The Bridges of Madison County

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All Music Guide - Steven McDonald
Credit the film and album The Bridges of Madison County with causing a great deal of excitement about crooner Johnny Hartman, a vocalist with a silky voice that almost defies description. Hartman has seen many of his albums reissued, with rapidly rising sales, since the release of the film. This collection marks the debut of Clint Eastwood's Malpaso Records label, which Eastwood intends to focus on jazz, and it's certainly a good start, featuring songs from Hartman, Dinah Washington, Irene Kral, and Barbara Lewis, as well as two versions of "Doe Eyes," an instrumental piece composed by Eastwood and arranged/conducted by longtime Eastwood collaborator Lennie Niehaus. ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steven McDonald
Credit the film and album The Bridges of Madison County with causing a great deal of excitement about crooner Johnny Hartman, a vocalist with a silky voice that almost defies description. Hartman has seen many of his albums reissued, with rapidly rising sales, since the release of the film. This collection marks the debut of Clint Eastwood's Malpaso Records label, which Eastwood intends to focus on jazz, and it's certainly a good start, featuring songs from Hartman, Dinah Washington, Irene Kral, and Barbara Lewis, as well as two versions of "Doe Eyes," an instrumental piece composed by Eastwood and arranged/conducted by longtime Eastwood collaborator Lennie Niehaus. Overall, the album is charming, low-key, and smooth, very much a record worth getting.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/30/1995
  • Label: Warner Bros / Wea
  • UPC: 093624594925
  • Catalog Number: 45949
  • Sales rank: 8,198

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Doe Eyes (1:05)
  2. 2 I'll Close My Eyes - Dinah Washington (2:50)
  3. 3 Easy Living - Johnny Hartman (5:55)
  4. 4 Blue Gardenia - Dinah Washington (5:17)
  5. 5 I See Your Face Before Me - Johnny Hartman (4:39)
  6. 6 Soft Winds - Hal Mooney & His Orchestra (3:01)
  7. 7 Baby I'm Yours - Barbara Lewis (2:32)
  8. 8 It's a Wonderful World - Junior Mance Trio (2:32)
  9. 9 It Was Almost Like a Song - Johnny Hartman (2:37)
  10. 10 This Is Always - Junior Mance Trio (3:22)
  11. 11 For All We Know - Johnny Hartman (5:03)
  12. 12 Doe Eyes (Reprise) (5:00)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Barbara Lewis Track Performer
The Platters Track Performer
Dinah Washington Track Performer
Irene Kral Track Performer
Lennie Niehaus Conductor
David Track Performer
Van McCoy Track Performer
Bob Cranshaw Drums
Warren Track Performer
Gordon Track Performer
Johnny Hartman Track Performer
Henderson Track Performer
Jordan Track Performer
Lee Track Performer
Junior Mance Piano, Track Performer
Mickey Roker Bass
Russell Track Performer
Hal Mooney Orchestra Track Performer
Technical Credits
Benny Goodman Composer
Fred Royal Composer
Scott Cunningham Composer
John Kluczko Watson Composer
Clint Eastwood Composer, Producer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great Music

    I purchased this CD as the background music for my in-law's 50th wedding anniversary party. It was such a hit. The soft smooth jazz was within the time period all the guests , all ages 65-80, were marrying. What a great choice. They all had positive comments to pitch in.

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