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Author Basie, Count, 1904-1984.

Title America's #1 band! [sound recording] / Count Basie and his Orchestra.

Imprint [New York?] : Sony Music Entertainment Inc., 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    MJ BASI ANO B10CD    Available
Description 4 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (89 p. :ill. (some col.) ; 13 x 15 cm.)
Note On cover and case : The Columbia years.
Compact discs.
Contents Disc 1. The Small Group Recordings. Jones-Smith, Inc.: Shoe shine boy -- Evenin' -- Boogie woogie (I may be wrong) -- Oh, lady be good. Basie's Bad Boys: I ain't got nobody -- Goin' to Chicago blues -- Live and love tonight -- Love me or leave me. Count Basie's Kansas City Seven: Dickie's dream -- Lester leaps in. Count Basie & his All-American Rhythm Section: How long blues -- Royal garden blues -- Bugle blues -- Sugar blues -- Farewell blues -- Café society blues -- Way back blues -- St. Louis blues. Count Basie Octet: Neal's deal -- Bluebeard blues -- The Golden bullet -- You're my baby, you.
Disc 2. The Small Group Recordings (continued). Count Basie Octet: Song of the islands -- These foolish things (remind me of you) -- I'm confessin' (that I love you) -- One o'clock jump -- I ain't got nobody -- Little white lies -- I'll remember April -- Tootie. Count Basie and his Orchestra: Rock-a-bye Basie -- One hour -- Taxi war dance -- Twelfth Street rag -- Miss Thing, part 1 -- Miss Thing, part 2 -- Nobody knows -- Pound cake -- Song of the islands -- Clap hands! Here comes Charlie -- Tickle toe -- Louisiana -- Easy does it -- Somebody stole my gal -- I want a little girl.
Disc 3. Count Basie and his Orchestra: Five o'clock whistle -- Broadway -- It's the same old south -- Jump the blues away -- The Jitters -- 9:20 special -- Goin' to Chicago blues -- Harvard blues -- One o'clock jump -- It's sand, man -- Ain't it the truth -- Taps Miller -- Avenue C -- Blue skies -- Queer street -- Lazy lady blues -- Rambo -- The King -- Hob nail boogie -- Mutton leg -- Stay on it -- Little pony -- Beaver junction.
Disc 4. Count Basie and his Orchestra. At the Famous Door: One o'clock jump -- Swingin' the blues -- Rock-a-bye Basie -- Don't worry 'bout me -- Time out -- Boogie woogie blues -- Roseland shuffle -- White sails -- Clap hands! Here comes Charlie -- One o'clock jump. At the Savoy Ballroom: They can't take that away from me -- Swing, brother, swing. At the Meadowbrook Lounge :-- I can't get started. At the Panther Room: Moten swing. At the Southland Theatre Restaurant: Ebony rhapsody -- Darn that dream -- Take it, Pres -- Baby, don't tell on me -- I got rhythm. At the Café Society Uptown: 9:20 special -- Elmer's tune -- Jumpin' at the Woodside.
Credits Compilation produced by Orrin Keepnews.
Event Recorded between 1936 and 1951.
Subject Jazz -- 1931-1940.
Jazz -- 1941-1950.
Jazz -- 1951-1960.
Big band music.
Added Author Kansas City Seven (Count Basie)
Count Basie Orchestra.
Added Title America's number one band
America's number 1 band
Other Title Columbia years
Standard No. 696998711020
Music No. C4K 87110 Columbia/Legacy
CK 87111 Columbia/Legacy
CK 87112 Columbia/Legacy
CK 87113 Columbia/Legacy
CK 90331 Columbia/Legacy

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