People (Johnny Mathis album)

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Greatest hits album by Johnny Mathis
Released 1969
Genre Pop
Label Columbia
Producer Johnny Mathis
Johnny Mathis chronology
Those Were the Days
The Impossible Dream

People is a 1969 compilation album released by singer Johnny Mathis on Columbia Records.


Mathis spent four years recording for Mercury Records (1963-67) producing ten studio albums. Under the terms of his contract with the label, he owned the masters of his recordings. He returned to Columbia Records in 1968 and licensed twenty Mercury album tracks to Columbia for release, ten of which appeared on this record. The remaining ten Mercury tracks appeared on his next album for Columbia, The Impossible Dream. The track listing below includes the title of the original album on which each song appeared.

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Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sunny" - from So Nice
  2. "More" - from This Is Love
  3. "The Shadow of Your Smile" - from The Shadow of Your Smile
  4. "Elusive Butterfly" - from So Nice
  5. "Autumn Leaves" - from The Sweetheart Tree
  6. "A Wonderful Day Like Today" - from The Sweetheart Tree
  7. "Laura" - from Tender Is the Night
  8. "Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)" - from The Shadow of Your Smile
  9. "What the World Needs Now Is Love" - from So Nice
  10. "People" - from Love Is Everything

Billboard Charts[edit]

This album peaked at #192 on the Billboard album chart, Mathis' 34th album to place on the chart.[1] As such, it was his lowest placing entry to this point in his career on the album chart.


  1. ^ All Music Billboard Album Chart Position

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