JUDY COLLINS - Judith (1975)
Judith is American singer and songwriter Judy Collins' 12th studio album, released in 1975 by Elektra Records. It peaked at No. 17 on the Billboard Pop Albums chart, and is her best-selling studio album to date, achieving Platinum status in the mid 1990s. Collins received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female for her cover of Stephen Sondheim's "Send in the Clowns". Sondheim won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year that same year, based on the popularity of Collins' performance of the song on this album. The single peaked at No. 36 on Billboard's Pop singles chart in 1975, and then reentered the chart in 1977, reaching No. 19; it spent a total of 27 non-consecutive weeks on this chart. The album also includes material by Steve Goodman, Danny O'Keefe, Wendy Waldman, Jimmy Webb, the Rolling Stones, and the 1930s standard "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?", as well as three of Collins' own compositions- "Houses", "Song for Duke", and "Born to the Breed". The album was certified Gold by the RIAA in 1975, for sales of over 500,000 copes. It was later certified Platinum in 1996, for sales of over 1,000,000 copes.
TRACKS: 01. The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress 02. Angel Spread Your Wings 03. Houses 04. The Lovin' Of The Game 05. Song For Duke 06. Send In The Clowns 07. Salt Of The Earth 08. Brother Can You Spare A Dime 09. City Of New Orleans 10. I'll Be Seeing You 11. Pirate Ships 12. Born To The Breed
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