Blossom Dearie Sings Rootin' Songs

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Blossom Dearie Sings Rootin' Songs
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Studio album by Blossom Dearie
Released 1963
Recorded 1963
Genre Jazz
Label Hires Root Beer/DIW
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Blossom Dearie Sings Rootin' Songs is a 1963 (see 1963 in music) studio album by Blossom Dearie.

Her first album after leaving Verve Records, Blossom Dearie Sings Rootin' Songs was recorded for Hires Root Beer, on whose television commercials Dearie had sung. The album was originally available for 50¢ and two bottle caps. Vinyl copies are now rare but it has been released on CD, most recently by DIW Records, a Japanese record label, in 2008 (ASIN B0012F9BKM).

Song listing[edit]

  1. "Days of Wine and Roses" (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) – 2:28
  2. "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" (George Cory, Douglass Cross) – 2:41
  3. "I Wanna Be Around" (Mercer, Sadie Vimmerstadt) – 2:34
  4. "The Sweetest Sounds" (Richard Rodgers) – 2:33
  5. "The Good Life" (Sacha Distel, Jack Reardon) – 2:47
  6. "Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer" (Hans Carste, Charles Tobias) – 2:08
  7. "Desafinado" (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça, Jon Hendricks, Jesse Cavanagh) – 3:10
  8. "Our Day Will Come" (Bob Hilliard, Mort Garson) – 2:33
  9. "Fly Me to the Moon" (Bart Howard) – 2:18
  10. "I've Got Your Number" (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) – 2:20
  11. "What Kind of Fool Am I?" (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley) – 2:46
  12. "He Loves Me" (Sheldon Harnick, Jerry Bock) – 2:26


  • Blossom Dearie – Vocals
  • Joe Harnell – Piano, Arranger
  • Jerome Richardson – Flute, Sax (Tenor)
  • Dick Romoff – Bass
  • Todd Sommer – Drums

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