Count Basie and Joe Williams – Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings (Full Album)

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Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings is an album by pianist/bandleader Count Basie and vocalist Joe Williams recorded in 1955 and originally released on the Clef label.

Track listing:
“Every Day I Have the Blues” (Peter Chapman, Mayall York) – 5:29
“The Come Back” (Memphis Slim) – 5:28
“Alright, Okay, You Win” (Sidney Wyche) – 3:05
“In the Evening (When the Sun Goes Down)” (Leroy Carr, Don Raye) – 3:38
“Roll ‘Em Pete” (Pete Johnson, Big Joe Turner) – 3:12
“Teach Me Tonight” (Sammy Cahn, Gene DePaul) – 3:04
“My Baby Upsets Me” (Joe Williams) – 2:58
“Please Send Me Someone to Love” (Percy Mayfield) – 3:33
“Ev’ry Day” (Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal) – 3:48

Joe Williams – vocals
Count Basie – piano
Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman – trumpet
Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell – trombone
Marshall Royal – alto saxophone, clarinet
Bill Graham – alto saxophone
Frank Wess – alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, flute
Frank Foster – tenor saxophone
Charlie Fowlkes – baritone saxophone, bass clarinet
Freddie Green – guitar
Eddie Jones – bass
Sonny Payne – drums
Frank Foster (tracks 2-9), Ernie Wilkins (tracks 1 & 6) – arranger


Released: 1955
Recorded: May 17 and July 26, 1955
Fine Sound, New York City
Label: Clef
MG C-678
Producer: Norman Granz