The Man with the Sad Face

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The Man with the Sad Face
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Studio album by
Released 1976
Recorded August 25-28 & September 27-28, 1976 at Generation Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 34:04
Label Fantasy F-9519
Producer Stanley Turrentine
Stanley Turrentine chronology
Everybody Come On Out
The Man with the Sad Face

The Man with the Sad Face is an album by jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine recorded for the Fantasy label in 1976 and featuring performances by Turrentine with an orchestra arranged and conducted by David Van De Pitte.[1] The album consists of Turrentine's versions of many current pop and disco hits.


The Allmusic review by Michael Erlewine simply stated "Very large group session for Fantasy".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 2/5 stars[3]

Track listing

  1. "Evil Ways" (Clarence "Sonny" Henry) - 4:37
  2. "Man with the Sad Face" (Henry) - 4:21
  3. "Ligia" (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 5:50
  4. "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine" (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff) - 5:20
  5. "I Want You" (Arthur Ross, Leon Ware) - 3:39
  6. "Whatever Possessed Me" (Tadd Dameron) - 5:35
  7. "Love Hangover" (Marilyn McLeod, Pam Sawyer) - 3:48
  8. "Mighty High" (David Crawford, Richard Downing) - 0:54



  1. ^ Stanley Turrentine discography accessed April 16, 2015.
  2. ^ a b Erlewine, Michael. The Man with the Sad Face – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved April 16, 2015.
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 194. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
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