Meet Betty Carter and Ray Bryant

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Meet Betty Carter and Ray Bryant
Studio album by Betty Carter
Released 1955
Recorded May 13, 1955 - April 25, 1956
Genre Jazz
Length 57:27
Label Columbia
Producer Betty Carter
Betty Carter chronology
Meet Betty Carter and Ray Bryant
(1955)
Social Call
(1960)
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Meet Betty Carter and Ray Bryant is a 1955 (see 1955 in music) album by Betty Carter and Ray Bryant.

Some of the tracks featuring Carter are also included on her album Social Call.

Track listing (original LP release)[edit]

  1. "Sneaking Around" (Ray Bryant) – 3:16
  2. "Moonlight in Vermont" (John Blackburn, Karl Suessdorf) – 3:23
  3. "What Is This Thing Called Love?" (Cole Porter) – 2:52
  4. "Thou Swell" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 1:40
  5. "Willow Weep for Me" (Ann Ronell) – 3:34
  6. "I Could Write a Book" (Hart, Rodgers) – 2:37
  7. "Threesome" (Ray Bryant) – 2:44
  8. "Gone with the Wind" (Herbert Magidson, Allie Wrubel) – 4:10
  9. "Old Devil Moon" (Yip Harburg, Burton Lane) – 3:59
  10. "The Way You Look Tonight" (Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern) – 2:41
  11. "No Moon at All" (Redd Evans, David Mann) – 2:51
  12. "Can't We Be Friends?" (Paul James, Kay Swift) – 2:25

Track listing (1996 CD reissue with bonus tracks)[edit]

  1. "Let's Fall in Love" (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 1:58
  2. "Social Call" (Gigi Gryce, Jon Hendricks) – 2:37
  3. "Runaway" (Cy Coleman, Peggy Lee) – 2:28
  4. "Frenesi" (Alberto Dominguez, Leonard Whitcup) – 2:31
  5. "Moonlight in Vermont" (John Blackburn, Karl Suessdorf) – 3:23
  6. "Thou Swell" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 1:40
  7. "I Could Write a Book" (Hart, Rodgers) – 2:37
  8. "Gone with the Wind" (Herbert Magidson, Allie Wrubel) – 4:10
  9. "The Way You Look Tonight" (Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern) – 2:41
  10. "Tell Him I Said Hello" (Jack J. Canning, Bill Hagner) – 2:32
  11. "Can't We Be Friends?" (Paul James, Kay Swift) – 2:25
  12. "Sneaking Around" (Ray Bryant) – 3:16
  13. "Old Devil Moon" (Yip Harburg, Burton Lane) – 3:59
  14. "Willow Weep for Me" (Ann Ronell) – 3:34
  15. "What Is This Thing Called Love?" (Cole Porter) – 2:52
  16. "Threesome" (Ray Bryant) – 2:44
  17. "No Moon at All" (Dave Evans, Redd Mann) – 2:51
  18. "Bryant's Folly" (Bryant) – 4:49
  19. "Get Happy" (Arlen, Koehler) – 4:20

Personnel[edit]

Recorded May 13, 1955, New York City, New York, USA: