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Betty Carter's Finest Hour


Download links and information about Betty Carter's Finest Hour by Betty Carter. This album was released in 2003 and it belongs to Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Bop genres. It contains 14 tracks with total duration of 01:02:09 minutes.

Artist: Betty Carter
Release date: 2003
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Bop
Tracks: 14
Duration: 01:02:09
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No. Title Length
1. You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do) 1:45
2. I Can't Help It 2:46
3. Babe's Blues 2:50
4. Medley: I Didn't Know What Time It Was/All the Things You Are/I Could Write a Book 5:26
5. Tight 1:37
6. Open the Door (Theme Song) 5:02
7. The Trolley Song 3:31
8. I Could Write a Book 3:24
9. Social Call 2:24
10. What a Little Moonlight Can Do 10:17
11. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) (featuring Carmen McRae) 6:10
12. The Good Life 6:56
13. Droppin' Things 5:55
14. In the Still of the Night 4:06



This collection of Betty Carter's Verve material may not literally be her finest hour of recorded music, but it is easily her finest hour of recordings for the labels associated with Verve, which include not only her later Verve recordings, but also those on ABC from the early 1960s. There are 14 cuts on the set, including such well-known Carter performances as "In the Still of the Night," her theme, "Open the Door" "What a Little Moonlight Can Do," "Dropping Things," "Tight," "You're Driving Me Crazy," and others. This is a solid selection of Carter's artistry. It's true that she recorded for so many labels that a complete introduction is almost impossible, but this will serve both fans and beginners well.