Fables of Faubus (studio, Columbia, NYC, May 5, 1959)

~ Recording by Charles Mingus

Appears on releases

#TitleLengthTrack ArtistRelease TitleRelease ArtistRelease Group TypeCountry/DateLabelCatalog#
Official
1.7Fables of Faubus8:14Charles MingusMingus Ah Um (original stereo release)Charles MingusAlbum
Columbia (Sony Music, worldwide except JP; formerly owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX)CS 8171
1.7Fables of Faubus8:14Charles MingusMingus Ah Um (Original mono release)Charles MingusAlbum
Columbia (Sony Music, worldwide except JP; formerly owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX)CL 1370
1.2Fables of Faubus8:18Charles MingusThe Best of Charles MingusCharles MingusAlbum + Compilation
CBS (CBS Records’ international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)YS-756-C
1.7Fables of Faubus8:14Charles MingusMingus Ah Um (I ♥ Jazz vinyl reissue with alternative cover)Charles MingusAlbum
CBS (CBS Records’ international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)CBS 21071
1.7Fables of Faubus8:14Charles MingusMingus Ah Um (First cd issue)Charles MingusAlbum
Columbia (Sony Music, worldwide except JP; formerly owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX)CK 40648
1.7Fables of Faubus8:12Charles MingusMingus Ah UmCharles MingusAlbum
Columbia (Sony Music, worldwide except JP; formerly owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX)CJ 40648
1.4Fables of Faubus8:12Charles MingusThe Complete 1959 CBS Charles Mingus SessionsCharles MingusAlbum + Compilation
Mosaic Records (US jazz reissues)MQ4-143
1.7Fables of Faubus8:14Charles MingusMingus Ah Um (Quiex 200g vinyl remastered reissue)Charles MingusAlbum
Classic Records (audiophile reissues)CS 8171
1.3Fables of Faubus8:15Charles MingusThis Is Jazz 6Charles MingusAlbum + Compilation
  • US1996-04-30
Columbia (Sony Music, worldwide except JP; formerly owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX)CK 64624
1.7Fables of Faubus8:14Charles MingusMingus Ah UmCharles MingusAlbum
  • JP1997-03-01
Sony Records (Japanese imprint)SRCS 9201
1.7Fables of Faubus8:14Charles MingusMingus Ah UmCharles MingusAlbum
Legacy (reissue division of Sony Music Entertainment)C3K 065145
1.7Fables of Faubus8:13Charles MingusThe Complete 1959 Columbia RecordingsCharles MingusAlbum + Compilation
Columbia (Sony Music, worldwide except JP; formerly owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX), Legacy (reissue division of Sony Music Entertainment)C3K 65145
1.7Fables of Faubus8:13Charles MingusMingus Ah UmCharles MingusAlbum
  • US1999-02-08
Legacy (reissue division of Sony Music Entertainment)CS 65512
1.7Fables of Faubus8:14Charles MingusMingus Ah Um (20 bit remaster (?) with 3 bonus tracks and 3 unedited tracks)Charles MingusAlbum
  • XE1999-02-09
Legacy (reissue division of Sony Music Entertainment)CK 65512
1.7Fables of Faubus8:14Charles MingusMingus Ah UmCharles MingusAlbum
  • US1999-02-16
Columbia (Sony Music, worldwide except JP; formerly owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX)CK 65512
1.3Fables of Faubus8:15Charles MingusPortrait: Charles MingusCharles MingusAlbum + Compilation
  • US2000-11-28
497874
1.3Fables of Faubus8:15Charles Mingus1959Charles MingusAlbum + Compilation
  • FR2003-01-20
Sony Music MediaSMM5096252
1.3Fables of Faubus8:15Charles Mingus1959Charles MingusAlbum + Compilation
Columbia (Sony Music, worldwide except JP; formerly owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX)CK 91755
1.7Fables of Faubus8:14Charles MingusMingus Ah Um (Late Columbia vinyl reissue)Charles MingusAlbum
  • US2008-09-16
Columbia (Sony Music, worldwide except JP; formerly owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX)88697335681
1.7Fables of Faubus8:17Charles MingusMingus Ah UmCharles MingusAlbum
Not Now MusicNOT2CD336
1.7Fables of Faubus8:14Charles MingusMingus Ah UmCharles MingusAlbum
  • XE2010-03-26
Poll Winners Records27217
6.7Fables of Faubus8:14Charles MingusPerfect Jazz Collection II (European version)Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Columbia (Sony Music, worldwide except JP; formerly owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX), Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008)
6.7Fables of Faubus8:14Charles MingusPerfect Jazz Collection II (There is a Europe version with a few discs replaced by different artists presumably for copyright reasons)Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2011-07-11
Sony Music UK (~2002-2006)
3.7Fables of Faubus8:14Charles MingusThe Complete Columbia & RCA Albums CollectionCharles MingusAlbum + Compilation
  • XE2012-07-27
Columbia (Sony Music, worldwide except JP; formerly owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX), Legacy (reissue division of Sony Music Entertainment), RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or ‘RCA’ with lightning bolt in circle)88697979592
2.2Fables of Faubus8:16Charles MingusMingus Ah Um (2 disc set, 45 RPM, 180 gram audiophile vinyl edition)Charles MingusAlbum
Original Recordings GroupORG 130
1.7Fables of Faubus8:14Charles MingusMingus Ah UmCharles MingusAlbum
Music on Vinyl (imprint of Music on Vinyl B.V. Do not use for manufacturing/distribution relationships!)MOVLP065
2.7Fables of Faubus8:13Charles MingusMingus Ah UmCharles MingusAlbum
  • US2019-06-19
Mobile Fidelity Sound LabUDSACD 2208
1.7Fables of Faubus8:20Charles MingusMingus Ah UmCharles MingusAlbum
  • US2019-06-19
Mobile Fidelity Sound LabUDSACD 2208
2.2Fables of Faubus8:20Charles MingusMingus Ah Um (remastered on 180g "SuperVinyl" at 45 rpm)Charles MingusAlbum
  • US2020-03-03
Columbia (Sony Music, worldwide except JP; formerly owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX), Sony Music Commercial Music Group, Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab88985439221, UD1S 2-010
1.7Fables of Faubus8:14Charles MingusMingus Ah UmCharles MingusAlbumCBS (CBS Records’ international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia)450436 2
1.7Fables of Faubus8:14Charles MingusMingus Ah Um (bonus track version)Charles MingusAlbumColumbia (Sony Music, worldwide except JP; formerly owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX), Legacy (reissue division of Sony Music Entertainment)
1.3Fables of Faubus8:15Charles MingusThis Is Jazz 6: Charles MingusCharles MingusAlbum + CompilationColumbia (Sony Music, worldwide except JP; formerly owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX), Legacy (reissue division of Sony Music Entertainment)715.019/2-064624

Relationships

recorded in:New York, New York, United States (on 1959-05-05)
producer:Teo Macero
alto saxophone:John Handy (US jazz alto saxophonist, born 1933) (on 1959-05-05)
double bass:Charles Mingus (on 1959-05-05)
drums (drum set):Dannie Richmond (drummer) (on 1959-05-05)
piano:Horace Parlan (on 1959-05-05)
tenor saxophone:Curtis Porter (on 1959-05-05)
Booker Ervin (on 1959-05-05)
trombone:Jimmy Knepper (Trombonist) (on 1959-05-05)
recording of:Fables of Faubus (instrumental version)
Fables of Faubus (instrumental version) (on 1959-05-05: instrumental)

Fables of Faubus (instrumental version)

composer:Charles Mingus
publisher:Jazz Workshop, Inc.
later versions:Original Faubus Fables (Fables of Faubus with lyrics)