Basie* ‎– Basie

Label:
Clef Records ‎– MG C-666
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Vinyl, LP, Album
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A1 Blues Backstage
Written-By – Foster*
A2 Down For The Count
Written-By – Foster*
A3 Eventide
Written-By – Doggett*
A4 Ain't Misbehavin' (I'm Savin' My Love For You)
Written-By – Razaf*, Waller*, Brooks*
B1 Perdido
Written-By – Drake*, Lengsfelder*, Tizol*
B2 Ska-Di-Dle-Dee-Bee-Doo
Written-By – Hefti*
B3 Two Franks
Written-By – Hefti*
B4 Rails
Written-By – Harding*, Gillespie*

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On sleeve front:
Muenster-Dummel Hi-Fi Recording.

On labels:
(Under the personal supervision of Norman Granz)
Clef Records, Inc. - Made in U.S.A.

Publisher details:
JATAP - BMI (A1, A2, B4)
Billace Music - BMI (A3)
Mills Music - BMI (A4)
Tempo Music - ASCAP (B1)
Neal Hefti Music - ASCAP (B2)
Castle Music (B3)

Recording date and musician details from (http://www.jazzdisco.org/verve-records/clef-records-catalog-600-series/#mgc-666)
MGC 666 Count Basie - Basie
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (tp) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (tb) Marshall Royal (as, cl) Ernie Wilkins (as, ts, arr) Frank Wess (ts) Frank Foster (ts, arr) Charlie Fowlkes (bars) Count Basie (p) Freddie Green (g) Eddie Jones (b) Gus Johnson (d) Manny Albam, Neal Hefti (arr)
NYC, August 16, 1954
1892-4 Blues Backstage
1894-1 Down For The Count
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (tp) Henry Coker, Benny Powell (tb) Marshall Royal (as, cl) Ernie Wilkins (as, ts, arr) Frank Foster, Frank Wess (ts) Charlie Fowlkes (bars) Bill Hughes (p -1, tb -2/6) Count Basie (p, org -2/6) Freddie Green (g) Eddie Jones (b) Gus Johnson (d) Buster Harding, Neal Hefti (arr)
NYC, August 17, 1954
1. 1897-4 Ska-Di-Dle-Dee-Bee-Doo
2. 1898-4 Perdido
3. 1900-2 Eventide
4. 1901-1 Two Franks
5. 1902-1 Ain't Misbehavin'
6. 1903-1 Rails
** originally intended as Clef MGC 734.
** also issued on Clef MGC 722; Verve MGV 8103 entitled "The Band Of Distinction".

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): MG C-666-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): MG C-666-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): 11,308
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): 11,309
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A stamped): MGC-666A H
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B stamped): MGC-666B H
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 9) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MG C-722 Count Basie And His Orchestra* The Band Of Distinction(LP, Album) Clef Records MG C-722 US 1956 Sell This Version
33CX 10065 Basie* Basie(LP) Columbia 33CX 10065 UK 1956 Sell This Version
V-8103 Count Basie The Band Of Distinction(LP, Album, Mono) Verve Records V-8103 US Unknown Sell This Version
SLP-2711 Count Basie Uma Orquestra De Classe(LP, Album, Mono) Sinter, Verve Records SLP-2711 Brazil Unknown Sell This Version
MG V-8103 Count Basie The Band Of Distinction(LP, Album) Verve Records MG V-8103 US 1957 Sell This Version

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