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Monday, November 15, 2021

Chris Connor


Something To Live For

Chris Connor
Cover Photo: Marcus Blechman
Cover Design: Guidi, Tri-Arts
Supervision: Nesubi Ertegun, Ahmet Ertegun & Jerry Wexler
Recording Engineer: Tom Dowd, Bob Dougherty & Frank Abbey
Atlantic High Fidelity 1228 (SD 1228 disc sleeved in a 1228 jacket with a "Stereo Disc" sticker fixed to the front)

On I Get A Kick Out Of You, Where Are You, Ev'rytime & Almost Like Being In Love, Chris Connor is accompanied by John Lewis, piano; Barry Galbraith, guitar; Oscar Peterson, bass & Connie Kay, drums.

On Something To Live For, When The Wind Was Green, He Was Too Good To Me & My April Heart, Chris Connor is accompanied by a 19 piece orchestra conducted by Ralph Burns.

On Get Out Of Town, Anything Goes, You Make Me Feel So Young & Way Out There, Chris Connor is accompanied by Nick Travis, trumpet; Zoot Sims, Al Young, Sam Marowitz, Ray Beckenstein & Danny Bank, saxophones & clarinets; Moe Weschsler, piano; Barry Galbraith, guitar, Milton Hinton, bass & Osie Johnson, drums. Zoot Sims plays the tenor sax solo on Way Out There (Zoot Sims appears by arrangement with Storyville Records).

From Billboard - November 10, 1958: This package, one of the singer's earlier Atlantic LP's, is both tasteful and effective in stereo. Selections – all presented in Miss Connor's distinctive style–include "I Get A Kick Out Of You" and other standards, plus some seldom heard oldies – "He Was Too Good To Me," "Something To Live For," etc.

I Get A Kick Out Of You
Something To Live For
Get Out Of Town
Where Are You
Anything Goes
When The Wind Was Green
He Was Too Good To Me
You Make Me Feel So Young
Way Out There
My April Heart
Almost Like Being In Love

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