Mood to Be Wooed

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Mood to Be Wooed
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Studio album by Sammy Davis, Jr.
Released 1958
Recorded 1958
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 44:17
Label Decca
Sammy Davis, Jr. chronology
Boy Meets Girl
(1957)Boy Meets Girl1957
Mood to Be Wooed
(1958)
All the Way... and Then Some!
(1958)All the Way... and Then Some!1958

Mood to Be Wooed is a 1958 studio album by Sammy Davis, Jr. and featuring Mundell Lowe on electric guitar.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[2]

Bruce Eder on Allmusic.com gave this album three and a half stars out of five. He was critical of Davis' low-key performance but stated, "the singing in a reflective, almost introspective manner is good enough to carry the entertainment load."[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "What Is There to Say?" (Vernon Duke, E. Y. "Yip" Harburg) - 3:41
  2. "Why Shouldn't I?" (Moss Hart, Cole Porter) - 4:01
  3. "Love Me" (Ned Washington, Victor Young) - 3:18
  4. "Bewitched" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 4:27
  5. "I Could Have Told You" (Jimmy Van Heusen, Carl Sigman) - 3:55
  6. "For All We Know" (J. Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis) - 3:53
  7. "Deep in a Dream" (Van Heusen, Eddie DeLange) - 4:05
  8. "I Get Along Without You Very Well" (Hoagy Carmichael, Jane Brown Thompson) - 3:28
  9. "Mam'selle" (Edmund Goulding, Mack Gordon) - 2:46
  10. "Try a Little Tenderness" (Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly, Harry M. Woods) - 4:11
  11. "This Love of Mine" (Frank Sinatra, Henry Sanicola, Sol Parker) - 3:31
  12. "I've Got a Crush on You" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 3:01

Personnel[edit]

  • Sammy Davis, Jr. – vocals
  • Mundell Lowe - electric guitar

References[edit]