Anita O’Day’s ‘Anita Sings the Most’

Anita O’Day’s ‘Anita Sings the Most’ is an album recorded on January 31, 1957 with Oscar Peterson on piano and released the same year by Verve.

Track Listing : 1.’S Wonderful/They Can’T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 02:57 . 2.Tenderly (Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence) – 03:20 . 3.Old Devil Moon (Yip Harburg, Burton Lane) – 02:53 . 4.Love Me Or Leave Me (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) – 02:33 . 5.We’Ll Be Together Again (Carl T. Fischer, Frankie Laine) – 03:37 . 6.Stella By Starlight (Ned Washington, Victor Young) – 02:05 . 7.Taking A Chance On Love (Vernon Duke, Ted Fetter, John Latouche) – 02:23 . 8.Them There Eyes (Maceo Pinkard, Doris Tauber, William Tracey) – 02:37 . 9.I’Ve Got The World On A String (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 03:58 . 10.You Turned The Tables On Me (Louis Alter, Sidney Mitchell) – 03:41 . 11.Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 03:55

Musicians : Anita O’Day – Vocals . Oscar Peterson – Piano . Herb Ellis – Guitar . Ray Brown – Double Bass . John Poole – Drums . Milt Holland – Percussions

Production : Produced By Norman Granz, Anita O’Day

Recorded On January 31, 1957 At A Studio In Chicago.

Released In 1957 By Verve.

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antonbildern @ RateYourMusic
Surely this woman was one of the greatest singers of that time and this repertoire hasn’t a single misstep, everything is clear and classy. […]

JazzTimes
Anita Sings the Most, on which the famously dignified Peterson, reportedly bugged by O’Day’s recording-studio shenanigans, betrays his exasperation in his overly aggressive accompaniments. […]

allmusic
The very brief playing time (just 33 minutes) is unfortunate on this set, but the high quality definitely makes up for the lack of quantity. A gem. […]

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