Who Sang Sophisticated Lady? Rosemary Clooney & Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Blue Rose cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1956-5-21
length: 2:59
trumpet: Ray Nance, William “Cat” Anderson, Willie Cook and Cootie Williams
trombone: Quentin Jackson and Britt Woodman
valve trombone: John Sanders
clarinet & alto saxophone: Russell Procope
alto saxophone: Johnny Hodges
clarinet & tenor saxophone: Jimmy Hamilton
tenor saxophone: Paul Gonsalves
baritone saxophone: Harry Carney
piano: Duke Ellington
double bass: Jimmy Woode
lead vocals: Rosemary Clooney
drums (drum set): Sam Woodyard
Some other versions of "Sophisticated Lady"

Lyrics
They say into your early life romance came
And in this heart of yours burned a flame
A flame that flickered one day and died away
Then, with disillusion deep in your eyes
You learned that fools in love soon grow wise
The years have changed you, somehow
I see you now

Smoking, drinking, never thinking of tomorrow, nonchalant
Diamonds shining, dancing, dining with some man in a restaurant
Is that all you really want?
No, sophisticated lady,
I know, you miss the love you lost long ago
And when nobody is nigh you cry

Smoking, drinking, never thinking of tomorrow, nonchalant
Diamonds shining, dancing, dining with some man in a restaurant
Is that all you really want?
No, sophisticated lady,
I know, you miss the love you lost long ago
And when nobody is nigh you cry

Sophisticated lady
You cry

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Hey Baby
  • 2 Sophisticated Lady
  • 3 Me and You
  • 4 Passion Flower
  • 5 I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
  • 6 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
  • 7 Grievin'
  • 8 Blue Rose
  • 9 I'm Checking Out, Go'om Bye
  • 10 I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)
  • 11 Mood Indigo

  • Release information
    label: Columbia
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin