Back Home Again

Back Home Again

by Lee WileyLee Wiley


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Fourteen years after her last record, singer Lee Wiley came back for one final studio recording. Although she does a good job on "Indiana" and "I'm Coming, Virginia" and the backup band (which includes trumpeter Rusty Dedrick, clarinetist Johnny Mince, trombonist Buddy Morrow, and pianist Dick Hyman) is excellent, in general this is a disappointing LP. Wiley's voice was no longer in its prime and, although her distinctive phrasing was still intact, her earlier sessions are far superior while her final Carnegie Hall recording is much more emotional and historic. This album is only recommended to Lee Wiley completists. [The CD version released by Audiophile tacks on a 1965 demo session recorded with Joe Bushkin.]

Product Details

Release Date: 12/01/1995
Label: Ghb Jazz Foundation
UPC: 0762247230021
catalogNumber: 300
Rank: 142109


  1. Moon River
  2. When I Fall In Love
  3. You're Lucky To Me
  4. A Woman's Intuition
  5. I'll Be Home
  6. A Love Like This
  7. A Sleeping Bee
  8. (Back Home Again In) Indiana
  9. Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year
  10. I'm Coming Virginia
  11. If I Love Again
  12. Any Time Any Day Any Where
  13. When I Leave This World Behind
  14. When I Leave This World Behind
  15. When I Leave This World Behind
  16. Why Shouldn't I
  17. Why Shouldn't I
  18. Why Shouldn't I
  19. The Lonesome Road
  20. The Lonesome Road
  21. The Lonesome Road
  22. The Lonesome Road
  23. The Lonesome Road
  24. Someday You'll Be Sorry
  25. I Left My Heart in San Francisco
  26. Indiana

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Lee Wiley   Primary Artist,Vocals
Dick Hyman   Organ,Piano
Bucky Pizzarelli   Guitar
Joe Bushkin   Piano
Lyle "Rusty" Dedrick   Trumpet,Flugelhorn,Leader
Johnny Mince   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Buddy Morrow   Trombone
Don Lamond   Drums
George Duvivier   Bass

Technical Credits

Barbara Lea   Text
Lyle "Rusty" Dedrick   Arranger
Herb Abramson   Demo Engineer
Louis Armstrong   Composer
Bill Borden   Producer
Don Hahn   Engineer
Edward Heyman   Composer
Ballard MacDonald   Composer
Victor Young   Composer
Parker Dinkins   Digital Transfer Producer
James Hanley   Composer

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