Betty Carter’s ‘Finally’

Betty Carter’s ‘Finally’ is a live album recorded on December 6, 1969 in New York City and released in 1975 By Roulette.

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Track Listing : 1.Medley – 08:25 . – Seems Like Old Times (Johnny Mercer, Victor Schertzinger) . – I Remember You/Remember (Irving Berlin) . 2.Blue Moon (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 02:03 . 3.The Sun Died (Ray Charles, Hubert Giraud, Anne Gregory) – 05:29 . 4.I Only Have Eyes For You (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) – 02:27 . 5.Medley – 08:58 . – Body And Soul (Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton, Johnny Green) . – Heart And Soul (Hoagy Carmichael, Frank Loesser) . 6.Medley – 05:52 . – I Didn’T Know What Time It Was (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) . – All The Things You Are (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern). – I Could Write A Book (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) . 7.Girl Talk (Neal Hefti, Bobby Troup) – 05:46 . 8.You’Re A Sweetheart (Harold Adamson, Jimmy Mchugh) – 04:40 . 9.Ego (Betty Carter, Randy Weston) – 03:23 . 10.All Through The Day (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) – 08:39

Musicians : Norman Simmons – Piano . Lisle Atkinson – Bass . Al Harewood – Drums

Production : Produced By Alan Douglas . Tristan Powell – Engineer, Remixing

Package : Stuart Nicholson – Liner Notes . Martin Brough – Photography

Recorded On December 6, 1969 At Judson Hall, New York City, New York (Usa).

Released In 1975 By Roulette.

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dt2 @ RateYourMusic
n particular the song “The Sun Died” is just an unbelievable kick in the pants with Betty working her lower range with deft control and such warmth it’ll send shivers down your spine. […]

allmusic
The mature Betty Carter is heard for the first time on this record which finds her taking wild chances on a set mostly dominated by standards. […]

Thespis Icaria @ Amazon
. . . .because this cd represents Ms. Carter at her best–her voice and phrasing are impeccable and display her signature sound in all its glory. I purchased this cd for the first time almost 20 years ago in Parisand lost it in Sierra Leone–and have longed and craved to hear the opening medley of this cd from the moment it was no longer in my collection–so much so that when I had the pleasure of seeing her tape a live show for BET a year or so before her death, […]

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