Annotation

Recorded February - March 1966 in New York.

Drums – Charlie Persip (tracks: 15, 16), Jimmy Lovelace, Ray Lucas (tracks: 2, 3, 13)
Mastered By (Digitally) – Mark Wilder
Organ – Lonnie Smith
Producer – John Hammond
Reissue Producer – Didier C. Deutsch, Steve Berkowitz
Saxophone (Baritone) – Ronnie Cuber
Trumpet – Blue Mitchell (tracks: 15, 16)
Vocals, Guitar – George Benson

Annotation last modified on 2011-04-28 05:13 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Clockwise
4:29
2 Summertime
2:25
3 Ain't That Peculiar
2:57
4 Jaguar
3:00
5 Willow Weep For Me
7:49
6 A Foggy Day
2:41
7 Hello Birdie
4:01
8 Bullfight
3:46
9 Stormy Weather
2:20
10 Eternally
4:06
11 Myna Bird Blues
4:37
12 J. H. Bossa Nova
3:11
13 Clockwise (alternate take)
4:58
14 Eternally (short version)
2:45
15 Sideman
4:48
16 Minor Chant
3:23

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1966-01-10) (track 13)
New York, New York, United States (1966-02-09) (tracks 1, 4–6, 8, 11–12)
New York, New York, United States (1966-03-15) (tracks 2–3, 7, 9–10, 14)
New York, New York, United States (1967-05-22) (tracks 15–16)
drums (drum set):
Jimmy Lovelace (track 13)
Ray Lucas (track 13)
Charlie Persip (tracks 15–16)
Jimmy Lovelace (1966-02-09) (tracks 1, 4–6, 8, 11)
Jimmy Lovelace (1966-03-15) (tracks 2–3, 7, 9–10)
Ray Lucas (1966-03-15) (tracks 2–3)
trumpet:
Blue Mitchell (tracks 15–16)
organ:
Dr. Lonnie Smith (tracks 12–16)
Dr. Lonnie Smith (1966-02-09) (tracks 1, 4–6, 8, 11)
Dr. Lonnie Smith (1966-03-15) (tracks 2–3, 7, 9–10)
guitar:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (tracks 12–16)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (1966-02-09) (tracks 1, 4–6, 8, 11)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (1966-03-15) (tracks 2–3, 7, 9–10)
baritone saxophone:
Ronnie Cuber (tracks 12–16)
Ronnie Cuber (1966-02-09) (tracks 1, 4–6, 8, 11)
Ronnie Cuber (1966-03-15) (tracks 2–3, 7, 9–10)
composer:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (tracks 1, 4, 7–8, 10–14)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 2)
Dr. Lonnie Smith (track 15)
Stanley Turrentine (track 16)
Ann Ronell (1932) (track 5)
Harold Arlen (1933) (track 9)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (track 6)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (track 2)
DuBose Heyward (track 2)
Ann Ronell (1932) (track 5)
Ted Koehler (1933) (track 9)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 6)
writer:
Warren Moore (track 3)
William Robinson (track 3)
Robert Rogers (track 3)
Marv Tarplin (track 3)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 2)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 2, 6)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 9)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 6)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 2)
Warner/Chappell (track 2)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 2)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 2)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track 2)
arrangements:
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Minor Chant (track 16)
A Foggy Day (in London Town) (1966-02-09) (track 6)
Ain’t That Peculiar (1966-03-15) (track 3)
Stormy Weather (1966-03-15) (track 9)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (1966-03-15) (track 2)
instrumental cover recording of:
Willow Weep for Me (1966-02-09) (track 5)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 2)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 2)
The Bones of You (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 2)
later translated versions:
A Newö heit (track 6)
C'est l'été (track 2)
Jour de brouillard (track 6)
Ohne dich (Stormy Weather) (track 9)
Quand il pleut (Stormy Weather) (track 9)
Sommartid (track 2)
Summa is (track 2)
Um dia de garoa (track 6)
later versions:
Nostalgia (Marie Myriam song) (track 9)
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score) (track 6)
recording of:
Clockwise (track 13)
Eternally (track 14)
J. H. Bossa Nova (track 12)
Sideman (track 15)
Bullfight (1966-02-09) (track 8)
Clockwise (1966-02-09) (track 1)
Jaguar (1966-02-09) (track 4)
Myna Bird Blues (Minor Bird Blues) (1966-02-09) (track 11)
Eternally (1966-03-15) (track 10)
Hello Birdie (1966-03-15) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:

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