Smooth Operator > Dorothy Dandridge


Recording Details

Date
January 1958
Type
Audio / Vocal Recording
Method
Studio
Language
English
Music
Hoagy Carmichael (121), Vernon Duke (135), Sammy Fain (201), George Gershwin (834), Frederick Loewe (409), Ray Noble (78), Richard Rodgers (1257), E.A. Sawn, Harry Warren (356)
Lyrics
Jack Brooks (16), Lew Brown (148), Ira Gershwin (702), Lorenz Hart (585), Alan J. Lerner (2), Ray Noble (78), Ned Washington (98)
Producer
Norman Granz (74), Jerry Rappaport
Liner Notes
Donald Bogle
Performer
Dorothy Dandridge (9)
Notes
Most of the material here comes from a January 1958 session, unreleased until now, on which Dandridge is backed by an augmented Oscar Peterson Trio. There are also four tracks with an orchestra, recorded in February 1961.
Shortcode
[r23595]

Releases

Format
CD
Label
Polygram 547514
Released
1999-07-20
Country
US
Barcode
731454751421
Audio
Stereo
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Notes
The tracks marked [#] are previously unissued
# Tracks
16
Length
43:47
Lists
8 collectors / 2 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl35621]
1. It's Easy to Remember [#]
2. What Is There to Say? [#]
3. That Old Feeling [#]
4. The Touch of Your Lips [#]
5. When Your Lover Has Gone [#]
6. The Nearness of You [#]
7. (In This World) I'm Glad There Is You [#]
8. I've Grown Accustomed to Your Face [#]
9. Body and Soul [#]
10. How Long Has This Been Going On? [#]
11. I've Got a Crush on You [#]
12. I Didn't Know What Time It Was [#]
13. Somebody
14. Stay With It
15. It's a Beautiful Evening [#]
16. Smooth Operator [#]

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