In the Land of Hi-Fi (Sarah Vaughan album)

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In the Land of Hi-Fi
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Studio album by
Released1955
RecordedOctober 25-27, 1955
GenreVocal jazz
Length33:02
LabelEmArcy
ProducerBob Shad
Sarah Vaughan chronology
Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown
(1954)
In the Land of Hi-Fi
(1955)
Sassy
(1956)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

In the Land of Hi-Fi is a 1955 studio album by the American jazz singer Sarah Vaughan.[2] It was recorded October 25-27 1955, in New York City. Alternate takes from these sessions, featuring a young Cannonball Adderley, were compiled on "The Complete Sarah Vaughan On Mercury, Vol. 1 - Great Jazz Years 1954-1956."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Over the Rainbow" (Harold Arlen, E.Y. "Yip" Harburg) – 3:30
  2. "Soon" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 2:37
  3. "Cherokee" (Ray Noble) – 2:32
  4. "I'll Never Smile Again" (Ruth Lowe) – 2:35
  5. "Don't Be on the Outside" (George Kelly, Mayme Watts, Sidney Wyche) – 3:01
  6. "How High the Moon" (Morgan Lewis, Nancy Hamilton) – 2:36
  7. "It Shouldn't Happen to a Dream" (Duke Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges) – 3:20
  8. "Sometimes I'm Happy" (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar) – 2:57
  9. "Maybe" (G. Gershwin, I. Gershwin) – 2:34
  10. "An Occasional Man" (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) – 2:33
  11. "Why Can't I?" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 2:54
  12. "Oh My" (Joe Greene) – 2:21

Personnel[edit]

The Ernie Wilkins orchestra
Production
  • Dennis Drake – remixing, remastering
  • Ellie Hughes, Tom Hughes – artwork, design
  • Seth Rothstein, Richard Seidel – preparation
  • Bob Shad – producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Sarah Vaughan – In The Land of Hi-Fi". Discogs. discogs.com. Retrieved 14 December 2016.