Andy Williams’ ‘Born Free’ is an album (due to remain on Billboard’s Top LP’s chart for 79 weeks), released on April 10, 1967 by Columbia Records.
Track Listing : 1.Born Free (John Barry, Don Black) – 02:27 . 2.Somewhere My Love (Maurice Jarre, Paul Francis Webster) – 02:38 . 3.Spanish Eyes (Bert Kaempfert, Charlie Singleton, Eddie Snyder) – 03:04 . 4.Strangers In The Night (Bert Kaempfert, Charlie Singleton, Eddie Snyder) – 02:32 . 5.Sherry! (James Lipton, Laurence Rosenthal) – 02:27 . 6.Music To Watch Girls By (Sid Ramin, Tony Velona) – 02:38 . 7.I Want To Be Free (Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart) – 03:20 . 8.Alfie (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 02:55 . 9.Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye (John D. Loudermilk) – 02:37 . 10.Sunny (Bobby Hebb) – 03:16 . 11.I Will Wait For You (Jacques Demy, Norman Gimbel, Michel Legrand) – 02:42 . 12.You Are Where Everything Is (Nick Decaro) – 03:06
Musicians : Andy Williams – Vocals
Production : Produced By Nick Decaro . Nick Decaro – Arranger On (1 – 2 – 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 – 10) . J. Hill – Arranger On (4 – 11) . Eddie Karam – Arranger On (3 – 5) . Ray Gerhardt – Engineer
Package : Bob Cato – Photography
Recorded 1966- 1967.
Released On April 10, 1967 By Columbia Records.
At a time when non-rock pop singers were beginning to be marginalized, Williams successfully threaded the needle, reassuring his older listeners while proving adaptable to current trends. […]
More in keeping with his political convictions was his outspoken criticism of Barack Obamaand he allowed the rightwing radio commentator Rush Limbaugh to broadcast his recording of Born Free with added gunshot sounds. Sony Music (now the owner of CBS Records) forced Limbaugh to remove it. […]
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Andy’s voice never falters or sounds strained in any way. The music just seems to flow effortlessly from him, which probably means that he put a tremendous amount of effort into his singing. […]