Ain't Misbehavin' [Original Broadway Cast]

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All Music Guide - Sarah Erlewine
Ain't Misbehavin' originated as a simple song by Thomas "Fats" Waller that he sold for $500 and that was then performed by Louis Armstrong. In 1978, it became the title track of a cabaret show featuring the music of Waller. It was such a considerable success that it became a Broadway show, and was resurrected in 1988 for a brief stint. Ain't Misbehavin' won numerous Tonys, not the least of which was the award for Best Musical. The original Broadway cast recording features the Tony Award-winning performance of Nell Carter and captures the cabaret feel of the show that made it so charming and refreshing. An excellent recording of the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Sarah Erlewine
Ain't Misbehavin' originated as a simple song by Thomas "Fats" Waller that he sold for $500 and that was then performed by Louis Armstrong. In 1978, it became the title track of a cabaret show featuring the music of Waller. It was such a considerable success that it became a Broadway show, and was resurrected in 1988 for a brief stint. Ain't Misbehavin' won numerous Tonys, not the least of which was the award for Best Musical. The original Broadway cast recording features the Tony Award-winning performance of Nell Carter and captures the cabaret feel of the show that made it so charming and refreshing. An excellent recording of the show.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Rca Victor Broadway
  • UPC: 078635296525
  • Catalog Number: 2965
  • Sales rank: 49,729

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Ain't Misbehavin' / Lookin' Good But Feelin' Bad / 'T Ain't Nobody's Bi - H. Brooks (6:14)
  2. 2 Honeysuckle Rose - Nell Carter (3:58)
  3. 3 Honeysuckle Rose - Amelia McQueen (3:37)
  4. 4 Handful of Keys (3:18)
  5. 5 I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling (3:34)
  6. 6 How Ya Baby (3:06)
  7. 7 The Jitterbug Waltz (5:48)
  8. 8 The Ladies Who Sing with the Band - Ken Page (2:34)
  9. 9 Yacht Club Swing - Charlaine Woodard (1:59)
  10. 10 When the Nylons Bloom Again - Charlaine Woodard (3:40)
  11. 11 Cash for Your Trash - Nell Carter (2:10)
  12. 12 Off-Time (2:46)
  13. 13 The Joint Is Jumpin' (2:16)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Entr'acte (3:06)
  2. 2 Spreadin' Rhythm Around (2:11)
  3. 3 Lounging at the Waldorf - Charlaine Woodard (3:41)
  4. 4 The Viper's Drag / The Reefer Song (5:18)
  5. 5 Mean to Me - Nell Carter (3:02)
  6. 6 Your Feet's Too Big - Ken Page (3:06)
  7. 7 That Ain't Right (3:03)
  8. 8 Keepin' Out of Mischief Now - Charlaine Woodard (3:47)
  9. 9 Find Out What They Like - Nell Carter (3:31)
  10. 10 Fat and Greasy - Ken Page (2:49)
  11. 11 Black and Blue (4:59)
  12. 12 Finale. I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter / Two Sleepy (7:12)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Hank Jones Piano
Fats Waller Piano
Seldon Powell Saxophone
Luther Henderson Piano
J.D. Parran Clarinet
H. Brooks Track Performer
Virgil Jones Trumpet
Ken Page Vocals, Track Performer
Janice Robinson Trombone
Arvell Shaw Bass
Sheldon Powell Saxophone
Amelia McQueen Vocals, Track Performer
Nell Carter Vocals, Track Performer
Joseph Marshall Drums
Andre De Shields Vocals
Charlaine Woodard Vocals
Ain't Misbehavin' Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Ain't Misbehavin' Cast Ensemble cast
Armelia McQueen Vocals
Andre de Shield Vocals
Joe Marchall Drums
Technical Credits
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Fats Waller Composer, Contributor
Marty Grosz Lyric Concept
Jimmy McHugh Composer
Luther Henderson Arranger, Orchestration
Andy Razaf Lyricist
Frank Loesser Composer, Lyricist
Fred E. Ahlert Composer, Lyricist
Herman Autrey Composer
Nat King Cole Composer, Lyricist
Dorothy Fields Composer, Lyricist
Paul Goodman Engineer
J.C. Johnson Lyricist
Richard Maltby Jr. Composer, Director, Lyricist, Concept
Billy Rose Lyricist
Jay David Saks Producer
Roy Turk Composer, Lyricist
Clarence Williams Lyricist
Thomas Z. Shepard Producer
J.J. Stelmach Art Direction
Ed Kirkeby Lyricist
Nancy Lee Swift Liner Notes
Harry Brooks Composer
Martha Swope Production Photography
Joe Young Composer, Lyricist
Jane T. Brier Liner Notes
J.C. Jones Composer
Ted Koehler Composer, Lyricist
Harry Link Composer
Fred Fisher Composer, Lyricist
Everett Robbins Composer, Lyricist
George Marion Jr. Lyricist
Billy Mayhew Composer, Lyricist
Ada Benson Composer, Lyricist
William Elliott Arranger, Vocal Arrangements
Murray Horwitz Composer, Lyricist, Liner Notes, Concept
William H. Evans Liner Notes
Charlie Johnson Composer, Lyricist
Lester A. Santly Lyricist
Doug Johnson Artwork
Joseph J. Stelmach Art Direction
Porter P. Grainger Composer, Lyricist
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