Songs to a Swinging Band

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Songs to a Swinging Band
Studio album by Connie Francis
Released December 1960
Recorded October 11 – 13, 1960
Genre Vocal jazz
Label MGM Records
E-3893 (mono)/SE-3893 (stereo)
Producer Arnold Maxin
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Songs to a Swinging Band is a studio album recorded by U. S. Entertainer Connie Francis.

The album was recorded October 11 – 13, 1960 in New York under the musical direction of Richard "Dick" Wess.[1]

The album was released in late 1960. Several of the album's songs were released in Asia on singles.[2]

The closing track Swanee saw a limited single release in the U. S. when it was featured on MGM Records Single K 13005 as the B-side of Atashi-no, Francis' Japanese recording of Where the Boys Are.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Side A[edit]

# Title Songwriter Length
1. "You're Nobody 'til Somebody Loves You" Russ Morgan, Larry Stock, James Cavanaugh 2.34
2. "Ol' Man Mose" Louis Armstrong, Zilner T. Randolph 3.05
3. "How Long Has This Been Goin' On?" George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin 3.00
4. "My Love, My Love" Nicholas Acquaviva, Bob Haymes 2.45
5. "It Might As Well Be Spring" Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers 4.14
6. "Taboo" Ernesto Lecuona 2.19

Side B[edit]

# Title Songwriter Length
1. "Love Is Where You Find It" Nacio Herb Brown, Earl Brent 2.17
2. "I Got Lost in His Arms" Irving Berlin 2.48
3. "Dat's Love" Georges Bizet, Oscar Hammerstein II 2.05
4. "Angel Eyes" Matt Dennis, Earl Brent 3.07
5. "Gone With the Wind" Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson 2.41
6. "Swanee" George Gershwin, Irving Caesar 2.23


References[edit]

  1. ^ Ron Roberts: Connie Francis Discography 1955 – 1975
  2. ^ Ron Roberts: Connie Francis 1960 – 1962, supplement to 5 CD Boxed Set Kissin', Twistin', Goin' Where The Boys Are, Bear Family Records BCD 16 826 AH, Hambergen (Germany) 1996
  3. ^ Connie Francis: Souvenirs, Booklet of 4-CD-Box, Polydor 1996, Cat.-No. 314 533 382-2