You’ll Never Walk Alone (album)

September 17, 1962 1 Comment

US Release Date: 17 September 1962

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  1. If I Can Help Somebody
    (A. Bazel Androzzo)
  2. Nearer My God to Thee
    (Lowell Mason/Sarah Flower Adams)
  3. The Prodigal Son
    (William A. Luce/Martin Broones)
  4. Abide with Me
    (Henry Francis Lyte/William Henry Monk)
  5. Bless This House
    (Helen Taylor/May H. Brahe)
  6. You’ll Never Walk Alone
    [from the musical Carousel]
    (Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II) Listen
  7. In the Garden
    (C. Austin Miles)
  8. Walk with Him
    (By Dunham/Henry Vars)
  9. Scarlet Ribbions [For Her Hair]
    (Jack Segal/Evelyn Danzig)
  10. Be Still and Know
    (William A. Luce)
  11. I Need Thee Every Hour
    (Robert Lowry/Annie S. Hawks)
  12. The Lord’s Prayer
    (Arrangement by Martin Broones)

Doris considers this album to be one of her all-time favourite releases from her years at Columbia Records. You’ll Never Walk Alone was recorded between the 11-13 July 1962. It blended a mixture of secular and religious songs that each held a special place in the singer’s heart. The album when released was not a big-seller but its theme guaranteed it niche appeal and ensured it a unique place in Doris’s vast catalogue of song. Although some of the album cuts are slightly marred by an imposing organ these are balanced by delicate, heartfelt arrangements of “If I Can Help Somebody”, “Scarlet Ribbons” and the title song which will each bring a tear to your eye.

Conductor & Arranger: Jim Harbert
Producer: Irv Townsend & Jim Harbert
Label: Columbia Records (USA)
Format: 12″ Mono LP (#CL-1904) / 12″ Stereo LP (#CS-8704)
LP Cover Photograph: Leo Fuchs

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One Comments to “You’ll Never Walk Alone (album)”
  1. […] On the 30 April 2007, three 2on1 CDs are being released which include two existing titles that are simply being repackaged (not sure why Sony BMG feel the need to do this but hey it’s their decision!) – the third will combine the now deleted volume one of ‘Hooray for Hollywood‘ with the RARE 1962 album ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone‘. […]

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