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Tears and Laughter


Dinah Washington - Tears And Laughter


1962 HITS ARCHIVE: Tears And Laughter - Dinah Washington


Dinah Washington - Tears and Laughter (1961)


Tears And Laughter


Dinah Washington - Tears and Laughter

Tears and Laughter is a 1962 album by Dinah Washington with Orchestra conducted by Quincy Jones, that was released on Mercury Records. The orchestral arrangements, partly with strings for the jazz standard repertoire, were provided by Jones, Hal Mooney, Al Cohn, Ernie Wilkins and Billy Byers. On the second half –the B-side– of the original LP release Washington is backed by the male doo-wop quintet The Dells, who toured with her as the opening act since 1960. They are also featured without Washington on "Jeepers Creepers", and "Am I Blue?" is a duet with one of them.