‘Basin Street East Proudly Presents Miss Peggy Lee’ is a live album arranged by Jack Marshall, recorded on February 9 & March 8, 1961 and released the same year by Capitol.
Track Listing : 1.Day In, Day Out (Rube Bloom, Johnny Mercer) – 01:44 . 2.Moments Like This (Burton Lane, Frank Loesser) – 02:59 . 3.Fever (Eddie Cooley, John Davenport) – 02:54 . 4.The Second Time Around (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 03:05 . 5.Medley: One Kiss/My Romance/The Vagabond King Waltz (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein Ii , Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart , Rudolf Friml, Brian Hooker) – 02:55 . 6.I Got A Man (Ray Charles) – 02:40 . 7.Call Me Darling (Call Me Sweetheart, Call Me Dear) (Dorothy Dick, Mort Fryberg, Rolf Marbet, Bert Reisfeld) – 02:41 . 8.I Love Being Here With You (Peggy Lee, Bill Schluger) – 02:43 . 9.But Beautiful (Sonny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 02:51 . 10.Them There Eyes (Maceo Pinkard, Doris Tauber, William Tracey) – 01:51 . 11.A Tribute To Ray Charles: Just For A Thrill (Louis Armstrong, Don Raye) – 03:18 . 12.A Tribute To Ray Charles: Yes Indeed (Sy Oliver) – 03:11
Musicians : Peggy Lee – Vocals . Max Bennett – Bass . Chano Pozo – Bongos, Congas . Stan Levey – Drums . Bob Donovan – Flute . Dennis Budimir – Guitar . Abe Rosen – Harp . Joe Harnell – Piano . Ray Desio – Trombone . Mickey Gravine – Trombone . Danny Stiles – Trumpet . Phil Sunkel – Trumpet . Willie Thomas – Trumpe
Production : Produced By Dave Cavanaugh
Package : James Gavin – Liner Notes . Lee Friedlander – Photography
Recorded On February 9 & March 8, 1961 At The Basin Street East Club.
Released 1961 By Capitol.
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