“Music for Lovers Only was Gleason’s most popular LP.” JG It “was first released in 1952 as a 10" LP with only eight songs. In 1953 it was released as an expanded 12" with eight more tracks.” JG
“The album’s highlights include My Funny Valentine, I’m In the Mood for Love, and I Only Have Eyes for You. The album’s original liner notes include some fun descriptions of the ‘entrancing setting’ for Jackie Gleason's music: ‘A wisp of cigarette smoke in the soft lamplight, the tinkle of a glass, a hushed whisper.’” JG
“Fans of Gleason’s orchestral mood music will want to track down the expanded 16-track LP. Casual fans may not need much more than [the] Collectors Choice’s” JG CD that pairs Music for Lovers Only and Music to Make You Misty, but “does not include the final eight songs” JG released on the expanded 12" LP.