Soubrette Sings Broadway Hit Songs

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Soubrette: Blossom Dearie Sings Broadway Hit Songs
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Studio album by
Released1960
RecordedFebruary 19 and 22, 1960
GenreJazz
LabelVerve Records
ProducerNorman Granz, Blossom Dearie
Blossom Dearie chronology
My Gentleman Friend
(1961)
Soubrette: Blossom Dearie Sings Broadway Hit Songs
(1960)
Blossom Dearie Sings Rootin' Songs
(1963)
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Soubrette: Blossom Dearie Sings Broadway Hit Songs is a 1960 studio album by Blossom Dearie, with an orchestra arranged by Russell Garcia.

This was Dearie's first album recorded with full orchestral arrangements.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Guys and Dolls" (Frank Loesser) – 2:52
  2. "Confession" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) – 2:44
  3. "Rhode Island Is Famous for You" (Dietz, Schwartz) – 2:14
  4. "To Keep My Love Alive" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 3:26
  5. "Too Good for the Average Man" (Rodgers, Hart) – 3:31
  6. "The Gentleman Is a Dope" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Rodgers) – 4:19
  7. "Always True to You in My Fashion" (Cole Porter) – 2:52
  8. "Napoleon" (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg) – 4:19
  9. "Life Upon the Wicked Stage" (Hammerstein, Jerome Kern) – 2:42
  10. "The Physician" (Porter) – 2:15
  11. "Love Is the Reason" (Dorothy Fields, Schwartz) – 3:37
  12. "Buckle Down, Winsocki" (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) – 1:49

Tracks 1, 3, 6, 7, 8, 11 recorded on February 19, 1960. Tracks 2, 4, 5, 9, 10, 12 recorded February 22, 1960.

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