Sub Optimal Credits
director of engineering: Val Valentin
reissue supervised by: Bill Levenson
A&R coordination: Kyle Benson
production coordinator: Cameron Mizell

Annotation last modified on 2014-09-16 06:19 UTC.


CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Slaughter on Tenth Avenue 7:08
2 Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Part 1 4:29
3 Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Part 2 5:00
4 John Brown’s Body 5:18
5 Wives and Lovers 3:21
6 Women of the World 5:48
7 Bluesette 3:42


CD 1

recorded in:
New York, United States (1964-01-20 – 1964-01-27) (tracks 1–7)
Jimmy Smith (US jazz organist) (1964-01-20 – 1964-01-27) (tracks 1–7)
Oliver Nelson (tracks 1–3, 5–7)
Claus Ogerman (tracks 1–3, 5–7)
Jimmy Smith (US jazz organist) (track 4)
Burt Bacharach (track 5)
Riz Ortolani (track 6)
Richard Rodgers (track 1)
Toots Thielemans (track 7)
Hal David (track 5)
Creed Taylor (tracks 1–7)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1964-01-20 – 1964-01-27) (tracks 1–7)
Don Kirkpatrick (jazz pianist) (tracks 2–3)
Keith Knox (tracks 2–3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
10 Music Ltd. (track 5)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 2–3)
Famous Chappell (track 5)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 5)
cover recording of:
Bluesette (Original instrumental version) (track 7)
Women of the World (track 6)
instrumental cover recording of:
Wives and Lovers (track 5)
instrumental recording of:
is the basis for:
Bluesette (English lyrics) (track 7)
Solidarity Forever (track 4)
They Were Only Playing Leapfrog (set to the tune of "John Brown’s Body") (track 4)
later translated versions:
later versions:
partial cover recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 4)


mastering:Ellen Fitton
art direction:Hollis King
design/illustration:Acy Lehman (Art Director)
Isabelle Wong (visual artist)
photography:Roy DeCarava (photographer)
liner notes:Holmes “Daddio” Daylie (radio host)
copyrighted by:Verve Music Group (now known as Verve Label Group; not for release label use!) (2007 –)
phonographic copyright by:Verve Music Group (now known as Verve Label Group; not for release label use!) (2007 –)
rights society:BIEM (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries)
SABAM (do not use this as a label)
mastered at:Universal Mastering Studios East in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
ASIN:DE: B000TJ6CJU [info]
Discogs: [info]