Yesterday's Love Songs CD (1991)

Artist: Nancy Wilson

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Product Overview


Label Emd/blue Note
SKU 60295626
UPC 077779626526
UPC 14 00077779626526
Format CD
Release Date 5/21/1991
Author Nancy Wilson
Associated Artist/Work Diva
Associated Artist/Work Henderson, Joe
Associated Artist/Work Lewis, Ramsey
Associated Artist/Work Shearing, George
Associated Artist/Work Torme, Mel
Associated Artist/Work Wilson, Nancy (Heart)
Associated Artist/Work Wilson, Nancy (Violin)
Technical Info
Producer Tom Morgan
CatalogID 96265
Lable Name Blue Note (Label)
Released 05/21/1991
Original Release 1963
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 43m : 2s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00077779626526
Musical Guests
Harold Land
Joe Pass
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Nancy Wilson (vocals).
The Gerald Wilson Orchestra: Al Porcino, Carmell Jones, Jules Chaikin, Freddie Hill (trumpet); Bob Edmondson, John Ewing, Lester Robertson, Kenny Shroyer (trombone); Paul horn, Joe Maini, Teddy Edwards, Harold Land, Don Ruffell (reeds); Jack Wilson (piano); Joe Pass (guitar); Jimmy Bond (bass); Kenny Dennis (drums).
Includes liner notes by Will Friedwald.
Nancy Wilson has always been something of a paradox: a supper club singer with deep R&B roots and a student of Little Jimmy Scott and Dinah Washington with a Midas-like ability to transform their powerfully unorthodox phrasing into something upscale and chic. It took Little Jimmy himself till the postmodern '90s to get to the same place.
YESTERDAY'S LOVE SONGS, TODAY'S BLUES is a key Nancy Wilson album in which she thoroughly examines her blues roots ("Sufferin' With the Blues," "Send Me Yesterday") and middle-class present with a keen, cool eye and magnificently buffed voice. Arranger Gerald Wilson is also able to inhabit both worlds as he and Wilson invest a tune like "Satin Doll" with a pungency it rarely possesses in other hands, least of all Duke Ellington's. Likewise, the luxurious orchestral trappings the arranger drapes around Nancy Wilson's shoulders as she tackles material like "The Very Thought Of You" and "Never Let Me Go" allow this intense singer to tastefully wrench as much emotion as she can from these classic beauties.
Disc 1
1 Song Is You, The
2 Very Thought Of You, The
3 Satin Doll
4 Bewitched
5 Sufferin' With The Blues
6 Someone To Watch Over Me
7 Best Is Yet To Come, The
8 Never Let Me Go
9 Send Me Yesterday
10 All My Tomorrows
11 Please Send Me Someone To Love
12 Blue Prelude
13 What Are You Doing New Year's Eve - (bonus track)
14 Show Goes On, The - (bonus track)
15 West Coast Blues - (bonus track)
16 Tell Me The Truth - (bonus track)
17 My Sweet Thing - (bonus track)
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