Lonely and Blue (Etta Jones album)

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Lonely and Blue
Studio album by Etta Jones
Released 1962
Recorded April 6 and May 4, 1962
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 49:20 CD reissue with bonus tracks
Label Prestige
PRLP 7241
Producer Esmond Edwards
Etta Jones chronology
From the Heart
(1962)
Lonely and Blue
(1962)
Hollar!
(1960-62)

Lonely and Blue is an album by jazz vocalist Etta Jones which was recorded in 1962 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 3 stars stating "Singer Etta Jones often recalls late-period Billie Holiday and Dinah Washington".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I'll Be There" (Howard Cook) - 2:55
  2. "In the Dark" (Lil Green) - 2:55
  3. "Out in the Cold Again" (Rube Bloom, Ted Koehler) - 3:16
  4. "I'm Pulling Through" (Arthur Herzog, Jr., Irene Kitchings) - 3:37
  5. "My Gentleman Friend" (Arnold B. Horwitt, Richard Lewine) - 2:20
  6. "I Wonder" (Cecil Gant) - 3:20
  7. "You Don't Know My Mind" (Clarence Williams) - 3:51
  8. "Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good to You" (Andy Razaf, Don Redman) - 3:09
  9. "Good-For-Nothin' Joe" (Bloom, Koehler) - 3:50
  10. "I Miss You So" (Jimmy Henderson, Sid Robin, Bertha Scott) - 3:26
  11. "Trav'lin' Light" (Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young) - 3:43
  12. "But Not for Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 4:28 Bonus track on CD reissue
  13. "If You Are But a Dream" (Nat Bonx, Jack Fulton, Moe Jaffe) - 4:22 Bonus track on CD reissue
  14. "Cool Cool Daddy" (Traditional) - 4:50 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on April 6, 1962 (tracks 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 9 & 10), April 13, 1962 (tracks 12-14) and May 4, 1962 (tracks 3, 5, 8 & 11)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed May 29, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic listing accessed May 29, 2013