Count Basie ‎– The Original American Decca Recordings

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GRP ‎– GRP-3-6112, MCA Records ‎– GRP-3-6112
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1937
1-1 Honeysuckle Rose
Arranged By – Fletcher HendersonWritten-By – Andy Razaf, Thomas Waller*
2:58
1-2 Pennies From Heaven
Arranged By – Don RedmanWritten-By – Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke
3:00
1-3 Swinging At The Daisy Chain
Written-By – Count Basie
2:48
1-4 Roseland Shuffle
Arranged By – Fletcher HendersonWritten-By – Count Basie
2:32
1-5 Exactly Like You
Arranged By – Don RedmanWritten-By – Jimmy McHugh & Dorothy Fields
2:41
1-6 Boo Hoo
Arranged By – Fletcher HendersonWritten-By – Carmen Lombardo, Edward Heyman, John Jacob Loeb
2:25
1-7 The Glory Of Love
Arranged By – Fletcher HendersonWritten-By – Billy Hill
2:29
1-8 Boogie Woogie (I May Be Wrong)
Written-By – Count Basie, James Rushing*
2:49
1-9 Smarty (You Know It All)
Arranged By – Skip MartinWritten-By – Burton Lane, Ralph Freed
2:40
1-10 One O'Clock Jump
Arranged By – Buster Smith, Eddie DurhamWritten-By – Count Basie
3:00
1-11 Listen My Children And You Shall Hear
Arranged By – Don RedmanWritten-By – Burton Lane, Ralph Freed
3:05
1-12 John's Idea
Arranged By – Eddie DurhamWritten-By – Count Basie
2:53
1-13 Good Morning Blues - 1st Take
Arranged By – Eddie DurhamWritten-By – Count Basie, Eddie Durham, James Rushing*
3:12
1-14 Good Morning Blues - 2nd Take
Arranged By – Eddie DurhamWritten-By – Count Basie, Eddie Durham, James Rushing*
3:03
1-15 Our Love Was Meant To Be
Arranged By – Skip MartinWritten-By – Alexander Hill, Joseph M. Davis*, Thomas Waller
2:45
1-16 Time Out
Written-By – Eddie Durham
3:01
1-17 Topsy
Written-By – Eddie Durham
3:12
1-18 I Keep Remembering
Arranged By – Eddie DurhamWritten-By – Charles Newman (2), Isham Jones
2:45
1-19 Out The Window
Written-By – Count Basie, Eddie Durham
3:08
1-20 Don't You Miss Your Baby
Written-By – Count Basie, Eddie Durham, James Rushing*
3:08
1-21 Let Me Dream
Arranged By – Eddie DurhamWritten-By – Henry Jerome
3:09
1938
2-1 Georgianna
Arranged By – Eddie DurhamWritten-By – Croom, Johnson*, Frank Carle*, Red McKenzie
2:33
2-2 Blues In The Dark
Arranged By – Buck ClaytonWritten-By – Count Basie
3:04
2-3 Sent For You Yesterday
Written-By – Eddie Durham, James Rushing*
2:57
2-4 Every Tub
Written-By – Count Basie, Eddie Durham
3:14
2-5 Now Will You Be Good?
Arranged By – Eddie DurhamWritten-By – Arthur Terker, Harry Jentes, Harry Pease
2:46
2-6 Swingin' The Blues
Written-By – Count Basie, Eddie Durham
2:45
2-7 Mama Don't Want No Peas 'N' Rice 'N' Coconut Oil
Arranged By – Don KirkpatrickWritten-By – Charles*, Gilbert*
2:51
2-8 Blue And Sentimental
Written-By – Count Basie, Jerry Livingston, Mack David
3:10
2-9 Doggin' Around
Written-By – Edgar William Battle*, Herschel Evans
3:02
2-10 Stop Beatin' Round The Mulberry Bush - 1st Take
Arranged By – Don RedmanWritten-By – S. Bickley Reichner*, Clay A. Boland*
3:01
2-11 Stop Beatin' Round The Mulberry Bush - 2nd Take
Arranged By – Don RedmanWritten-By – S. Bickley Reichner*, Clay A. Boland*
3:04
2-12 London Bridge Is Falling Down
Arranged By – Don RedmanWritten-By – Abel Baer, Ira Schuster, Tot Seymour
2:55
2-13 Texas Shuffle
Written-By – Herschel Evans
3:07
2-14 Jumpin' At The Woodside
Written-By – Count Basie
3:08
2-15 How Long Blues
Written-By – Leroy Carr
2:55
2-16 The Dirty Dozen
Written-By – Rufus Perryman
3:01
2-17 Hey Lawdy Mama
Written-By – Cleve Reed
2:44
2-18 The Fives
Written-By – Thomas*, Thomas*
2:45
2-19 Boogie Woogie
Written-By – Clarence Smith*
3:01
2-20 Dark Rapture
Written-By – Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson, Manny Kurtz
2:38
2-21 Shorty George
Arranged By – Andy GibsonWritten-By – Count Basie
2:44
2-23 The Blues I Like To Hear
Written-By – Buster Smith, James Rushing*
3:07
2-24 Do You Wanna Jump, Children?
Arranged By – Andy GibsonWritten-By – Jimmy Van Heusen, Selsman*, Bryant*
2:39
2-25 Panassie Stomp
Written-By – Count Basie
2:47
1939
3-1 My Heart Belongs To Daddy
Arranged By – Jimmy MundyWritten-By – Cole Porter
2:54
3-2 Sing For Your Supper
Written-By – Rodgers & Hart
2:42
3-3 Oh! Red
Written-By – Joe McCoy
2:53
3-4 Fare Thee Honey, Fare Thee Well - 1st Take
Written-By – J. Mayo Williams, John Akers
3:04
3-5 Fare Thee Honey, Fare Thee Well - 2nd Take
Written-By – J. Mayo Williams, John Akers
3:02
3-6 Dupree Blues
Written-By – George White, W. Herman*
3:04
3-7 When The Sun Goes Down - 1st Take
Written-By – Leroy Carr
2:45
3-8 When The Sun Goes Down - 2nd Take
Written-By – Leroy Carr
2:54
3-9 Red Wagon
Written-By – Richard M. Jones
2:52
3-10 You Can Depend On Me
Written-By – Charlie Carpenter*, Earl Hines, Louis Dunlap
3:07
3-11 Cherokee, Part 1
Arranged By – Jimmy MundyWritten-By – Ray Noble
3:10
3-12 Cherokee, Part 2
Arranged By – Jimmy MundyWritten-By – Ray Noble
3:03
3-13 Blame It On My Last Affair - 1st Take
Written-By – Henry Nemo, Irving Mills
2:43
3-14 Blame It On My Last Affair - 2nd Take
Written-By – Henry Nemo, Irving Mills
2:42
3-15 Jive At Five
Written-By – Harry Edison
2:49
3-16 Thursday
Arranged By – Buck ClaytonWritten-By – Dorothy Sachs, Irvin Graham, Louis Haber
3:04
3-17 Evil Blues
Written-By – Count Basie, Harry Edison, James Rushing*
3:13
3-18 Oh, Lady Be Good
Written-By – George & Ira Gershwin
3:10

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Other Versions (5 of 7) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
510.167 to 510.170 Count Basie Orchestra "Early Count"(4xLP, Comp, RP, Box) MCA Records 510.167 to 510.170 France Unknown Sell This Version
DRCD11173 Count Basie Complete Original American Decca Recordings(3xCD, Comp) Definitive Records (2) DRCD11173 Spain 2000 Sell This Version
0600753428368 Count Basie The Original American Decca Recordings(3xCD, Comp, RE) Verve Records 0600753428368 Italy 2013 Sell This Version
510.167 to 510.170 Count Basie "Early Count" - Complete Recorded Works (1937-1939)(4xLP, Comp, Box) MCA Records 510.167 to 510.170 France 1976 Sell This Version
533501Y Count Basie The Complete Decca Recordings(3xCD, Comp, RE) Jazz Heritage 533501Y US 1993 Sell This Version

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