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List of Original Albums

Original albums, 1950s

Original albums, 1960s

In London, Ember, released by Kapp, 1962, CD. Reissued by Ember, 1999.

Tonight Only With The Dave Brubeck Quartet
, Columbia, 1960.

Take Five at Basin Street East w/Dave Brubeck, Columbia, 1961.

The Real Ambassadors, w/Louis Armstrong, Columbia, 1962.

Lover Man, tribute to Billie Holiday, Columbia, 1961.

Something Wonderful, Columbia, 1963. Reissued on Sony Collectables, 2001, with 3 bonus tracks.

Bittersweet, Focus, 1964. Reissued on CD by Koch Jazz, 2002.

In Person, Mainstream, (first issued by TIME under the title Live at Sugar Hill), 1963. Reissued on CD under the title Live at Sugar Hill.

Live and Doiní It, Mainstream, 1965.

Live and Wailing,
Mainstream, 1965. Reissued on Alive! 1994, Sony Legacy with Woman Talk.

Carmen McRae
, Mainstream, 1966.

Second to None, Mainstream,1964. Reissued on CD, Carmen McRae:1964
Orchestra Recordings,
2006, Lonehill.

Havenít We Met, Mainstream, 1965. Reissued on CD Carmen McRae: 1964 Orchestra Recordings, 2006, Lonehill.

Woman Talk, Live at the Village Gate. Mainstream, 1966, reissued on CD Alive! 1994, Sony Legacy.

For Once in My Life
, Atlantic, 1967. Reissued on Rhino, 2004 along with The Art of Carmen McRae, originally an LP compilation.

The Sound of Silence, Atlantic, 1968. Reissued on Rhino, 2001 with Portrait of Carmen.

Portrait of Carmen, Atlantic, 1968. Reissued on Rhino, 2001, with The Sound of Silence.

Original albums, 1970s

Original albums, 1980s

Later releases, 1990s


Focus, 1964
LP 12"     
MUSICIANS: Mundell Lowe (g), Victor Sproles (b), Carmen McRae, Norman Simmons (p), Curtis Boyd (d)

1. When Sunny Gets Blue (Marvin Fisher, Jack Segal) 3:47
2. How Did He Look (Abner Silver, Gladys Shelley) 3:00
3. Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) 3:29
4. The Meaning Of The Blues (Bobby Troup, Leah Worth) 2:42
5. If You Could Love Me (Norman Simmons) 2:02
6. Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most (Fran Landesman, Tommy Wolf) 6:09

1. Second Chance (Andre Previn, Dory Langdon-Previn) 3:29
2. If You Could See Me Now (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman) 2:42
3. Here's That Rainy Day (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) 2:36
4. I'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out Of My Life (Joseph McCarthy Jr., Cy Coleman 3:12
5. Ghost Of Yesterday (Arthur Louis Herzog, Jr., Irene Wilson) 3:00
12. I'm Lost (Otis Rene) 2:45
13. Come Sunday (Duke Ellington) 2:32


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