Eartha Kitt discography

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This article contains the discography of American singer Eartha Kitt.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

RCA Victor releases 1952 to 1959
Kapp Records releases 1959 to 1960
MGM Records release 1962
  • 1962: Bad But Beautiful
EMI Columbia releases 1963 to 1965
  • 1962: The Romantic Eartha
  • 1965: Love for Sale (with Tony Osborne and his Orchestra) (SCX-3563)
Decca Records release 1965
  • 1965: Canta En Español/Sings In Spanish
Caedmon Records releases 1968
  • 1968: Folk Tales Of The Tribes Of Africa[2]
  • 1968: Black Pioneers in American History (with Moses Gunn) [3]
Spark Records release 1970
  • 1970: Sentimental Eartha
Can't Stop Productions release 1984
Swing Disques release 1985
  • 1985: Eartha Kitt, Doc Cheatham, Bill Coleman, with George Duvivier & Co. (FR; SW8410) [note: album features four previously unreleased tracks from a Paris recording session in 1950; the original, unreleased 1950 performing credit was "Eartha Kitt with Doc Cheatham & His Trio"][4]
Ariola Records releases 1989 to 1990
  • 1989: I'm Still Here
ITM Records releases 1991 to 1992
  • 1991: Thinking Jazz
DRG Records release 1994
  • 1994: Back in Business
West Wind Records release 2000
  • 1999: Thinking Jazz

Live albums[edit]

MGM Records release 1962

  • 1962 Bad But Beautiful / The Most Exciting Woman in the World[5]

EMI Columbia releases 1963 to 1965

  • 1963 C'est Si Bon, Live in Tivoli

GNP Crescendo release 1965

  • 1965 Eartha Kitt Live at The Plaza

Ariola Records releases 1989 to 1990

  • 1990: Live In London

ITM Records releases 1991 to 1992

  • 1992: Standards/Live

Kulter Video release 1994

  • 1994-1995: The Most Exciting Women in the World (1994 VHS)[6] (1995 CD)[7]

DRG Records release 2006

  • 2006 Live from the Cafe Carlyle

Strike Force Entertainment release 2008

  • 2008 Live At The Cheltenham Jazz Festival

Extended plays[edit]

  • 1954: That Bad Eartha
  • 1954: Sings Songs from "New Faces"
  • 1955: Down to Eartha (US; RCA; EPB1109) [re-issued in 1960]
  • 1956: Just an Old Fashioned Girl (US; RCA; EPA 9053)[8]
  • 1956: Thursday's Child (US; RCA; EPA-844)
  • 1956: Gold N Kitt (SWE; RCA; EPS 157) (2 Swedish songs, 2 instrumental with Gold's orchestra)
  • 1959: Gold´n´Kitt (DE; RCA; EPS 157) [German re-issue of Gold N Kitt][9]
  • 1959: That Blue Eartha (UK; RCA; SRC-7015) [note: EP version of St. Louis Blues]
  • 1959: Just Eartha (DE; RCA; RCX-138)[10]
  • 1960: Revisited

Singles[edit]

Charted singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions
US US Dance AUS BEL FRA GER NLD NZL SWE UK[11]
1953 "Uska Dara" 23
"C'est Si Bon" 8
"Santa Baby" 4 92 63
[12]
"I Want To Be Evil" 22
1954 "Lovin’ Spree" 20
"Somebody Bad Stole De Weddin’ Bell" 16
"Let's Do It" 12
1954–1955 "Under the Bridges of Paris" 20 7
1956 "Nothin' for Christmas" 18
1963 "Just an Old Fashioned Girl" 41
1964 "You're My Man" 95
1983–1984 "Where Is My Man" 7 70 6 31 22 28 5 36
1984 "I Love Men" 29 26 49 50
1986 "This Is My Life" 19 73
1989 "Cha Cha Heels" 32
1994 "If I Love Ya Then I Need Ya" 43
  • "—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Complete list of singles[edit]

  • 1952: "Tierre Va Tembla" / "Caliente" (US; SEECO; SR-8242)
  • 1952: "Monotonous" / "Boston Beguine" (US; RCA; 47-4952)
  • 1953: "Uska Dara – A Turkish Tale" / "Two Lovers" (US; RCA; 47-5284)
  • 1953: "C'est si Bon"/ "African Lullaby" (US; RCA; 47-5358)
  • 1953: "I Want To Be Evil" / "Annie Doesn't Live Here Anymore" (US; RCA; 20-5442)
  • 1953: "Santa Baby" / "Under The Bridges Of Paris" (with Henri René & Orchestra) (US; RCA; 247-5502)
  • 1954: "Lovin' Spree" / "Somebody Bad Stole de Wedding Bell" (US; RCA; 20-5610)
  • 1954: "Let's Do It" / "Senor" (US; RCA; 47-5737)
  • 1954: "Mink Shmink" / "Easy Does It" (US; RCA; 47-5756)
  • 1954: "Apres Moi" / "I Wantcha Around" (US; RCA; 47-5776)
  • 1954: "If I Was a Boy" / "Tea in Chicago" (US; RCA; 5882)
  • 1954: "Hey Jacques" / "(This Year's) Santa Baby" (US; RCA; 47-5914)
  • 1955: "Fredy" / "Sweet And Gentle" – with Perez Prado (US; RCA Victor; 47-6138 )
  • 1955: "Under the Bridges of Paris" / "Let's Do It" (UK; RCA; 47-1014)
  • 1955: "The Heel" / "My Heart's Delight" (US; RCA; 47-6009)
  • 1955: "Do You Remember" / "Mambo De Paree" (US; RCA; 47-6197)
  • 1955: "Sho-Jo-Ji (The Hungry Raccoon)" / "Nobody Taught Me" (US; RCA; 47-6245)
  • 1956: "I'm a Funny Dame" / "Put More Wood on the Fire" (US; RCA; 47-6267)
  • 1956: "Rosenkyssar" / "Vid kajen" (SWE; RCA on 7" vinyl and 78 rpm) (both songs in Swedish. Re-released on a Swedish EP in 1959 it sold better)
  • 1955: "Nothin' for Christmas" / "Je Cherche Un Homme (I Want a Man)" (US; RCA; 47-6319)
  • 1956: "Honolulu Rock & Roll" / "There is No Cure for L'Amour" (US; RCA; 47-6521)
  • 1957: "A Woman Wouldn't Be a Woman" / "Toujour Gai" (US; RCA; 47-6928)
  • 1957: "Take My Love, Take My Love" / "Yomme Yomme" (US; RCA; 47-7013)
  • 1957: "If I Can't Take It With Me" / "Proceed With Caution" (US; RCA; 47-7118)
  • 1958: "Just An Old-Fashioned Girl" / "If I Can't Take It With Me (When I Go)"(UK; RCA; 1087)
  • 1959: "Sholem" / "Love Is A Gamble"(US; Kapp; 294)
  • 1960: "I Wantcha Around" / "Johnny With The Gentle Hands"(US; Kapp; 333)
  • 1961: "No Second Chance" / "You're My Man" (DE; RCA; 47-9525)
  • 1962: "A Lady Loves" / "Please Do It Again" (UK; MGM; 1153)
  • 1962: "Good Little Girls" / "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" (UK; MGM; 1178)
  • 1962: "It's So Nice to Have a Man Around the House" / "Lola Lola" (AU; Columbia; DO4414)
  • 1963: "Mack the Knife" / "Tierra va Tembla" (US; Kapp; 10 246 AU)
  • 1963: "Little White Lies" / "An Englishman Needs Time" (UK; Columbia; Db 4985)
  • 1963: "Lola Lola" / "I Had a Hard Day Last Night" (US; RCA; DB7170)
  • 1965: "The Art of Love" / "Nikki" (US; Brunswick; 05937)
  • 1965: "Any Way You Want It Baby / There Comes a Time" (US; Musicor; MU 1220)
  • 1965: "Chez Moi" / "When The World Was Young" (UK; HMV; 1401)
  • 1968: "Che Vale Per Me" / "Eccomi" (IT; CDI; CDI 2021)
  • 1971: "A Knight for My Nights" / "Summer Storm" (UK; RCA; CBS S 7626)
  • 1971: "Gib mir deine Hände" / "Ein Sommertraum" (DE; Spark; 14685AT)
  • 1972: "Catch the Wind" / "Hurdy Gurdy Man"(DE; Spark; 14 572 AT)
  • 1983: "Where Is My Man"(US; Streetwise; SWRL 221)
  • 1984: "I Love Men"(NL; High Fashion Music; MS 128)
  • 1986: "I Don't Care"(FR; Scorpio Music; 885 233-1)
  • 1986: "This Is My Life"(DE; Metronome; 883 791-1ME )
  • 1987: "Arabian Song"(UK; Quazar Records; QUAT 1)
  • 1989: "Cha Cha Heels" (Eartha Kitt & Bronski Beat)(DE; Ariola; 662 213 )
  • 1989: "Primitive Man"(Ariola; 612 713)
  • 1994: "Where Is My Man (Remix 94') "(DE; Blow Up; INT 125.645)
  • 1994: "If I Love Ya Then I Need Ya, If I Need Ya Then I Wantcha Around" (UK; RCA; 20-5776)
  • 1998: "Where Is My Man '98"(DE; ZYX Music; ZYX 8857-8 )
  • 2000: "Where Is My Man (Joe T. Vanelli Remix)"(US; Groovilicious; GM 225)
  • 2001: "This Is My Life (Eartha Kitt vs. Joe T. Vannelli)"(IT; Dream Beat; DB 154)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mrs Patterson - Eartha Kitt and various". Earthakittfanclub.com. Retrieved 2016-09-04. 
  2. ^ "Eartha Kitt - Folk Tales Of The Tribes Of Africa (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-09-04. 
  3. ^ "Eartha Kitt And Moses Gunn - Black Pioneers In American History: 19th Century, Volume One (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-09-04. 
  4. ^ "Eartha Kitt-Doc Cheatham-Bill Coleman - Eartha Kitt and various". Earthakittfanclub.com. 1950-01-21. Retrieved 2016-09-04. 
  5. ^ "Bad But Beautiful / The Most Exciting Woman in the World - Eartha Kitt". Earthakittfanclub.com. Retrieved 2016-09-04. 
  6. ^ "Most Exciting Woman in the World - Eartha Kitt | Release Credits". AllMusic. 1994-03-24. Retrieved 2016-09-04. 
  7. ^ "Eartha Kitt - The Most Exciting Woman In The World - Masters Of Jazz Series (CD)". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-09-04. 
  8. ^ "Just an Old Fashioned Girl - Eartha Kitt". Earthakittfanclub.com. Retrieved 2016-09-04. 
  9. ^ "Gold 'n' Kitt - Eartha Kitt". Earthakittfanclub.com. Retrieved 2016-09-04. 
  10. ^ "Just Eartha - Eartha Kitt". Earthakittfanclub.com. Retrieved 2016-09-04. 
  11. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 305. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  12. ^ http://www.officialcharts.com/artist/1962/eartha-kitt/

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