The Explosive Side of Sarah Vaughan

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The Explosive Side of Sarah Vaughan
Studio album by Sarah Vaughan
Released 1963
Recorded May-July 1963
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 54:43
Label Roulette
Sarah Vaughan chronology
The Divine One
(1961)The Divine One1961
The Explosive Side of Sarah Vaughan
Count Basie/Sarah Vaughan
(1961)Count Basie/Sarah Vaughan1961

The Explosive Side of Sarah Vaughan is a 1963 studio album by Sarah Vaughan, arranged by Benny Carter.[1]

This was Vaughan's second album with Carter, her first, The Lonely Hours, was released in 1963.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album three stars and said that Vaughan was "frequently miraculous...Throughout, Vaughan is in prime voice, overcoming the weaker material and uplifting the more superior songs".[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Believe in You" (Frank Loesser) - 3:05
  2. "Honeysuckle Rose" (Andy Razaf, Fats Waller) - 3:01
  3. "Moonlight on the Ganges" (Sherman Myers, Chester Wallace) - 2:37
  4. "The Lady's in Love with You" (Burton Lane, Loesser) - 2:14
  5. "After You've Gone" (Henry Creamer, Turner Layton) - 2:38
  6. "A Garden in the Rain" (James Dyrenforth, Carroll Gibbons) - 3:16
  7. "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh) - 3:09
  8. "The Trolley Song" (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) - 2:37
  9. "I'm Gonna Live Until I Die" (Mann Curtis, Al Hoffman, Walter Kent) - 2:05
  10. "Falling in Love with Love" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 2:29
  11. "Great Day" (Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans) - 2:02
  12. "Nobody Else But Me" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 3:11



  1. ^ a b c "The Explosive Side of Sarah Vaughan". Allmusic. Retrieved May 2, 2011.