A Touch of Tabasco

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A Touch of Tabasco
Studio album by Rosemary Clooney
Released 1959
Recorded July 30–31, August 15, 1959
Genre Jazz
Length 52:30
Label RCA Victor
Rosemary Clooney chronology
Hymns from the Heart
A Touch of Tabasco
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Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

A Touch of Tabasco is a 1959 studio album by the American jazz singer Rosemary Clooney and the Cuban band leader Perez Prado.

This was the only album that Clooney and Prado recorded together; the album was promoted with bottles of Tabasco sauce. [2]

The album was Clooney's first for her new label, RCA Victor, following her departure from Columbia Records. The liner notes were contributed by Clooney's husband, José Ferrer. [3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Corazon de Melon" (Rigual, Traditional)
  2. "Like a Woman" (Frank Loesser)
  3. "I Only Have Eyes for You" (Al Dubin, Harry Warren)
  4. "Magic Is the Moonlight" (Grever, Pasquale)
  5. "In a Little Spanish Town" (Lewis, Wayne, Young)
  6. "Sway" (Norman Gimbel, Luiz Ruiz)
  7. "Mack the Knife" (Marc Blitzstein, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill)
  8. "Bali Ha'i" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers)
  9. "You Do Something to Me" (Cole Porter)
  10. "Cucurrucucu Paloma" (Mendez)
  11. "I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward)
  12. "Adiós" (Madriguera, Woods)




  1. ^ Allmusic
  2. ^ Unknown (1960-03-14). "A Touch of Tabasco". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  3. ^ A Touch of Tabasco at AllMusic