The Complete Dinah Washington on Mercury, Vol. 5 (1956-1958)

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Mercury has given the great singer Dinah Washington the complete treatment with seven three-CD sets that contain all of her recordings during the 1946-1961 period, practically her entire career. Vol. 5 is the final volume to be highly recommended, since it has her final jazz recordings. On many of these performances she is backed by orchestras led by Quincy Jones, Ernie Wilkins including a tribute to Fats Waller, or Eddie Chamblee in arrangements that often leave room for short statements from some of the sidemen; one of the albums with Chamblee has a full set of songs associated with Bessie Smith. Vol. 5 which contains only a few commercial sides concludes with her strong ...
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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Mercury has given the great singer Dinah Washington the complete treatment with seven three-CD sets that contain all of her recordings during the 1946-1961 period, practically her entire career. Vol. 5 is the final volume to be highly recommended, since it has her final jazz recordings. On many of these performances she is backed by orchestras led by Quincy Jones, Ernie Wilkins including a tribute to Fats Waller, or Eddie Chamblee in arrangements that often leave room for short statements from some of the sidemen; one of the albums with Chamblee has a full set of songs associated with Bessie Smith. Vol. 5 which contains only a few commercial sides concludes with her strong performance at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/1/1991
  • Label: Polygram Records
  • UPC: 042283895225
  • Catalog Number: 838952

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Relax Max (2:42)
  2. 2 Tears to Burn (2:45)
  3. 3 The Kissing Way Home (2:24)
  4. 4 I Know (3:08)
  5. 5 To Love and Be Loved (2:25)
  6. 6 All Because of You (2:29)
  7. 7 I'll Drown in My Tears (3:09)
  8. 8 You Let My Love Grow Cold (2:28)
  9. 9 Somebody Loves Me (2:32)
  10. 10 Perdido (3:23)
  11. 11 Caravan (2:37)
  12. 12 Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby? (2:57)
  13. 13 They Didn't Believe Me (2:45)
  14. 14 But Not for Me (2:25)
  15. 15 You're Crying (3:29)
  16. 16 Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye (2:27)
  17. 17 I'll Close My Eyes (3:58)
  18. 18 Makin' Whoopee (2:26)
  19. 19 Never Let Me Go (2:43)
  20. 20 Bargain Day (2:51)
  21. 21 I'm Gonna Keep My Eyes on You (2:41)
  22. 22 Boom Boom (2:28)
  23. 23 Ain't Nobody Home (2:31)
  24. 24 Honeysuckle Rose (2:36)
  25. 25 Ain't Misbehavin' (2:35)
  26. 26 I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling (2:25)
  27. 27 Keepin' out of Mischief Now (2:36)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Everybody Loves My Baby (2:39)
  2. 2 Blues Down Home (2:48)
  3. 3 Black and Blue (2:56)
  4. 4 I Remember Clifford (2:34)
  5. 5 Bad Luck (2:51)
  6. 6 Honky Tonk (1:55)
  7. 7 All of Me (2:11)
  8. 8 The Light (3:16)
  9. 9 Somewhere Along the Line (2:55)
  10. 10 Make Me a Present of You (2:50)
  11. 11 Backwater Blues (2:59)
  12. 12 Christopher Columbus (2:47)
  13. 13 'Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do (3:27)
  14. 14 Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat (2:01)
  15. 15 The Jitterbug Waltz (1:47)
  16. 16 Ain't Cha Glad? (2:45)
  17. 17 Squeeze Me (2:09)
  18. 18 Just Dream (2:17)
  19. 19 The More I See You (2:25)
  20. 20 It's Growing Cold (2:09)
  21. 21 He Loves Me, I Think (2:46)
  22. 22 Trombone Butter (3:36)
  23. 23 Send Me to the 'lectric Chair (3:14)
  24. 24 Careless Love (3:35)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Me and My Gin (3:10)
  2. 2 Jailhouse Blues (3:10)
  3. 3 You've Been a Good Old Wagon (4:03)
  4. 4 After You've Gone (3:36)
  5. 5 Backwater Blues (4:56)
  6. 6 If I Could Be with You (One Hour Tonight) (2:48)
  7. 7 Fine Fat Daddy (3:04)
  8. 8 Love Is Here to Stay (3:13)
  9. 9 Showtime (2:55)
  10. 10 Trouble in Mind (2:23)
  11. 11 Ring-A-My-Phone (2:36)
  12. 12 Never Again (2:25)
  13. 13 Kiss and Run Lover (2:26)
  14. 14 If I Can't Have You (1:44)
  15. 15 Lover, Come Back to Me (2:37)
  16. 16 Crazy Love (3:46)
  17. 17 Send Me to the 'lectric Chair (3:53)
  18. 18 Me and My Gin (3:26)
  19. 19 Backwater Blues (4:40)
  20. 20 All of Me (5:31)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Dinah Washington Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals
Jimmy Cleveland Trombone
Johnny Coles Trumpet
Freddie Green Guitar
Urbie Green Trombone
Wynton Kelly Piano
Melba Liston Trombone
Joe Newman Trumpet
Anthony Ortega Alto Saxophone
Harold Ousley Tenor Saxophone
Julian Priester Trombone
Jerome Richardson Flute, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Max Roach Drums
Lucky Thompson Tenor Saxophone
Jack Wilson Piano
Charlie Shavers Trumpet
Eddie Chamblee Tenor Saxophone
Rod Levitt Trombone
Hal McKusick Alto Saxophone
Ernie Royal Trumpet
Nick Travis Trumpet
Joe Wilder Trumpet
Richard Evans Bass
Quentin Jackson Trombone
Ray Copeland Trumpet
Clarence "Sleepy" Anderson Piano, Celeste
Danny Banks Baritone Saxophone
Patricia Brown Piano
Clark Terry Trumpet
Jimmy Crawford Drums
Don Elliott Trumpet, Xylophone, Mellotron, Vibes
Robert Edmondson Bass
Barry Galbraith Guitar
Bernie Glow Trumpet
Benny Golson Tenor Saxophone
Milt Hinton Bass
Osie Johnson Drums
Reunald Jones Trumpet
Thomas Mitchell Bass, Trombone
Charlie Persip Drums
Sonny Russo Trombone
Doc Severinsen Trumpet
Sahib Shihab Alto Saxophone
James Slaughter Drums
Frank Wess Tenor Saxophone
Berisford "Shep" Shepherd Drums
Paul E. West Bass
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Percy Grainger Composer
Bill Doggett Composer
Dinah Washington Composer
Perry Bradford Composer
Charles Davis Contributor
W.C. Handy Composer
Clifford Scott Composer
Jerome Kern Composer
George Brooks Composer
Sammy Cahn Composer
Manny Curtis Composer
Ernie Wilkins Arranger
Fletcher Henderson Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Martha E. Koenig Composer
Manny Kurtz Composer
Herbert Reynolds Composer
James Van Heusen Composer
Clarence Williams Composer
Spencer Williams Composer
Billy Butler Composer
Teddy Powell Composer
Sid Wayne Composer
Harry Burke Composer
Al Frisch Composer
James ? Composer
Robert Prince Composer
Berisford "Shep" Shepherd Composer
Juanita Hill Composer
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