|Thanks for Nothing|
|Studio album by Rosemary Clooney|
|Rosemary Clooney chronology|
Thanks for Nothing is a 1964 studio album by American jazz singer Rosemary Clooney.
Rosemary Clooney was an American singer and actress. She came to prominence in the early 1950s with the song "Come On-a My House", which was followed by other pop numbers such as "Botch-a-Me", "Mambo Italiano", "Tenderly", "Half as Much", "Hey There" and "This Ole House". She also had success as a jazz vocalist. Clooney's career languished in the 1960s, partly due to problems related to depression and drug addiction, but revived in 1977, when her White Christmas co-star Bing Crosby asked her to appear with him at a show marking his 50th anniversary in show business. She continued recording until her death in 2002.
As the sole album that Clooney recorded for Reprise Records, Thanks for Nothing would mark Clooney's last solo studio work until 1976's Look My Way .
Look My Way was a 1976 studio album by Rosemary Clooney. The songs include a number of country tracks, and a remake of her early hit "Half as Much".
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques. A person who sings is called a singer or vocalist. Singers perform music that can be sung with or without accompaniment by musical instruments. Singing is often done in an ensemble of musicians, such as a choir of singers or a band of instrumentalists. Singers may perform as soloists or accompanied by anything from a single instrument up to a symphony orchestra or big band. Different singing styles include art music such as opera and Chinese opera, Indian music and religious music styles such as gospel, traditional music styles, world music, jazz, blues, gazal and popular music styles such as pop, rock, electronic dance music and filmi.
Robert Lamar Thompson was a composer, arranger, and orchestra leader from the 1950s through the 1980s. Active in Los Angeles, Thompson was a recording artist for RCA Victor and Dot Records, scored film and television soundtracks, and wrote musical accompaniments for commercials. He composed, arranged, and conducted orchestra for such artists as Rosemary Clooney, Mae West, Julie London, Bing Crosby, The Andrews Sisters, Duane Eddy, Judy Garland, Jerry Lewis, and Phil Ochs. In an interview, Van Dyke Parks, who hired Thompson to arrange Canon in D for Clang of the Yankee Reaper, said: "In terms of raw invention, I place Bob in the pantheon of Spike Jones, Les Paul, and Juan García Esquivel. Like Beethoven, they were 'populists' in good heart. They meant to appeal to the masses, and did so, by enlightening them."
In music, an arrangement is a musical reconceptualization of a previously composed work. It may differ from the original work by means of reharmonization, melodic paraphrasing, orchestration, or development of the formal structure. Arranging differs from orchestration in that the latter process is limited to the assignment of notes to instruments for performance by an orchestra, concert band, or other musical ensemble. Arranging "involves adding compositional techniques, such as new thematic material for introductions, transitions, or modulations, and endings.. .. Arranging is the art of giving an existing melody musical variety".
"Out of This World" is an American popular song composed by Harold Arlen, with lyrics written by Johnny Mercer. It was first recorded by Jo Stafford with Paul Weston and his Orchestra in 1944.
"In the Still of the Night" is a popular song written by Cole Porter for the MGM film Rosalie sung by Nelson Eddy and published in 1937.
Sentimental Journey: The Girl Singer and Her New Big Band is a 2001 album by Rosemary Clooney. This was Clooney's last studio recording.
Girl Singer is a 1992 studio album by Rosemary Clooney.
Love is a 1963 studio album by Rosemary Clooney, arranged by Nelson Riddle.
Clap Hands! Here Comes Rosie! is a 1960 studio album by Rosemary Clooney, arranged by Bob Thompson and released by RCA Victor. The album earned Clooney a 1961 Grammy Award nomination for Best Female Vocal Performance (Album), but she lost to Ella Fitzgerald for Ella in Berlin: Mack the Knife.
Singer Rosemary Clooney is known for many songs, including "Come On-a My House", "Botch-a-Me", "Mambo Italiano", "Tenderly", "Half as Much", "Hey There" and "This Ole House". This is a partial discography.
Rosemary Clooney Sings the Lyrics of Ira Gershwin is a 1979 album by Rosemary Clooney, of songs with lyrics by Ira Gershwin.
Rosemary Clooney Sings the Music of Cole Porter is a 1982 album by Rosemary Clooney, of songs by Cole Porter.
Rosemary Clooney Sings the Music of Harold Arlen is a 1983 album by Rosemary Clooney, of songs composed by Harold Arlen.
Rosemary Clooney Sings the Music of Irving Berlin is a 1984 album by Rosemary Clooney, of songs composed by Irving Berlin and released on Concord Jazz label.
Here's to My Lady is a 1978 studio album by the American jazz singer Rosemary Clooney, recorded in tribute to Billie Holiday.
Still on the Road is a 1994 album by Rosemary Clooney.
Rosemary Clooney Sings Ballads is a 1985 album by Rosemary Clooney.
At Long Last is a 1998 studio album by Rosemary Clooney, accompanied by the Count Basie Orchestra.
Dedicated to Nelson is a 1996 studio album by American jazz singer Rosemary Clooney, dedicated to the arranger Nelson Riddle.
A Touch of Tabasco is a 1959 studio album by the American jazz singer Rosemary Clooney and the Cuban band leader Perez Prado.
Reflections of Rosemary is a 2005 album by Debby Boone. It is Boone's first full-length disc recorded at Concord Records. It was released sixteen years after her previous studio album, Home for Christmas (1989).
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