Barney Kessel ‎– Vol. 3, To Swing Or Not To Swing

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Contemporary Records ‎– C 3513, Contemporary Records ‎– C3513, Contemporary Records ‎– C-3513
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A1 Begin The Blues
Written-By – Barney Kessel
4:21
A2 Louisiana
Written-By – Andy Razaf, Bob Schaefer*, J.C. Johnson
3:55
A3 Happy Feeling
Written-By – Barney Kessel
3:55
A4 Embraceable You
Written-By – Ira And George Gershwin*
3:21
A5 Wail Street
Written-By – Barney Kessel
4:21
B1 Indiana
Written-By – Ballard MacDonald, James F. Hanley
3:08
B2 Moten Swing
Written-By – Bennie Moten, Buster Moten
3:56
B3 Midnight Sun
Written-By – Lionel Hampton, Sonny Burke
3:05
B4 Contemporary Blues
Written-By – Barney Kessel
4:05
B5 Don't Blame Me
Written-By – Dorothy Fields And Jimmy McHugh*
2:54
B6 12th Street Rag
Written-By – Euday L. Bowman
2:56

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Copyright © 1955.
Original press, some labels have "deep groove".

By Permission. From Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, copyright 1949, 1951, 1953, by G. & C. Merriam Co. (under definition)

Recording dates (in Los Angeles):
A3, A5, B4: March 28, 1955
All other tracks: July 26, 1955

1st and 2nd cat. #'s are on the jacket faces and label, 3rd is on the jacket spine

(Bill) Perkins appears by arrangement with Pacific Jazz Records.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): LKL 12-51
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): LKL 12-52
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A stamped): LKL 12-51 D2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B stamped): LKL 12-52 D2
  • Pressing Plant ID (Both sides stamped, RCA Records Pressing Plant, Hollywood): H
  • Rights Society (A1, A3, A5, B4): BMI
  • Rights Society (A2, A4, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6): ASCAP

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PWR 27278 Barney Kessel To Swing Or Not To Swing(CD, Album, RE) Poll Winners Records PWR 27278 Europe 2011 Sell This Version
C-3513, OJC-317 Barney Kessel Vol. 3, To Swing Or Not To Swing(LP, Album) Contemporary Records, Original Jazz Classics C-3513, OJC-317 US 1987 Sell This Version
98.641, C-3513 Barney Kessel Vol. 3, To Swing Or Not To Swing(CD, Album, RE) Original Jazz Classics, Contemporary Records 98.641, C-3513 France 1987 Sell This Version
VICJ-60775 Barney Kessel Vol. 3, To Swing Or Not To Swing(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) Contemporary Records VICJ-60775 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
GXC-3116(M), GXC 3116 M Barney Kessel Vol. 3, To Swing Or Not To Swing(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Contemporary Records, Contemporary Records GXC-3116(M), GXC 3116 M Japan 1974 Sell This Version

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