The Sounds of '66

The Sounds of '66 is a 1966 live album by Sammy Davis, Jr., accompanied by the Buddy Rich Big Band.

The Sounds of '66
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Live album by
Released1966
RecordedDecember 1966
GenreVocal jazz
Length29:42
LabelReprise
ProducerJimmy Bowen
Sammy Davis, Jr. chronology
The Sammy Davis, Jr. Show
(1966)
The Sounds of '66
(1966)
Sammy Davis Jr. Sings and Laurindo Almeida Plays
(1966)
Buddy Rich chronology
Swingin' New Big Band
(1966)
The Sounds of '66
(1966)
Big Swing Face
(1967)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic link4/5 stars

The album was recorded at the Sands Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip.

Track listingEdit

Original LPEdit

Side A:

  1. "Come Back to Me" (Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner) – 2:56
  2. "I Know a Place" (Tony Hatch) – 2:27
  3. "What Did I Have That I Don't Have?" (Lane, Lerner) – 3:43
  4. "What the World Needs Now Is Love" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 3:05
  5. "Once in Love With Amy" (Frank Loesser) – 2:45

Side B:

  1. "Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead" (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg) – 1:49
  2. "What Now My Love?" (Gilbert Bécaud, Pierre Delanoë, Carl Sigman) – 3:08
  3. "What Kind of Fool Am I?" (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley) – 3:07
  4. "If It's the Last Thing I Do" (Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin) – 3:24
  5. "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone" (Sidney Clare, Sam H. Stept) – 3:18

CD re-issueEdit

  1. Introduction by Sammy Davis, Jr.
  2. "Come Back to Me" (Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner) – 4:12
  3. "The Birth of the Blues" (Lew Brown, Buddy DeSylva, Ray Henderson) – CD bonus track
  4. "I Know a Place" (Tony Hatch) – 2:27
  5. "What Did I Have That I Don't Have?" (Lane, Lerner) – 3:43
  6. "What the World Needs Now Is Love" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 3:04
  7. "Once in Love With Amy" (Frank Loesser) – 2:45
  8. "Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead" (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg) – 1:48
  9. "What Now My Love?" (Gilbert Bécaud, Pierre Delanoë, Carl Sigman) – 3:07
  10. "What Kind of Fool Am I?" (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley) – 3:07
  11. "If It's the Last Thing I Do" (Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin) – 3:24
  12. Closing remarks by Sammy Davis, Jr.
  13. "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone" (Sidney Clare, Sam H. Stept) – 3:26

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sammy Davis, Jr. Live Recordings 1949-1988" discography [link)
  • Reprise Records LP R-6214 (1966)
  • DCC CD DJZ-625 (1996)
  • Warner Jazz CD 8122736722 (2004)
  • Collectors' Choice CD CCM-493 (2004)