You're Lookin' at Me (A Collection of Nat King Cole Songs)

You're Lookin' at Me (A Collection of Nat King Cole Songs)

by Carmen McRae

CD

Overview

Carmen McRae's tribute to Nat King Cole (which predated the late-'80s revival of Cole's music) has its strong and weak points. She wisely adds Cole's former guitarist John Collins to her regular trio and picked some fine material (including "I'm an Errand Girl for Rhythm," "I Can't See for Lookin'" and "Just You, Just Me"). However McRae's phrasing is much different than Cole's and why did she sing "Sweet Lorraine" without changing any of the words? Despite those reservations, this set has enough strong moments to justify its purchase.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/25/1990
Label: Concord Records
UPC: 0013431423522
catalogNumber: 4235

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Carmen McRae   Primary Artist,Vocals
Donald Bailey   Drums
John Collins   Guitar
John Leftwich   Bass
Marshall Otwell   Piano

Technical Credits

Oscar Moore   Composer
Donald Bailey   Producer,Contributor
Nat King Cole   Composer
John Collins   Contributor
Phil Edwards   Engineer
Redd Evans   Composer
Jesse Greer   Composer
Raymond Klages   Composer
John Leftwich   Contributor
Marshall Otwell   Contributor
Mitchell Parish   Composer
Bob Russell   Composer
Carl Sigman   Composer
John S. Wilson   Liner Notes
Clifford R. Burwell   Composer
Joe Ricardel   Composer

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