Trav'lin' Light (Anita O'Day album)

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Trav'lin' Light
Studio album by Anita O'Day
Recorded January 18, 19, 1961
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 35:36
Label Verve
Anita O'Day chronology
Waiter, Make Mine Blues
Trav'lin' Light
All the Sad Young Men
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Trav'lin' Light is an album by Anita O'Day released in 1961. It was a tribute to her idol Billie Holiday. It was recorded January 18 and 19, 1961, in Los Angeles, California. It was released on Norman Granz's Verve record label. The arranger is Johnny Mandel and features Ben Webster among the personnel.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Trav'lin' Light" (Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young) - 3:36
  2. "The Moon Looks Down and Laughs" (Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Sid Silvers) - 3:58
  3. "Don't Explain" (Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr.) - 3:12
  4. "Remember" (Irving Berlin) - 2:40
  5. "Some Other Spring" (Herzog, Irene Kitchings) - 2:28
  6. "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" (Harry M. Woods) - 2:30
  7. "Miss Brown to You" (Leo Robin, Richard A. Whiting, Ralph Rainger) - 4:03
  8. "God Bless the Child" (Herzog, Holiday) - 2:10
  9. "If the Moon Turns Green" (Paul Coates, Bernie Hanighen) - 2:56
  10. "I Hear Music" (Burton Lane, Frank Loesser) - 2:16
  11. "Lover, Come Back to Me" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg) - 2:52
  12. "Crazy He Calls Me" (Carl Sigman, Bob Russell) - 3:25


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Recording dates and personnel information from "Verve Records Catalog: Popular 2100 series" at