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Inside Betty Carter

Betty CarterAudio CD
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listen  1. This Is Always 3:12$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  2. Look No Further 1:58$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  3. Beware My Heart 5:08$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  4. My Favourite Things 1:38$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  5. Some Other Time 3:48$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  6. Open The Door 3:13$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  7. Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most 5:17$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  8. Something Big 1:59$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  9. New England 2:57$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen10. The Moon Is Low 2:02$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen11. Once In Your Life 2:56$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen12. It's A Big Wide Wonderful World 1:50$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen13. There Is No Greater Love 3:48$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen14. You're A Sweetheart (Live) (1991 Digital Remaster) 4:04$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen15. Isn't It Romantic 1:44$1.29  Buy MP3 


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Product Details

  • Audio CD (August 10, 1993)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Capitol Jazz/Blue Note
  • ASIN: B000005HEI
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #171,657 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An absolute master March 6, 2004
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Format:Audio CD
Betty is like no other. This has been one of my favorite discs for years; of all her albums, this is the best showcase of Betty's versatility and endless imagination. We should all live with such concentrated inspiration.
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5.0 out of 5 stars One of Carter's early adventures... June 13, 2000
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Format:Audio CD
Carter improvises with lot's of adventure, for instance re-shaping the song "My Favorite Things" and unexpectedly taking wild scat solos. In ballads such as "This Is Always" she is as tender and as saxaphone smooth as always slightly playful with the melody. This is an interesting look at Betty Carter, right when she became the improviser she would later be renowned for.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars the masterpiece of a TRUE jazz singer October 5, 2005
Format:Audio CD
Betty's voice isn't what most people think of as "beautiful". To appreciate Betty's art, you got to get "inside". Before recording "Inside Betty", Miss Carter made a remarkable tour in Japan with Sonny Rollins. In this marvellous album she performs with a trio (wonderful Harold Mabern on piano, Bob Cranshaw on bass -Rollins' soul mate-, and faithful Roy McCurdy on drums). Don't expect to hear pretty nice songs. She's gonna sing you the blues, she's gonna tell you what life is all about. She is a jazz singer's singer, a lady who did it her own way, a Lady I miss a lot. Listen to wonderful "You're a Sweetheart" (track 14) or "My Favorite Things" (in 1'35 she's said it all)... Highly recommended. 45 minutes' happiness. Train your ears.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Thank you Bob Dylan/Theme Time Radio Hour February 12, 2010
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I had not heard Betty Carter until one Sunday morning while listening to Bob's eclectic radio show. He played "Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most", and I knew I had to have more. It is very jazzy, jazz singing. Backed by just a trio on most songs, Carter is all over the scale, in a good way. Not like any other singer.
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