The Definitive Fats Waller: His Rhythm, His Piano

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Tracklist

CD 1
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1Baby Brown
alto saxophone, clarinet and reeds:
Rudy Powell (on 1935-03-11)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1935-03-11)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1935-03-11)
1:24
2The Viper’s Drag
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1935-03-11)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1935-03-11)
recording of:
Viper's Drag (on 1935-03-11)
composer:
Fats Waller
2:25
3How Can You Face Me?
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Rudy Powell
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1935-03-11)
reeds:
Rudy Powell (on 1935-03-11)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1935-03-11)
recording of:
How Can You Face Me? (on 1935-03-11)
lyricist:
Andy Razaf
composer:
Fats Waller
1:50
4Down Home Blues
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1935-03-11)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1935-03-11)
2:02
5Dinah (#1)
alto saxophone:
Rudy Powell (on 1935-03-11)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1935-03-11)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1935-03-11)
recording of:
Dinah (on 1935-03-11)
lyricist:
Sam M. Lewis (1930s lyricist) and Joe Young (US lyricist)
composer:
Harry Akst
publisher:
B & G Akst Publishing Co., EMI Mills Music Inc. (ASCAP-affiliated) and Morley Music Corp.
part of:
The Girl’s Suite
1:55
6A Handful of Keys (#1)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1935-03-11)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1935-03-11)
recording of:
Handful of Keys (on 1935-03-11)
composer:
Fats Waller
1:41
7Solitude
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Rudy Powell (on 1935-03-11)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1935-03-11)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1935-03-11)
recording of:
(In My) Solitude (on 1935-03-11)
lyricist:
Eddie DeLange (in 1934) and Irving Mills (in 1934)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1934)
publisher:
American Academy of Music, Inc., De Lange Music Co., EMI Mills Music Inc. (ASCAP-affiliated) and J. R. Lafleur & Son Ltd.
3:09
8The Moon Is Low (take 1)
double bass:
Cedric Wallace (jazz double bass player) (on 1939-08-07)
drums (drum set):
Slick Jones (on 1939-08-07)
guitar:
John Smith (US jazz guitarist, active 1930s-1960s) (on 1939-08-07)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
reeds:
Gene Sedric (on 1939-08-07)
trumpet:
John Hamilton (jazz trumpet player) (on 1939-08-07)
recording of:
The Moon Is Low (from MGM film "Montana Moon") (on 1939-08-07)
lyricist:
Arthur Freed
composer:
Nacio Herb Brown (US songwriter)
3:02
9The Moon Is Low (take 2)
drums (drum set):
Slick Jones (on 1939-08-07)
guitar:
John Smith (US jazz guitarist, active 1930s-1960s) (on 1939-08-07)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
reeds:
Gene Sedric (on 1939-08-07)
trumpet:
John Hamilton (jazz trumpet player) (on 1939-08-07)
recording of:
The Moon Is Low (from MGM film "Montana Moon")
lyricist:
Arthur Freed
composer:
Nacio Herb Brown (US songwriter)
3:04
10The Sheik of Araby
double bass:
Cedric Wallace (jazz double bass player) (on 1939-08-07)
drums (drum set):
Slick Jones (on 1939-08-07)
guitar:
John Smith (US jazz guitarist, active 1930s-1960s) (on 1939-08-07)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
reeds:
Gene Sedric (on 1939-08-07)
trumpet:
John Hamilton (jazz trumpet player) (on 1939-08-07)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
recording of:
The Sheik of Araby (on 1939-08-07)
lyricist:
Harry B. Smith (in 1921) and Francis Wheeler (in 1921)
composer:
Ted Snyder (in 1921)
publisher:
Jerry Vogel Music, Mills Music, Inc., Redwood Music and Salabert
2:53
11E Flat Blues (take 1)
drums (drum set):
Slick Jones (on 1939-08-07)
guitar:
John Smith (US jazz guitarist, active 1930s-1960s) (on 1939-08-07)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
reeds:
Gene Sedric (on 1939-08-07)
trumpet:
John Hamilton (jazz trumpet player) (on 1939-08-07)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
partial recording of:
B flat Blues (on 1939-08-07)
writer:
Fats Waller
0:57
12E Flat Blues (take 2)
double bass:
Cedric Wallace (jazz double bass player) (on 1939-08-07)
drums (drum set):
Slick Jones (on 1939-08-07)
guitar:
John Smith (US jazz guitarist, active 1930s-1960s) (on 1939-08-07)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1935-03-11, on 1939-08-07)
reeds:
Gene Sedric (on 1939-08-07)
trumpet:
John Hamilton (jazz trumpet player) (on 1939-08-07)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1935-03-11, on 1939-08-07)
recording of:
B flat Blues (on 1935-03-11)
writer:
Fats Waller
recording of:
B flat Blues (on 1939-08-07)
writer:
Fats Waller
3:18
13Honeysuckle Rose (take 1)
recording of:
Honeysuckle Rose
lyricist:
Andy Razaf (in 1928)
composer:
Fats Waller (in 1928)
publisher:
Intersong Music
part of:
New York, New York (soundtrack of the 1977 film)
part of:
Thousands Cheer (1943 movie)
2:35
14Honeysuckle Rose (take 2)
drums (drum set):
Slick Jones (on 1939-08-07)
guitar:
John Smith (US jazz guitarist, active 1930s-1960s) (on 1939-08-07)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
reeds:
Gene Sedric (on 1939-08-07)
trumpet:
John Hamilton (jazz trumpet player) (on 1939-08-07)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
recording of:
Honeysuckle Rose (on 1939-08-07)
lyricist:
Andy Razaf (in 1928)
composer:
Fats Waller (in 1928)
publisher:
Intersong Music
part of:
New York, New York (soundtrack of the 1977 film)
part of:
Thousands Cheer (1943 movie)
3:21
15Ain’t Misbehavin’
double bass:
Cedric Wallace (jazz double bass player) (on 1939-08-07)
drums (drum set):
Slick Jones (on 1939-08-07)
guitar:
John Smith (US jazz guitarist, active 1930s-1960s) (on 1939-08-07)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
reeds:
Gene Sedric (on 1939-08-07)
trumpet:
John Hamilton (jazz trumpet player) (on 1939-08-07)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
recording of:
Ain’t Misbehavin’ (on 1939-08-07)
lyricist:
Andy Razaf (in 1929)
composer:
Harry Brooks (jazz pianist & songwriter) (in 1929) and Fats Waller (in 1929)
publisher:
BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use!), EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher), Redwood Music and Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin)
3:35
16Sweet Sue, Just You
double bass:
Cedric Wallace (jazz double bass player) (on 1939-08-07)
drums (drum set):
Slick Jones (on 1939-08-07)
guitar:
John Smith (US jazz guitarist, active 1930s-1960s) (on 1939-08-07)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
reeds:
Gene Sedric (on 1939-08-07)
trumpet:
John Hamilton (jazz trumpet player) (on 1939-08-07)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
recording of:
Sweet Sue, Just You (on 1939-08-07)
lyricist:
Will J. Harris (early 1900s songwriter/lyricist)
composer:
Will J. Harris (early 1900s songwriter/lyricist) and Victor Young (American composer, arranger, violinist & conductor)
publisher:
Shapiro Bernstein & Co. Ltd.
2:31
17Nagasaki (breakdown)
partial recording of:
Nagasaki
lyricist:
Mort Dixon
composer:
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (in 1928)
0:06
18Nagasaki
double bass:
Cedric Wallace (jazz double bass player) (on 1939-08-07)
drums (drum set):
Slick Jones (on 1939-08-07)
guitar:
John Smith (US jazz guitarist, active 1930s-1960s) (on 1939-08-07)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
reeds:
Gene Sedric (on 1939-08-07)
trumpet:
John Hamilton (jazz trumpet player) (on 1939-08-07)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
instrumental recording of:
Nagasaki (on 1939-08-07)
lyricist:
Mort Dixon
composer:
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (in 1928)
2:29
19I’m Crazy ’Bout My Baby (breakdown)
drums (drum set):
Slick Jones (on 1939-08-07)
guitar:
John Smith (US jazz guitarist, active 1930s-1960s) (on 1939-08-07)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
reeds:
Gene Sedric (on 1939-08-07)
trumpet:
John Hamilton (jazz trumpet player) (on 1939-08-07)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
recording of:
I’m Crazy ’bout My Baby (and My Baby’s Crazy ’bout Me) (on 1939-08-07)
lyricist:
Alexander Hill (20th century US jazz pianist)
composer:
Fats Waller
partial recording of:
I’m Crazy ’bout My Baby (and My Baby’s Crazy ’bout Me)
lyricist:
Alexander Hill (20th century US jazz pianist)
composer:
Fats Waller
0:22
20I’m Crazy ’Bout My Baby
drums (drum set):
Slick Jones (on 1939-08-07)
guitar:
John Smith (US jazz guitarist, active 1930s-1960s) (on 1939-08-07)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
reeds:
Gene Sedric (on 1939-08-07)
trumpet:
John Hamilton (jazz trumpet player) (on 1939-08-07)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
recording of:
I’m Crazy ’bout My Baby (and My Baby’s Crazy ’bout Me) (on 1939-08-07)
lyricist:
Alexander Hill (20th century US jazz pianist)
composer:
Fats Waller
2:51
21The Spider and the Fly
double bass:
Cedric Wallace (jazz double bass player) (on 1939-08-07)
drums (drum set):
Slick Jones (on 1939-08-07)
guitar:
John Smith (US jazz guitarist, active 1930s-1960s) (on 1939-08-07)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
reeds:
Gene Sedric (on 1939-08-07)
trumpet:
John Hamilton (jazz trumpet player) (on 1939-08-07)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
2:41
22Lonesome Me
double bass:
Cedric Wallace (jazz double bass player) (on 1939-08-07)
drums (drum set):
Slick Jones (on 1939-08-07)
guitar:
John Smith (US jazz guitarist, active 1930s-1960s) (on 1939-08-07)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
reeds:
Gene Sedric (on 1939-08-07)
trumpet:
John Hamilton (jazz trumpet player) (on 1939-08-07)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
recording of:
Lonesome Me (on 1939-08-07)
lyricist:
Andy Razaf
composer:
Fats Waller
3:59
23After You’ve Gone (take 1)
drums (drum set):
Slick Jones (on 1939-08-07)
guitar:
John Smith (US jazz guitarist, active 1930s-1960s) (on 1939-08-07)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
reeds:
Gene Sedric (on 1939-08-07)
trumpet:
John Hamilton (jazz trumpet player) (on 1939-08-07)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
recording of:
After You’ve Gone (on 1939-08-07)
lyricist:
Henry Creamer (in 1918)
composer:
Turner Layton (in 1918)
publisher:
Francis, Day & Hunter Ltd. and Morley Music Corp.
part of:
For Me and My Gal (1942 movie)
3:25
24After You’ve Gone (take 2)
drums (drum set):
Slick Jones (on 1939-08-07)
guitar:
John Smith (US jazz guitarist, active 1930s-1960s) (on 1939-08-07)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
reeds:
Gene Sedric (on 1939-08-07)
trumpet:
John Hamilton (jazz trumpet player) (on 1939-08-07)
vocals:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
recording of:
After You’ve Gone (on 1939-08-07)
lyricist:
Henry Creamer (in 1918)
composer:
Turner Layton (in 1918)
publisher:
Francis, Day & Hunter Ltd. and Morley Music Corp.
part of:
For Me and My Gal (1942 movie)
3:07
25Dinah (partial) (#2)
partial recording of:
Dinah (on 1939-08-07)
lyricist:
Sam M. Lewis (1930s lyricist) and Joe Young (US lyricist)
composer:
Harry Akst
publisher:
B & G Akst Publishing Co., EMI Mills Music Inc. (ASCAP-affiliated) and Morley Music Corp.
part of:
The Girl’s Suite
0:48
26Poor Butterfly
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
instrumental recording of:
Poor Butterfly (on 1939-08-07)
lyricist:
John L. Golden (in 1916)
composer:
John Raymond Hubbell (composer, co-founder of ASCAP) (in 1916)
publisher:
Harms, Inc.
3:37
27St. Louis Blues
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
instrumental recording of:
St. Louis Blues (on 1939-08-07)
lyricist and composer:
William Christopher Handy (in 1913)
2:54
28Hallelujah
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
instrumental recording of:
Hallelujah! (on 1939-08-07)
lyricist:
Clifford Grey (in 1927) and Leo Robin (US composer, lyricist & songwriter) (in 1927)
composer:
Vincent Youmans (in 1927)
part of:
Hit the Deck (1955 movie)
3:11
29Tea for Two
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
instrumental recording of:
Tea for Two (No, No, Nanette) (on 1939-08-07)
lyricist:
Irving Caesar
composer:
Vincent Youmans
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd., Irving Caesar Music Corp., Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!), Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996), WB Music Corp. (1929–2019) (until 2019-05-28) and Harms, Inc. (on 1924-06-10)
sub-publisher:
ワーナー・チャペル音楽出版 Synch事業部, ヤマハミュージックパブリッシング (until 2017-03-31) and ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company – do not use as release label) (from 2017-04-01 to present)
part of:
No, No, Nanette
4:07
30A Handful of Keys (#2)
piano:
Fats Waller (on 1939-08-07)
recording of:
Handful of Keys (on 1939-08-07)
composer:
Fats Waller
2:50

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