Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Free Cell Block F, 'Tis Nazi U.S.A.
6:56
2 Orange Was the Color of Her Dress, Then Silk Blue
17:32
3 Black Bats and Poles
6:22
4 Duke Ellington's Sound of Love
4:15
5 For Harry Carney
7:59

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Jack Walrath (1974-12-28) (track 5)
Marcus Belgrave (1974-12-30) (track 4)
Jack Walrath (1974-12-30) (tracks 1–4)
drums:
Dannie Richmond (1974-12-28) (track 5)
Dannie Richmond (1974-12-30) (tracks 1–4)
bass:
Charles Mingus (1974-12-28) (track 5)
Charles Mingus (1974-12-30) (tracks 1–4)
piano:
Don Pullen (1974-12-28) (track 5)
Don Pullen (1974-12-30) (tracks 1–4)
tenor saxophone:
George Adams (1974-12-28) (track 5)
George Adams (1974-12-30) (tracks 1–4)
arranger:
Sy Johnson (track 4)
composer:
Sy Johnson (track 5)
Jack Walrath (track 3)
Charles Mingus (tracks 1–2, 4)
executive producer:
Nesuhi Ertegun (tracks 1–5)
guest vocals:
Jackie Paris (1974-12-30) (track 4)
lyricist:
Charles Mingus (track 4)
producer:
İlhan Mimaroğlu (tracks 1–5)
recorded by:
Gene Paul (tracks 1–5)
remixer:
İlhan Mimaroğlu (tracks 1–5)
Bobby Warner (tracks 1–5)
phonographic copyright by:
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1975) (tracks 1–5)
recorded at:
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957-1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1974-12-28) (track 5)
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957-1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1974-12-30) (tracks 1–4)
later versions:
Orange Was the Color of Her Dress, Then Silk Blues (version with lyrics by Julie Christensen) (track 2)
recording of:
For Harry Carney (1974-12-28) (track 5)
Black Bats and Poles (1974-12-30) (track 3)
Duke Ellington's Sound of Love (1974-12-30) (track 4)
Free Cell Block F, 'Tis Nazi U.S.A. (1974-12-30) (track 1)

Release

graphic design: Paula Scher (1975)
photography: David Gahr (photographer)
copyrighted by: WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US)
Warner Music UK Ltd. (not for release label use!)
manufactured by: Warner Music Manufacturing Europe (manufacturing company; not for release label use!)
part of: Atlantic Masters (A CD reissue series Beginning in 2002, remastered from the original analogue tapes)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/album/release/mr0000230459 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1420143 [info]