Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Record #0188: Make Yourself Comfortable / Idle Gossip – SARAH VAUGHAN

Mercury 70469 (original) USA, Nov. 1954
Words & Music by:  Side A – Bob Merrill; Side B – Floyd Huddleston, Joseph Meyer
Musicians:  Sarah Vaughan (vocals) and an orchestra conducted by Hugo Peretti
Recording sessions:  Fine Sound Studios, New York, NY, Sep. 24, 1954
Highest chart positions: US #6

Vaughan had just left Columbia Records and joined Mercury in the beginning of 1954. She recorded potential hit songs for Mercury label and more jazz type of material for its subsidiary label “EmArcy” during her Mercury years.

This record was Vaughan’s first hit with Mercury.

List price:  Very Good+ $7.50, Near Mint $15

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