Tuesday, February 16, 2010

"I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes)"

[via Flickr]
Greeting Card
Halema & Chet Baker
California, 1955
Photo: William Claxton

This is such a lovely, blue song, written by Hoagy Carmichael in 1939, with lyrics from a poem by Jane Brown Thompson. Chet Baker has such a rich, beautiful voice. I'm pretty sure this was recorded in 1954, from the album Chet Baker Sings.

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