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The jazz singers : [a Smithsonian collection of jazz vocals from 1919-1994].

Author: Robert G O'Meally
Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Collection of Recordings/Sony Music Special Products, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : English

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Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Robert G O'Meally
OCLC Number: 39673490
Notes: Accompanying book written by Robert G. O'Meally.
"America's Jazz Heritage"--Box.
Credits: Album producers: Bruce Talbot and Robert G O'Meally.
Performer(s): Various artists.
Description: 5 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (127 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.) in box.
Details: Compact disc.
Contents: Disc 1. Steeped in the blues. West End blues (Eva Taylor) --
In the house blues (Bessie Smith) --
2:19 blues (Louis Armstrong) --
I left my baby (Jimmy Rushing) --
'Tain't nobody's business if I do (Billie Holiday) --
Blues with Helen (Helen Humes) --
I won't be here long (Hot Lips Page) --
Jelly, Jelly (Billy Eckstine) --
Lotus blossom (Julia Lee) --
Goin' to Kansas CIty (Jimmy Witherspoon) --
Goin' to Chicago (Joe Williams/Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross) --
She's got to go (Ernie Andrews) --
Never make your move too soon (Ernestine Anderson) --
D.B. blues (Lorez Alexandria) --
Come on in my kitchen (Cassandra Wilson) --
Straight out of church. Nobody's fault but mine (Blind Willie Johnson) --
One day (Angelic Gospel Singers/Dixie Hummingbirds) --
I'm going to live the life I sing about in my song / (Mahalia Jackson) --
Lets have a party. Gimme a pigfoot (Bessie Smith) --
Doctor jazz (Jelly Roll Morton) --
Shakin' the African (Don Redman) --
It don't mean a thing (If it ain't got that swing) (Ivie Anderson). Disc 2. Man from Harlem (Cab Calloway) --
Let me off uptown (Anita O'Day) --
Saturday night fish fry (Pearl Bailey/Moms Mabley) --
Hogwash (Louis Jordan) --
Good rockin' tonight (Wynonie Harris) --
Swinging the songbook. All of me, top hat, white tie and tails (L. Armstrong) --
I can't give you anything but love (Ethel Waters) --
I can't give you anything but love/These foolish things/Me, myself and I (Billie Holiday) --
Lover, come back to me (Mildred Bailey) --
Don't get around much anymore (Al Hibbler) --
You're driving me crazy (Joe Turner) --
Don't be that way (Ella Fitzgerald, L. Armstrong) --
Night and day (Frank Sinatra) --
Some of these days (Jimmy Rushing) --
Wrap your troubles in dreams (Sarah Vaughan) --
I get a kick out of you (Dinah Washington) --
There's a small hotel (Joe Williams) --
Just you, just me (Nat King Cole). Disc 3. Give me the simple life (Dakota Station) --
Love me or leave me (Nina Simone) --
You are my sunshine (Aretha Franklin) --
What's going on (Marvin Gaye) --
I'm gonna lock my heart (Etta Jones) --
After hours. Yesterdays/Strange fruit/You've changed (B. Holiday) --
Someone to watch over me/Until the real thing comes along (E. Fitzgerald) --
Until the real thing comes along (Fats Waller) --
You don't know what love is (D. Washington) --
For all we know (June Christy) --
Angel eyes (Chris Connor) --
In the still of the night (B. Eckstine) --
Save your love for me (Nancy Wilson) --
Travelin' light (Shirley Horn) --
Prelude to a kiss (S. Vaughan) --
My little brown book (Gloria Lynne) --
Lush life (Johnny Hartmann) --
I got it bad (And that ain't good) (Carmen McRae). Disc 4. This is always (Betty Carter) --
All of me (Little Jimmy Scott) --
What are you doing the rest of your life? (Earl Coleman) --
You're my thrill (Helen Merrill) --
Could I be the one? (Al Green) --
Jazz me blues (Lucille Hegamin) --
The mooche (Baby Cox) --
Parker's mood (King Pleasure) --
Lullaby of Birdland (Sarah Vaughan) --
Down for double (Mel Tormé) --
Jumpin' at the woodside (Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross) --
Left alone (Abbey Lincoln) --
Stolen moments (Mark Murphy) --
Worry now later (Jeanne Lee) --
Get it straight (Carmen McRae) --
'Round midnight Bobby McFerrin --
Doodlin' (Dee Dee Bridgewater) --
Improvised scat song / Jelly Roll Morton --
Hotter than that / Louis Armstrong. Disc 5. Sweet Sue (just you) (Louis Armstrong) --
My Honey's lovin' arms (Bing Crosby, Mills Brothers) --
Ool ya koo (Dizzy Gillespie) --
Disappointed (Eddie Jefferson) --
Them there eyes (Ella Fitzgerald) --
The way you look tonight (Anita O'Day) --
This masquerade [excerpt] (George Benson) --
Frenesi (Betty Carter) --
Jazzola (Noble Sissle) --
Hobo, you can't ride this train ; Rickin' chair (Louis Armstrong) --
"taint what you do (Trummy Young) --
Vol vist du gaily star (Bon Bon (George Tunnell)) --
We've got the blues (Leo Watson) --
Cow cow boogie (Ella Fitzgerald) --
Babalu (Orooney) (Slim Gaillard) --
Chi-Chi-Chi-Chicago (Nellie Lutcher) --
Did you call her today? [excerpt] (Ben Webster) --
Takes two to tango (Lester Young) --
Mumbles Clark Terry) --
Close your eyes (shut yo' mouth) (Slam Stewart, Major Holley).


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