Can't Hide Love - Carmen McRae

Can't Hide Love
Carmen McRae was born in Harlem in 1920 and is considered to be one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century. Throughout her career she recorded over 60 albums and was nominated for seven Grammy’s. "Can’t Hide Love” sees Carmen in the midst of a mid-seventies funky jazz setting recording for the legendary Blue Note Records
CAN’T HIDE LOVE opens with her rendition of the Earth, Wind and Fire song of the same name. The album continues with a series of great covers including THE MAN I LOVE (Gershwin), ONLY WOMEN BLEED (Alice Cooper), WISH YOU WELL (Bill Withers), ALL BY MYSELF (Eric Carmen), MUSIC (James Taylor), LOST UP IN LOVING YOU (Kenny Rankin), YOU’RE EVERYTHING (Chick Corea), WOULD YOU BELIEVE (Spirit) and finally A CHILD IS BORN (Thad Jones).
Released in deluxe Super Jewel cases, with bonus tracks, CAN’T HIDE LOVE is a must for all Soul and Jazz fans out there!

Press: "McRae's place in the pantheon of great jazz singers is assured but too much of her work is simply unavailable. Purchase and get happy." - Kevin Le Gendre, Echoes, December 2012

Release Date: 27/08/2012
Our Price: £9.95
Code: CDBBR0144
Weight: 200
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1. CAN’T HIDE LOVE
2. THE MAN I LOVE
3. ONLY WOMEN BLEED
4. I WISH YOU WELL
5. ALL BY MYSELF
6. MUSIC
7. LOST UP IN LOVING YOU
8. YOU’RE EVERYTHING
9. WOULD YOU BELIEVE
10. A CHILD IS BORN
BONUS TRACK
11. ONLY WOMEN BLEED (SINGLE VERSION)

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