Wild Women Don't Have the Blues

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Although singer Nancy Harrow made a strong impression with this debut recording which has been reissued on CD, she did not lead another record date until 1978 other than a lesser-known effort for Atlantic in 1966. Obviously the years of obscurity were not deserved, for this set is a near-classic. Harrow is heard in her early prime singing such veteran songs as "All Too Soon," "On the Sunny Side of the Street," the seven-minute "Blues for Yesterday," and the title cut originally done by Ida Cox in the 1920s. A more modern stylist although influenced by Billie Holiday a little than the material she performed at the time, Harrow is joined by such top mainstream players as ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Although singer Nancy Harrow made a strong impression with this debut recording which has been reissued on CD, she did not lead another record date until 1978 other than a lesser-known effort for Atlantic in 1966. Obviously the years of obscurity were not deserved, for this set is a near-classic. Harrow is heard in her early prime singing such veteran songs as "All Too Soon," "On the Sunny Side of the Street," the seven-minute "Blues for Yesterday," and the title cut originally done by Ida Cox in the 1920s. A more modern stylist although influenced by Billie Holiday a little than the material she performed at the time, Harrow is joined by such top mainstream players as trumpeter Buck Clayton who provided the arrangements, tenorman Buddy Tate, trombonist Dickie Wells, and pianist Dick Wellstood. Highly recommended, Harrow's debut date has plenty of spirit and enthusiasm.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/14/2008
  • Label: Pure Pleasure
  • EAN: 5060149620731
  • Catalog Number: 9008
  • Sales rank: 249,276

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Nancy Harrow Primary Artist, Vocals
Buck Clayton Trumpet, Leader
Buddy Tate Tenor Saxophone
Oliver Jackson Drums
Dick Wellstood Piano
Danny Bank Baritone Saxophone
Kenny Burrell Guitar
Tommy Gwaltney Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Milt Hinton Bass
Dicky Wells Trombone
Technical Credits
Paul James Composer
Buck Clayton Arranger
Harold Arlen Composer
Bob d'Orleans Engineer
Nat Hentoff Producer, Liner Notes
Kay Swift Composer
Ted Koehler Composer
Les Carr Composer
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