Tribute to the Lady

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Tribute to the Lady
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Studio album by
Released1959
RecordedJanuary–February 1959
GenreRhythm and blues, traditional pop, jazz
Length30:38
LabelKeen
ProducerHugo & Luigi
Sam Cooke chronology
Encore
(1958)
Tribute to the Lady
(1959)
The Wonderful World of Sam Cooke
(1960)

Tribute to the Lady is the third studio album by American singer-songwriter Sam Cooke, released in 1959. It was recorded in tribute to jazz vocalist Billie Holiday, who died later that year. The backing band is the René Hall Orchestra.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "God Bless the Child" (Arthur Herzog, Jr.)  – 2:32
  2. "She's Funny That Way" (Charles N. Daniels, Richard A. Whiting)  – 1:49
  3. "I've Got a Right to Sing the Blues" (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)  – 2:31
  4. "Good Morning Heartache" (Dan Fisher, Ervin Drake, Irene Higginbotham)  – 2:06
  5. "'T'aint Nobody's Bizness (If I Do)" (Porter Grainger, Everett Robbins)  – 2:23
  6. "Comes Love" (Lew Brown, Sam H. Stept, Charles Tobias)  – 2:38

Side two[edit]

  1. "Lover Girl (Man)" (Jimmy Davis, Roger "Ram" Ramirez, James Sherman)  – 2:25
  2. "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)  – 2:19
  3. "Lover Come Back to Me" (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II)  – 2:10
  4. "Solitude" (Duke Ellington, Eddie DeLange, Irving Mills)  – 2:22
  5. "They Can't Take That Away from Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)  – 2:28
  6. "Crazy in Love With You" (Brook Benton, Clyde Otis)  – 2:33

Notes[edit]

The Album was recorded in January–February 1959 in Los Angeles.

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