Winners!/On a Clear Day

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All Music Guide - Greg Adams
A Columbia album and an RCA album on one disc? This unusual arrangement is possible because Steve Lawrence owns his master tapes and can do with them as he pleases. As a result, his label, GL Music, paired the 1963 Columbia album Winners! with On a Clear Day, a non-charting RCA Victor album from 1970. Winners! boasts the number one hit "Go Away, Little Girl," a contemporary song bordering on teen idol pop that isn't representative of the rest of the album. Apart from the incongruous pop-folk of "Cotton Fields," the prevailing sound is that of the traditional pop era as Lawrence sings songs old and new with strings and a big band. Winners! blends seamlessly into On a Clear ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Greg Adams
A Columbia album and an RCA album on one disc? This unusual arrangement is possible because Steve Lawrence owns his master tapes and can do with them as he pleases. As a result, his label, GL Music, paired the 1963 Columbia album Winners! with On a Clear Day, a non-charting RCA Victor album from 1970. Winners! boasts the number one hit "Go Away, Little Girl," a contemporary song bordering on teen idol pop that isn't representative of the rest of the album. Apart from the incongruous pop-folk of "Cotton Fields," the prevailing sound is that of the traditional pop era as Lawrence sings songs old and new with strings and a big band. Winners! blends seamlessly into On a Clear Day, despite having been recorded several years earlier. On a Clear Day finds Lawrence applying his Frank Sinatra-influenced pipes to 11 songs from Broadway using a team of arrangers that includes Don Costa. "Mama, A Rainbow," a showstopper from the musical Minnie's Boys on which Lawrence delivers a soaring vocal performance, became a Top 40 easy listening hit. The disc was mastered from the original tapes, features brief liner notes by Lawrence himself, and is available through Lawrence's website at a premium price.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/2/2013
  • Label: Real Gone Music
  • UPC: 848064001386
  • Catalog Number: 400138
  • Sales rank: 84,765

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Steve Lawrence Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Henry Mancini Composer
Carole King Composer
Erroll Garner Composer
Gerry Goffin Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Domenico Modugno Composer
Steve Lawrence Liner Notes
Sheldon Harnick Composer
Al Cohn Arranger
Jack Andrews Arranger
Leslie Bricusse Composer
Sammy Cahn Composer
Don Costa Arranger
Gene DePaul Composer
Bert Kalmar Composer
Burton Lane Composer
Huddie Ledbetter Composer
Alan Jay Lerner Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Francesci Migliacci Composer
Anthony Newley Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
Jule Styne Composer
James Van Heusen Composer
Tony Velona Composer
Torrie Zito Arranger
Pat Williams Arranger
Hal Hackady Composer
Cyril Ornadel Composer
Burker Composer
Marion Evans Arranger
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