Songs by Burke and Van Heusen

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Songs by Burke and Van Heusen
Studio album by Lena Horne
Released 1959
Recorded 1959
Genre Traditional pop music
Length 52:02
Label RCA Victor
Producer Fred Reynolds
Lena Horne chronology
Porgy & Bess
(1959)
Songs by Burke and Van Heusen
(1959)
Lena Horne at the Sands
(1961)
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Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Songs by Burke and Van Heusen is a 1959 studio album by Lena Horne, of songs written by Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen. [2] This album was released in some countries with the alternative title A Friend Of Yours. Recorded with Lennie Hayton and His Orchestra at the RCA Victor studio, New York on December the 1st and 9th 1958, completed on January the 5th 1959. The complete album has been re-issued on CD in Stereo, firstly in 2001 by BMG, Japan and by Avid Easy Records in 2010.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "You Don't Have to Know the Language" – 2:56
  2. "Like Someone in Love" – 2:59
  3. "It's Anybody's Spring" – 2:21
  4. "But Beautiful" – 4:03
  5. "Just My Luck" – 2:35
  6. "Get Rid of Monday" – 2:53
  7. "A Friend of Yours" – 3:11
  8. "It Could Happen to You" – 2:56
  9. "Sleigh Ride in July" – 3:24
  10. "My Heart Is a Hobo" – 1:56
  11. "Polka Dots and Moonbeams" – 3:09
  12. "Ring the Bell" – 3:11

All music composed by Jimmy Van Heusen, and all lyrics written by Johnny Burke.

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