Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Honeysuckle Rose
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:01
2 Pennies From Heaven
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:04
3 Swinging at the Daisy Chain
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:53
4 Roseland Shuffle
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:36
5 Exactly Like You
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:45
6 Boo Hoo
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:29
7 The Glory of Love
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:33
8 Boogie Woogie (I May Be Wrong)
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:53
9 Smarty (You Know It All)
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:45
10 One O'Clock Jump
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:05
11 Listen My Children (And You Shall Hear)
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:09
12 John's Idea
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:57
13 Good Morning Blues
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:16
14 Our Love Was Meant to Be
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:49
15 Time Out
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:06
16 Topsy
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:16
17 I Keep Remembering
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:50
18 Out the Window
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:51
19 Don't You Miss Your Baby
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:13
20 Let Me Dream
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:13
21 Good Morning Blues
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:05
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Georgiana
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:37
2 Blues in the Dark
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:09
3 Sent for You Yesterday
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:59
4 Every Tub
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:18
5 Now Will You Be Good
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:50
6 Swingin' the Blues
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:49
7 Mama Don't Want No Peas 'n' Rice 'n' Coconut
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:55
8 Blue and Sentimental
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:14
9 Doggin' Around
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:06
10 Stop Beatin' Round the Mulberry Bush
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:08
11 London Bridge Is Falling Down
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:59
12 Texas Shuffle
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:11
13 Jumpin' at the Woodside
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:12
14 How Long Blues
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:59
15 The Dirty Dozens
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:05
16 Hey Lawdy Mama
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:49
17 The Fives
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:49
18 Boogie Woogie
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:06
19 Dark Rapture
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:42
20 Shorty George
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:48
21 The Blues I Like to Hear
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:12
22 Do You Wanna Jump, Children?
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:44
23 Panassie Stomp
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:51
24 Stop Beatin' Round the Mulberry Bush
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:01
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 My Heart Belongs to Daddy
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:58
2 Sing for Your Supper
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:47
3 Oh! Red
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:57
4 Fare Thee Honey, Fare Thee Well
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:09
5 Dupree Blues
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:08
6 When the Sun Goes Down
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:58
7 Red Wagon
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:57
8 You Can Depend on Me
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:12
9 Cherokee, Part 1
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:15
10 Cherokee, Part 2
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:08
11 Blame It on My Last Affair
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:48
12 Jive at Five
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:53
13 Thursday
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:08
14 Evil Blues
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:17
15 Oh, Lady Be Good
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:15
16 Fare Thee Honey, Fare Thee Well
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:06
17 When the Sun Goes Down
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:49
18 Blame It on My Last Affair
Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:43

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Herschel Evans (1937-01-21) (track 1)
clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Herschel Evans (track 1)
Herschel Evans (1937-01-21) (tracks 2–4)
Herschel Evans (1937-02-26) (track 6)
Herschel Evans (1937-03-26) (tracks 5, 7–8)
drums (drum set):
Jo Jones (1937-01-21) (tracks 1–4)
Jo Jones (1937-03-26) (tracks 5–8)
trumpet:
Buck Clayton (1937-01-21) (tracks 1–4)
Joe Keyes (1937-01-21) (tracks 1–4)
Carl Smith (trumpeter) (1937-01-21) (tracks 1–4)
Buck Clayton (1937-03-26) (tracks 5–8)
Ed Lewis (jazz trumpeter) (1937-03-26) (tracks 5–7)
Bobby Moore (jazz musician) (1937-03-26) (tracks 5–8)
guitar:
Claude Williams (jazz violinist and guitarist) (1937-01-21) (tracks 1–4)
Freddie Green (1937-03-26) (tracks 5–8)
double bass:
Walter Page (1937-01-21) (tracks 1–4)
Walter Page (1937-03-26) (tracks 5–8)
alto saxophone:
Caughey Roberts (1937-01-21) (tracks 1, 4)
Caughey Roberts (1937-03-26) (tracks 5–8)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Lester Young (track 1)
Lester Young (1937-01-21) (tracks 2–4)
Lester Young (1937-03-26) (tracks 5–8)
alto saxophone and baritone saxophone:
Jack Washington (1937-01-21) (tracks 1–4)
Jack Washington (1937-03-26) (tracks 5–8)
piano:
Count Basie (pianist) (1937-01-21) (tracks 1–4)
Count Basie (pianist) (1937-03-26) (tracks 5–8)
tenor saxophone:
Herschel Evans (1937-01-21) (track 1)
Lester Young (1937-01-21) (track 1)
trombone:
George Hunt (1937-01-21) (tracks 1–4)
Dan Minor (1937-01-21) (tracks 1–4)
George Hunt (1937-03-26) (tracks 5–8)
Dan Minor (1937-03-26) (tracks 5–8)
arranger:
Fletcher Henderson (1937-01) (track 4)
Don Redman (1937-01) (track 2)
Fletcher Henderson (1937-01-21) (track 1)
Fletcher Henderson (1937-03) (tracks 6–7)
Don Redman (1937-03) (track 5)
composer:
Count Basie (pianist) (tracks 3, 8)
Billy Hill (Songwriter and standards composer) (track 7)
Burton Lane (track 11)
Fats Waller (1928) (track 1)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (1930) (track 5)
Arthur Johnston (American composer and songwriter) (1936) (track 2)
Count Basie (pianist) (1937) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Jimmy Rushing (track 1)
Jimmy Rushing (1937-03-26) (tracks 5–6, 8)
lyricist:
Billy Hill (Songwriter and standards composer) (track 7)
Ralph Freed (track 11)
Andy Razaf (1928) (track 1)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (1930) (track 5)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (1936) (track 2)
writer:
Edward Heyman (track 6)
Isham Jones (track 17)
John Jacob Loeb (track 6)
Carmen Lombardo (track 6)
Charles Newman (Charles Chas Newman, early 20th century songwriter) (track 17)
Jimmy Rushing (track 8)
publisher:
cover recording of:
Honeysuckle Rose (1937-01-21) (track 1)
Boo Hoo (1937-03-26) (track 6)
instrumental recording of:
Pennies From Heaven (1937-01-21) (track 2)
The Glory of Love (1937-03-26) (track 7)
later versions:
Har ni cykellås (track 1)
Trop jaloux (track 6)
recording of:
I Keep Remembering (track 17)
Roseland Shuffle (1937-01-21) (track 4)
Swinging at the Daisy Chain (1937-01-21) (track 3)
Boogie Woogie (I May Be Wrong) (1937-03-26) (track 8)
Exactly Like You (1937-03-26) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Bing Crosby Medley (track 2)
Ja-Da Medley (tracks 2, 5)

CD 2

clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Herschel Evans (tracks 5–6)
Herschel Evans (1938-02-16) (tracks 3–4)
Herschel Evans (1938-06-06) (tracks 8–9)
drums (drum set):
Jo Jones (tracks 5–6)
Jo Jones (1938-02-16) (track 3)
Jo Jones (1938-02-26) (track 4)
Jo Jones (1938-06-06) (tracks 8–9)
trumpet:
Buck Clayton (tracks 5–6)
Harry “Sweets” Edison (tracks 5–6)
Buck Clayton (1938-02-16) (tracks 3–4)
Harry “Sweets” Edison (1938-02-16) (tracks 3–4)
Buck Clayton (1938-06-06) (tracks 8–9)
Harry “Sweets” Edison (1938-06-06) (tracks 8–9)
guitar:
Freddie Green (tracks 5–6)
Freddie Green (1938-02-16) (tracks 3–4)
Freddie Green (1938-06-06) (tracks 8–9)
guitar and trombone:
Eddie Durham (tracks 5–6)
Eddie Durham (1938-02-16) (tracks 3–4)
Eddie Durham (1938-06-06) (tracks 8–9)
double bass:
Walter Page (tracks 5–6)
Walter Page (1938-02-16) (tracks 3–4)
Walter Page (1938-06-06) (tracks 8–9)
alto saxophone:
Earle Warren (tracks 5–6)
Earle Warren (1938-02-16) (tracks 3–4)
Earle Warren (1938-06-06) (tracks 8–9)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Lester Young (tracks 5–6)
Lester Young (1938-02-16) (tracks 3–4)
Lester Young (1938-06-06) (tracks 8–9)
alto saxophone and baritone saxophone:
Jack Washington (tracks 5–6)
Jack Washington (1938-02-16) (tracks 3–4)
Jack Washington (1938-06-06) (tracks 8–9)
piano:
Count Basie (pianist) (tracks 5–6)
Count Basie (pianist) (1938-02-16) (tracks 3–4)
Count Basie (pianist) (1938-06-06) (tracks 8–9)
trombone:
Dan Minor (tracks 5–6)
Benny Morton (tracks 5–6)
Dan Minor (1938-02-16) (tracks 3–4)
Benny Morton (1938-02-16) (track 4)
Benny Morton (1938-02-26) (track 3)
Dan Minor (1938-06-06) (tracks 8–9)
Benny Morton (1938-06-06) (tracks 8–9)
arranger:
Eddie Durham (tracks 5–6)
Eddie Durham (1938-02-16) (track 4)
composer:
Count Basie (pianist) (tracks 2–3, 8)
Mack David (track 8)
Eddie Durham (track 3)
Jerry Livingston (songwriter) (track 8)
Count Basie (pianist) (1938) (track 6)
Eddie Durham (1938) (track 6)
Herschel Evans (1938) (track 9)
lead vocals:
Jimmy Rushing (track 5)
Jimmy Rushing (1938-02-16) (track 3)
lyricist:
Count Basie (pianist) (track 2)
Jimmy Rushing (track 3)
writer:
Count Basie (pianist) (track 4)
Eddie Durham (track 4)
Harry Jentes (track 5)
Harry Pease (track 5)
Arthur Terker (track 5)
cover recording of:
Now Will You Be Good? (1938-02-16) (track 5)
recording of:
Blues in the Dark (track 2)
Every Tub (1938-02-16) (track 4)
Sent for You Yesterday (1938-02-16) (track 3)
Swingin’ the Blues (1938-02-16) (track 6)
Blue and Sentimental (1938-06-06) (track 8)
Doggin' Around (1938-06-06) (track 9)

CD 3

composer:
Richard M. Jones (track 7)
Kansas Joe McCoy (track 3)
lyricist:
Gene de Paul (track 7)
Don Raye (track 7)
recording of:
Oh! Red (track 3)
Red Wagon (Your Red Wagon) (track 7)