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Living in Sin

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All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
Yet another collection of "obscure, lovely and naughty songs," 2004's Living in Sin is probably Klein's strongest effort since her near-solo debut Come Into My Parlor. Klein's second album, Paradise Wobble, was a trifle awkward in the way it incorporated her new backing band, the Parlor Boys, and its follow-up, Put a Flavor to Love, was perhaps a shade below her earlier albums in terms of material. Klein writes none of her own songs, choosing her repertoire from vintage songbooks and sheet music of the early 20th century. Living in Sin, however, rebounds with a wonderfully idiosyncratic range of songs including a sly version of the rude old standard "Ballin' the Jack" to ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
Yet another collection of "obscure, lovely and naughty songs," 2004's Living in Sin is probably Klein's strongest effort since her near-solo debut Come Into My Parlor. Klein's second album, Paradise Wobble, was a trifle awkward in the way it incorporated her new backing band, the Parlor Boys, and its follow-up, Put a Flavor to Love, was perhaps a shade below her earlier albums in terms of material. Klein writes none of her own songs, choosing her repertoire from vintage songbooks and sheet music of the early 20th century. Living in Sin, however, rebounds with a wonderfully idiosyncratic range of songs including a sly version of the rude old standard "Ballin' the Jack" to the utterly strange but weirdly appropriate in the age of SARS and avian flu novelty tune "Some Little Bug Is Going to Find You The Germ Song." Klein's vocals and ukulele remain front and center, but her band's varied and period-appropriate arrangements suit her unique sound perfectly.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/12/2004
  • Label: Coeur De Jeanette
  • UPC: 738091260323
  • Catalog Number: 4
  • Sales rank: 195,839

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Hollywood Party (2:40)
  2. 2 Good Little Bad Little You - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (2:48)
  3. 3 Living in Sin - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (3:32)
  4. 4 How Could Little Red Riding Hood? - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (2:11)
  5. 5 My Blue Bird's Singing the Blues - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (3:30)
  6. 6 Don't Take That Black Bottom Away - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (3:34)
  7. 7 Ce Disque Vous Dira - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (2:33)
  8. 8 Baby O' Mine - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (3:18)
  9. 9 I Love My Baby - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (3:02)
  10. 10 Jersey Walk - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (2:55)
  11. 11 If You Do What You Do - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (3:17)
  12. 12 Ballin' the Jack - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (2:19)
  13. 13 Big Time Woman - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (4:01)
  14. 14 The Sheik of Ave B - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (2:52)
  15. 15 Some Little Bug Is Going to Find You - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (3:20)
  16. 16 True Blue Lou - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (3:04)
  17. 17 Everyone Says I Love You - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (1:44)
  18. 18 Unrequited - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (3:16)
  19. 19 Night Wind - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (3:09)
  20. 20 Jacksonville Blues - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (2:57)
  21. 21 Sunday - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (3:03)
  22. 22 Sing Me a Baby Song - Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys (3:27)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Janet Klein Primary Artist, Ukulele, Vocals
Ian Whitcomb Piano, Accordion, Ukulele, Vocals, Group Member
Robert Armstrong Accordion, Hawaiian Guitar
Russell Blake Hawaiian Guitar, Group Member
Tom Marion Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin, Vocals, Guitar (Tenor), Group Member
Billy Steele Guitar, Group Member
Brad Kay Piano, Cornet, Vocals, Group Member
Bob Mitchell Wurlitzer
Dan Levinson Clarinet, C-Melody Saxophone
Benedikt Brydern Violin, Group Member
Corey Gemme Cornet, Group Member
Randy Woltz Percussion, Xylophone, Vibes
Technical Credits
Eddie Cantor Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Chester Cohn Composer
Henry Creamer Composer
Walter Donaldson Composer
Bud Green Composer
Lorenz Hart Composer
R.J. Jones Composer
Gus Kahn Composer
Bert Kalmar Composer
Benny Krueger Composer
Pierre Lefevre Composer
Pete Magdaleno Engineer
Eddie Miller Composer
Dave Pollock Composer
Ralph Rainger Composer
Leo Robin Composer
Harry Ruby Composer
Sam H. Stept Composer
Jule Styne Composer
Roy Turk Composer
Harry Warren Composer
Wilton Crawley Composer
Robert Loveless Producer, Engineer
Sam Coslow Composer
Richard A. Whiting Composer
Harry Link Composer
Lou Handman Composer
James F. Hanley Composer
Roy Atwell Composer
Bob Rothberg Composer
Addy Britt Composer
James Henry Burris Composer
Benjamin Hapgood Burt Composer
Paul Hilton Engineer
Robert Cloud Composer
Chris Smith Composer
Julia Simmons Images
Janet Klein Arranger
Paul Bacca Engineer
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