Cook will sign copies of the album following a performance where she will be accompanied by Lee Musiker, who served as musical director for "Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder." The latest album from the Broadway legend was released last fall, however Cook was forced to cancel a previous November in-store appearance due to a bad cold.
"Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder" marks Cook's 14th recording for the DRG label.
The track list for "Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder" follows:
"Cookin Breakfast for the One I Love" (William Rose-Henry Tobias)
"For All We Know" (J. Fred Coots-Sam Lewis)
"Hallelujah, I Love Him So" (Ray Charles)
"Harbour" (Peter Allen)
"He Loves and She Loves" (George Gershwin-Ira Gershwin)
"I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter"/"I Wish I Could Forget You" (Fred Ahlert-Joe Young/Stephen Sondheim)
"I'm Through with Love"/"Smile" (Matty Malneck-Ray Livingston/David Raksin-Charles Chaplin)
"If I Ever Say I'm Over You" (John Bucchino)
"Lost in the Stars"/"No More" (Kurt Weill-Maxwell Anderson/Stephen Sondheim)
"Love Is Good for Anything That Ails You" (Cliff Friend-Matty Melneck)
"Old Devil Moon" (Burton Lane-E.Y. Harburg)
"Sooner or Later" (Charles Wolcott-Ray Gilbert)
"There's a Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder" (Al Jolson-Billy Rose-Dave Dreyer)
"Where or When (Richard Rodgers-Lorenz Hart)
"Lucky to Be Me" (Leonard Bernstein-Betty Comden-Adolph Green)
Barbara Cook made her Broadway debut in 1951's Flahooley, after which the legendary soprano won further acclaim originating roles in Plain and Fancy, She Loves Me and Candide. Cook won a Tony Award for her performance as Marian Paroo in The Music Man. In the second act of her career, she appeared (and continues to) at concert and cabaret venues in New York City and around the country. Cook celebrated her 80th birthday in fall 2007 with three sold-out concerts with the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall.
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