Droppin' Things

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Droppin' Things
Live album by Betty Carter
Released 1990
Recorded May 25–26 1990
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 61:34
Label Verve
Producer Betty Carter
Betty Carter chronology
Look What I Got!
(1988)
Droppin Things'
(1990)
It's Not About the Melody
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Droppin' Things is a 1990 live album by the American jazz singer Betty Carter.

At the 32nd Grammy Awards, Carter's performance on this album was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female.

Track listing[edit]

For the 1990 Verve CD Issue, 843991-2.

  1. "30 Years" (Betty Carter) – 3:58
  2. "Stardust"/"Memories of You" (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish)/(Eubie Blake, Andy Razaf) – 12:37
  3. "What's the Use of Wond'rin'?" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) – 5:22
  4. "Open the Door '90" (Carter) – 5:20
  5. "Droppin' Things" (Carter) – 6:34
  6. "I Love Music" (Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner) – 7:40
  7. "Why Him?" (Lane, Lerner) – 7:50
  8. "Dull Day (In Chicago)" (Carter) – 12:13

Personnel[edit]

Recorded May 25–26, 1990, at The Bottom Line, New York City:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. Droppin' Things at AllMusic