Broken Hearted Melody 3. Make Yourself Comfortable 4. Autumn In New York 5. Moonlight In Vermont 6. How Important Can It Be. Side B 1. Smooth Operator 2. Autumn in New York. Vernon Duke. Moonlight in Vermont. How Important Can It Be? Smooth Operator. Whatever Lola Wants. Lullaby of Birdland. Poor Butterfly. Close to You. Lover Man. Passing Strangers. Post a Comment. Remastered at Capitol Studios from the original analog tapes, this collection of an even-dozen of the legendary jazz vocalist's greatest performances showcases the scope of her wide vocal range, bop-phrasing innovations, and expert yet effortless vibrato control.
Upon the album's original release in November , a featured review in Billboard magazine proclaimed, "Mighty good listening here. Vaughan, who passed away at age 66 in , was a three-octave contralto equally adept at singing traditional jazz, contemporary pop, and classically arranged material with much verve, panache, and personal swagger, earning her the nickname "Sassy" in the process.
Witness her operatic mastery of "Misty," the appreciative drive of "Smooth Operator," and the catchy swing of "Broken Hearted Melody," the latter of which remained a fixture in Vaughan's live repertoire for many years to come. Vaughan also saw success on multiple charts, having taken "Broken Hearted Melody" to No. More recently, the sly "ooh-ooh" come-on appeal of "Make Yourself Comfortable" is featured in a prominent global Lincoln Continental ad campaign starring Serena Williams.
The Wrap. Yahoo News. PR Newswire. Good Housekeeping. Associated Press. Yahoo News Video. Yahoo News Photo Staff.B1 Smooth Operator. B3 Lullaby Of Birdland. B5 Poor Butterfly. B4 Eternally. A3 Make Yourself Comfortable. B2 Whatever Lola Wants.