The Beat Generation

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CD 1
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1San Francisco Scene (The Beat Generation)
recording of:
San Francisco Scene (on 1959-05-13)
writer:
Jack Kerouac
Jack Kerouac3:09
2The Beat Generation
recording of:
Beat Generation (in 1959-08)
writer:
Rod McKuen
Bob McFadden & Dor2:03
3Footloose in Greenwich Village
[unknown]12:32
4Blues Montage
clarinet and tenor saxophone [tenor sax]:
Sam "The Man" Taylor (US jazz/blues saxophonist 1916-1990) (on 1958-03-17)
double bass [bass]:
Milt Hinton (on 1958-03-17)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Osie Johnson (on 1958-03-17)
piano:
Al Williams (piano) (on 1958-03-17)
trombone:
Vic Dickenson (on 1958-03-17)
trumpet:
Red Allen (jazz musician) (on 1958-03-17)
recording of:
Blues Montage (on 1958-03-17)
writer:
Leonard Feather and Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes with Leonard Feather3:13
5Manhattan Fable
recording of:
A Manhattan Fable (in 1954-12)
writer:
Babs Gonzales
Babs Gonzales2:37
6Reaching Into InKen Nordine1:53
7Parker's Mood
double bass [bass]:
Percy Heath (in 1953-12)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Kenny Clarke (in 1953-12)
piano:
John Lewis (pianist, member of Modern Jazz Quartet) (in 1953-12)
vocals:
King Pleasure (in 1953-12)
recording of:
Parker’s Mood (King Pleasure vocal) (in 1953-12)
lyricist:
King Pleasure
writer:
Charlie Parker (a.k.a. “Bird”, jazz alto saxophonist)
King Pleasure2:57
8Route 66 Theme
recording of:
Theme From “Route 66”
composer:
Nelson Riddle
part of:
Route 66 (American TV series 1960–1964)
Nelson Riddle2:07
9Diamonds on My Windshield
sound engineer and producer:
Dayton “Bones” Howe
assistant engineer:
Geoff Howe
double bass:
Jim Hughart (in 1974)
drums (drum set):
Bill Goodwin (jazz drummer, producer) (in 1974)
piano:
Tom Waits (in 1974)
tenor saxophone:
Pete Christlieb (in 1974)
vocals:
Tom Waits (in 1974)
arranger:
Bob Alcivar
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra/Asylum Records (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US)
recorded at:
Wally Heider Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (in 1974)
recording of:
Diamonds on My Windshield (in 1974)
lyricist and composer:
Tom Waits
Tom Waits33:11
10Naked Lunch (excerpt)
partial recording of:
Naked Lunch
writer:
William S. Burroughs
William S. Burroughs6:26
11Bernie's TuneLee Konitz with The Gerry Mulligan Quartet3:32
12Like RumpelstiltskinDon Morrow6:19
13Oop-Pop-A-Da
alto saxophone [alto sax]:
John Brown (alto saxophone player) (on 1947-08-22) and Howard Johnson (alto saxophone) (on 1947-08-22)
baritone saxophone [baritone sax]:
Cecil Payne (on 1947-08-22)
double bass [bass]:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (on 1947-08-22)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Joe Harris (jazz drummer/percussionist) (on 1947-08-22)
guitar:
John Collins (jazz guitarist) (on 1947-08-22)
piano:
John Lewis (pianist, member of Modern Jazz Quartet) (on 1947-08-22)
tenor saxophone [tenor sax]:
Joe Gayles (on 1947-08-22) and James Moody (jazz saxophonist) (on 1947-08-22)
trombone:
Taswell Baird (on 1947-08-22) and Bill Shepard (US jazz trombonist) (on 1947-08-22)
trumpet:
Dave Burns (trumpet) (on 1947-08-22), Dizzy Gillespie (on 1947-08-22), Matthew McKay (jazz trumpeter) (on 1947-08-22), Ray Orr (on 1947-08-22) and Elmon Wright (on 1947-08-22)
vibraphone [vibes]:
Milt Jackson (on 1947-08-22)
vocals:
Dizzy Gillespie (on 1947-08-22) and Kenneth Hagood & The Ensemble (on 1947-08-22)
recording of:
Oop-Pop-A-Da (on 1947-08-22)
composer:
Babs Gonzales
Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra3:08
14Basic Hip
Del Close & John Brent1:11
15Christopher Columbus Digs the Jive
John Drew Barrymore3:04
16The Clown
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1957-03-13)
double bass:
Charles Mingus (on 1957-03-13)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Dannie Richmond (drummer) (on 1957-03-13)
piano:
Wade Legge (on 1957-03-13)
tenor saxophone:
Curtis Porter (on 1957-03-13)
trombone:
Jimmy Knepper (Trombonist) (on 1957-03-13)
spoken vocals [improvised narration]:
Jean Shepherd (American storyteller, radio and TV personality, writer and actor) (on 1957-03-13)
recording of:
The Clown (on 1957-03-13)
composer:
Charles Mingus
Charles Mingus with Jean Shepherd12:11
17The Murder of Two Men by a Young Kid Wearing Lemon Colored GlovesKenneth Patchen with The Chamber Jazz Sextet1:16
CD 2
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1The Hip Gahn
Lord Buckley6:10
2Twisted
double bass [bass]:
Ike Isaacs (bassist) (on 1959-08-06)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Walter Bolden (drums) (on 1959-08-06)
piano:
Gildo Mahones (on 1959-08-06)
trumpet:
Harry "Sweets" Edison (on 1959-08-06)
performer:
Ike Isaacs Trio (on 1959-08-06)
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross2:15
3Yip Roc Heresy
double bass [bass]:
Clyde Lombardi (in 1951-08)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Charlie Smith (US jazz drummer) (in 1951-08)
guitar:
Slim Gaillard (in 1951-08)
piano:
Maceo Williams (in 1951-08)
vocals:
Slim Gaillard (in 1951-08)
Slim Gaillard and His Middle Europeans2:29
4Ha
double bass [bass]:
Keith Mitchell (jazz double-bassist, composer and lyricist) (on 1949-09-30)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Ed Shaughnessy (on 1949-09-30)
piano:
Dan McKenna (on 1949-09-30)
saxophone [sax]:
Boots Mussulli (Italian-American jazz saxophonist) (on 1949-09-30) and Charlie Ventura (on 1949-09-30)
trombone:
Benny Green (jazz trombonist) (on 1949-09-30)
trumpet:
Conte Candoli (on 1949-09-30)
Charlie Ventura & His Orchestra2:47
5Pull My Daisy
alto saxophone [alto sax]:
Jerry Dodgion (in 1961)
baritone saxophone [baritone sax]:
Pepper Adams (baritone saxophonist) (in 1961)
bouzouki [bazookie], flute [Pakistani flute], French horn, guitar, kazoo, other instruments [headbone] and piano:
David Amram (in 1961)
darbuka [dumbeg]:
Ali Hafid (in 1961)
double bass [bass]:
Herb Bushler (in 1961) and Lyle Atkinson (in 1961)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Al Harewood (in 1961)
oud:
George Mrgdichian (in 1961)
percussion:
Candido (Cuban conga and bongo player) (in 1961), Arthur Edgehill (in 1961) and L.J. Calderon (in 1961)
viola:
Midhat Serbagi (in 1961)
vocals:
Ali Hafid (in 1961) and Lynn Sheffield (in 1961)
David Amram Quintet with Lynn Sheffield4:30
6October in the Railroad Earth
Jack Kerouac & Steve Allen7:06
7The Cool Rebellion
Howard K. Smith20:13
8Cosmic Rays
alto saxophone [alto sax]:
Charlie Parker (a.k.a. “Bird”, jazz alto saxophonist) (on 1952-12-30)
double bass [bass]:
Teddy Kotick (on 1952-12-30)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (on 1952-12-30)
piano:
Hank Jones (piano) (on 1952-12-30)
recording of:
Cosmic Rays (on 1952-12-30)
composer:
Charlie Parker (a.k.a. “Bird”, jazz alto saxophonist)
Charlie Parker Quartet3:05
9Kookie's Mad Pad
Edd Byrnes2:03
10Bebopper
double bass [bass]:
Charles Mingus (on 1953-04-29)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (on 1953-04-29)
piano:
Hank Jones (piano) (on 1953-04-29)
vocals:
George Gordon Jr. (on 1953-04-29), George Gordon (vocals) (on 1953-04-29), Richard Gordon (on 1953-04-29) and Honey Gordon (on 1953-04-29)
The Gordons with Hank Jones Trio2:44
11Hunger Is FromKen Nordine3:48
12No Pictures, Please
Rod McKuen4:04
13Like Young
double bass [string bass]:
Paul Gray (jazz bassist)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.)
guitar:
Howard Heitmeyer
recording of:
Like Young
lyricist:
Paul Francis Webster
composer:
André Previn (pianist, conductor, composer, arranger)
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra2:53
14Married Blues
Kenneth Rexroth3:23
15Psychopathia Sexualis
spoken vocals:
Lenny Bruce (in 1958)
Lenny Bruce2:25
CD 3
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1Jack & Neal / California Here I Come
double bass [bass]:
Jim Hughart (on 1977-07-08)
tenor saxophone [tenor sax]:
Frank Vicari (on 1977-07-08)
vocals:
Tom Waits (on 1977-07-08)
Tom Waits4:58
2Readings From "On the Road" and "Visions of Cody"
piano:
Steve Allen (US actor, musician & comedian) (on 1959-11-16)
Jack Kerouac with Steve Allen3:29
3Interview With Jack Kerouac
Ben Hecht15:30
4KerouazyDon Morrow2:07
5Cool
Del Close & John Brent3:51
6But I Was Cool
Oscar Brown Jr.2:54
7Uncool
Del Close & John Brent0:58
8High School Drag
Phillipa Fallon2:14
9Oop-Bop Sh-Bam
alto saxophone [alto sax]:
Sonny Stitt
baritone saxophone [baritone sax]:
Eddie Erteuill
double bass [bass]:
Al Hall
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Kenny Clarke
guitar:
John Collins (jazz guitarist)
piano:
Bud Powell
tenor saxophone [tenor sax]:
Ray Abrams
trumpet:
Kenny Dorham and Fats Navarro
arranger:
Walter Fuller (jazz composer & arranger)
recording of:
Oop Bop Sh’ Bam
writer:
Walter “Gil” Fuller (jazz composer & arranger), Dizzy Gillespie and Alice Roberts (Jazz vocalist)
Kenny Clarke & His 52nd Street Boys3:04
10Professor Bop
alto saxophone [alto sax]:
Jordan Fordin (on 1949-01-20)
double bass [bass]:
Art Phipps (on 1949-01-20)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Jack "The Bear" Parker (US jazz drummer & bandleader) (on 1949-01-20)
French horn:
Julius Watkins (on 1949-01-20)
piano:
Linton Garner (on 1949-01-20)
tenor saxophone [tenor sax]:
Sonny Rollins (on 1949-01-20)
trombone:
Bennie Green (jazz trombonist) (on 1949-01-20) and J.J. Johnson (Jazz/bop trombonist/session leader) (on 1949-01-20)
vocals:
Babs Gonzales (on 1949-01-20) and Art Phipps (on 1949-01-20)
Three Bips & A Bop featuring Babs Gonzales2:26
11Beatnik's Wish
Patsy Raye & The Beatnicks2:28
12Like Having Fun
conductor:
Elmer Bernstein
recording of:
Like Having Fun
composer:
Elmer Bernstein
Elmer Bernstein2:17
13On Beatniks
Carl Sandburg0:28
14Swinghouse
producer:
Richard Bock (record producer)
baritone saxophone and baritone saxophone [baritone sax]:
Gerry Mulligan (on 1953-04-27)
bass and double bass [bass]:
Carson Smith (on 1953-04-27)
drums (drum set) and drums (drum set) [drums]:
Larry Bunker (on 1953-04-27)
trumpet:
Chet Baker (on 1953-04-27)
recorded at:
Radio Recorders Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1953-04-27)
recording of:
Swing House (on 1953-04-27)
composer:
Gerry Mulligan
Gerry Mulligan Quartet2:54
15The Greenwich Village Poets
Charles Kuralt1:37
16America
recording of:
America (Ginsberg poem) (in 1959-06)
lyricist:
Allen Ginsberg (American poet and writer) (in 1956)
publisher:
Blue Mountain Music Ltd, Mother Music and Universal Music Publishing B.V. (Benelux subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group)
Allen Ginsberg4:47

Credits

Release

art direction:Geoff Gans
design/illustration:Coco Shinomiya
liner notes:Michael J. Weldon
producer:James Austin
remastering:Bob Fisher (producer, recording artist & mastering engineer)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/803655 [info]
ASIN:US: B0000032DM [info]