Johnny Griffin ‎– A Blowing Session

Blue Note ‎– BLP 1559, Blue Note ‎– 1559
Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Mono

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 The Way You Look Tonight
Written-By – Fields*, Kern*
A2 Ball Bearing
Written-By – Johnny Griffin
B1 All The Things You Are
Written-By – Kern-Hammerstein 2nd*
B2 Smoke Stack
Written-By – Johnny Griffin

Companies, etc.



Recorded on April 6, 1957.
Front cover show "Vol. 2", center labels show "Volume 2".
BLP 1559 on label, 1559 on back cover

This is a Classic Records reissue

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): BN-LP 1559-A BG
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): BN-LP 1559-B BG

Other Versions (5 of 22) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BLP 1559 Johnny Griffin A Blowing Session(LP, Album, Mono) Blue Note BLP 1559 US 1957 Sell This Version
B1-81559 Johnny Griffin A Blowing Session(LP, Album, RE) Blue Note B1-81559 US 1988 Sell This Version
MMBLP-1559 Johnny Griffin Johnny Griffin, Vol. 2(2xLP, Ltd, RE, Mono, 180) Music Matters Ltd. MMBLP-1559 US 2011 Sell This Version
TOCJ-1559 Johnny Griffin A Blowing Session(CD, Album, RE, RM) Blue Note TOCJ-1559 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
none Johnny Griffin A Blowin' Session(4xFile, DSF, Album, Mono, RE, RM) Blue Note none Japan 2017


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March 2, 2017
I have this record and I'm confused. It has a deep groove. Everything is identical to an original pressing except the Plastylite "P" is missing. Paste over cover. Glossy front. Who pressed this???