live 4:04
12. Love Don't Need a Reason Live 3:40
13. He Was Too Good to Me/Losing My Mind Live 6:14
14. Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive Live 4:00
15. Why Did I Choose You Live 2:41
16. In Between Goodbyes Live 5:15
Disc 3
1. All I Ask of You From The Phantom of the Opera 4:34
2. New Sun in the Sky /On a Clear Day You Can See Forever [From the Bandwa 3:07
3. A Wonderful Guy From South Pacific 3:53
4. The Very Next Man From Fiorello 3:06
5. In Buddy's Eyes From Follies 3:16
6. I Wonder What Became of Me? From St. Louis Woman 3:39
7. You're an Builder-Upper From Life Begins at 8:40 2:49
8. Glad Rag Doll from Glad Rag Doll 4:07
9. He Loves Me From She Loves Me 3:20
10. Medley: Dear Friend/Will He Like Me?/Tonight Aat Eight/Ice Cream [From 11:44
11. Somewhere From West Side Story 2:58
12. We'll Be Together Again 2:59
Disc 4
1. If They Could See Me Now Live 2:16
2. It's Not Where You Start Live 3:04
3. It Might as Well Be Spring Live 4:19
4. A Wonderful Guy Live 3:56
5. I Had Myself a True Love Live 4:06
6. Another Hundred People/So Many People Live 2:46
7. The Gentleman Is a Dope Live 4:55
8. Them There Eyes Live 3:33
9. Sweet Dreams Live 4:43
10. Errol Flynn Live 3:58
11. Introductions of Audra McDonald Live 0:50
12. When Did I Fall in Love? Live 3:20
13. Blue Skies Live 3:55
14. Last Night When We Were in Buddy's Eyes Young Live 3:54
15. In Buddy's Eyes Live 3:18
16. Nashville Nightingale Live 2:39
17. Introduction of Josh Groban Live 1:20
18. Not While I'm Around Live 2:56
19. Move On Live 5:11
20. This Nearly Was Mine Live 4:47
21. Not a Day Foes By/Losing My Mind Live 6:30
22. We'll Be Together Again Live 3:03
Disc 5
1. Everybody Says Don't Live / From Anyone Can Whistle / Multimedia Track
2. Buds Won't Bud from Hooray for What?
3. I Wonder What Became of Me Live / DVD
4. The Eagle and Me Live / From Bloomer Girl / Multimedia Track
5. I Had Myself a True Love Live / DVD
6. Another Hundred People /So Many People DVD
7. In Buddy's Eyes Live / DVD
8. I Got Lost in His Arms Live / DVD
9. You Can't Get a Man with a Gun Live / DVD
10. Medley: Hard Hearted Hannah/Waiting for the Robert E. Le/San Francisco
11. When in Rome (I Do as the Romas Do) Live / DVD
12. Happiness Live / DVD
13. Loving You Live / DVD
14. You Could Drive a Person Crazy Live / From Company / Multimedia Track
15. Send in the Clowns Live / From A Little Night Music / Multimedia Track
16. Ice Cream Live / DVD
17. Not a Day Goes By /Losing My Mind DVD
18. The Trolley Song Live / DVD
19. Anyone Can Whistle Live / DVD
Disc 6
1. Give Me the Simple Life 3:30
2. It Was Written in the Stars 2:52
3. I've Got You Under My Skin 3:39
4. I'f Rather Be Blue 3:06

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