Lena Horne at the Waldorf Astoria

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Lena Horne at the Waldorf Astoria
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Live album by Lena Horne
Released 1957
Recorded 1957
Genre Traditional pop music
Length 35:39
Label RCA Victor
Lena Horne chronology
It's Love
(1955)
Lena Horne at the Waldorf Astoria
(1957)
Stormy Weather
(1957)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Lena Horne at the Waldorf Astoria is a 1957 live album by Lena Horne, conducted by Lennie Hayton, recorded in Stereo at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City on the evening of February 20, 1957.[2] One of the first non-classical live albums to be recorded in Stereo, the monaural album peaked at #24 in the Billboard Hot 200 and became the best selling record by a female artist in the history of the RCA Victor label.[3][4][5] The album was re-issued on CD in 2002, by Collectables Records, together with Horne's 1961 live album Lena Horne at the Sands.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Today I Love Everybody" (Harold Arlen, Dorothy Fields) - 2.55
  2. "Let Me Love You" (Bart Howard, Lou Levy) - 3.06
  3. "Come Runnin'" (Roc Hillman) - 2.42
  4. Cole Porter Medley: "How's Your Romance?"/"After You"/"Love of My Life"/"It's All Right with Me" - 7:21
  5. "Mood Indigo"/"I'm Beginning to See the Light" (Duke Ellington, Mitchell Parish, Barney Bigard, Irving Mills)/(Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges, Harry James) - 4:30
  6. "How You Say It" (Matt Dubey, Harold Karr) - 3:16
  7. "Honeysuckle Rose" (Fats Waller, Andy Razaf) - 2:59
  8. "Day In, Day Out" (Rube Bloom, Johnny Mercer) - 2:07
  9. "New Fangled Tango" (Dubey, Karr) - 3:06
  10. "I Love to Love" (Herbert Baker) - 4:20
  11. "From This Moment On" (Porter) - 1:57

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