Jazz in Paris: Music on My Mind

~ Release by Willie “The Lion” Smith (see all versions of this release, 1 available)

Annotation

Recorded November 30, 1965 in Paris.
Reissue of the Decca LP 154 158.
Tracks 13-15 are previously unreleased.

Annotation last modified on 2014-11-25 18:07 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1The Stuff Is Here
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1965-11-30)
piano:
Willie “The Lion” Smith (on 1965-11-30)
recording of:
The Stuff Is Here (on 1965-11-30)
writer:
Willie Smith
3:15
2In a Minor Groove
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1965-11-30)
piano:
Willie “The Lion” Smith (on 1965-11-30)
recording of:
In a Minor Groove (on 1965-11-30)
writer:
Willie Smith
3:02
3Some of These Days
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1965-11-30)
piano:
Willie “The Lion” Smith (on 1965-11-30)
instrumental recording of:
Some of These Days (on 1965-11-30)
lyricist and composer:
Shelton Brooks
3:34
4Ain't She Sweet
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1965-11-30)
piano:
Willie “The Lion” Smith (on 1965-11-30)
instrumental recording of:
Ain’t She Sweet (on 1965-11-30)
lyricist:
Jack Yellen
composer:
Milton Ager
publisher:
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (a division of MPL Communications Inc.), EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher), Lawrence Wright Music Co., Ltd., Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) and Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996)
2:56
5H&M Blues
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1965-11-30)
piano:
Willie “The Lion” Smith (on 1965-11-30)
recording of:
H&M Blues (on 1965-11-30)
writer:
Willie Smith
4:05
6Shine
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1965-11-30)
piano:
Willie “The Lion” Smith (on 1965-11-30)
instrumental recording of:
Shine (on 1965-11-30)
lyricist:
Lew Brown (in 1910) and Cecil Mack (in 1910)
writer:
Lew Brown, Ford Dabney and Cecil Mack
composer:
Ford Dabney (in 1910)
4:09
7Steeplechase
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1965-11-30)
piano:
Willie “The Lion” Smith (on 1965-11-30)
3:16
8Summertime
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1965-11-30)
piano:
Willie “The Lion” Smith (on 1965-11-30)
instrumental recording of:
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (on 1965-11-30)
lyricist:
Dorothy Kuhns (playwright), Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward
composer:
George Gershwin (composer)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Chappell Music Ltd., Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Memorial Fund Publishing, George Gershwin Music, Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996), Warner/Chappell, Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV, Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09), Ira Gershwin Music (in 1935) and WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (in 1935)
is based on:
Porgy and Bess: Act I, Scene I. “Summertime” (Clara)
3:30
9Sharps and Flat
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1965-11-30)
piano:
Willie “The Lion” Smith (on 1965-11-30)
recording of:
Sharps and Flat (on 1965-11-30)
writer:
Willie Smith
3:05
10Sparklets
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1965-11-30)
piano:
Willie “The Lion” Smith (on 1965-11-30)
recording of:
Sparklets (on 1965-11-30)
writer:
Willie Smith
3:09
11Dinah
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1965-11-30)
piano:
Willie “The Lion” Smith (on 1965-11-30)
instrumental recording of:
Dinah (on 1965-11-30)
lyricist:
Joe Young (US lyricist)
composer:
Harry Akst and Sam M. Lewis (US singer and lyricist)
publisher:
B & G Akst Publishing Co., EMI Mills Music Inc. (ASCAP-affiliated) and Morley Music Corp.
arrangement of:
Dinah
part of:
The Girl’s Suite
3:27
12Honeysuckle Rose
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1965-11-30)
piano:
Willie “The Lion” Smith (on 1965-11-30)
instrumental recording of:
Honeysuckle Rose (on 1965-11-30)
lyricist:
Andy Razaf (in 1928)
composer:
Fats Waller (in 1928)
part of:
Thousands Cheer (1943 movie)
4:33
13Polonaise
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1965-11-30)
piano:
Willie “The Lion” Smith (on 1965-11-30)
2:42
14All Out of Breath
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1965-11-30)
piano:
Willie “The Lion” Smith (on 1965-11-30)
vocals:
Willie “The Lion” Smith (on 1965-11-30)
recording of:
All Out of Breath (on 1965-11-30)
writer:
Willie Smith
2:57
15Music on My Mind
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1965-11-30)
piano:
Willie “The Lion” Smith (on 1965-11-30)
vocals:
Willie “The Lion” Smith (on 1965-11-30)
recording of:
Music on My Mind (on 1965-11-30)
writer:
Willie Smith
3:25