A Beautiful Thing / Cleo Laine

Release Date: 1/11/2011
Label: RCA
Catalog Number: RCA61664
Number of Discs: 1

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Track Listing
1. All in Love Is Fair
2. Skip-A-Long Sam
3. Send in the Clowns
4. Least You Can Do Is the Best You Can, The
5. They Needed Each Other
6. I Loves You, Porgy
7. Until It's Time for You to Go
8. Life Is a Wheel
9. Summer Knows, The
10. Beautiful Thing, A
11. Time for Farewell, A - (bonus track)

Personnel: Cleo Laine (vocals); James Galway (flute); Tony Hymas, Don Grolnick (keyboards); Cliff Morris, Bob Rose (guitar); John Miller (bass); Roy Markowitz (drums).

Producers: Mike Berniker (tracks 1-10); Kurt Gebauer, John Dankworth (track 11).

Engineers: Mike Moran, Ed Begley (tracks 1-10); Frank Catero (track 11).

Recorded at RCA Studios B & C, New York on July 10-12, 1974 and Studio D, Sausalito, California in August 1993.

Recording information: New York, NY (07/10/1974-07/??/1993); RCA Recording Studios, Studio B&C, New York, NY (07/10/1974-07/??/1993); Studio D, Sausalito, CA (07/10/1974-07/??/1993).

Photographer: Nick Sangiamo.

Arrangers: Tony Hymas; John Dankworth.
Works on This Recording
1. All in Love is Fair by Stevie Wonder
Performer: Don Grolnick (Keyboard), Roy Markowitz (Drums), John [doublebass] Miller (Double Bass), Cleo Laine (Voice), Cliff Morris (Guitar), Tony Hymas (Keyboards)
2. Skip A-Long Sam by Donovan Leitch
Performer: John [doublebass] Miller (Double Bass), Don Grolnick (Keyboard), Roy Markowitz (Drums), Cleo Laine (Voice), Tony Hymas (Keyboards), Cliff Morris (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
3. A Little Night Music: Send in the Clowns by Stephen Sondheim
Performer: Cleo Laine (Voice)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1973 ; USA
4. Porgy and Bess: I loves you, Porgy by George Gershwin
Performer: Cleo Laine (Voice), Tony Hymas (Keyboards), Don Grolnick (Keyboard), Roy Markowitz (Drums), John [doublebass] Miller (Double Bass), Cliff Morris (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935 ; USA
5. Until It's Time for You to Go by Buffy Sainte-Marie
Performer: Don Grolnick (Keyboard), Roy Markowitz (Drums), John [doublebass] Miller (Double Bass), Cliff Morris (Guitar), Cleo Laine (Voice), Tony Hymas (Keyboards)
Period: 20th Century
6. Summer of '42: The Summer Knows by Michel Legrand
Performer: John [doublebass] Miller (Double Bass), Don Grolnick (Keyboard), Roy Markowitz (Drums), Cleo Laine (Voice), Tony Hymas (Keyboards), Cliff Morris (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1971 ; France
7. The Civil War: Ashokan Farewell by Jay Ungar
Performer: James Galway (Flute), Don Grolnick (Keyboard), Roy Markowitz (Drums), John [doublebass] Miller (Double Bass), Cleo Laine (Voice), Tony Hymas (Keyboards), Cliff Morris (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1990 ; USA
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