Ella Fitzgerald - Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie! (2LP, 45RPM, 200g)
Ella Fitzgerald - Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie! (2LP, 45RPM, 200g)
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Ella Fitzgerald - Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie! (2LP, 45RPM, 200g)
Ella Fitzgerald - Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie! (2LP, 45RPM, 200g)

Ella Fitzgerald - Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie! (2LP, 45RPM, 200g)

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Ella Fitzgerald, vocals [click here to see more vinyl featuring Ella Fitzgerald]

Lou Levy, piano

Herb Ellis, guitar

Joe Mondragon, bass

Stan Levey, drums

 

2 LPs, standard sleeve

Limited Edition

Original analog Master tape : YES

Heavy Press : 200g

Record color : black

Speed : 45RPM

Size : 12''

Stereo

Studio

Record Press :  Quality Record Pressings

Label :  Analogue Productions 

Original Label :  Verve records

Recorded January 23, 1961 in New York City and June 22–23, 1961 in Los Angeles

Produced by Norman Granz

Remastered by George Marino at Sterling Sound

Originally released in 1961

Reissued in 2012

 

Tracks :

Side A:

  1. Night In Tunisia
  2. You're My Thrill
  3. My Reverie

Side B:

  1. Stella My Starlight
  2. 'Round Midnite
  3. Jersey Bounce
  4. Signing Off

Side C: 

  1. Cry Me A River
  2. This Year's Kisses
  3. Good Morning Heartache
  4. (I Was) Born To Be Blue

Side D:

  1. Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!
  2. Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most
  3. Music Goes 'Round and 'Round

 

Awards:

TAS Super LP List! Special Merit: Informal

 

Reviews : 

"Back in the 1990s original Verve pressings of this record were hot items pushed into prominence in great part by write-ups in The Absolute Sound, particularly by my friend Frank Doris. I found a few, and even a few in pretty good condition, but none of them begin to compare to this double 45 RPM set that offers more of everything, particularly transparency and instrumental separation. ...Ella's on a microphone with a slightly rising high end but if it sounds icy, don't blame the recording or the mastering. It's your system. If it's well-balanced and your cartridge is a good tracker, the vocal transparency and clarity are spooky and the sibilant articulation is precise. These double LPs cut at Sterling Sound use the original tapes, not copies of the original tapes and the clarity and transparency coupled with QRP's drop-dead silent pressings are remarkable. The original pre-MGM buyout LP has a pleasingly nostalgic quality and the added warmth produces a bit more room sound, but in my opinion it can't compare to this reissue unless you like hearing things through rose-tinted loudspeakers. Elegantly produced, arranged and recorded and easy to recommend ..." Michael Fremer, AnalogPlanet.com, February 15, 2013

"Another typically wonderful LP of Ella Fitzgerald in her prime, Fitzgerald is joined by pianist Lou Levy, guitarist Herb Ellis, bassist Joe Mondragon, and drummer Stan Levey. Fitzgerald is in fine form on such numbers as "A Night in Tunisia," an emotional "You're My Thrill," "Jersey Bounce," and "Clap Hands! Here Comes Charlie." Although not reaching the heights of her live performances, this is an excellent (and somewhat underrated) set." AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow

 

Rating:

AllMusic 3/5  ,  Discogs 4.35 / 5  ,  Michael Fremer : Music = 9/11; Sound = 9/11

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