For Sentimental Reasons is an album by American singer, songwriter and producer Linda Ronstadt, released in late 1986. The album peaked at #46 on Billboard 200, as well as #3 on the Top Jazz Albums chart.
It was the third consecutive Platinum-certified collaboration between Ronstadt and bandleader/arranger Nelson Riddle and Ronstadt's eleventh million-selling album overall.
|For Sentimental Reasons|
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|Recorded||1985 – 1986|
|Linda Ronstadt chronology|
|Singles from For Sentimental Reasons|
For Sentimental Reasons was the final installment of the jazz trilogy that Ronstadt recorded with bandleader and arranger Nelson Riddle, who died during the making of this disc. Three of the tracks were conducted by Terry Woodson. The album's premier single release, "When You Wish Upon a Star", peaked at #32 in Billboard Magazine at the end of 1986. It was assisted by a popular music video. John Kosh designed the album covers for the trilogy of albums Ronstadt recorded with Nelson Riddle.
All tracks also included in the compilation "'Round Midnight", released on Asylum Records later in 1986.
|The Rolling Stone Album Guide|||
In his Allmusic review, critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine called the album "virtually indistinguishable from its two predecessors—it has the same sweeping arrangements, and her voice remains adequate, if not spectacular."
|1.||"When You Wish Upon a Star"||Leigh Harline, Ned Washington||3:46|
|2.||"Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered"||Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers||4:24|
|3.||"You Go to My Head"||J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie||3:36|
|4.||"But Not for Me"||George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin||5:24|
|5.||"My Funny Valentine"||Hart, Rodgers||3:00|
|6.||"I Get Along Without You Very Well"||Hoagy Carmichael, Jane Brown Thompson||4:15|
|7.||"Am I Blue?"||Harry Akst, Grant Clarke||2:54|
|8.||"(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons"||William Best, Deek Watson||3:42|
|9.||"Straighten Up and Fly Right"||Nat King Cole, Irving Mills||2:15|
|10.||"Little Girl Blue"||Hart, Rodgers||4:35|
|11.||"'Round Midnight"||Thelonious Monk, Bernie Hanighen, Cootie Williams||4:19|
For Sentimental Reasons may refer to:
Songs"For Sentimental Reasons" (1936 song), a song popularized in the 1930s by Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra
"(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons", a popular song written by William "Pat" Best, first performed in 1945 by the Brown Dots, and covered by many artistsAlbumsFor Sentimental Reasons (Ella Fitzgerald album), 1955
For Sentimental Reasons (Linda Ronstadt album), 1986
For Sentimental Reasons (Nat King Cole album), 1997
For Sentimental Reasons, a 2007 album by Bobby HutchersonPerformersFor Sentimental Reasons (band), an American nostalgia band