Dinah Washington

Sings Bessie Smith (772238 LP)

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Sings Bessie Smith

Dinah Washington

Waxtime

8436559464079

LPS 152692

772238 LP

JAZZ

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LP 12,39 €

INCLUDES 1 BONUS TRACK

This release contains Dinah Washington’s complete tribute album devoted to blues icon Bessie Smith, "Dinah Sings Bessie Smith" (EmArcy MG-36130). It was taped in 1957-58 with a band led by saxophonist Eddie Chamblee, and showcases a myriad of great soloists, such as Clark Terry, Quentin Jackson, and Julian Priester.

DINAH WASHINGTON, vocals

EDDIE CHAMBLEE & His Orchestra
A2, A4 & B1: Clark Terry, Fortunatus “Fip” Ricard (tp),
Quentin Jackson (tb), Eddie Chamblee (ts), McKinley Easton (bar),
James Craig (p), Robare Edmonson (b), James Slaughter (d).
Chicago, December 30, 1957.

A1, A3, A5 & B4: Fortunatus “Fip” Ricard (tp), Julian Priester (tb),
Eddie Chamblee (ts), Charles Davis (bar), Jack Wilson (p),
Robert Lee Wilson (b), James Slaughter (d), Robare Edmonson (arr).
Chicago, January 7, 1958.

B2, B3, B5 & B6: Same personnel as above plus Ernie Wilkins
(arranger on “Fine Fat Daddy”). Chicago, January 20, 1958.

SIDE A:
1) AFTER YOU’VE GONE
2) SEND ME TO THE ‘LECTRIC CHAIR
3) JAILHOUSE BLUES
4) TROMBONE BUTTER
5) YOU’VE BEEN A GOOD OLD WAGON

SIDE B:
1) CARELESS LOVE
2) BACK WATER BLUES
3) IF I COULD BE WITH YOU ONE HOUR TONIGHT
4) ME AND MY GIN
5) FINE FAT DADDY
6) TROUBLE IN MIND (*)

(*) Bonus track: From the same sessions