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America's #1 Band: The Columbia Years

America's #1 Band: The Columbia Years by Count Basie Orchestra
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Count Basie Orchestra

Label: Columbia Records
Released: 2003
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Track Listing

Disc 1-(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; Live And Love Tonight; Love Me Or Leave Me (Count Basie 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; Cafe Society Blues; Way Back Blues; St. Louis Blues; (Count Basie Octet) Neal's Deal; The Golden Bullet, You're My Baby, You. Disc 2-(Count Basie Octet) Song Of The Islands; These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You); I'm Confessing (That I Love You); One O'clock Jump; I A'int 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 (Alternate); 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; A'int That The Truth; Taps Miller; Avenue C; Blue Skies; Queer Street; Lazy Lady Blues; Rambo; The King; Mutton Leg; Stay On It; Little Pony; Beaver Junction. Disc 4-(Count Basie Orchestra Live-At The Famous Door) One O'clock Jump; Swinging 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; (At The Meadowbrook Lounge) I Can't Get Started; (At The Panther Room) Moten Swing; Ebony Rhapsody; Darn That Dream; Take It, Pres; Baby, Don't Tell On Me; I Got Rhythm; (At The Cafe Society Uptown) 9:20 Special; Elmer's Tune; Jumpin' At The Woodside.


Personnel

Count Basie Orchestra
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Additional Personnel / Information

Jones-Smith, Inc.-Count Basie-Piano; Walter Page-Bass; Jo Jones-Drums; Carl Smith-Trumpet; Lester Young-Tenor Saxophone; Jimmy Rushing-Vocals. Basie's Bad Boys-Count Basie-Piano, Organ; Walter Page-Bass; Jo Jones-Drums; Freddie Green- Guitar; Buck Clayton, Shad Collins-Trumpet; Dickie Wells-Trombone; Lester Young-Tenor Saxophone; Jimmy Rushing-Vocals. Count Basie Kansas City Seven-Count Basie-Piano, Organ; Walter Page-Bass; Jo Jones-Drums; Freddie Green-Guitar; Buck Clayton-Trumpet; Dickie Wells-Trombone; Lester Young-Tenor Saxophone. Count Basie And His All-American Rhythm Section- Count Basie-Piano, Organ; Walter Page-Bass; Jo Jones-Drums; Freddie Green-Guitar; Buck Clayton-Trumpet; Don Byas-Tenor Saxophone. Count Basie Octet- Count Basie-Piano, Organ; Jimmy Lewis-Bass; Jo Jones-Drums; Buddy Rich- Guitar; Clark Terry-Trumpet; Buddy DeFranco-Clarinet; Serge Chaloff-Baritone Saxophone; Charlie Rouse-Tenor Saxophone; Freddie Green-Guitar. Count Basie and His Orchestra- Count Basie-Piano, Organ; Walter Page-Bass; Jo Jones, Gus Johnson-Drums; Freddie Green-Guitar; Buck Clayton, Shad Collins, Al Killian, Harry Edison; Ed Lewis-Trumpet; Dan Minor, Benny Morton; Dickie Wells, Vick Dickenson, Leon Comegys, Matthew Gee; Booty Wood-Trombones; Earle Warren, Marshall Royal, Rubin Philips-Alto Saxophone; Lester Young, Buddy Tate, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins, Wardell Gray, Lucky Thompson-Tenor Saxophone; Jack Washington-Baritone Saxophone; Helen Hume, Jimmy Rushing-Vocals.


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