Peggy Lee records ‘Miss Wonderful,’ an album arranged and conducted by Sy Oliver (1956)

Peggy Lee’s ‘Miss Wonderful’ is an album (arranged & conducted by Sy Oliver) recorded on January 6, June 8, 1956 and released in 1959 by Decca Records.

Track Listing : 1.Mister Wonderful (George Weiss, Jerry Bock, Larry Holofcener) – 03:18 . 2.They Can’T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 02:57 . 3.Where Flamingos Fly (El Thea, Harold Courlander, John Benson Brooks) – 02:27 . 4.You’Ve Got To See Mamma Ev’Ry Night (Or You Can’T See Mamma At All) (Con Conrad, Billy Rose) – 02:45 . 5.The Come Back (L.C. Fraser) – 03:01 . 6.Take A Little Time To Smile (Dave Barbour, Peggy Lee) – 02:36 . 7.I Don’T Know Enough About You (Dave Barbour, Peggy Lee) – 02:57 . 8.Joey, Joey, Joey (Frank Loesser) – 02:43 . 9.Crazy In The Heart (Alec Wilder, Bill Engvick) – 02:54 . 10.You Oughtta Be Mine (Curtis Lewis) – 03:06 . 11.We Laughed At Love (Charles Bourne, Sam Messenheimer) – 03:12 . 12.That’S Alright, Honey (Charles Singleton, Rose Marie Mccoy) – 03:08

Musicians : Sy Oliver – Conductor

Production : Produced By Milt Gabler

Recorded On January 16, June 8, 1956.

Released In 1959 By Decca Records.

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Despite the six-month lapse between dates, these twelve songs do feel like they are all of a piece. The involvement of the same conductor and his use of similar instrumentation throughout are largely responsible for the album’s cohesiveness. (Could it be that these sessions were originally scheduled with the album in mind, yet Decca ultimately decided to issue the resulting masters on singles, perhaps due to Lee’s plan to leave the label?) […]

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