Dinah Washington
Unforgettable - The Very Best Of

Unforgettable - The Very Best Of



'Choice cuts from ineffable vocalist’s Mercury recordings. The equal of Billie Holiday’s Columbia sides or red Atlantic-era Aretha. ★★★★' UNCUT

Highlights from 1955 to 1960. ‘Unforgettable’ concentrates on highlights from the peerless recordings she made during her heyday period from the mid-Fifties to the early Sixties and which were distinguished by their superb arrangements and recording quality.

Dinah Washington was undisputedly one of the finest female vocalists of the 20th Century, a consummate performer who embraced many musical styles during her 30-year recording career. Unforgettable concentrates on the peerless recordings made during her heyday period from the mid-50s to the early 60s, all of which are distinguished by their superb arrangements and recording quality.

These 28 sides includes hits such as ‘What A Diff’rence A Day Makes’, ‘September In The Rain’ and ‘Unforgettable’, as well as matchless performances of standards such as ‘Smoke Gets In Your Eyes’ and ‘Mad About The Boy’.  Includes her two duet hits with Brook Benton, ‘A Rockin' Good Way’ and ‘Baby, You Got What It Takes’.

  1. Unforgettable
  2. What A Diff’rence A Day Makes
  3. Baby (You’ve Got What It Takes) [Duet with Brook Benton]
  4. A Rockin’ Good Way (To Mess Around And Fall In Love) [Duet with Brook Benton]
  5. This Bitter Earth
  6. Love Walked In
  7. September In The Rain
  8. Mad About The Boy
  9. I’ll Close My Eyes
  10. You’re Crying
  11. Makin’ Whoopee
  12. I’ll Drown In My Tears
  13. That’s All There Is To That
  14. Nothing In The World
  15. Never Let Me Go
  16. I Concentrate On You
  17. Blue Gardenia
  18. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
  19. Is You Is Or Is You Ain’t My Baby
  20. T’Ain’t Nobody’s Biz-ness If I Do
  21. Cry Me A River
  22. Our Love Is Here To Stay
  23. A Sunday Kind Of Love
  24. They Didn’t Believe Me
  25. Somebody Loves Me
  26. Perdido
  27. It Could Happen To You
  28. Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye.


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