Margaret Whiting Sings the Jerome Kern Songbook

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Margaret Whiting Sings the Jerome Kern Songbook
Studio album by Margaret Whiting
Released 1960
Recorded 1960
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 78:00
Label Verve
Producer Norman Granz
Margaret Whiting chronology
Just a Dream
(1960)
Margaret Whiting Sings the Jerome Kern Songbook
(1960)
Broadway, Right Now!
(1961)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Margaret Whiting Sings the Jerome Kern Songbook is a 1960 studio album by Margaret Whiting, with an orchestra conducted and arranged by Russell Garcia, focusing on the songs of Jerome Kern. Originally released as a double-LP set by Verve Records in 1960, it was reissued on CD by Universal in Japan (1998, 2007) and the United States (2002).[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Why Was I Born?" (Oscar Hammerstein II) – 3:22
  2. "Remind Me" (Dorothy Fields) – 2:55
  3. "The Song Is You" (Hammerstein) – 3:22
  4. "I Won't Dance" (Hammerstein, Otto Harbach, Fields, Jimmy McHugh) – 2:25
  5. "Don't Ever Leave Me" (Hammerstein) – 3:19
  6. "I'm Old Fashioned" (Johnny Mercer) – 2:44
  7. "All in Fun" (Hammerstein) – 3:06
  8. "Why Do I Love You?" (Hammerstein) – 2:34
  9. "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man" (Hammerstein) – 3:57
  10. "A Fine Romance" (Fields) – 3:39
  11. "Look for the Silver Lining" (Buddy DeSylva) – 2:56
  12. "All the Things You Are" (Hammerstein) – 3:49
  13. "Poor Pierrot" (Harbach) – 3:23
  14. "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" (Harbach) – 3:57
  15. "Let's Begin" (Harbach) – 2:15
  16. "D'Ye Love Me?" (Hammerstein, Harbach) – 3:24
  17. "Dearly Beloved" (Mercer) – 2:52
  18. "Long Ago (and Far Away) " (Ira Gershwin) – 4:17
  19. "The Way You Look Tonight" (Fields) – 3:33
  20. "You Couldn't Be Cuter" (Fields) – 2:05
  21. "Yesterdays" (Harbach) – 3:08
  22. "Bill" (Hammerstein, Kern, P.G. Wodehouse) – 4:03
  23. "She Didn't Say Yes" (Harbach) – 2:25
  24. "The Touch of Your Hand" (Harbach) – 3:42

All music written by Jerome Kern with lyricists as indicated.

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