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The Roots of Amy Winehouse

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
This 20-track collection of jazz, blues, and soul songs that supposedly inspired husky-voiced, 21st century retro-pop star/tabloid nightmare Amy Winehouse plays like a juke box in an old black-and-white movie. While choices like Billie Holiday, "I Must Have That Man!", Ella Fitzgerald "Every Time We Say Goodbye", and Dinah Washington "If I Could Be with You One Hour Tonight" are obvious ones, the inclusion of the impossibly smooth Chet Baker "My Funny Valentine" and amiable jazz flute master James Moody -- though solid cuts from unquestionable legends -- feels out of place when put into context with the ferocious Winehouse.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
This 20-track collection of jazz, blues, and soul songs that supposedly inspired husky-voiced, 21st century retro-pop star/tabloid nightmare Amy Winehouse plays like a juke box in an old black-and-white movie. While choices like Billie Holiday, "I Must Have That Man!", Ella Fitzgerald "Every Time We Say Goodbye", and Dinah Washington "If I Could Be with You One Hour Tonight" are obvious ones, the inclusion of the impossibly smooth Chet Baker "My Funny Valentine" and amiable jazz flute master James Moody -- though solid cuts from unquestionable legends -- feels out of place when put into context with the ferocious Winehouse.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/15/2009
  • Label: Snapper Uk
  • UPC: 636551007528
  • Catalog Number: 75
  • Sales rank: 130,542

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Coquette - Dinah Washington (2:53)
  2. 2 I Must Have That Man! - Billie Holiday (3:02)
  3. 3 Love Me or Leave Me - Anita O'Day (2:31)
  4. 4 I Ain't Got Nobody (2:21)
  5. 5 There Is No Greater Love - Billie Holiday (2:56)
  6. 6 I'm in the Mood for Love - James Moody (3:05)
  7. 7 Just in Time - Lena Horne (2:53)
  8. 8 Lullaby of Birdland - Sarah Vaughan (3:58)
  9. 9 When Your Lover Has Gone - Frank Sinatra (3:06)
  10. 10 You Don't Know What Love Is - Billie Holiday (3:47)
  11. 11 Don't Go to Strangers (2:18)
  12. 12 If I Could Be with You One Hour Tonight - Dinah Washington (2:47)
  13. 13 Hey! Jealous Lover - Frank Sinatra (2:19)
  14. 14 Something's Gotta Give (2:03)
  15. 15 My Funny Valentine - Chet Baker (2:16)
  16. 16 You Go to My Head - James Moody (3:24)
  17. 17 Every Time We Say Goodbye - Ella Fitzgerald (3:26)
  18. 18 Embraceable You - Sarah Vaughan (4:47)
  19. 19 Black Coffee - Ray Charles (5:42)
  20. 20 Little Girl Blue - Ella Fitzgerald (3:53)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
James Moody Composer
Jimmy McHugh Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Sammy Cahn Composer
Betty Comden Composer
Henry Creamer Composer
Walter Donaldson Composer
Redd Evans Composer
Dorothy Fields Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Adolph Green Composer
Johnny Green Composer
Lorenz Hart Composer
Dave Henderson Liner Notes
Isham Jones Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Gene Paul Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Don Raye Composer
Jule Styne Composer
Marty Symes Composer
Paul Francis Webster Composer
Spencer Williams Composer
Carmen Lombardo Composer
Dave Mann Composer
Arthur Kent Composer
Bee Walker Composer
James Johnson Composer
Gus Khan Composer
Roger Graham Composer
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