Sammy Davis Jr. Belts the Best of Broadway is a 1962 studio album by Sammy Davis J. arranged by Marty Paich. Too Close for Comfort" (Jerry Bock, George David Weiss, Larry Holofcener) - 3:01. My Romance" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 3:30. We Kiss In a Shadow" (Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) - 3:18. Two Ladies in De Shade of De Banana Tree" (Harold Arlen, Truman Capote)- 2:57. Falling in Love with Love" (Rodgers, Hart) - 2:25.
The discography for American jazz singer Sammy Davis Jr. Davis recorded extensively throughout his career and most recordings remain in the catalogs as various reissues. 1955 Starring Sammy Davis Jr. 1955 Just for Lovers. 1956 Here's Lookin' at You. 1957 Sammy Swings. 1957 It's All Over but the Swingin'. 1957 Boy Meets Girl (with Carmen McRae). 1958 Mood to Be Wooed and Then Some!
Today, Sammy Davis Jr. may be best remembered as a charter member of Frank Sinatra’s Rat Pack. But the diminutive showman was very much his own man, possessing a deeply resonant voice and a dynamic stage presence. I’ve Gotta Be Me: The Best of Sammy Davis Jr. dispels some of the Vegas mythology surrounding his career to reveal a performer of sensitivity and substance. These tracks are culled from Davis’ 1960s output for Reprise, a period when he tempered his jazz and theater music-rooted sound with contemporary pop touches.
Sammy Davis, Jr. - Lady Is a Tramp (04:23, 320Kb/s). Sammy Davis, Jr. - I Can't Get Started (03:28, 320Kb/s). - Spring Is Here (04:02, 320Kb/s). - I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face (02:46, 320Kb/s). - Someone to Watch Over Me (03:23, 320Kb/s). - It Never Entered My Mind (04:04, 320Kb/s). - I Can't Help Lovin' Dat Gal (04:52, 320Kb/s). - Better Luck Next Time (02:43, 320Kb/s). On this page you can listen to the album, get information about the album, see the list of songs and much more. Listen online and stay in a good mood. Org Album: The Very Best Hits From Sammy Davis Jr (2018).
Perhaps it is because it is actually the best-written song of the bunch on the album, providing at least some kind of melody to work with as well as all the makings of a huge production number. Curb produced this version, actually displaying some subtlety. Shaft completists will have to have this album despite its lack of quality; the man himself, Isaac Hayes, comes in to arrange and produce a cover version of "John Shaft" that at least ends this mess on an enjoyable note. The best thing about this album is the cover packaging, which unfolds into a giant Sammy poster.
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