A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing

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A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing
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Studio album by Vince Guaraldi Trio
Released April 16, 1957 (1957-04-16)
Genre Jazz
Length 34:40
Label Fantasy
Vince Guaraldi Trio chronology
VInce Guaraldi Trio
(1956)VInce Guaraldi Trio1956
A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing
Jazz Impressions of Black Orpheus
(1962)Jazz Impressions of Black Orpheus1962

A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing is an album by the Vince Guaraldi Trio and released in 1957 by Fantasy, Inc. records. This album exhibits the trio's growth from the safer jazz style played in their self-titled album Vince Guaraldi Trio. The members of this trio were pianist Vince Guaraldi, guitarist Eddie Duran and bassist Dean Reilly. Guaraldi began exploring his personal style on the piano with these tracks before truly becoming recognized as a great jazz pianist in his following album Jazz Impressions of Black Orpheus (1962).[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing" (Billy Strayhorn)
  2. "Softly, As In a Morning Sunrise" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg)
  3. "Yesterdays" (Jerome Kern)
  4. "Like a Mighty Rose" (Vince Guaraldi)
  5. "Looking for a Boy" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
  6. "Autumn Leaves" (Joseph Kosma)
  7. "Lonely Girl" (Bobby Troup)
  8. "Willow Weep for Me" (Ann Ronell)


The Vince Guaraldi Trio


  1. ^ "A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing" Archived December 4, 2011, at the Wayback Machine., Fantasy Records. Retrieved June 25, 2011.