It has been re-recorded several times since then, the most notable covers being by Mel Carter in and Gloria Estefan in The original version was released by Karen Chandler inreleased by Coral Records. The version most often associated with the song was recorded by Mel Carterreleased in on Imperial.
Additionally the single also peaked at number 11 in the United Kingdom and number 13 in Scotland. She uses every bit of her breath as she sings and she never hesitates to carry a note to completion.
Music just dances around Gloria Estefan when she stays in one place to sing, Mel Carter - Easy Listening (Vinyl. A version was released by American singer Muriel Smith inwhich reached No.
Greek singer Nana Mouskouri released a version of the song produced by Quincy Jones in Vinton's version reached No. Julie Newmara fragment of Johnny Mathis' recording backs an internal summit point.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Billboard Hot  8 U. Billboard Easy Listening   1 U. Billboard Hot  14 U. Cash Box  SilverRetrieved Accessed September 25, Top Pop Records Record Research. Top Adult Contemporary: Archived from the original on November 7, Archived from the original on Hung Medien. Retrieved 24 February He continued to do occasional work with the Mel-Tones for many years, however. Occasionally identified by its opening line, "Chestnuts roasting on an open fire," "The Christmas Song" peaked at number three for the trio in late Decemberwhich was only the beginning of its success.
He followed it with a double-sided hit, "Again," which reached number three, and "Blue Moon," which got to number Cast in MGM's The Duchess of Idaho with Esther Williamshe found when it was released in June that his role had been trimmed to a handful of lines of dialogue, his one song left on the cutting-room floor.
It came from his final session for Capitol, after which he was without a label affiliation for a year before signing to the Coral subsidiary of Decca Records. Back in the U. In the U. The appearance reawakened his film career, and he made a series of appearances as a straight actor in usually low-budget films: The FearmakersThe Big OperatorGirls TownWalk Like a Dragon for which he wrote the title songand The Private Lives of Adam and Eve His recording career picked up inwhen he was signed to impresario Norman Granz 's jazz-oriented Verve Records, the same label on which such peers as Ella Fitzgerald recorded.
I Dig the Count! The albums were well received, especially by the jazz community, without being big sellers. Atlantic rushed out a Comin' Home Baby!
LP, but it did not Album). He wrote arrangements and special material for the musical variety program, which broadcast 26 hour-long episodes beginning on Sunday night, September 29,and ending on March 29,when it was canceled. He later recounted his experiences on the show in his first book, The Other Side of the Rainbow, published in He took time out from the job in November to record the title song for the film Sunday in New York, which played under the credits when the picture was released the following month.
He signed to Columbia Records, for which he made a few singles during the year. And he took time out to play himself in the film The Patsy, released during the summer. His sessions for the LP Right Now!
He next began creating television roles for himself, writing an episode of the series Mel Carter - Easy Listening (Vinyl for Your Life and guest-starring in it, then adapting Dollarhide, a Western novel he had written under a pseudonym in the '50s, into an episode of The Virginian and appearing on the show.
He had, however, largely given up on his recordings, at least as a venue for work he liked, agreeing to record contracts as a necessary evil to help promote his live performances. Moving to Liberty Records in earlyhe cut the LP A Day in the Life of Bonnie and Clyde, having composed the title song, the rest of the selections dating from the s and '30s. Inhe was surprised to find himself back on Capitol Records, but dutifully cut what he called two "wonderfully forgettable" albums for the label, A Time for Us and Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head.
After this he disappeared from the record shelves for several years, while continuing to perform regularly. The series ran through the end of August. He returned to television in an acting role with his starring performance in the TV movie Snowman in He would continue to make occasional appearances in acting and singing roles on TV for the rest of his career.
In Septemberwhile appearing at the Maisonette Room in the St. He claimed never to have seen any money from the LP, but it brought him his third Grammy nomination, not as a singer, but for Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist s for his "Gershwin Medley. A New Album in London in June A New Album. A New Album brought him his fifth in the same category in Encore at Marty's followed in on Flair Records.
Reaching number 34 in the jazz chart, LP marked the beginning of felicitous and prolific associations with both Shearing and Concord. The following month, he re-teamed with Shearing for the studio album Top Drawerthe title track of which won him a second Grammy Award in February Two months after that, he was captured live in Japan for the album Fujitsu-Concord Jazz Festival ' The year also brought the publication of his long-promised biography of Mel Carter - Easy Listening (Vinyl friend Buddy RichTraps, The Drum Wonder.
Amazingly, it brought him his first-ever chart placing in the listings for pop albums that December. That made for Album) recordings for a while, and he stuck to live performances until Maywhen he cut the studio album A Tribute to Bing Crosby. The following month, on August 8, he suffered a stroke. While he had recovered sufficiently by November to be released from the hospital, he faced continuing medical challenges for the next three years and never returned to performing.
He died at 73 on June 5,
Recorded in Seattle, during the last show of their Summer Of Love Tour, sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson and company put on one fantastic performance. New members of the group in48 pins. Sep 16, · TheVRP Archives - Original Vinyl Pressing - "Mel Carter – (All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings" - Imperial Stereo Records - - LP Also, hear "My Heart. Mel Carter. Easy Listening LP (Item ) Imperial, – Out Of Stock LP, Vinyl record album. Related searches. LP, Vinyl record album. Bettye Crutcher Long As You Love Me. Enterprise, Very Good. As for his tunes here: the beautiful, Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me, (Easy Listening: charted # 1) is probably the song mostly remembered here but, Band Of Gold, (also a chart topper in Easy Listening) and, All Of A Sudden My Heart Sings, (reached # 3 in Easy Listening) were very well known also. Most of these songs charted and ALL are great/5(). Aug 31, · TheVRP Archives - Original Vinyl Pressing - "Mel Carter – (All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings" - Imperial Stereo Records - - LP Also, hear "My Heart. Easy Tempo Vol. 1 Rare OOP 2 LP Album A Cinematic Easy Listening Experience Favourite Auctions. MEL TILLIS AND THE STATESIDERS LIVE AT COLISEUM LP Vinyl Record Album NEW SEALED. $ Free shipping. Love Me With a Feeling by Clarence Carter (Vinyl LP, USA Sealed) $ MEL CARTER - EASY LISTENING - VINTAGE VINYL LP. $ shipping: + $ shipping. ANNE MURRAY - LOVE SONG - NEW SEALED ORIG. VINYL LP. $End date: May 27, Soul music vinyl records for sale. Classic vinyl lp albums featuring soul music bands and musicians. Double albums count as two. Double albums count as two. Skip to main content. Shop by category MEL CARTER - EASY LISTENING - VINTAGE VINYL LP. $ shipping: + $ shipping. This BIN is for Mel Carter Easy Listening LP. Vinyl VG+. Cover VG+. Please check out Seller Rating: % positive. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Easy Listening on Discogs. Label: Imperial - LP • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Mono • Country: US • /5(4).
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