Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 No Love, No Nothin’
2:49
2 Shoo, Shoo Baby
2:36
3 Stairway to the Stars
3:00
4 I Want to Be Loved
2:53
5 Postman Blues
2:53
6 Since I Feel for You
2:39
7 Westside Baby
2:57
8 You Can Depend on Me
2:43
9 Embraceable You
2:54
10 I Can’t Get Started With You
2:46
11 That’s Why a Woman Loves a Heel
2:52
12 Oo Wee Walkie Talkie
2:42
13 I Love You, Yes I Do
2:39
14 What Can I Say After I Say I’m Sorry
2:37
15 Am I Asking Too Much
2:49
16 I Want to Cry
3:11
17 I Sold My Heart to the Junkman
3:07
18 It’s Funny
2:36
19 Why Can’t You Behave
2:47
20 It’s Too Soon to Know
2:40
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Blues for a Day
2:53
2 All or Nothing Blues
2:52
3 Wise Woman Blues
2:49
4 Rich Man’s Blues
2:55
5 Chewin’ Mama Blues
2:55
6 Mellow Mama Blues
3:08
7 Walking Blues
2:41
8 My Voot Is Really Vout
3:09
9 Pacific Coast Blues
2:40
10 Beggin’ Mama Blues
2:53
11 My Lovin’ Papa
3:05
12 Noo Voot No Boot
3:03
13 Long John Blues
3:10
14 Walkin’ and Talking
2:33
15 Record Ban Blues
3:17
16 Resolution Blues
3:15

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Joe Lovano (track 9)
composer:
Vernon Duke (track 10)
Matty Malneck (track 3)
Harry Pirone (track 16)
Frank Signorelli (track 3)
Buddy Johnson (track 6)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 9)
Johnny Green (composer and conductor, often credited as John Green) (1932) (track 4)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (track 10)
Edward Heyman (track 4)
Buddy Johnson (track 6)
Mitchell Parish (track 3)
Lille Randall (track 16)
Billy Rose (track 4)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 9)
orchestra:
vocals:
Dinah Washington (1947) (track 3)
Dinah Washington (1950) (track 4)
publisher:
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 9)
cover recording of:
Embraceable You (track 9)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Abraçável você (track 9)
part of:
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 9)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 9)
recording of:
I Wanna Be Loved (track 4)
I Want to Cry (track 16)

CD 2

trumpet:
Karl George (US jazz trumpeter) (1945-12) (track 5)
drums:
Lee Young (40s-60s US jazz drummer) (1945-12) (track 5)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (1945-12) (track 5)
alto saxophone:
Jewell Grant (1945-12) (track 5)
piano:
Wilbert Baranco (40s west coast jazz bandleader and producer) (1945-12) (track 5)
tenor saxophone:
Lucky Thompson (1945-12) (track 5)
composer:
Tommy George (track 13)
lyricist:
Tommy George (track 13)
performer:
Milt Jackson (1945-12) (track 5)
vocals:
Dinah Washington (1948) (track 13)
Dinah Washington (1949) (track 15)
writer:
Leonard Swain (track 15)
Dinah Washington (track 15)
recording of:
Long John Blues (track 13)
Resolution Blues (track 15)

Release

ASIN: DE: B000XHB9DM [info]

Release Group

part of: The Great Vocalists of Jazz & Entertainment (number: 11)