What Every Girl Should Know (album)

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What Every Girl Should Know
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RecordedDecember, 1959
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Allmusic2.5/5 stars[1]

What Every Girl Should Know is an album recorded by Doris Day in December, 1959 and issued by Columbia Records on March 21, 1960 as catalog number CS-8234. Doris Day was backed by Harry Zimmerman's Orchestra.

The album was combined with Day's 1961 album, I Have Dreamed, on a compact disc, issued in 2001.

Track listing[edit]

The tracks on the album were:

No.TitleWriter(s)Date recordedLength
1."What Every Girl Should Know"Robert Wells, David Jack HoltDecember 11, 19593:01
2."Mood Indigo"Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Barney BigardDecember 11, 19593:53
3."When You're Smiling"Mark Fisher, Larry Shay, Joe GoodwinDecember 17, 19592:38
4."A Fellow Needs a Girl"Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard RodgersDecember 11, 19593:11
5."My Kinda Love"Jo Trent, Louis AlterDecember 17, 19592:45
6."What's the Use of Wond'rin'?"Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard RodgersDecember 11, 19592:36
7."Something Wonderful"Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard RodgersDecember 22, 19592:51
8."A Hundred Years from Today"Ned Washington, Victor Young, Joe YoungDecember 17, 19593:34
9."You Can't Have Everything"Mack Gordon, Harry RevelDecember 17, 1959 
10."Not Only Should You Love Him"Sid RobinDecember 22, 1959 
11."What Does a Woman Do?"Allie Wrubel, Maxwell AndersonDecember 22, 1959 
12."The Everlasting Arms"Paul Francis Webster, Martin BroonesDecember 22, 1959 


  • Doris Day - vocals
  • Harry Zimmerman - conductor[2]
  • Ted Coconis - artwork


  1. ^ What Every Girl Should Know at AllMusic
  2. ^ "What Every Girl Should Know". Retrieved 14 July 2013.