Bette Midler Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook

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Bette Midler Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook
Studio album by Bette Midler
Released October 25, 2005
Recorded 2005
Genre Vocal
Label Columbia
Producer

Barry Manilow & David Benson

Executive Producers Jay Landers & Gary Kief
Bette Midler chronology
Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook
(2003)
Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook
(2005)
Cool Yule
(2006)
Singles from Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook
  1. "Fever"
    Released:
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Bette Midler Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook is an album by Bette Midler. The album was produced by Barry Manilow as a follow-up to their grammy-nominated album Bette Midler Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook. ...Peggy Lee Songbook was Bette's first album released in the DualDisc format. The DVD features are limited, offering just a few short clips that could be described as videos. This album is known to have been affected by Extended Copy Protection technology.[1]

Track list[edit]

  1. "Fever" (Eddie Cooley, John Davenport) - 3:38
  2. "Alright, Okay, You Win" (Mayme Watts, Sid Wyche) - 2:48
  3. "I Love Being Here With You" (Peggy Lee, Frank Loesser, Bill Schluger) - 2:46
    • Duet With Barry Manilow
  4. "Happiness is a Thing Called Joe" (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg) - 4:54
  5. "Is That All There Is?" (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 4:26
  6. "I'm a Woman" (Leiber, Stoller) - 2:28
  7. "He's a Tramp" (Burke, Lee) - 2:39
  8. "The Folks Who Live On the Hill" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 3:07
  9. "Big Spender" (Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields) - 2:18
  10. "Mr. Wonderful" (Jerry Bock, Larry Holofcener, George David Weiss) - 4:33
  11. "He Needs Me" (Arthur Hamilton) - 4:09 [Bonus Track on CDs sold at Barnes & Noble]

Fever was remixed by L.E.X and reached #4 on the Billboard Dance Club Play charts in 2006.