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List of Original Albums

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Original albums, 1950s

Carmen McRae, Bethlehem.1954. Reissued on CD in 1994 by Bethlehem.

A Foggy Day, Stardust LP (with Ivie Anderson) 1955.

By Special Request, Decca, 1955. Reissued on CD, Here To Stay, 1992.

Torchy
, Decca, 1955. Reissued on CD by MCA in 1999 with Blue Moon

Blue Moon, Decca, 1956, Reissued on CD by MCA in 1999 with Torchy.

Boy Meets Girl, Decca,1957 with Sammy Davis, Jr. Reissued on CD Boy Meets Girl: Sammy Davis, Jr. & Carmen McRae on Decca, 2005.

After Glow, Decca, Recorded in 1957. Reissued on CD Carmen McRae and Ray Bryant, 2005

Mad About the Man, Decca, 1957. Reissued on CD Carmen McRae and Ray Bryant, 2005

Carmen for Cool Ones, Decca, 1957.

Porgy and Bess, 1958 (under Sammy Davis, Jr.’s name). Reissued on CD Boy Meets Girl: Sammy Davis, Jr. & Carmen McRae on Decca, 2005.

Birds of a Feather, Decca, 1958.

Book of Ballads
, Kapp, recorded in 1958.

When You’re Away
, Kapp, 1959.

Something to Swing About, Kapp, 1959. Reissued on CD, Here To Stay, 1992

Original albums, 1960s

Original albums, 1970s

Original albums, 1980s

Later releases, 1990s

COMPLETE LIST OF ORIGINAL ALBUMS
(no compilations or reissues)

Click on title for album details.

Carmen McRae
,
Bethlehem.1954. Reissued on CD in 1994 by Bethlehem.

A Foggy Day, Stardust LP (with Ivie Anderson) 1955.

By Special Request, Decca, 1955. Reissued on CD, Here To Stay, 1992.

Torchy, Decca, 1955. Reissued on CD by MCA in 1999 with Blue Moon

Blue Moon, Decca, 1956, Reissued on CD by MCA in 1999 with Torchy.

Boy Meets Girl, Decca,1957 with Sammy Davis, Jr. Reissued on CD Boy Meets Girl: Sammy Davis, Jr. & Carmen McRae on Decca, 2005.

After Glow, Decca, Recorded in 1957. Reissued on CD Carmen McRae and
Ray Bryant
, 2005

Mad About the Man, Decca, 1957. Reissued on CD Carmen McRae and Ray
Bryant
, 2005

Carmen for Cool Ones, Decca, 1957.

Porgy and Bess, 1958 (under Sammy Davis, Jr.’s name). Reissued on CD
Boy Meets Girl: Sammy Davis, Jr. & Carmen McRae on Decca, 2005.

Birds of a Feather, Decca, 1958.

Book of Ballads
, Kapp, recorded in 1958.

When You’re Away
, Kapp, 1959.

Something to Swing About, Kapp, 1959. Reissued on CD, Here To Stay, 1992.

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 Doin’ 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.

Haven’t 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.

Just a Little Lovin’, Atlantic, 1970.

The Great American Songbook, Live at Donte’s, Atlantic, 1972.

Live at Century Plaza, Atlantic, 1968. Reissued on CD in 1991 with nine bonus tracks.

November Girl,  Jazz Man, 1975.

Carmen, Temponic, 1972.

As Time Goes By, Live at the Dug in Japan, Catalyst, 1973.
(Also known by the title, Alone)

Ms Jazz, Groove Merchant, 1973. Reissued on CD in 1990, also included in the reissue Velvet Soul with It Takes a Whole Lot of Feeling.

It Takes a Whole Lot of Human Feeling, Groove Merchant, 1973.
Reissued on CD by Laserlight with 3 additional tracks under the title
Carmen McRae, The Jazz Collector Edition, 1991. Also included in the
reissue Velvet Soul with Ms. Jazz.

I Am Music, Blue Note, 1975.

At the Great American Music Hall, Blue Note, 1976.
Reissued on double CD by Toshiba EMI of Japan, 1994.

Can’t Hide Love, Blue Note, 1976. Reissued by Blue Note on CD in 1993.

I’m Coming Home Again, Buddah, 1980. Reissued on CD by Unidisc in
1994, reissued under the title Ms. Magic by DCC.

Two for the Road, with George Shearing, Concord, 1980.
Reissued on CD in 1992 (with a different cover).

Heat Wave, with Cal Tjader, Concord, 1982.
Reissued on CD in 1982.

You’re Lookin’ at Me, a collection of Nat King Cole songs, Concord, 1983.
Reissued on CD in 1990.

Live at Birdland West, Concord, 1988. Reissued on CD in 1988.

Any Old Time, Denon, 1987. Issued on CD, 1993. Reissued by Columbia,
2005.

Duets, Carmen McRae-Betty Carter, Great American Music Hall,1988.
Issued on both LP and CD by GAMH in 1994.
Reissued on CD by Verve in 1996 with a new cover.

Carmen Sings Monk. Novus, 1990.
Issued on LP and CD by Novus in 1990.

Sarah—Dedicated To You, Novus, 1991.
Issued on CD in 1991. Reissued on Bluebird, 2003.

BELATED ISSUES OF ORIGINAL SESSIONS:

Song Time, Hindsight, 1993.
Recorded in the 1960s for a radio series "The Navy Swings."

For Lady Day, Volumes 1 and 2, Novus, 1995.
Recorded on New Year’s Eve at the Blue Note, New York, 1983.

Don’t Misunderstand, Jazz Time, 1997.
Recorded at the 1982 Monteux Jazz Festival.

At Ratso’s, Volumes 1 and 2, Hitchcock Media Records, 2002.
Recorded at Ratso’s in Chicago in 1981.

Live at Bubba’s, Who’s Who in Jazz, 2000.
Recorded at the Florida club in 1981.

Live at Ronnie Scott’s, DRG, 1995.
Recorded at the London club in 1977.

Dream of Life,
Warner Bros., 1998.
Recorded in June, 1989, in Cologne, Germany.

Live at Umbria Jazz, EGEA, Perugio-Italy, 2001
Recorded at the Umbria Jazz Festival, 1990





















 
 
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