Doris Day's Sentimental Journey

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Doris Day's Sentimental Journey
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Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 12, 1965
RecordedNovember 1121, 1964
Genre Jazz
Label Columbia
Doris Day chronology
Latin for Lovers
Doris Day's Sentimental Journey
The Love Album
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Doris Day's Sentimental Journey is studio album by American singer Doris Day, released by Columbia Records on July 12, 1965 as a monophonic LP (catalog number CL-2360) and a stereophonic album (catalog number CS-9160).

Doris Day American actress, singer, and animal rights activist

Doris Day was an American actress, singer, and animal welfare activist. She began her career as a big band singer in 1939, achieving commercial success in 1945 with two No. 1 recordings, "Sentimental Journey" and "My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time" with Les Brown & His Band of Renown. During the war, troops referred to her as "the American V-2" She left Brown to embark on a solo career and recorded more than 650 songs from 1947 to 1967.

Columbia Records American record label; currently owned by Sony Music Entertainment

Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony. It was founded in 1887, evolving from the American Graphophone Company, the successor to the Volta Graphophone Company. Columbia is the oldest surviving brand name in the recorded sound business, and the second major company to produce records. From 1961 to 1990, Columbia recordings were released outside North America under the name CBS Records to avoid confusion with EMI's Columbia Graphophone Company. Columbia is one of Sony Music's four flagship record labels, alongside former longtime rival RCA Records, as well as Arista Records and Epic Records.

The album gets its title from Doris Day's first big hit, "Sentimental Journey," which she performed as a part of the band Les Brown and His Band of Renown in 1945, [2] and consists mostly of pop standards, principally composed in the 1940s, approximately contemporaneously with that song.

"Sentimental Journey" is a popular song, published in 1944. The music was written by Les Brown and Ben Homer, and the lyrics were written by Bud Green.

Liner notes on the album were written by George T. Simon who was the author of "The Feeling of Jazz". The album's tracks are backed with the lush arrangements from the Mort Garson Orchestra. Mort Garson arranged and conducted. All of the album tracks are medium to slow tempo. The album was produced by Allen Stanton.

Mort Garson Pioneering electronic music composer, arranger, and songwriter

Morton S. "Mort" Garson was a Canadian-born composer, arranger, songwriter, and pioneer of electronic music. He is best known for his albums in the 1960s and 1970s that were among the first to feature Moog synthesizers. He also co-wrote several hit songs, including "Our Day Will Come", a hit for Ruby and the Romantics. According to Allmusic, "Mort Garson boasts one of the most unique and outright bizarre resumés in popular music, spanning from easy listening to occult-influenced space-age electronic pop."

The album was re-issued in 2001, combined with Latin for Lovers, as a CD.

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 2001.

<i>Latin for Lovers</i> 1965 studio album by Doris Day

Latin for Lovers was a Doris Day album, mostly composed of songs originating in Latin America, released by Columbia Records on March 22, 1965 as a monophonic LP and a stereophonic album.

'A Sentimental Journey' is also the title of a stage musical tribute to Doris Day by Adam Rollston. In 2011 the piece toured to Scotland, England and Los Angeles. [3]

Track listing

  1. "The More I See You" (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) (recorded on September 21, 1964)
  2. "At Last" (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) (recorded on September 15, 1964)
  3. "Come to Baby, Do!" (Inez James, Sidney Miller) (recorded on September 21, 1964)
  4. "I Had the Craziest Dream" (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren)/"I Don't Want to Walk Without You" (Frank Loesser, Jule Styne) (recorded on September 21, 1964)
  5. "I'll Never Smile Again" (Ruth Lowe) (recorded on September 15, 1964)
  6. "I Remember You" (Victor Schertzinger, Johnny Mercer) (remake recorded on September 11, 1964)
  7. "Serenade In Blue" (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon) (recorded on September 15, 1964)
  8. "I'm Beginning to See the Light" (Duke Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges, Harry James) (recorded on September 21, 1964)
  9. "It Could Happen to You" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) (recorded on September 11, 1964)
  10. "It's Been A Long, Long Time" (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) (recorded on September 15, 1964)
  11. "Sentimental Journey" (Les Brown, Ben Homer, Bud Green) (remake recorded on September 11, 1964)

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  1. Allmusic review
  2. Gilliland, John (1994). Pop Chronicles the 40s: The Lively Story of Pop Music in the 40s (audiobook). ISBN   978-1-55935-147-8. OCLC   31611854. Tape 1, side B.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2011-07-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)