Monday, December 19, 2005

Tony Bennett-I Left My Heart In San Francisco

Tony Bennett on Columbia Records CK 8669

Ernie Altschuler produced tis album for Columbia Records and the song selection covers Tony Bennett's singles hits to Broadway show tunes. The album was released June 18, 1962 and the sessions were recorded at Columbia's 30th Street Studios in New York City. Track #4 was recorded on June 24, 1959; #5 on October 25, 1957; #6 on October 11, 1956; #11 on February 28, 1960. Tracks # 10, 12 were recorded on July 7, 1960; #1, 2, 8 on January 23, 1962 and #3, 7 recorded on September 6, 1961.


Track #1-3, 7, 8: Arranged and conducted by Marty Manning
#4, 9: Ralph Burns-arranger, conductor; George Auld-tenor sax; Marky Markowitz-trumpet; Chauncey Welsch-trombone; Richard L. Berg, Earl Chapin, Donald Corrado, Al Richmond-French horn; Allen Hanlon-guitar; Milt Hinton-bass; Ralph Sharon-piano; Janet Putman-harp; Seymour Barab, S. Edwards, George Ricci-cello; Terry Snyder-drums; unidentified violins, violas
#5: Ralph Sharon-arranger, conductor, piano; Bobby Jaspar, Herbie Mann, Spencer Sinatra, William J. Slapin, Vincent D. Vittorio-flute; Billy Exiner-drums; Candido Camero, Sabu Martinez-percussion
#6: Arranged and conducted by Ray Conniff
#10, 12: Arranged and conducted by Cy Coleman
#11: Arranged and conducted by Frank De Vol:

  • 1. I Left My Heart In San Francisco (George C. Cory, Jr.-Douglass Cross)
  • 2. Once Upon A Time (Charles Strouse-Lee Adams)
  • 3. Tender Is The Night (Sammy Fain-Paul Francis Webster)
  • 4. Smile (Charles Chaplin-James Phillips-Geoffrey Parsons)
  • 5. Love For Sale (colle Porter)
  • 6. Taking A Chance On Love (Vernon Duke-Ted Fetter-John Latouche)
  • 7. Candy Kisses (George Morgan)
  • 8. Have I Told You Lately? (Harold Rome)
  • 9. Rules Of The Road (Cy Coleman-Carolyn Leigh)
  • 10. Marry Young (Cy Coleman-Carolyn Leigh)
  • 11. I'm Always Chasing Rainbows (Harry Carroll-Joseph McCarthy, Sr.
  • 12. The Best Is Yet To Come (Cy Coleman-Carolyn Leigh)


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