Whatever Happened to Love?

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Whatever Happened to Love?
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Live album by Betty Carter
Released 1982
Recorded 1982 at The Bottom Line, New York City
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 52:33
Label Bet-Car, Verve (reissue)
Producer Betty Carter
Betty Carter chronology
The Audience with Betty Carter
(1979)
Whatever Happened to Love?
(1982)
Look What I Got!
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

Whatever Happened to Love? is a 1982 live album by the American jazz singer Betty Carter. It is her only live album to include a string section on some tracks.

"Abre la Puerta" is a wordless version of Carter's signature tune "Open the Door". Carter was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female at the 26th Annual Grammy Awards for her performance on this album.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" (Harry M. Woods) – 10:10
  2. "Cocktails for Two" (Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston) – 6:20
  3. "Social Call" (Gigi Gryce) - 2:23
  4. "Goodbye" (Gordon Jenkins) – 7:29
  5. "With No Words" (Betty Carter) – 4:31
  6. "New Blues (you Purrrrrrr)" (Carter) – 6:20
  7. "I Cry Alone" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 4:30
  8. "Abre la Puerta" (Carter) – 7:05
  9. "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye" (Porter) – 5:48

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chadbourne, Eugene. Whatever Happened to Love? at AllMusic
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 38. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ "Complete List of the Nominees for 26th Annual Grammy Music Awards". Schenectady Gazette. Schenectady, New York. January 9, 1984. Retrieved June 16, 2010.