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Carmen McRae - I Am Music FLAC album

Performer: Carmen McRae
Genre: Jazz
Title: I Am Music
Country: US
Released: 1975
FLAC version ZIP size: 1558 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1344 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1971 mb
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Carmen Mercedes McRae (April 8, 1922 – November 10, 1994) was an American jazz singer. She is considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century and is remembered for her behind-the-beat phrasing and ironic interpretation of lyrics. McRae was inspired by Billie Holiday, but she established her own voice. She recorded over sixty albums and performed worldwide.

The Carmen McRae-Betty Carter Duets released: 1996. For Lady Day, Volume 1 released: 1995. I'll Be Seeing You: A Tribute to Carmen McRae released: 1995. Alive released: 1994. Sings Great American Songwriters released: 1993.

Carmen Mercedes McRae (1920-1994) was a . jazz singer, songwriter, and pianist. McRae was born in Harlem, New York, on the 8th April 1920, and studied piano as a child. As a teenager she came to the attention of Teddy Wilson and his wife, the composer Irene Kitchings Wilson. Through their influence, one of McRae’s early songs, "Dream of Life", was recorded by Wilson’s longtime collaborator Billie Holiday.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 A Letter For Anna-Lee
Written-By – B. Ighner*
A2 Trouble With Hello Is Goodbye
Written-By – A. Bergman/M. Bergman*, Dave Grusin
A3 Faraway Forever
Written-By – A. Bergman/M. Bergman*, Q. Jones*
A4 I Ain't There
Written-By – J. Leiber/M.Stoller*
A5 You Know Who You Are
Written-By – B. Ighner*
B1 I Have The Feeling I've Been Here Before
Written-By – A. Bergman/M. Bergman*, R. Keaway*
B2 Who Gave You Permission
Written-By – A. Bergman/M. Bergman*, B. Goldenberg*
B3 Like A Lover
Written-By – A. Bergman/M. Bergman*
B4 I Never Lied To You
Written-By – G. Palao*
B5 I Am Music
Written-By – G. Palao*

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Festival Records Pty. Ltd.
  • Distributed By – Festival Records Pty. Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – United Artists Music And Records Group, Inc.


  • Arranged By, Orchestrated By, Conductor – Byron Olson (tracks: B2), Dave Grusin (tracks: A1), Roger Kellaway (tracks: A2 to A5, B1, B4, B5)
  • Art Direction, Design – Bob Cato
  • Backing Vocals – The Morgan Ames Singers
  • Bass – John Gianelli
  • Cello – Ed Lustgarten*
  • Contractor – Jules Chaikin
  • Drums – John Guerin (tracks: A2 to A5, B1, B2, B4, B5), Spider Web* (tracks: A1, B3)
  • Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer [Arp] – Dave Grusin (tracks: A1, B3)
  • Executive-Producer – George Butler
  • Guitar – Dennis Budimir
  • Keyboards – Frank Collett
  • Mastered By – Wally Traugott
  • Percussion – Emil Richards
  • Photography By – Norman Seeff
  • Piano – Roger Kellaway (tracks: A4, A5)
  • Producer – Roger Kellaway
  • Programmed By [Arp] – Ian Underwood
  • Recorded By, Mixed By – Matt Hyde
  • Viola – Alan Harshman*
  • Violin – Erno Neufeld, Gerri Vinci*

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): SMX49347
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): SMX49348

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BN-LA462-G Carmen McRae I Am Music ‎(LP, Album) Blue Note BN-LA462-G US 1975
TOCJ-50543 Carmen McRae I Am Music ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM) Blue Note TOCJ-50543 Japan 2013
LNJ-80056 Carmen McRae I Am Music ‎(LP, Album) Blue Note LNJ-80056 Japan 1975
BST 84 475 G Carmen McRae I Am Music ‎(LP, Album) Blue Note BST 84 475 G Germany 1975
BN-LA462-G Carmen McRae I Am Music ‎(LP, Album) Blue Note BN-LA462-G US 1975