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Stitt's Bits: The Bebop Recordings, 1949-1952

 

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Sonny Stitt

Label: Prestige Records
Released: 2006
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Track Listing

[Disc 1] Afternoon in Paris [take 1]; Afternoon in Paris [take 2]; Elora [take 1]; Elora [take 2]; Teapot [take 1]; Teapot [take 2]; Blue Mode [take 1]; Blue Mode [take 2]; All God's Chillun Got Rhythm; Sonny Side; Bud's Blues; Sunset; Strike Up the Band; Strike Up the Band [Alternate Take]; I Want to Be Happy; Taking a Chance on Love; Fine and Dandy [Take 1]; Fine and Dandy [Take 2]; Avalon; Later; Ain't Misbehavin'; Mean to Me; Stairway to the Stars; Bye Bye; Let It Be; [Disc 2] Blues Up and Down [Take 1]; Blues Up and Down [Take 2]; Blues Up and Down [Take 3]; You Can Depend on Me [Take 1]; You Can Depend on Me [Take 2]; Touch of the Blues; Dumb Woman Blues; Chabootie; Who Threw the Sleeping Pills in Rip Van Winkle's Coffee?; Gravy (Aka Walkin'); Easy Glide; Count Every Star; Nice Work If You Can Get It; There Will Never Be Another You; Blazin';Back in Your Own Back Yard; Sweet Jennie Lou; Vie en Rose; Seven Eleven; Think You've Chosen Me; After You've Gone; Our Very Own; 'S Wonderful; Stringin' the Jug; Nevertheless (I'm in Love with You); [Disc 3] Jeepers Creepers; Imagination; Cherokee; 'Round About One A.M.; Jug; Wow; Blue and Sentimental; Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away); Can't We Be Friends; New Blues Up and Down; Thrill of Your Kiss; If the Moon Turns Green; P.S. I Love You; This Can't Be Love; Down with It; For the Fat Man; Splinter; Confession'; Undecided; (It Will Have to Do) Until the Real Thing Comes Along; Because of Rain; Charmine; Cool Mambo; Sonny Sounds; Blue Mambo; Stitt's It.

Personnel

Sonny Stitt: alto, tenor and baritone saxophones; John Hunt, Bill Massey, Joe Newman: trumpet; Eli Dabney, Matthew Gee, Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson, Alfred Chippy Outcalt: trombone; Gene Ammons: tenor saxophone; Clarence Anderson, Charles Bateman, Kenny Drew, John Houston, Duke Jordan, John Lewis, Junior Mance, Bud Powell: piano; Nelson Boyd, Earl May, Tommy Potter, Curly Russell, Ernie Shepard, Gene Wright: bass; Art Blakey, Jo Jones, Wesley Landers, Max Roach, Teddy Stewart, Shadow Wilson: drums; Humberto Morales: timbales; Larry Townsend,Ted Williams: vocals.

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