Eartha Kitt Eartha-quake (5-CD Box Set)

Eartha-quake (5-CD Box Set)
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Format: CD  (5 Discs)
Item:  BFY 15639
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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 5
  • Released: November 1, 1993
  • Label: Bear Family

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Annie Doesn't Live Here Any More Lilac Wine
  • 2.I Want to Be Evil
  • 3.C'Est Si Bon
  • 4.Two Lovers
  • 5.Mountain High, Valley Low
  • 6.Angelitos Negros
  • 7.Uska Dara
  • 8.Avril au Portugal :: April In Portugal
  • 9.African Lullaby
  • 10.Senor
  • 11.Santa Baby
  • 12.Under the Bridges of Paris
  • 13.Oh John! (Please Don't Kiss Me)
  • 14.Let's Do It
  • 15.Salangadou
  • 16.Sandy's Tune
  • 17.Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
  • 18.The Blues
  • 19.My Heart Belongs to Daddy
  • 20.Lovin' Spree
  • 21.Somebody Bad Stole de Wedding Bell
  • 22.Looking For a Boy
  • 23.Lonely Girl
  • 24.Easy Does It
  • 25.I Wantcha Around

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Apres Moimink Shmink
  • 2.This Year's Santa Baby
  • 3.Hey Jacque
  • 4.Strangers in the Starlight
  • 5.Do You Remember
  • 6.The Day That the Circus Left Town
  • 7.The Heel
  • 8.Mambo de Paree
  • 9.I've Got That Lovin' Bug Itch
  • 10.Dinner For One Please, James
  • 11.My Heart's Delight
  • 12.Freddy
  • 13.Sweet and Gentle
  • 14.Sho-Jo-Ji (The Hungry Racoon)
  • 15.Nobody Taught Me
  • 16.Nothin' For Christmas
  • 17.Je Cherche un Homme :: I Want A Man
  • 18.If I Can't Take It With Me
  • 19.Just an Old Fashioned Girl
  • 20.Mademoiselle Kitt
  • 21.Oggere
  • 22.No Importa Si Menti
  • 23.Lazy Afternoon
  • 24.There Is No Cure For L'Amour
  • 25.Lisbon Antigua
  • 26.Lullaby of Birdland
  • 27.Jonny

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.There Is No Cure For L'Amour Fascinating Man
  • 2.Thursday's Child
  • 3.Le Danseur de Charleston
  • 4.Honolulu Rock and Roll
  • 5.Vid Kajen - (Swedish)
  • 6.Rosenkyssar - (Swedish)
  • 7.Put More Wood on the Fire
  • 8.Enough
  • 9.I'm a Funny Dame
  • 10.A Woman Wouldn't Be a Woman
  • 11.Toujour Gai
  • 12.Waydown Blues
  • 13.Proceed With Caution
  • 14.Yomme, Yomme
  • 15.Take My Love, Take My Love
  • 16.Careless Love
  • 17.Beale Street Blues
  • 18.Hesitating Blues
  • 19.The Memphis Blues
  • 20.Atlanta Blues
  • 21.Friendless Blues
  • 22.Yellow Dog Blues
  • 23.Chantze les Bas
  • 24.St. Louis Blues
  • 25.Long Gone
  • 26.Steal Away
  • 27.Hist the Window, Noah

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.Shango Sholem
  • 2.Torah Dance :: Kim'tzion
  • 3.Tierra Va Temblar
  • 4.Mack the Knife
  • 5.I'd Rather Be Burned as a Witch
  • 6.Independent
  • 7.Love Is a Gamble
  • 8.Yellow Bird
  • 9.Jambo Hippopotami
  • 10.In the Evening (When the Sun Goes Down)
  • 11.Lamplight
  • 12.Apres Moi
  • 13.My Heart Belongs to Daddy
  • 14.Let's Do It
  • 15.Lilac Wine
  • 16.C'Est Si Bon
  • 17.I Want to Be Evil
  • 18.A Wantcha Around
  • 19.Uska Dara
  • 20.Santa Baby
  • 21.Just an Old Fashioned Girl
  • 22.Angelitos Negros
  • 23.April in Portugal
  • 24.Johnny With the Gentle Hands - (take 7)
  • 25.Johnny With the Gentle Hands - (take 8)

Tracks on Disc 5:

  • 1.Monotonous Love Is a Simple Thing
  • 2.Bal Petit Bal
  • 3.Overture
  • 4.Dialogue: Mrs. Patterson
  • 5.Mrs. Patterson
  • 6.Devil Scene
  • 7.If I Was a Boy
  • 8.The Fantasy
  • 9.I Wish I Was a Bumble Bee
  • 10.Card Game Scene
  • 11.Be Good, Be Good, Be Good
  • 12.Tea Party Scene
  • 13.Tea in Chicago
  • 14.Tea Party Scene
  • 15.My Daddy Is a Dandy
  • 16.Finale
  • 17.Tea in Chicago - (Reprise)
  • 18.I Can't Give You Anything But Love
  • 19.Solitude
  • 20.Since I Fell For You
  • 21.What Is This Thing Called Love
  • 22.Tierra Va Temblar
  • 23.Cellete :: Caliente

Product Description:

This 5-CD box set compiles Eartha Kitt's RCA and KAPP recordings from 1950 to 1960. It comes with a 40-page booklet of notes, photos and sessionography.
A typically exhaustive anthology by the superior German reissue label Bear Family, the five-disc box set EARTHA QUAKE collects not only every song Eartha Kitt recorded for the RCA and Kapp labels between 1950 and 1960, it gathers a handful of interesting alternate takes. These reveal that as much as Kitt's detractors complain about her idiosyncratic half-spoken singing style, Kitt's voice is a remarkable instrument; Kitt was able to return surface liabilities into deeper attributes, and throughout this set, she sings with more grace, humor, emotion and sex appeal than many more traditional jazz and pop vocalists could manage. This material is her finest, including such defining songs as "I Wanna Be Evil" and "C'Est Si Bon," and the packaging, with a remarkably detailed 40-page book, is exemplary. This is a necessity for all Eartha Kitt fans.

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  • UPC: 790051156398
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