RELEASE
April 04, 1957
LABEL
Verve
GENRES
Vocal Music, Vocal Jazz, Traditional Pop

Album Review

For this well-rounded CD reissue that adds nine cuts to the original program, Anita O'Day, in her prime period, is mostly heard accompanied by Buddy Bregman & His Orchestra, but there are also a few tracks on which she is joined by a jazz combo featuring trumpeter Harry "Sweets" Edison. Highlights include "Don't Be That Way," "Stompin' at the Savoy," "Pick Yourself Up," "Sweet Georgia Brown," and "I Won't Dance." Virtually all of Anita O'Day's 1950s recordings are recommended, for her drug use had not yet affected her voice and her creativity was generally at its height.
Scott Yanow, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Don't Be That Wayhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/dont-be-that-way/id373182?i=373180&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  2. Let's Face the Music and Dancehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/lets-face-the-music-and-dance/id373182?i=373176&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  3. I Never Had a Chancehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/i-never-had-a-chance/id373182?i=373136&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  4. Stompin' at the Savoyhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/stompin-at-the-savoy/id373182?i=373138&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  5. Pick Yourself Uphttp://itunes.apple.com/album/pick-yourself-up/id373182?i=373144&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  6. Stars Fell on Alabamahttp://itunes.apple.com/album/stars-fell-on-alabama/id373182?i=373146&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  7. Sweet Georgia Brownhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/sweet-georgia-brown/id373182?i=373148&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  8. I Won't Dancehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/i-wont-dance/id373182?i=373150&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  9. Man with a Hornhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/man-with-a-horn/id373182?i=373152&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  10. I Used to Be Color Blindhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/i-used-to-be-color-blind/id373182?i=373154&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  11. There's a Lull in My Lifehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/theres-a-lull-in-my-life/id373182?i=373156&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  12. Let's Beginhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/lets-begin/id373182?i=373158&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  13. I'm with You [*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/im-with-you/id373182?i=373160&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  14. The Rock & Roll Waltz [*]https://itunes.apple.com/album/pick-yourself-up-anita-oday/id605288688?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  15. The Getaway and the Chase [*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/the-getaway-and-the-chase/id373182?i=373164&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  16. Your Picture's Hanging Crooked on the Wall [#][*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/your-pictures-hanging-crooked/id373182?i=373166&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  17. We Laughed at Love [*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/we-laughed-at-love/id373182?i=373168&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  18. I'm Not Lonely [#][*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/im-not-lonely/id373182?i=373170&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  19. Let's Face the Music and Dance [Alternate Take][*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/lets-face-the-music-and-dance/id373182?i=373172&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  20. Ivy [#][*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/ivy/id373182?i=373174&uo=5&at=11l9vR
  21. Stars Fell on Alabama [Alternate Take][*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/stars-fell-on-alabama/id373182?i=373178&uo=5&at=11l9vR
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