Dinah Washington records ‘What a Diff’rence a Day Makes!’ (1959)

Dinah Washington’s ‘What a Diff’rence a Day Makes!’ is an album arranged by Belford Hendricks, recorded on February 19 and August 1959 and released the same year by Mercury.

Track Listing : 1.I Remember You (Johnny Mercer, Victor Schertzinger) – 02:42 . 2.I Thought About You (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer) – 02:28 . 3.That’S All There Is To That (Clyde Otis, Kelly Owens) – 02:15 . 4.I Won’T Cry Anymore (Al Frisch, Fred Wise) – 02:15 . 5.I’M Thru With Love (Gus Kahn, Fud Livingston, Matty Malneck) – 02:23 . 6.Cry Me A River (Arthur Hamilton) – 02:24 . 7.What A Diff’Rence A Day Makes (Stanley Adams, María Mendez Grever) – 02:35 . 8.Nothing In The World (Brook Benton, Belford Hendricks, Clyde Otis) – 03:12 . 9.Manhattan (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 04:13 . 10.Time After Time (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) – 02:27 . 11.It’S Magic (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) – 02:28 . 12.A Sunday Kind Of Love (Barbara Belle, Anita Leonard, Louis Prima, Stan Rhodes) – 02:26

Musicians : Dinah Washington – Vocals . Charles Davis – Baritone Saxophone . Jerome Richardson – Flute . Kenny Burrell – Guitar . David Panama Francis – Drums . Milt Hinton – Double Bass . Joe Zawinul – Piano . Belford Hendricks – Conductor

Production : Produced By Clyde Otis . Belford Hendricks . Bruce Swedien – Engineer

Arrangements : Belford Hendricks

Package : Chuck Stewart – Photography

Recorded On February 19 And August 1959.

Released In 1959 By Mercury.

READ

The Eclectic Ear
In the pantheon of American R&B vocals, “What A Difference A Day Makes” stands high on the list of master works with the late Dinah Washington’s 1959 Grammy winning version (for Best Rhythm and Blues Performance) being among the finest examples. […]

allmusic
One of the more notorious albums in the history of vocal music, What a Diff’rence a Day Makes! is the lush session that bumped up Dinah Washington from the “Queen of the Blues” to a middle-of-the-road vocal wondress — and subsequently disenfranchised quite a few jazz purists. […]

Dinah Washington’s ‘What a Diff’rence a Day Makes!’ on RVM [Radio.Video.Music]M

AMAZON . ITUNES . CD UNIVERSE

Comments are closed.