30 (album)

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30
Studio album by Harry Connick, Jr.
Released October 23, 2001 (2001-10-23)
Recorded September 4–8, 1998
Sony Music Studios, NYC
Genre Jazz
Label Sony/Columbia (U.S.)
Producer Tracey Freeman
Harry Connick, Jr. chronology
Come by Me
(1999)
30
(2001)
Songs I Heard
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
PopMatters favorable[2]
Entertainment Weekly A−[3]

30 is an album by American artist Harry Connick, Jr.. The album was recorded in 1998, when Connick was 30 years old, but it was not released until 4 years later, on the same date as his album Songs I Heard. The album includes both vocal and instrumental tracks.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "I'm Walkin'"   Dave Bartholomew, Fats Domino 2:48
2. "Chattanooga Choo Choo"   Mack Gordon, Harry Warren 3:39
3. "Somewhere My Love"   Maurice Jarre 7:09
4. "The Gypsy"   Billy Reid 5:31
5. "If I Were a Bell"   Frank Loesser 6:55
6. "Way Down Yonder in New Orleans"   Henry Creamer, Turner Layton 3:45
7. "Tie a Yellow Ribbon 'Round the Old Oak Tree"   Irwin Levine, L. Russell Brown 4:10
8. "There Is Always One More Time"   Ken Hirsch, Doc Pomus 3:52
9. "New Orleans"   Hoagy Carmichael 4:01
10. "Speak Softly Love"   Nino Rota 4:02
11. "Junco Partner"   Bob Shad 6:10
12. "Don't Fence Me In"   Robert Fletcher, Cole Porter 3:58
13. "Don't Like Goodbyes"   Harold Arlen, Truman Capote 3:20
14. "I'll Only Miss Her (When I Think of Her)"   Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen 8:51

Credits[edit]

Musicians[edit]

  • Harry Connick, Jr. – Piano, Vocals
  • Ben Wolfe – Bass on track #5 "If I Were a Bell"
  • Rev. James Moore – Organ, vocals on track #8 "There Is Always One More Time"
  • Wynton Marsalis – Piano, trumpet on track #14 "I'll Only Miss Her When I Think of Her"

Other[edit]

  • Harry Connick, Jr. – Arranger, liner notes
  • Tracey Freeman – Producer
  • Vladimir Meller – Mastering
  • Steven Kadison – Assistant mastering engineer
  • Gregg Rubin – Recording & Mix Engineer
  • Ryan Hewitt – Assistant engineer
  • Christopher Austopchuk – Art direction
  • Alice Butts – Art direction
  • Palma Kolansky – Photography

Charts[edit]

Chart (2001) Provider(s) Peak
position
Billboard 200 (U.S.)[4] Billboard 94
Billboard Top Jazz Albums (U.S.)[4] 3
Billboard Top Internet Albums (U.S.)[5] 24
Chart (2002) Provider(s) Peak
position
Norwegian Album Chart[6] VG Nett 35

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