Monday, August 15, 2011

Single of the Week - "Esther Phillips: Unforgettable / Fever"

Single of the Week
Esther Phillips: "Unforgettable /Fever" (Kudu 110/36.322)

Produced by Creed Taylor, arranged by Joe Beck & engineered by Rudy Van Gelder.
Cover Photo by Bruce Weber (yes, the top fashion photographer whose fame would later rise also as film-maker, directing Petshop Boys videoclips and, specially, the great documentary about Chet Baker, "Let's Get Lost," when I first met my beloved Lisa Marie.)

Two tracks from the album "For All We Know," Esther's second collaboration with Joe Beck, recorded in October, November & December 1975, and released in March 1976 as the follow-up to the hit album "What A Diff'Rence A Day Makes," which had topped the disco charts in Europe.
Featuring musicians on these 2 tracks: Joe Beck, Don Grolnick, Will Lee, Andy Newmark, Chris Parker, Nicky Marrero and Patti Austin, who prepared the vocal arrangements for both songs.

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