Mel Tormé – Comin’ Home Baby! (Atlantic)

Not exactly a youngster at age 37, Mel Tormé had long established himself as a crooner and scat-singer extraordinaire by 1962. Nonetheless, Atlantic Records sought to freshen Tormé’s sound — and entice a younger audience — with the LP Comin’ Home Baby, the title song of which had a cool R&B groove, a taut Claus…
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