In a Sentimental Mood

In a Sentimental Mood

by Dr. John


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On Dr. John's first major-label effort, and first vocal studio album in ten years, he performs a set of pop standards including Cole Porter's "Love for Sale" and Johnny Mercer's "Accentuate the Positive." After starting out with a wild stage act and unusual costumes, Dr. John has evolved into a vocal stylist and piano virtuoso, which makes the idea of doing this sort of material appealing. And he does it well, turning out a leisurely duet with Rickie Lee Jones on "Makin' Whoopee" that won a Grammy (Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group), and giving sad feeling to "My Buddy." Maybe he has changed since the Gris Gris days, but even a mellowed Dr. John is a tasty one.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/25/1990
Label: Warner Bros / Wea
UPC: 0075992588928
catalogNumber: 25889
Rank: 48901

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Dr. John   Primary Artist,Keyboards,Vocals
Rickie Lee Jones   Vocals
Larry Williams   Synthesizer
Ralph Burns   Horn
Herlin Riley   Drums
David Barard   Bass
Lenny Castro   Percussion
Paul Jackson   Acoustic Guitar
Abraham Laboriel   Bass
Marty Paich   Strings,Horn
Harvey Mason   Drums
Hugh McCracken   Guitar
Marcus Miller   Bass
David "Fathead" Newman   Saxophone
Jeff Porcaro   Drums
Joel Peskin   Saxophone

Technical Credits

Tommy LiPuma   Producer
Bruce Miller   Engineer
Elliot Scheiner   Engineer
Schmitt   Engineer
Allen Sides   Engineer

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