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Author Davis, Sammy, Jr., 1925-1990. Performer.

Title Yes I can! [sound recording] : the Sammy Davis Jr. story.

Imprint Los Angeles, CA : Warner Archives/Rhino, p1999.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    MB DAVI-S YIC D72CD    Available
Description 4 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Popular songs.
Title from container.
In part live recordings (disc 4).
Previously released material (1949-1988).
Compact discs; in container (31 cm.).
Program and biographical notes by Leslie Bricusse, Arthur Levy, Will Friedwald, and Gerald Early, and discography and bibliography (96 p. : ill.) laid in container; also includes 4 promotional postcards.
Contents Disc 1. Smile, darn ya, smile -- The gypsy in my soul -- Hey there -- The birth of the blues -- Easy to love -- My funny Valentine -- That old black magic -- Love me or leave me -- Something's gotta give -- Too close for comfort -- There's a small hotel (with Carmen McRae) -- I guess I'll hang my tears out to dry -- But not for me -- Bewitched (with Mundell Lowe) -- I got plenty o' nuttin' -- There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York -- Soliloquy -- Change partners -- The lady is a tramp -- Gee baby, ain't I good to you -- Get on the right track, baby.
Disc 2. A lot of livin' to do -- Begin the beguine -- My romance -- Falling in love with love -- Soon -- Thou swell -- Let there be love -- Guys and dolls -- Bye bye blackbird -- Blame it on my youth -- Here's that rainy day (with Laurindo Almeida) -- Lush life -- A stranger in town -- What kind of fool am I? -- Once in a lifetime -- Someone nice like you -- As long as she needs me -- I married an angel -- Falling in love again -- Me and my shadow (with Frank Sinatra) -- Teach me tonight (with Count Basie) -- April in Paris (with Count Basie) -- Night song -- I want to be with you (with Paula Wayne)
Disc 3. I've gotta be me -- Who can I turn to (when nobody needs me) -- Ev'ry time we say goodbye (with Laurindo Almeida) -- This was my love -- If I ruled the world -- The shelter of your arms -- Yes I can -- Gonna build a mountain -- Sit down, you're rockin' the boat -- 'Deed I do -- Walkin' my baby back home -- The party's over -- Unforgettable -- People -- Here I'll stay -- I think I like you -- At the crossroads -- I'll begin again -- The candy man (with the Mike Curb Congregation) -- Mr. Bojangles -- Keep your eye on the sparrow (Baretta's theme) -- I'm not anyone -- Life is a woman -- Lover, come back to me!
Disc 4. Something's gotta give -- And this is my beloved -- Hey there -- It's all right with me -- Ethel, baby -- Too close for comfort -- Once in a lifetime -- What kind of fool am I? -- West Side story medley. Jet song ; Something's coming ; Cool ; Tonight ; America ; Gee, Officer Krupke! ; Maria -- Rock-a-bye your baby with a Dixie melody -- Come back to me -- The birth of the blues -- Once in love with Amy -- If it's the last thing I do -- Please don't talk about me when I'm gone -- With a song in my heart -- As long as she needs me -- Bye bye blackbird -- Where or when -- You're nobody till somebody loves you -- Without a song -- I've gotta be me.
Performer Sammy Davis, Jr., vocals; with acc.
Subject Popular music.
Added Author McRae, Carmen. Performer.
Lowe, Mundell, 1922- Performer.
Almeida, Laurindo. Performer.
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998. Performer.
Basie, Count, 1904-1984. Performer.
Wayne, Paula. Performer. 1934-
Mike Curb Congregation (Musical group) Performer.
Added Title Sammy Davis Jr. story
ISBN 0737901020
Standard No. 081227597221
Music No. R2 75972 Warner Archives/Rhino

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