Betty St. Claire Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: 1955
Location: New York City
Label: Jubilee

Betty St. Claire (ldr), Barry Galbraith (g), Edwin Swanston (p), Addison Farmer (b), Herbie Lovelle (d), Betty St. Claire (v)

a.     East Of The Sun - 2:28  (Brooks Bowman)
b.     Prelude To A Kiss - 3:55  (Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon, Irving Mills)
c.     That Old Black Magic - 2:27  (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
d.     I Hadn't Anyone Till You - 2:20  (Ray Noble)
e.     My One And Only Love - 4:08  (Robert Mellin, Guy Wood)
f.     Why Try To Change Me Now - 3:21  (Cy Coleman, Joseph McCarthy)
g.     Skylark - 3:12  (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer)
h.     Give Me The Simple Life - 1:57  (Rube Bloom, Harry Ruby)
All titles on:      Jubilee LP 12": JGM 1011 — What Is There To Say   
     Fresh Sound CD: FSR CD 103 — Hal McKusick Plays, Betty St. Claire Sings...   (1989)

Date: 1960
Location: New York City
Label: Seeco

Betty St. Claire (ldr), Mundell Lowe (g), Stan Free (p), George Duvivier (b), Ed Shaughnessy (d), Betty St. Claire (v)

a.     You Took Advantage Of Me  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
b.     Moonlight In Vermont  (John Blackburn, Karl Suessdorf)
c.     Ah, Sweet Mystery Of Life  (Victor Herbert, Rida Johnson Young)
d.     'Tis Autumn  (Henry Nemo)
e.     June's A Word  (Tony Velona)
f.     Lonelyville  (Hal Clayton Hackady, Walter Marks)
g.     You Turned The Tables On Me  (Louis Alter, Sidney Mitchell)
h.     You're Laughing At Me  (Irving Berlin)
i.     Crazy Rhythm  (Irving Caesar, Roger Wolfe Kahn, Joseph Meyer)
j.     Easy To Say  (Bobby Worth)
k.     I Get A Kick Out Of You  (Cole Porter)
l.     Like Someone In Love  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
All titles on:      Seeco LP 12": CELP 456 — Bette St. Claire At Basin Street East   
     Fresh Sound CD: FSR CD 056 — Bette St. Claire At Basin Street East   

Not recorded live at the Basin Street East club as implied by album title.

Composer of e. needs confirmation.