Monday, December 23, 2013

Record #0526: This Year's Santa Baby / Hey Jacque – EARTHA KITT

RCA Victor 47-5914 (original, promo) USA, Nov. 1954
Words & Music bySide A – Tony Springer, Philip Springer, Joan Javits; Side BWayne Shanklin, Eden Ahbez
Musicians: Eartha Kitt (vocals) and an orchestra conducted by Henri René
Recording sessions: RCA Studios, New York, NY, 1954
Highest chart positions:  did not hit Top 100 in national charts

RCA tried to repeat the success that Kitt had with "Santa Baby" the year before, but that didn't quite work. There's nothing wrong with the performance, though. The old bag just didn't deliver the goods anymore.

Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays to all!

List price:  Very Good+ is $10, Near Mint is $20

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