Sunday, March 31, 2013

Record #0310: Mr. Wonderful / You Ought To Have a Wife – SARAH VAUGHAN

Mercury 70777 (original) USA, 1956
Words & Music by:  Side AJerry Bock, George David Weiss, Larry Holofcener; Side B – David Whitman, Bob Shelley
Musicians: Sarah Vaughan (vocals) and an orchestra conducted by Hugo Peretti
Recording sessions: New York, NY, 1955 ?
Highest chart positions:  US #13

This was Vaughan’s highest ranking single in 1956.

Personally I like her jazz recordings more than this orchestra stuff, but nevertheless, the voice is great.

List price:  Very Good+ is $6, Near Mint is $12

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