Rosemary Clooney Sings the Music of Irving Berlin

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Rosemary Clooney Sings the Music of Irving Berlin
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Studio album by Rosemary Clooney
Released 1984
Recorded 1984
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 36:59
Label Concord
Producer John Burk
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Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Rosemary Clooney Sings the Music of Irving Berlin is a 1984 album by Rosemary Clooney, of songs composed by Irving Berlin [2] and released on Concord Jazz label.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "It's a Lovely Day Today" – 3:16
  2. "Be Careful, It's My Heart" – 3:20
  3. "Cheek to Cheek" – 5:18
  4. "How About Me?" – 4:51
  5. "The Best Thing for You" – 4:25
  6. "I Got Lost in His Arms" – 3:04
  7. "There's No Business Like Show Business" – 4:34
  8. "Better Luck Next Time" – 4:30
  9. "What'll I Do" – 3:02
  10. "Let's Face the Music and Dance" – 4:12

All music and lyrics by Irving Berlin.

Musicians and Production[edit]

Personnel:

  • Rosemary Clooney : vocals
  • Warren Vache : cornet, flugelhorn
  • Scott Hamilton : tenor saxophone
  • John Oddo : piano
  • Ed Bickert : guitar (all solo except as noted below, accomanist on "Be Careful, It's My Heart" and "What'll I Do")
  • Chris Flory : guitar (first solo on "Cheek to Cheek", rhythm on "I Got Lost in His Arms", "There's No Business Like Show Business", "Better Luck Next Time" and "Cheek to Cheek")
  • Phil Flanigan : bass
  • Gus Johnson : drums

Produced by Carl E. Jefferson

Recorded at Mastermind Sound Studios, New York City, June 1984

Recording Engineer: Ed Trabanco

Assistant Engineer: Jill Warren

Remixed at PER, San Francisco, California

Remix Engineer: Phil Edwards

Mastered by George Horn

Producer's note: Chris Flory takes the first guitar solo on "cheek to Cheek" and can be heard playing rhythm guitar on "I Got Lost In His Arms," "There's No Business Like Show Business," "Better Luck Next Time," and "Cheek to Cheek." Ed Bickert plays all other guitar solos and is Rosemary Clooney's accompanist on "Be Careful, It's My Heart" and "What'll I Do."

Releases[edit]

  • 1984 - vinyl LP Concord Jazz – CJ-255
  • 2002 - CD Concord Jazz – CCD-4255

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