Unforgettable CD (2006)

Artist: Various

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Specifications

Label Capitol Records
SKU 202332353
UPC 094631203022
UPC 14 00094631203022
Format CD
Release Date 3/21/2006
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Author Various
Technical Info
CatalogID 12030
Lable Name Liberty (USA)
Released 03/21/2006
Original Release 2006
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00094631203022
Album Notes and Credits
The songs on this collection of standards may be unforgettable, but unfortunately many of the versions here aren't. There are a few exceptions. Madeleine Peyroux gives "Careless Love" a refreshingly jaunty feel. Merle Haggard turns in a jazzy, fiddle-led take on "As Time Goes By." Al Green, who tackles "You Are So Beautiful," could sing a wash-and-wear label and make it memorable. Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's fusing of "Over the Rainbow" and "What a Wonderful World" is already a classic recording in its own right, thanks in part to it showing up on another new movie soundtrack every month or so. But most of what is here is just here, without being particularly unforgettable. Another exception, although of a different sort, would be Peter Cincotti's version of "Rainbow Connection," which violates the unsaid rule that this song should only ever be sung by green frogs. It's memorable, certainly, but that's not always a good thing. ~ Steve Leggett
Disc 1
1 Unforgettable - Lou Rawls
2 Careless Love - Madeleine Peyroux
3 When I Fall in Love - Nat King Cole/Natalie Cole
4 Over The Rainbow / What A Wonderful World - Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
5 Moonlight Serenade - Barry Manilow
6 Rainbow Connection - Peter Cincotti
7 You Are So Beautiful - Al Green
8 Secret Love - George Michael
9 Witchcraft - Robert Palmer
10 Look Of Love, The - Isaac Hayes
11 I Who Have Nothing - Joe Cocker
12 Lush Life - Nancy Wilson
13 Tenderly - Earl Klugh
14 Funny How Time Slips Away - Willie Nelson
15 Our Love Is Here To Stay - Peggy Lee
16 As Time Goes By - Merle Haggard
17 Way You Look Tonight, The - Bryan Ferry
18 Autumn Leaves - Eva Cassidy
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