1974 Diahann Carroll – Diahann Carroll

Diahann Carroll is the self titled album by singer Diahann Carroll, released in 1974.

Diahann Carroll (July 17, 1935 – October 4, 2019) was an American actress, singer, model, and activist. She rose to prominence in some of the earliest major studio films to feature Black casts, including Carmen Jones (1954) and Porgy and Bess (1959). In 1962, Carroll won a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, a first for an African American woman, for her role in the Broadway musical No Strings. In 1974 she starred in Claudine alongside James Earl Jones for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress.


1  Easy To Love (Bud Reneau; Hal Bynum) 03:54
2  Anybody Else (Bradley Raisin; Joanie Levitt) 02:54
3  After Being Your Lover (Freddie Hart) 03:20
4  A Perfect Love (Paul Williams) 02:43
5  I Can’t Give Back The Love I Feel For You (Nickolas Ashford; Valerie Simpson; Brian Holland) 03:05
6  I’ve Been There Before (Bud Reneau) 03:31
7  I Mean To Shine (Donald Fagen; Walter Becker) 02:55
8  Somewhere Between Love And Tomorrow (Bud Reneau; Tom Lazaros) 02:38
9  Sweet, Sweet Candy (Bud Reneau) 03:52
10  I’ve Never Been A Fool Like This Before (Lori Jacobs) 02:53


Liner Notes

Producer – Joe Porter
Arranged By – Jimmie Haskell
Arranged By – Clark Gassman (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10)
Arranged By – Michael Omartian (Tracks 2, 5, 7, 9)

Photography By – Jim Britt

Recorded At Sound Labs, Hollywood
Mixed At Sound Labs, Hollywood
Mastered At Motown Recording Studios
Phonographic Copyright (p) Motown Record Corporation
Copyright (c)Motown Record Corporation