In the Land of Hi-Fi (Dinah Washington album)

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In the Land of Hi-Fi
Studio album by Dinah Washington
Recorded April, 1956
Genre Jazz, blues, pop standards
Length 30:34
Label Emarcy
Producer Bob Shad
Dinah Washington chronology
Dinah!
(1956)
In the Land of Hi-Fi
(1956)
The Swingin' Miss "D"
(1956)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

In the Land of Hi-Fi is a 1956 album by blues, R&B and jazz singer Dinah Washington released on the Emarcy label. The album includes a mix of jazz, popular and blues standards of the period, all selected to emphasize the vocalist's style. Allmusic characterizes it in its review as "yet another impressive set among the many fine EmArcy records Washington cut in the '50s."[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Our Love Is Here to Stay" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 3:06
  2. "Let Me Love You" (Bart Howard) – 2:09
  3. "There'll Be a Jubilee" (Phil Moore) – 2:06
  4. "My Ideal" (Newell Chase, Leo Robin, Richard Whiting) – 2:19
  5. "I've Got a Crush on You" (Gershwin, Gershwin) – 3:03
  6. "Let's Do It (Let's Fall in Love)" (Cole Porter) – 2:36
  7. "Nothing Ever Changes My Love for You" (Marvin Fisher, Jack Segal) – 2:33
  8. "What'll I Tell My Heart" (Jack Lawrence, Peter Tinturin) – 3:16
  9. "On the Sunny Side of the Street" (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh) – 2:26
  10. "Say It Isn't So" (Irving Berlin) – 2:40
  11. "Sometimes I'm Happy" (Irving Caesar, Clifford Grey, Vincent Youmans) – 2:16
  12. "If I Were a Bell" (Frank Loesser) – 2:04

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Cook, Stephen. "In the Land of Hi-Fi". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-05-05.