Bright and Shiny (album)

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Bright and Shiny
Bright and Shiny (album) cover.jpg
Studio album by Doris Day
Released March 20, 1961
Genre Traditional pop
Label Columbia
Doris Day chronology
Show Time
(1960)Show Time1960
Bright and Shiny
I Have Dreamed
(1961)I Have Dreamed1961
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Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Bright and Shiny is an album released by Columbia Records, featuring Doris Day backed by Neal Hefti's orchestra, on March 20, 1961. It was released in two forms; a monaural LP (catalog number CL-1614) and a stereophonic LP (catalog number CS-8414). A song of the same name was composed especially for this album. Neil Hefti directed the orchestra.

The album was combined with Day's 1959 album, Cuttin' Capers, on a compact disc, issued on November 13, 2001 by Collectables Records.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Bright and Shiny" Bob Sherman, Dick Sherman  
2. "I Want to Be Happy" Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar  
3. "Keep Smilin', Keep Laughin', Be Happy" Lou Singer  
4. "Singin' in the Rain" Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed  
5. "Gotta Feelin'" Andy Prince  
6. "Happy Talk" Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II  
7. "Make Someone Happy" Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green  
8. "Ridin' High" Cole Porter  
9. "On the Sunny Side of the Street" Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields  
10. "Clap Yo' Hands" George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin  
11. "Stay with the Happy People" Bob Hilliard, Jule Styne  
12. "Twinkle and Shine" By Dunham