Les McCann Sings

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Les McCann Sings
Les McCann Sings.jpg
Studio album by
Released1961
RecordedFebruary 28, March 14, April 4, August, 25, 1961
Rex Productions Studio, Hollywood, CA and Pacific Jazz Studios, Los Angeles, CA
GenreJazz
Length34:50
LabelPacific Jazz
PJ 31
ProducerRichard Bock
Les McCann chronology
Pretty Lady
(1961)
Les McCann Sings
(1961)
Les McCann Ltd. in New York
(1961)

Les McCann Sings is an album by pianist and vocalist Les McCann recorded in 1961 and released on the Pacific Jazz label.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]

The AllMusic review by Ron Wynn called the album: "A super set... Soul-jazz and blues at their best".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Wonder Why" (Nicholas Brodszky, Sammy Cahn) - 2:58
  2. "It's Way Past Suppertime" (Les McCann, Vicki Arnold) - 3:06
  3. "'Deed I Do" (Fred Rose, Walter Hirsch) - 2:54
  4. "Since I Fell for You" (Buddy Johnson) - 3:37
  5. "But Not for Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 2:58
  6. "I Cried for You" (Arthur Freed, Abe Lyman, Gus Arnheim) - 2:24
  7. "Sweet Georgia Brown" (Ben Bernie, Maceo Pinkard, Kenneth Casey) - 2:27
  8. "Please Send Me Someone to Love" (Percy Mayfield) - 2:32
  9. "Next Spring" (Marvin Jenkins) - 3:21
  10. "Love Letters" (Victor Young, Edward Heyman) - 3:16
  11. "On the Street Where You Live" (Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner) - 3:10
  12. "Bye Bye Blackbird" (Ray Henderson, Mort Dixon) - 2:07

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pacific Jazz Records Catalog: 10000/20000 series accessed January 12, 2016
  2. ^ Freed., R. Les McCann Discography accessed January 12, 2016
  3. ^ a b Wynn, Ron. Les McCann Sings – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved January 12, 2016.