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I Can't Help It


Download links and information about I Can't Help It by Betty Carter. This album was released in 1961 and it belongs to Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Bop genres. It contains 17 tracks with total duration of 44:53 minutes.

Artist: Betty Carter
Release date: 1961
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Bop
Tracks: 17
Duration: 44:53
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No. Title Length
1. I Can't Help It 2:48
2. By the Bend of the River 2:10
3. Babe's Blues 2:53
4. My Reverie 2:51
5. But Beautiful 4:01
6. All I've Got 2:18
7. You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do) 1:48
8. Stormy Weather (Keep's Rainin' All the Time) 3:24
9. On the Isle of May 2:04
10. Make It Last 4:33
11. The Blue Bird of Happiness 1:33
12. There's No You 3:12
13. For You 2:23
14. What a Little Moonlight Can Do 2:06
15. Remember 2:26
16. I Don't Want to Set the World On Fire 2:25
17. On the Alamo 1:58



This single-CD reissues the second batch of Betty Carter recordings, her Peacock and ABC-Paramount dates which followed her Epic/Columbia titles by two years. Formerly available as a two-LP set (What a Little Moonlight Can Do), the 24 selections find the already-distinctive vocalist carving out her own sound from the bebop tradition; her more innovative work was in the future. Quite a few of the renditions are memorable including "I Can't Help It" (which is somewhat autobiographical), "You're Driving Me Crazy," "What a Little Moonlight Can Do," "Jazz (Ain't Nothin' but Soul)" and "Don't Weep for the Lady." While the second half of the CD has Carter accompnied by an orchestra arranged by Richard Wess, the first 12 numbers feature such top players as trumpeters Ray Copeland and Kenny Dorham, either Jerome Richardson or Benny Golson on tenor and pianist Wynton Kelly. Highly recommended.