Song for My Lady

Song for My Lady is a 1973 album by jazz pianist McCoy Tyner, his second to be released on the Milestone label. It was recorded in September and November 1972 and features performances by Tyner with Sonny Fortune, Calvin Hill, Alphonse Mouzon with Charles Tolliver and Mtume joining on two tracks.

Song for My Lady
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Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 1973[1]
RecordedSeptember 6 and November 27, 1972
Mercury Sound Studios, New York City
GenreJazz
Length44:44
LabelMilestone
MSP 9044
ProducerOrrin Keepnews
McCoy Tyner chronology
Echoes of a Friend
(1972)
Song for My Lady
(1973)
Song of the New World
(1973)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[3]

ReceptionEdit

The Allmusic review by Eugene Chadbourne states "This is quite a fine collection of tracks and one of Tyner's six best albums".[4]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by McCoy Tyner except as indicated
  1. "Native Song" - 13:00
  2. "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes" (Bernier, Brainin) - 8:17
  3. "Song for My Lady" - 7:37
  4. "A Silent Tear" - 4:30
  5. "Essence" - 11:20

Tracks 1 and 5 recorded on September 6, 1972; 2, 3 and 4 on November 27, 1972.

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Billboard". Nielsen Business Media, Inc. March 3, 1973. p. 106 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "Song for My Lady - McCoy Tyner | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved March 8, 2020.
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 194. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  4. ^ Chadbourne, E. Allmusic Review accessed February 23, 2009.