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Dick Hyman

When Benny Goodman played New-York

Four occasions, three years : 1985, 1974 and 1938 “When Benny Goodman played New-York”. “Concert One” that he played during the tribute he received eight months before his death, at the Broadway Ballroom (yes, people were dancing to jazz then) of the newly opened Marriott Marquis Hotel. Two, a more intimate concert performed in 1974 […]

Frank Sinatra records ‘Watertown’ for Reprise (1969)

Frank Sinatra’s ‘Watertown’ is a studio album (and the only one he ever voiced over pre-recorded orchestral tracks) recorded on July 14, 17 and August 25-27, 1969 and released in March 1970 by Reprise.. Track Listing : 1.Watertown (Bob Gaudio, Jake Holmes) – 03:36 . 2.Goodbye (She Quietly Says) (Bob Gaudio, Jake Holmes) – 03:06 […]

Columbia publish Tony Bennett’s album : ‘Tony’ (1957)

Tony Bennett’s ‘Tony’ is an album (re-titled ‘Tony Bennett Showcase’) produced by Ernest Altschuler and released on January 14, 1957 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) – 02:58 . 2.You Can Depend On Me (Charlie Carpenter, Louis Dunlap, Earl Hines) – 02:14 . 3.I’M Just A Lucky […]

Atlantic publish Bette Midler’s third album : ‘Songs for the New…

Bette Midler’s ‘Songs for the New Depression’ is her third studio album released on January 8, 1976 by Atlantic Records. Track Listing : 1.Strangers In The Night (Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder) – 03:22 . 2.I Don’T Want The Night To End (Phoebe Snow) – 03:53 . 3.Mr. Rockefeller (Jerry Blatt, Bette Midler) – […]

Atlantic publish Bette Midler’s debut album ‘The Divine Miss…

Bette Midler’s The Divine Miss M’ is her debut album (titled after her famous stage persona) released on November 7, 1972 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Do You Want To Dance? (Bobby Freeman) – 02:44 . 2.Chapel Of Love (Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector) – 02:55 . 3.Superstar (Bonnie Bramlett, Leon Russell) – 05:11 […]

Night Out

From ‘Trouble At Midnight’ to ‘Dark was the night’ , we have mixed 21 ‘Blues‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Night‘. “Night Out” has Howlin’ Wolf, Paul Butterfield, Taylor Hound Dog , Nellie Florence and many more.