Blue Gardenia - Etta James
Track Listing
  1. This Bitter Earth
  2. He's Funny That Way
  3. In My Solitude
  4. There Is No Greater Love
  5. Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying
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  1. This Bitter Earth
  2. He's Funny That Way
  3. In My Solitude
  4. There Is No Greater Love
  5. Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying
  6. Love Letters
  7. These Foolish Things
  8. Come Rain or Come Shine
  9. Don't Worry 'Bout Me
  10. Cry Me a River
  11. Don't Blame Me
  12. My Man
  13. Blue Gardenia
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The legendary blues singer indeed lives up to the silly cliché about being able to sing the phone book and make it sound rich, meaningful, and soulful. Still, it's always exciting to hear her tackle materials she's missed before. Here she shifts gears impressively into the intimate jazz club mode, performing beautifully arranged takes on a wide variety of standards (from "Come Rain or Come Shine" to "Cry Me a River") under the direction of producer John Snyder and arranger/pianist Cedar Walton. Those two gathered a handful ...

Blue Gardenia 2001, Private Music

UPC: 019341158028

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