- Released: July 5, 2004
- Originally Released: 2001
- Label: Collectables Records
- Original Album #1: Atlantic 8200 (1968)
- Original Album #2: Atlantic 8165 (1968)
Description by OLDIES.com:
Carmen McRae's dynamic artistry is revealed on these original Atlantic albums produced by Nesuhi Ertegun. Ms. McRae tackles contemporary songs of the day as well as standards "The Sounds of Silence," "Elusive Butterfly," and "I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good." Shorty Rogers arranged and conducted most of the tracks on these two classic Carmen McRae albums.
- 1.The Sounds Of Silence
- 2.I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
- 3.Macarthur Park
- 4.Watch What Happens
- 6.Don't Go Away
- 7.Gloomy Sunday
- 8.I Sold My Heart To The Junkman
- 9.Poor Butterfly
- 10.My Heart Reminds Me
- 11.The Folks Who Live On The Hill
- 12.Can You Tell
- 13.I'm Always Drunk In San Francisco
- 14.Elusive Butterfly
- 15.Day By Day
- 16.When You Get Around To Me
- 17.Walking Happy
- 18.My Very Own Person
- 19.Ask Any Woman
- 20.Boy, Do I Have A Surprise For You
- 21.Loads Of Love
- 22.I Haven't Got Anything Better To Do
- 23.Wonder Why
2 LPs on 1 CD: THE SOUND OF SILENCE (1968)/PORTRAIT OF CARMEN (1968).
Personnel includes: Carmen McRae (vocals): Shorty Rogers, Jimmy Jones, Benny Carter, Gene Di Novi, Oliver Nelson (arranger, conductor).
Originally released on Atlantic (8200) & Atlantic (8165). Includes liner notes by Gene Lees.
Personnel: Carmen McRae (vocals).
Liner Note Authors: Jack O'Brien ; Burt Korall; Leonard Feather.
Arrangers: Jerry Schatzberg; Gene DiNovi; Jimmy Jones ; Oliver Nelson; Shorty Rogers; Benny Carter .
In , 2001 released Sound of Silence/Portrait of Carmen, which contained two albums -- Sound of Silence (, originally released 1968) and Portrait of Carmen (, originally released 1967) -- by Collectables on one compact disc. ~ Chris True