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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.ís 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 Youíre 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

 


AFTER GLOW
LABEL: DECCA
YEAR: 1957
NO. DL-8583 LP
MUSICIANS: Ronnell Bright, Ray Bryant, piano; Ike Isaacs, bass; Specs Wright, drums.  Carmen plays piano on Side One, tracks 1, 4; Side Two, tracks 2, 6

SIDE ONE:
1.  I Can't Escape From You (Leo Robin, Richard Whiting) 3:35              
2.  Guess Who I Saw Today (Murray Grand, Elisse Boyd) 3:35
3.  My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)  3:35
4.  It's The Little Things That Mean So Much Harold Adamson, Teddy Wilson) 3:18
5.  I'm Through With Love  (Matt Malneck, Joe Livingston, Gus Kahn) 4:09
6.  Nice Work If You Can Get It (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)  2:33

SIDE TWO:
1.  East Of The Sun  (Brooks Bowman) 2:15
2.  Exactly Like You   2:09  (Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)
3.  All My Life   4:19   (Sam H. Stept, Sidney Mitchell)
4.  Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea  2:30 (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)
5.  Dream Of Life  4:00  (Luther Henderson Jr., Carmen McRae)
6.  Perdido  2:15  (Juan Tizol, Hans Lengsfelder, Ervin Drake)



 

 










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