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Pick Yourself Up With Anita O'Day


Download links and information about Pick Yourself Up With Anita O'Day by Anita O'Day. This album was released in 1957 and it belongs to Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop genres. It contains 21 tracks with total duration of 01:05:25 minutes.

Artist: Anita O'Day
Release date: 1957
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop
Tracks: 21
Duration: 01:05:25
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No. Title Length
1. Don't Be That Way 2:35
2. Let's Face the Music and Dance 3:19
3. I Never Had a Chance (featuring Buddy Bregman Orchestra) 4:25
4. Stompin' at the Savoy 3:21
5. Pick Yourself Up 3:08
6. Stars Fell on Alabama 2:54
7. Sweet Georgia Brown 4:16
8. I Won't Dance 3:29
9. Man With a Horn 3:59
10. I Used to Be Color Blind 3:12
11. There's a Lull in My Life 3:20
12. Let's Begin 2:25
13. I'm With You 2:06
14. The Rock 'n Roll Waltz 2:47
15. The Getaway and the Chase 2:28
16. Your Picture's Hanging Crooked on the Wall 2:31
17. We Laughed at Love 3:11
18. I'm Not Lonely 3:05
19. Let's Face the Music and Dance (Alternate Take) 3:17
20. Ivy 2:48
21. Stars Fell on Alabama (Alternate take) 2:49



Anita O’Day’s second full-length for Verve is a display of the singer’s versatility and charisma. Pick Yourself Up highlights the partnership between O’Day and Verve’s in-house arranger Buddy Bregman. Bregman’s ingenious interpretations of “Stars Fell on Alabama,” “Sweet Georgia Brown” and “I Used to Be Color Blind” set the stage for O’Day to reclaim these well-loved standards. Even when she brings her singing down to a quiet hum, there is such inherent swing in her voice that each and every line seems to dance. She delights in every note, and makes the most of every measure. Nine bonus tracks elucidate this period of O’Day’s career with alternate takes and rare singles. Her take on Hoagy Carmichael’s “Ivy” is not to be missed, while “The Rock ‘n Roll Waltz” shows her affinity for tuckered troubadours like Hank Williams. Pick Yourself Up should be considered alongside Ella Fitzgerald’s album-length examinations of Cole Porter and Rodgers and Hart, which Buddy Bregman would oversee after finishing work on Anita’s album in early 1956.