Trav'lin' Light (Anita O'Day album)

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Trav'lin' Light
Trav'lin' Light 1961.jpg
Studio album by Anita O'Day
Recorded January 18, 19, 1961
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 35:36
Label Verve
Producer Russell Garcia
Anita O'Day chronology
Waiter, Make Mine Blues
1961
Trav'lin' Light
1961
All the Sad Young Men
1961
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Down Beat 4.5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Trav'lin' Light is an album by Anita O'Day released on Norman Granz's Verve record label in 1961. It was a tribute to her idol Billie Holiday. It was recorded January 18 and 19, 1961, in Los Angeles, California. The music was arranged by Johnny Mandel and Russ Garcia and features Ben Webster and Mel Lewis among the personnel.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Trav'lin' Light" (Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young) - 3:36
  2. "The Moon Looks Down and Laughs" (Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Sid Silvers) - 3:58
  3. "Don't Explain" (Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr.) - 3:12
  4. "Remember" (Irving Berlin) - 2:40
  5. "Some Other Spring" (Herzog, Irene Kitchings) - 2:28
  6. "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" (Harry M. Woods) - 2:30
  7. "Miss Brown to You" (Leo Robin, Richard A. Whiting, Ralph Rainger) - 4:03
  8. "God Bless the Child" (Herzog, Holiday) - 2:10
  9. "If the Moon Turns Green" (Paul Coates, Bernie Hanighen) - 2:56
  10. "I Hear Music" (Burton Lane, Frank Loesser) - 2:16
  11. "Lover, Come Back to Me" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg) - 2:52
  12. "Crazy He Calls Me" (Carl Sigman, Bob Russell) - 3:25

References[edit]

  1. ^ Down Beat: December 21, 1961 Vol. 28, No. 26
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ Recording dates and personnel information from "Verve Records Catalog: Popular 2100 series" at http://www.jazzdisco.org/verve-records/catalog-popular-2100-series/