Who Sang The Girl From Ipanema? Sammy Davis Jr. & Count Basie

Count Basie Our Shining Hour cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1991-2-18
length: 4:09
producer: Jim Davis
arranger: George Rhodes
clarinet & alto saxophone: Marshall Royal
baritone saxophone: Charlie Fowlkes
conductor: Quincy Jones
double bass: Ray Brown
membranophone: Sonny Payne
guitar: Freddie Green
orchestra: The Count Basie Orchestra
percussion: Emil Richards
piano: Count Basie
saxophone: Frank Wess
tenor saxophone: Eric Dixon
trumpet: Al Aarons
vocal: Sammy Davis Jr.
Some other versions of "The Girl From Ipanema"

Lyrics
Tall and tan and young and lovely
The girl from Ipanema goes walking
And when she passes, each one she passes goes - ah

When she walks, she's like a samba
That swings so cool and sways so gentle
That when she passes, each one she passes goes - ah

(Ooh) But he watch her so sadly
How can he tell her he loves her
Yes I would give my heart gladly
But each day, that she walks to the sea
She looks straight ahead, not at he

Tall, (and) tan, (and) young, (and) lovely
The girl from Ipanema goes walking
And when she passes, he smile - but she doesn't see
(Doesn't see)
(She just doesn't see, she never sees him)

Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 My Shining Hour
  • 2 Teach Me Tonight
  • 3 Work Song
  • 4 Why Try to Change Me Now
  • 5 Blues for Mr. Charlie
  • 6 April in Paris
  • 7 New York City Blues
  • 8 You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You
  • 9 She's a Woman (W-O-M-A-N)
  • 10 The Girl From Ipanema
  • 11 Keepin' Out the Mischief Now
  • 12 Bill Basie Won't You Please Come Home

  • Release information
    label: Sammel-Lab
    country(area): Germany
    format: CD
    barcode: 042283744622
    script: Latin