Lester Young & Harry Sweets Edison – Going For Myself

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Going For Myself is a 1957 jazz album by Harry “Sweets” Edison and Lester Young accompanied by Oscar Peterson. The album is one of Young’s last studio recordings.

Track listing:
“Flic” (Oscar Peterson, Lester Young) – 06:16
“Love Is Here to Stay” (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 05:53
“St. Tropez” (Harry “Sweets” Edison, Peterson, Young) – 10:05
“Waldorf Blues” (Young) – 08:19
“Sunday” (Chester Conn, Benny Krueger, Ned Miller, Jule Styne) – 06:55
“You’re Getting to Be a Habit with Me” (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) – 07:43
Bonus tracks; Issued on the 2012 Lone Hill Jazz CD re-issue, LHJ10344

(07) Ballad medley: “A Ghost of a Chance”/”I Cover the Waterfront” (Ned Washington, Ned Young, Bing Crosby)/(Johnny Green, Edward Heyman) – 5:51
(08) “Perdido” (Juan Tizol, Ervin Drake, Hans Lengsfelder) – 6:14
(09) “St. Tropez” – 6:55 – Alternate take
(10) “You’re Getting to Be a Habit with Me” – 7:43 – Alternate take
(11) “Waldorf Blues” 6:16 – Alternate take

Personnel:
Lester Young – tenor saxophone, clarinet (03 & 09)
Harry “Sweets” Edison – trumpet
(July 31, 1957) (01-03, 07-09)

Oscar Peterson – piano
Herb Ellis – guitar
Ray Brown – double bass
Louie Bellson – drums
(February 07, 1958) (04-06, 10-11)

Lou Stein – piano
Herb Ellis – guitar
Ray Brown – double bass
Mickey Sheen – drums

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