1976 Carman McRae – Can’t Hide Love

Can’t Hide Love is a 1976 album by Carmen McRae, this was her third and last album to be released on Blue Note Records.

Carmen Mercedes McRae (April 8, 1920 – November 10, 1994) was an American jazz singer. She is considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century and is remembered for her behind-the-beat phrasing and ironic interpretation of lyrics.

Tracks

1  Can’t Hide Love (Skip Scarborough ) 03:54
2  The Man I Love (Cole Porter ) 04:16
3  Only Women Bleed (Dick Wagner; Vincent Furnier ) 04:56
4  I Wish You Well (Bill Withers ) 03:17
5  All By Myself (Eric Carmen ) 06:03
6  Music (James Taylor ) 03:31
7  Lost Up In Loving You (Kenny Rankin; William Smith; Yvonne Rankin ) 04:38
8  You’re Everything (Chick Corea ) 02:50
9  Would You Believe (Cy Coleman ) 04:09
10  A Child Is Born (Thad Jones ) 03:25

Musicians

1 Can’t Hide Love

BassChuck Berghofer
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
PianoJoe Sample
SaxJerome Richardson
SaxErnie Watts
SaxDon Menza
SaxPete Christlieb
SaxJack Nimitz
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TromboneMaurice Spears
TromboneGrover Mitchell
TromboneErnie Tack
TrumpetSnooky Young
TrumpetBobby Shew
TrumpetOscar Brashear
TrumpetBlue Mitchell
VocalsCarmen McRae


2 The Man I Love

BassJoe Mondragon
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarDennis Budimir
Electric PianoMarshall Otwell
PianoArtie Kane
ReedsBill Perkins
ReedsLanny Morgan
ReedsHarry Klee
ReedsAbe Most
ReedsWilliam Green
TromboneLew McCreary
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TromboneKenny Shroyer
TrumpetBuddy Childers
TrumpetBobby Shew
TrumpetAl Aarons
VocalsCarmen McRae


3 Only Women Bleed

BassChuck Berghofer
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarDennis Budimir
GuitarLarry Carlton
KeyboardsDave Grusin
PianoLarry Carlton
SynthesizerIan Underwood
VocalsCarmen McRae


4 I Wish You Well

BassChuck Berghofer
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
PianoJoe Sample
SaxJerome Richardson
SaxErnie Watts
SaxDon Menza
SaxPete Christlieb
SaxJack Nimitz
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TromboneMaurice Spears
TromboneGrover Mitchell
TromboneErnie Tack
TrumpetSnooky Young
TrumpetBobby Shew
TrumpetOscar Brashear
TrumpetBlue Mitchell
VocalsCarmen McRae


5 All By Myself

BassChuck Berghofer
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarLarry Carlton
GuitarDennis Budimir
KeyboardsJoe Sample
KeyboardsMarshall Otwell
PercussionVictor Feldman
VocalsCarmen McRae


6 Music

BassWilton Felder
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarLarry Carlton
GuitarDennis Budimir
KeyboardsJoe Sample
KeyboardsMarshall Otwell
PercussionVictor Feldman
VocalsCarmen McRae


7 Lost Up In Loving You

BassChuck Berghofer
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarDennis Budimir
GuitarLarry Carlton
KeyboardsDave Grusin
SynthesizerIan Underwood
VocalsCarmen McRae


8 You’re Everything

BassChuck Berghofer
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
PianoJoe Sample
SaxJerome Richardson
SaxErnie Watts
SaxDon Menza
SaxPete Christlieb
SaxJack Nimitz
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TromboneMaurice Spears
TromboneGrover Mitchell
TromboneErnie Tack
TrumpetSnooky Young
TrumpetBobby Shew
TrumpetOscar Brashear
TrumpetBlue Mitchell
VocalsCarmen McRae


9 Would You Believe

BassJoe Mondragon
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarDennis Budimir
Electric PianoMarshall Otwell
PianoArtie Kane
ReedsBill Perkins
ReedsLanny Morgan
ReedsHarry Klee
ReedsAbe Most
ReedsWilliam Green
TromboneLew McCreary
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TromboneKenny Shroyer
TrumpetBuddy Childers
TrumpetBobby Shew
TrumpetAl Aarons
VocalsCarmen McRae


10 A Child Is Born

BassJoe Mondragon
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarDennis Budimir
Electric PianoMarshall Otwell
PianoArtie Kane
ReedsBill Perkins
ReedsLanny Morgan
ReedsHarry Klee
ReedsAbe Most
ReedsWilliam Green
TromboneLew McCreary
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TromboneKenny Shroyer
TrumpetBuddy Childers
TrumpetBobby Shew
TrumpetAl Aarons
VocalsCarmen McRae

Liner Notes

Producer – Dale Oehler
Producer (Executive) – George Butler
Arranged By – Gerald Wilson (Track 1)
Arranged By – Johnny Mandel (Tracks 2, 9)
Arranged By – Larry Carlton (Track 3)
Arranged By – Thad Jones (Tracks 4, 8, 10)
Arranged By – Dale Oehler (Tracks 5, 6)
Arranged By – Dave Grusin (Track 7)
Concertmaster – Gerald Vinci (Tracks 2, 3, 7, 9, 10)
Contractor – Jules Chaikin
Engineer – Hank Cicalo
Engineer (Assistant) – Milt Calice
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
Mixed By – Hank Cicalo
Recorded By – Hank Cicalo

Art Direction – Ria Lewerke
Photography By – Norman Seeff

Recorded At A&M Recording Studios, Los Angeles, California
Phonographic Copyright (p) United Artists Music And Records Group, Inc