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Eight Classic Albums [Audio CD] Carmen Mcrae
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
This four CD set contains eight albums from Carmen.
The Albums are digitally remastered but some American reviewers have noted the sound so you may wish to check out their comments.

The collection is on 4 CDs encased in a double wide jewel case for the price of One CD or less makes this an attractive purchase.(Under a tenner on Feb 2013)

BUT when recommended this set by Amazon I found that there was no indication of which classic albums were included nor the track listing.

The digitally enhanced sound is a good indicator but for a proper review I really suggest you read other, more knowledgeable people's reviews.

If any kind soul can tell me the names of the classic albums and the 'split' over the 4 CDs I would be grateful. Just add a comment and I will cut and paste and give you a credit for your hard and kind work.

As always if you see any typos add a note and I will correct...
The albums included are
Carmen McRae,
When You're Away,
Torchy,
Blue Moon,
Carmen For Cool Ones
Birds Of A Feather,
After Glow and
Sings Lover Man And Other Billie Holiday Greats

And the Tracks
1. You'd Be So Easy To Love
2. If I'm Lucky
3. Old Devil Moon
4. Tip Toe Gently
5. You Made Me Care
6. Last Time For Love
7. Misery
8. Too Much In Love To Care
9. Willingly
10. Two Faces In The Dark
11. I'll Be Seeing You
12. When You're Away
13. The More I See You
14. Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
15. When Your Lover Has Gone
16. I Concentate On You
17. If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)
18. I Only Have Eyes For You
19. I'm Glad There Is You
20. Ain't Misbehavin'
21. Last Night When We Were Young
22. Speak Low
23. But Beautiful
24. If You'd Stay The Way I Dream About You
25. Midnight Sun
26. My Future Just Passed
27. Yesterdays
28. We'll Be Together Again
29. I'm A Dreamer, Aren't We All
30. Good Morning Heartache
31. Star Eyes
32. I Don't Stand AGhost Of A Chance
33. Blue Moon
34. My Foolish Heart
35. I Was Doing All Right
36. Summer Is Gone
37. I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket
38. Nowhere
39. Until The Real Thing Comes Along
40. Lush Life
41. Even If It Breaks My Heart
42. Laughing Boy
43. Lilacs In The Rain
44. All This Could Lead To Love
45. All The Things You Are
46. A Shoulder To Cry On
47. Any Old Time
48. Weak For The Man
49. What's New
50. I Get A Kick Out Of You
51. What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry
52. Without A Word Of Warning
53. You're Mine
54. If I Were A Bell
55. The Night We Called It A Day
56. I Remember Clifford
57. Skylark
58. Bob White
59. A Nightingale SangIn Berkeley Square
60. Mister Meadowlark
61. Bye Bye Blackbird
62. Flamingo
63. The Eagle And Me
64. Baltimore Oriole
65. When The Red Red RobinComes Bob Bob Bobbin Along
66. Chicken Today AndFeathers Tomorrow
67. When The Swallows ComeBack To Capistrano
68. His Eye Is On The Sparrow
69. I Can't Escape From You
70. Guess Who I Saw Today
71. My Funny Valentine
72. It's The Little Things That Mean So Much
73. I'm Through With Love
74. Nice Work If You Can Get It
75. East Of The Sun
76. Exactly Like You
77. All My Life
78. Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
79. Dream Of Life
80. Perdido
81. Them There Eyes
82. Yesterdays
83. I'm Gonna Lock My Heart (And Throw Away The Key)
84. Strange Fruit
85. Miss Brown To You
86. My Man
87. I Cried For You (Now It's Your Turn To Cry Over Me)
88. Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)
89. Trav'lin Light
90. Some Other Spring
91. What A LittleMoonlight Can Do
92. God Bless The Child
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on 24 November 2014
Bargain-priced 4-CD set covering 8 vintage Carmen McRae albums.
Sound quality is quite acceptable for these early recordings (mid 1950s - early1960s), but volume levels vary between some albums.
Only criticism is the poor quality of the jewel case - the nodes holding the CDs are so brittle that two of them have already shattered into small pieces when the package was opened. This caused small scratches to the dislodged CDs during shipping.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on 20 May 2014
I thought I'd always REALLY liked Carmen Mcrae
so I shelled out on these- but I got tired of her
pretty quickly.
Don't get me wrong...she's fine for smooth Jazz,
but if you're after something a little deeper..?
Hmmm.
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