Tracklist

CD 1: Evil Gal Blues
# Title Rating Length
1 Evil Gal Blues
2:52
2 I Know How to Do It
3:09
3 Salty Papa Blues
3:01
4 Homeward Bound
2:49
5 Blow-Top Blues
3:19
6 Wise Woman Blues
2:48
7 Walking Blues
2:41
8 No Voot - No Boot
3:02
9 Chewin' Mama Blues
2:53
10 My Lovin' Papa
3:04
11 Rich Man's Blues
2:54
12 All or Nothing
2:51
13 Beggin' Mama Blues
2:52
14 Mellow Mama Blues
3:07
15 My Voot Is Really Vout
3:08
16 Blues for a Day
2:52
17 Pacific Coast Blues
2:40
18 Embraceable You
2:54
19 I Can't Get Started
2:46
20 When a Woman Loves a Man
2:55
21 Joy Juice
2:48
22 Oo-Wee Walkie Talkie
2:41
23 The Man I Love
2:57
24 You Didn't Want Me Then
2:31
25 A Slick Chick (On the Mellow Side)
2:41
26 Postman Blues
2:53
27 That's Why a Woman Loves a Heel
2:52
28 Mean and Evil Blues
1:53
CD 2: Stairway to the Stars
# Title Rating Length
1 Stairway to the Stars
3:03
2 You Satisfy
2:50
3 Fool That I Am
2:34
4 There's Got to Be a Change
2:36
5 Mean Evil Blues
2:50
6 Since I Fell for You
2:41
7 West Side Baby
2:59
8 You Can Depend on Me
2:44
9 Early in the Morning
2:37
10 I'm Afraid of You
2:51
11 I Love You, Yes I Do
2:39
12 Don't Come Knocking at My Door
2:54
13 I Wish I Knew the Name of the Boy
2:32
14 No More Lonely Gal Blues
2:50
15 Walkin' and Talkin'
2:34
16 Ain't Misbehavin'
2:50
17 What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry
2:39
18 Tell Me So
2:40
19 I Can't Face the Music
2:58
20 Pete
2:23
21 Am I Asking Too Much?
2:50
22 I'm Getting Old Before My Time
2:58
23 Record Ban Blues
3:17
24 Resolution Blues
3:17
25 I Want to Cry
3:12
26 Long John Blues
3:10
27 In the Rain
2:54
CD 3: Baby Get Lost
# Title Rating Length
1 I Sold My Heart to the Junkman
3:10
2 I'll Wait
3:04
3 It's Too Soon to Know
2:43
4 Why Can't You Behave?
2:48
5 It's Funny
2:37
6 Laughing Boy
2:33
7 Am I Really Sorry?
2:55
8 How Deep Is the Ocean?
3:03
9 New York, Chicago and Los Angeles
1:58
10 Give Me Back My Tears
2:39
11 Good Daddy Blues
2:26
12 Baby, Get Lost
2:52
13 I Only Know
2:28
14 Drummer Man
2:46
15 I Challenge Your Kiss
3:12
16 Fast Movin' Mama
2:14
17 Juice Head Man of Mine
2:44
18 Shuckin' and Jivin'
2:22
19 Richest Guy in the Graveyard
2:54
20 Journey's End
3:11
21 It Isn't Fair
3:03
22 My Kind of Man
3:24
23 If I Loved You
2:28
24 Why Don't You Think Things Over
2:32
25 Big Deal
2:43
26 I'll Never Be Free
2:45
27 I Wanna Be Loved
2:51
28 Love (Me) With Misery
2:55
CD 4: Please Send Me Someone to Love
# Title Rating Length
1 Harbor Lights
3:04
2 I Cross My Fingers
3:00
3 Time Out for Tears
3:21
4 Only a Moment Ago
2:58
5 Fine, Fine Daddy
2:33
6 Please Send Me Someone to Love
3:02
7 Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do
3:07
8 I'm So Lonely I Could Cry
3:11
9 My Heart Cries for You
2:44
10 I Apologize
3:20
11 I Won't Cry Anymore
3:22
12 Don't Say You're Sorry Again
3:16
13 Mixed Emotions
3:00
14 Cold, Cold Heart
3:21
15 Baby Did You Hear?
3:05
16 New Blowtop Blues
2:38
17 What's the Matter Baby
2:42
18 Don't Hold It Against Me
2:51
19 Be Fair to Me
2:57
20 Just One More Chance
2:54
21 Saturday Night
2:29
22 If You Don't Think I'm Leavin'
2:41
23 I'm a Fool to Want You
2:39
24 I'm Crying
2:43
25 Out in the Cold Again
3:12
26 Hey, Good Looking
2:43

Credits

CD 1: Evil Gal Blues

trumpet:
Karl George (US jazz trumpeter) (1945-12) (track 13)
drums:
Lee Young (40s-60s US jazz drummer) (1945-12) (track 13)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (1945-12) (track 13)
alto saxophone:
Jewell Grant (1945-12) (track 13)
piano:
Wilbert Baranco (40s west coast jazz bandleader and producer) (1945-12) (track 13)
tenor saxophone:
Lucky Thompson (1945-12) (track 13)
arranger:
Joe Lovano (track 18)
composer:
Claude Demetrius (track 28)
Vernon Duke (track 19)
Leonard Feather (track 1)
Irene Higginbotham (track 28)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 18)
Bernie Hanighen (1938) (track 20)
Gordon Jenkins (1938) (track 20)
lyricist:
Lionel Hampton (track 1)
Ira Gershwin (track 19)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 18)
Johnny Mercer (1938) (track 20)
performer:
Milt Jackson (1945-12) (track 13)
writer:
Leonard Feather (tracks 3, 5)
Lionel Hampton (track 3)
publisher:
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 18)
cover recording of:
Embraceable You (track 18)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Abraçável você (track 18)
part of:
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 18)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 18)
recording of:
Blow Top Blues (track 5)
Evil Gal Blues (track 1)
Mean and Evil Blues (track 28)
Salty Papa Blues (track 3)

CD 2: Stairway to the Stars

composer:
Claude Demetrius (track 5)
Irene Higginbotham (track 5)
Matty Malneck (track 1)
Harry Pirone (track 25)
Frank Signorelli (track 1)
Tommy George (track 26)
Buddy Johnson (track 6)
Harry Brooks (jazz pianist & songwriter) (1929) (track 16)
Fats Waller (1929) (track 16)
lyricist:
Tommy George (track 26)
Buddy Johnson (track 6)
Mitchell Parish (track 1)
Lille Randall (track 25)
Andy Razaf (1929) (track 16)
orchestra:
vocals:
Dinah Washington (1947) (track 1)
Dinah Washington (1948) (track 26)
Dinah Washington (1949) (track 24)
writer:
Rube Bloom (American songwriter, pianist and vocalist) (track 19)
Ted Koehler (track 19)
Leonard Swain (track 24)
Dinah Washington (track 24)
publisher:
BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! file releases under its imprint "BMG Chrysalis") (track 16)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 16)
Redwood Music (track 16)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 16)
cover recording of:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
recording of:
I Want to Cry (track 25)
Long John Blues (track 26)
Resolution Blues (track 24)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3: Baby Get Lost

orchestra:
vocals:
Dinah Washington (1949) (track 10)
Dinah Washington (1950) (track 25)
writer:
Bennie Benjamin (track 26)
Leonard Feather (track 12)
Billy Moore, Jr. (40s US composer/arranger) (track 12)
Teddy Stewart (track 25)
Dinah Washington (tracks 17, 25)
George David Weiss (track 26)
cover recording of:
recording of:
Baby Get Lost (track 12)
Big Deal (track 25)
Juice Head Blues (track 17)

CD 4: Please Send Me Someone to Love

composer:
Al Frisch (track 11)
Percy Mayfield (– 1950) (track 6)
lyricist:
Fred Wise (track 11)
Percy Mayfield (– 1950) (track 6)
vocals:
Dinah Washington (1951) (track 10)
writer:
Robert M. Ecton (track 15)
Al Goodhart (track 10)
Al Hoffman (track 10)
Katie Lee (track 15)
Ed G. Nelson (track 10)
cover recording of:
later translated versions:
Zu vü Gfühl (track 6)
recording of:
Baby, Did You Hear? (track 15)
I Apologize (track 10)

Release

ASIN: UK: B0000666DS [info]