Eartha Kitt

Eartha Kitt

Eartha Kitt (January 17, 1927 – December 25, 2008) was an American singer, actress, dancer, activist and comedian, known for her highly distinctive singing style and her 1953 recordings of "C'est si bon" and the enduring Christmas novelty smash "Santa Baby", which were both US Top 10 hits. Orson Welles once called her the "most exciting woman in the world". Kitt began her career in 1942 and appeared in the 1945 original Broadway theatre production of the musical Carib Song. In the early 1950s, she had six US Top 30 hits, including "Uska Dara" and "I Want to be Evil". Her other notable recordings include the UK Top 10 hit "Under the Bridges of Paris" (1954), "Just an Old Fashioned Girl" (1956) and "Where Is My Man" (1983). She starred in 1967 as Catwoman, in the third and final season of the television series Batman. In 1968, her career in America suffered after she made anti-war statements at a White House luncheon. Ten years later, she made a successful return to Broadway in the 1978 original production of the musical Timbuktu!, for which she received the first of her two Tony Award nominations. Her second was for the 2000 original production of the musical The Wild Party. Kitt wrote three autobiographies – Thursday's Child (1956), Alone with Me (1976) and I'm Still Here: Confessions of a Sex Kitten (1989). She also played Lady Eloise in the 1992 film Boomerang, starring Eddie Murphy. Kitt found a new generation of fans through her roles in the Disney films The Emperor's New Groove (2000), in which she voiced the villainous Yzma, and Holes (2003). She reprised the role as Yzma in the direct-to-video sequel Kronk's New Groove (2005), as well as the animated series The Emperor's New School (2006–2008). Her work on the latter earned her two Daytime Emmy Awards. She posthumously won a third Emmy in 2010 for her guest performance on Wonder Pets.

Albums/Movies/TV Shows


1994

Back In Business

Back In Business Tracks
1 Back In Business 3:31
2 Let's Misbehave 3:32
3 Solitude 3:48
4 Why Can't I? 5:26
5 Ain't Misbehavin 3:28
6 The Nearness Of You 5:17
7 Close Enough For Love 8:31
8 Brother, Can You Spare A Dime? 4:54
9 Moon River 3:49
10 Speak Low 4:22
11 Here's To Life 4:54

1991

Thinking Jazz

Thinking Jazz Tracks
1 Something May Go Wrong 2:35
2 God Bless The Child 4:47
3 Night And Day 2:36
4 You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To 4:05
5 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes 5:02
6 Life Made Me Beautiful At Forty 7:50
7 Lullaby Of Birdland 2:51
8 My Funny Valentine 3:28

1989

Mink Shmink

Mink Shmink Tracks
1 Santa Baby 3:28
2 Lovin' Spree 2:51
3 Annie Doesn't Live Here Anymore 3:03
4 A Woman Wouldn't Be A Woman 2:01
5 Somebody Bad Sole De Wedding Bell 2:45
6 Dinner For One Please, James 3:01
7 Mink Shmink 3:08
8 Easy Does It 3:54
9 If I Was A Boy 2:44
10 Monotonous 4:25

1986

Where Is My Man

"Where Is My Man" is a song from 1983 by the American singer and actress Eartha Kitt, which appeared on her 1984 album I Love Men. The song was co-written by comedy writer Bruce Vilanch along with musicians and producers Fred Zarr and Jacques Morali.

Genre: Club/Dance, Dance-pop

Release date: Jan 1, 1983

Where Is My Man Tracks
1 Where Is My Man 6:24
2 I Don't Care 4:24
3 I Love Men 3:53
4 This Is My Life 3:48

1975

For Always

For Always Tracks
1 Love For Sale 3:08
2 Autumn Leaves 3:15
3 The Girl From Ipanema 3:03
4 Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup 2:33
5 Too Close For Comfort 3:13
6 C'est Magnifique 3:05
7 Moon River 3:49

1965

In Person At The Plaza

In Person At The Plaza Tracks
1 I Want To Be Evil 3:03
2 How Could You Believe Me? 4:49
3 Champagne Taste 3:56
4 Just An Old Fashioned Girl 2:58
5 C'est Si Bon 3:03

1962

Bad But Beautiful

Bad But Beautiful Tracks
1 Please Do It Again 2:26
2 It's So Nice To Have A Man Around The House 5:53
3 Lola-Lola 2:52
4 Love For Sale 3:08
5 Never On Sunday 1:59

1959

The Fabulous Eartha Kitt

The Fabulous Eartha Kitt Tracks
1 Yellow Bird 2:40
2 Mack The Knife 2:28
3 I'd Rather Be Burned As A Witch 2:19
4 In The Evening 2:27

1958

St. Louis Blues

St. Louis Blues Tracks
1 St. Louis Blues 4:25
2 Beale Street Blues 3:12
3 Hesitating Blues 3:29
4 Careless Love 3:17
5 Long Gone 3:44
6 Yellow Dog Blues 2:27
7 Friendless Blues 2:50

1957

Thursday's Child

Thursday's Child' may refer to:

Thursday's Child Tracks
1 Fascinating Man 2:27
2 Mademoiselle Kitt 2:35
3 Lisbon Antigua 2:23
4 Just An Old Fashioned Girl 2:58
5 Le Danseur De Charleston 7:01
6 Lazy Afternoon 2:24
7 If I Can't Take It With Me 2:30
8 Thursday's Child 4:02
9 Lullaby Of Birdland 2:51

1955

Down To Eartha

Down To Eartha Tracks
1 I Wantcha Around 2:36
2 Do You Remember 3:29
3 Looking For A Boy 3:03
4 I've Got That Lovin' Bug Itch 2:29
5 Oh John! 2:49
6 Strangers In The Starlight 2:27
7 The Day That The Circus Left Town 3:14
8 Apres Moi 2:47
9 The Heel 2:46
10 My Heart's Delight 2:19
11 Hey Jacque 2:38

1953

That Bad Eartha

That Bad Eartha is a 1954 studio album by Eartha Kitt, her debut 12" vinyl album issued on the RCA Victor label. The album was recorded in four sessions between March and October 1953 with Henri Rene and His Orchestra. Long-playing records were newly introduced in the mid-1950s and the 10" album was briefly introduced as an album format. Within a few years the 12" album was the format offered to the record buying public, remaining so until the late-1980s when the Compact Disc became the favoured format. In May 1953 RCA had released a 10" vinyl album RCA Victor Presents Eartha Kitt which reached No. 2 on the pop albums chart and featured 8 songs issued on this album. With the successful introduction of the 12" LP in the early 1950s RCA Victor expanded and re-issued the album with 12 tracks. That Bad Eartha spent 12 weeks on the pop albums chart, peaking at No. 5.

Genre: Vocal jazz, Pop

Release date: Nov 16, 2016

That Bad Eartha Tracks
1 I Want To Be Evil 3:03
2 C'est Si Bon 3:03
3 Angelitos Negros 3:27
4 Avril Au Portugal (The Whisp'ring Serenade) 2:56
5 Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love) 2:31
6 My Heart Belongs To Daddy 3:04
7 Uska Dara (A Turkish Tale) 3:11
8 Mountain High, Valley Low 2:39
9 Lilac Wine 3:49
10 Under The Bridges Of Paris 2:46
11 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes 5:02