Beauty and the Beard

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Beauty and the Beard
Beauty and the Beard.jpg
Studio album by Al Hirt
Released 1964
Genre Jazz
Length 32:36
Label RCA Victor
Producer Steve Sholes
Al Hirt chronology
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Beauty and the Beard is an album by Al Hirt released by RCA Victor in 1964. Ann-Margret was featured on the album. The album was arranged by Marty Paich and produced by Steve Sholes.[2]

The album landed on the Billboard 200 chart in 1964, reaching #84.[3]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Personality" Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen 3:17
2. "'Tain't What You Do" Sy Oliver, Trummy Young 2:15
3. "Bill Bailey" Hughie Cannon 3:18
4. "My Baby Just Cares for Me" Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn 2:11
5. "Everybody Loves My Baby (But My Baby Don't Love Nobody But Me)" Spencer Williams, Jack Palmer 2:18
6. "Little Boy (Little Girl)" Francis Henry, Madeline Hyde 2:16
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Best Man" Fred Wise, Roy Alfred 3:16
2. "Ma (He's Making Eyes at Me)" Sidney Clare, Con Conrad 2:22
3. "Mutual Admiration Society" Harold Karr, Matt Dubey 2:43
4. "Row, Row, Row" Jimmie V. Monaco, William Jerome 2:24
5. "Baby, It's Cold Outside" Frank Loesser 3:33
6. "Just Because" Joe Shelton, Sydney Robin, Bob Shelton 2:43


  • Ann-Margret - vocals
  • Al Hirt - trumpet, vocals
  • Al Hendrickson - guitar
  • Fred Crane - piano
  • Lowell Miller - bass
  • Jimmy Zitano - drums
  • Red Norvo - vibraphone
  • Eddie Miller - tenor saxophone
  • Gerry Hirt - trombone
  • Pee Wee Spitelera - clarinet
  • Marty Paich - arrangements, conductor

Chart positions[edit]


Year Chart Peak Position
1964 Billboard 200 84