The Man I Love (album)
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The Man I Love Album
The Man I Love
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Studio album by
Released1957 (1957)
RecordedApril 2 - August 30, 1957
GenreVocal jazz
Length40:11
LabelCapitol
ProducerMilt Gabler
Peggy Lee chronology
Songs from Walt Disney's Lady and the Tramp
(1957)
The Man I Love
(1957)
Sea Shells
(1958)

The Man I Love is an album by jazz singer Peggy Lee with an orchestra arranged by Nelson Riddle and conducted by Frank Sinatra. This was Lee's first album after returning to Capitol.[1]

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]

Allmusic gave the album three and a half stars. Critic William Ruhlmann wrote that Sinatra directed Lee to sing like Billie Holiday, "to reinforce the near-victimhood of the woman depicted in the songs." Nelson Riddle's "lush strings...hint of dark things" in "a superb pairing of singer, conductor, and arranger".[1]

Track listing

  1. "The Man I Love" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 3:45
  2. "Please Be Kind" (Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin) - 4:14
  3. "Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe" (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg) - 4:05
  4. "(Just One Way to Say) I Love You" (Irving Berlin) - 2:53
  5. "That's All" (Alan Brandt, Bob Haymes) - 2:55
  6. "Something Wonderful" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) - 3:15
  7. "He's My Guy" (Gene de Paul, Don Raye) - 4:13
  8. "Then I'll Be Tired of You" (Harburg, Arthur Schwartz) - 2:28
  9. "My Heart Stood Still" (Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 2:45
  10. "If I Should Lose You" (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) - 2:23
  11. "There Is No Greater Love" (Isham Jones, Marty Symes) - 3:38
  12. "The Folks Who Live on the Hill" (Hammerstein, Jerome Kern) - 3:37

Personnel

References

  1. ^ a b c Ruhlmann, William. "The Man I Love". AllMusic. Retrieved 2018.

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