Bye Bye Birdie-Irma La Douce

Bye Bye Birdie-Irma La Douce (full title The Chico Hamilton Quintet Plays Selections from Bye Bye Birdie-Irma La Douce) is an album by drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton featuring jazz adaptations of tunes from the Broadway musicals Bye Bye Birdie and Irma La Douce recorded in 1960 and released on the Columbia label.[1]

Bye Bye Birdie-Irma La Douce
Studio album by
RecordedNovember 1960
LabelColumbia CL 1590 / CS 8590
Chico Hamilton chronology
That Hamilton Man
Bye Bye Birdie-Irma La Douce
The Chico Hamilton Special


Professional ratings
Review scores

AllMusic rated the album two stars.[2]

Track listing

Side 1: All compositions by Marguerite Monnot

  1. "Irma La Douce" - 3:52
  2. "Our Language of Love" - 3:47
  3. "From a Prison Cell" - 4:01
  4. "She's Got the Lot" - 2:57
  5. "There Is Only One Paris for That" - 3:41

Side 2: All compositions by Charles Strouse and Lee Adams

  1. "A Lot of Livin' to Do" - 5:49
  2. "Baby, Talk to Me" - 3:06
  3. "Put On a Happy Face" - 2:42
  4. "How Lovely to Be a Woman" - 3:55
  5. "Kids!" - 2:38



  1. Charles Lloyd discography, accessed June 30, 2015
  2. Allmusic listing accessed June 30, 2015
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