Jump for Joy (Peggy Lee album)

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Jump for Joy
Studio album by Peggy Lee
Released 1959
Recorded March 1959
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 38:27
Label Capitol
Producer Milt Gabler
Peggy Lee chronology
Sea Shells
Jump for Joy
Things Are Swingin'
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 0/5 stars[1]

Jump for Joy is a 1959 album by Peggy Lee, arranged and conducted by Nelson Riddle.[2]

The title track was originally written for a progressive 1941 revue, featuring the Ellington band, which tried to break down racial stereotypes. The rest of the selections are popular standards of the period.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Jump for Joy" (Duke Ellington, Sid Kuller, Paul Francis Webster) - 2:07
  2. "Back in Your Own Backyard" (Dave Dreyer, Al Jolson, Billy Rose) - 2:26
  3. "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street" (Gene Austin, Jimmy McHugh, Irving Mills) - 1:58
  4. "I Hear Music" (Burton Lane, Frank Loesser) - 2:07
  5. "Just in Time" (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 2:50
  6. "Old Devil Moon" (Yip Harburg, Burton Lane) - 2:58
  7. "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" (Harry M. Woods) - 2:41
  8. "Four or Five Times" (Byron Gay, Marco H. Hellman) - 2:33
  9. "Music! Music! Music!" (Bernie Baum, Stephen Weiss) - 2:30
  10. "Cheek to Cheek" (Irving Berlin) - 2:37
  11. "Glory of Love" (Billy Hill) - 2:37
  12. "Ain't We Got Fun?" (Richard A. Whiting, Gus Kahn, Raymond B. Egan) - 2:12