Etta James’ ‘Heart of a Woman’

Etta James’ ‘Heart of a Woman’ is an album recorded between March 15 & 23, 1999 and released on June 29, 1999 by RCA.

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Track Listing : 1.You Don’T Know What Love Is (Gene De Paul, Don Raye) – 05:28 . 2.Good Morning Heartache (Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher, Irene Higgenbotham) – 05:28 . 3.My Old Flame (Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston) – 06:20 . 4.Say It Isn’T So (Irving Berlin) – 04:55 . 5.At Last (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) – 04:40 . 6.Tenderly (Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence) – 05:27 . 7.I Only Have Eyes For You (Al Dubin, Warren) – 06:35 . 8.I Got It Bad (And That Ain’T Good) (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster) – 06:25 . 9.You Go To My Head (John Frederick Coots, Haven Gillespie) – 04:21 . 10.A Sunday Kind Of Love (Barbara Belle, Anita Leonard, Louis Prima, Stan Rhodes) – 06:00 . 11.If It’S The Last Thing I Do (Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin) – 05:47 . 12.Only Women Bleed (Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner) – 04:48

Musicians : Etta James – Vocals . Pete Escovedo – Conga, Horn, Percussion . Mike Finnigan – Organ . Red Holloway – Tenor Saxophone . Donto Metto James – Drum Programming, Drums . Sametto James – Bass, Drum Programming . Jimmy Zavala – Tenor Saxophone . Dave Matthews – Electric Piano, Piano . Bobby Murray – Guitar . Tom Poole – Flugelhorn, Trumpet . Josh Sklair – Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar . Lee Thornburg – Alto Horn, Flugelhorn, Trumpet, Valve Trombone

Production : Produced By Etta James, John Snyder . Rob Brill – Assistant Engineer . Jay Newland – Engineer, Mastering

Package : Jeff Dunas – Photography . Etta James – Art Direction, Liner Notes, Photography . Sonny Mediana – Art Direction, Photography

Recorded Between March 15 & 23, 1999.

Released On June 29, 1999 By Rca.

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allmusic
She has recorded several of these songs before (including Alice Cooper’s “Only Women Bleed,” which inexplicably became a standard for both her and McRae), but the difference with Heart of a Woman is the context. […]

Robert Christgau
Torching cocktail cool (“My Old Flame,” “I Only Have Eyes for You”). […]

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Etta James’ ‘Heart of a Woman’

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