5 STARS DOWN BEAT MAGAZINE
INLCUDES 5 BONUS TRACKS
The complete original LP Going for Myself (Verve MGV-8298) reuniting Lester Young and Harry “Sweets” Edison, one Pres’ last studio albums ever. Backing Pres and Sweets are superb musicians like Oscar Peterson, Louie Bellson and Herb Ellis. Five extra tracks have been added to the contents of the original album, including three alternate takes and two tunes not included on the originally issued set.
LESTER YOUNG, tenor sax & clarinet (on 3 & 9)
HARRY “SWEETS” EDISON, trumpet, on all tracks, plus:
(1-3 & 7-9) OSCAR PETERSON (p), HERB ELLIS (g),
RAY BROWN R (b), LOUIE BELLSON (d).
Hollywood, July 31, 1957.
(4-6) & (10-1) LOU STEIN (p), HERB ELLIS (g),
RAY BROWN (b), MICKEY SHEEN (d).
New York, February 7, 1958.
INCLUDES 8 PAGE BOOKLET
01 FLIC 6:16
02 LOVE IS HERE TO STAY 5:53
03 ST. TROPEZ 10:05
04 WALDORF BLUES 8:19
05 SUNDAY 6:55
06 YOU’RE GETTING TO BE A HABIT WITH ME 5:20
07 BALLAD MEDLEY: A GHOST OF A CHANCE/ I COVER THE WATERFRONT 5:51*
08 PERDIDO 6:14*
09 ST. TROPEZ [alt. take] 6:55*
10 YOU’RE GETTING TO BE A HABIT WITH ME [alt. take] 7:43*
11 WALDORF BLUES [alt. take] 6:16*
TOTAL TIME 75:50
*BONUS TRACKS. From the same sessions, not on the original LP.