Sammy Davis / Count Basie – Our Shining Hour (Full Album)

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Our Shining Hour is a 1965 studio album by Sammy Davis Jr., accompanied by the Count Basie Orchestra, arranged by Quincy Jones.

Track listing:
“My Shining Hour” (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 2:10
“Teach Me Tonight” (Sammy Cahn, Gene de Paul) – 3:05
“Work Song” (Nat Adderley, Oscar Brown Jr.) – 2:12
“Why Try to Change Me Now?” (Cy Coleman, Joseph Allan McCarthy) – 3:24
“Blues for Mr. Charlie” (Bobby Sharp) – 3:43
“April in Paris” (Vernon Duke, Yip Harburg) – 2:45
“New York City Blues” (Quincy Jones, Peggy Lee) – 2:51
“You’re Nobody till Somebody Loves You” (James Cavanaugh, Russ Morgan, Larry Stock) – 2:58
“She’s a Woman (W-O-M-A-N)” (Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller) – 2:21
“The Girl from Ipanema” (Vinícius de Moraes, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Norman Gimbel) – 4:07
“Keepin’ Out of Mischief Now” (Andy Razaf, Fats Waller) – 2:51
“Bill Basie Won’t You Please Come Home” (Count Basie, Sammy Davis, Jr., Jones) – 2:38

Sammy Davis Jr. – vocals, tap

The Count Basie Orchestra:
Count Basie – piano, bandleader
Quincy Jones – arranger, conductor
George Rhodes – arranger
Al Aarons – trumpet
Sonny Cohn
Wallace Davenport
Joe Newman
Snooky Young
Henderson Chambers – trombone
Henry Coker
Bill Hughes
Grover Mitchell
Marshal Royal – clarinet, alto saxophone
Eric Dixon – tenor saxophone
Sal Nistico
Charles Fowlkes – baritone saxophone
Frank Wess – saxophone
Freddie Green – guitar
Ray Brown – double bass
Sonny Payne – drums
Emil Richards – percussion


Released: 1965
Recorded: September 2–5, 1964, New York City
Length: 35:49
Label: Verve
Producer: Jim Davis