In a Sentimental Mood

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
On Dr. John's first major-label effort, and first vocal studio album in ten years, he performs a set of pop standards including Cole Porter's "Love for Sale" and Johnny Mercer's "Accentuate the Positive." After starting out with a wild stage act and unusual costumes, Dr. John has evolved into a vocal stylist and piano virtuoso, which makes the idea of doing this sort of material appealing. And he does it well, turning out a leisurely duet with Rickie Lee Jones on "Makin' Whoopee" that won a Grammy Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group, and giving sad feeling to "My Buddy." Maybe he has changed since the Gris Gris days, but even a ...
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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
On Dr. John's first major-label effort, and first vocal studio album in ten years, he performs a set of pop standards including Cole Porter's "Love for Sale" and Johnny Mercer's "Accentuate the Positive." After starting out with a wild stage act and unusual costumes, Dr. John has evolved into a vocal stylist and piano virtuoso, which makes the idea of doing this sort of material appealing. And he does it well, turning out a leisurely duet with Rickie Lee Jones on "Makin' Whoopee" that won a Grammy Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group, and giving sad feeling to "My Buddy." Maybe he has changed since the Gris Gris days, but even a mellowed Dr. John is a tasty one.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Warner Bros Mod Afw
  • UPC: 075992588928
  • Catalog Number: 25889
  • Sales rank: 47,551

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Dr. John Primary Artist, Keyboards, Vocals
Rickie Lee Jones Vocals
Larry Williams Synthesizer
Ralph Burns Horn
Herlin Riley Drums
David Barard Bass
Lenny Castro Percussion
Paul Jackson Jr. Acoustic Guitar
Abraham Laboriel Sr. Bass
Marty Paich Strings, Horn
Harvey Mason Sr. Drums
Hugh McCracken Guitar
Marcus Miller Bass
David "Fathead" Newman Saxophone
Jeff Porcaro Drums
Joel Peskin Saxophone
Technical Credits
Tommy LiPuma Producer
Bruce Miller Engineer
Elliot Scheiner Engineer
Al Schmitt Engineer
Allen Sides Engineer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Every song is great

    Very nice CD. I like every song on th CD. Easy to listen to.

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