R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal)

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R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal)
Nancy Wilson RSVP album cover.jpg
Studio album by Nancy Wilson
Released August 24, 2004
Recorded 2004
Genre Vocal jazz
Label MCG Jazz
Nancy Wilson chronology
A Nancy Wilson Christmas
R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal)
Turned to Blue
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal) is a 2004 album by Nancy Wilson, featuring Wilson in duet with George Shearing, Toots Thielemans, Phil Woods, and Gary Burton.[2] At the 47th Grammy Awards, Wilson won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album, for her performance on this album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "An Older Man (Is Like an Elegant Wine)" (Lee Wing) – 4:37
  2. "Day In, Day Out" (Rube Bloom, Johnny Mercer) – 3:21
  3. "Why Did I Choose You" (Michael Leonard, Hugh Martin) – 5:11
  4. "I Wish I'd Met You" (Richard Rodney Bennett, Johnny Mandel, Frank Underwood) – 4:59
  5. "I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Henry Nemo) – 3:20
  6. "Goodbye" (Gordon Jenkins) – 4:18
  7. "How About Me?" (Irving Berlin) – 5:16
  8. "Minds of Their Own (Dois Corregos)" (Peter Eldridge, Ivan Lins, Caetano Veloso) – 4:13
  9. "Little Green Apples" (Bobby Russell) – 4:39
  10. "You'll See" (Carroll Coates) – 5:08
  11. "That's All" (Alan Brandt, Bob Haymes) – 3:32
  12. "Blame It on My Youth" (Edward Heyman, Oscar Levant) – 4:31



  • Nancy Wilsonvocals
  • Arranged by Darmon Meader (track: 5), Jay Ashby (tracks: 6, 7, 8, 11), Johnny Pate (track: 1), Llew Matthews (tracks: 3, 9, 10)