Credited to Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, and Bernard Hanighan. Williams added a short instrumental interlude to Monk's composition, and Hanighan wrote lyrics; neither the interlude nor the lyrics are commonly performed.

Annotation last modified on 2021-09-26 00:55 UTC.


lyricist:Bernie Hanighen
composer:Thelonious Monk
Cootie Williams
publisher:Advanced Music
Advanced Music corp.
Productions et Éditions Cinématographiques Françaises
Thelonious Music
Thelonious Music Corporation (Publisher, affiliated to BMI.)
Ultra Empire Music
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09)
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SecondHandSongs: [info]
VIAF ID:178813638 [info]
Wikidata:Q383357 [info]
later translated versions:’round Midnight (japanese)
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Claude Nougaro)
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Boris Vian)
is based on:I Need You So
is the basis for:Eine kleine Mitternachtmusik
arrangements:’round Midnight (Walter Dobschinski arrangement)
’round Midnight (Christian Heid arrangement)
’Round Midnight (for saxophone quartet, Müller-Irion)
’Round Midnight (Art Ensemble of Chicago arrangement)
Lydia Round Midnight (George Russell arrangement)
Round Midnight (Misha Mengelberg arrangement)


1944-08-22’round Midnight (1944-08-22, mx: T-450)Cootie Williams and His Orchestra3:20
1944-08-22’round Midnight (1944-08-22, mx: T-450)instrumentalCootie Williams and His Orchestra3:20
1944’round Midnight (1944-08-22, mx: T-450)Cootie Williams and His Orchestra3:20
1946-02-06'round Midnight (D1005-A) (studio, 1946-02-06: Dial D1005-A)instrumentalTempo Jazzmen2:54
1946-02-06'round Midnight (D1005-B) (studio, 1946-02-06: Dial D1005-B)instrumentalTempo Jazzmen2:54
1946-02-06’round About Midnight (1946-02-07, mx. GRC-1005-A)Tempo Jazz Men featuring Gabriel on trumpet2:47
1946-02-07'Round MidnightTempo Jazz Men2:52
1946-02-07’round About Midnight (1946-02-07, mx. GRC-1005-A)Tempo Jazz Men featuring Gabriel on trumpet2:47
1946-02-07Round MidnightinstrumentalDizzy Gillespie2:29
1946-06'round MidnightinstrumentalDizzy Gillespie Big Band6:57
1947-11-21’round Midnight (studio, 1947-11-21: Blue Note matrix # BN321-1)instrumentalThe Thelonious Monk Quintet3:12
1947-11-21’round Midnight (studio, 1947-11-21: Blue Note matrix # BN321-1)The Thelonious Monk Quintet3:12
1947-11-21’round Midnight (studio, stereo, 1947-11-21: WOR Studios, New York City, NY, USA)Thelonious Monk?:??
1948-02-28'round About MidnightliveDizzy Gillespie8:46
1948-07-19Round About Midnightinstrumental and liveDizzy Gillespie and His Big Band featuring Chano Pozo3:45
1948-07-26'Round MidnightliveDizzy Gillespie3:46
1948-07-26'Round MidnightliveDizzy Gillespie8:48
1948Round MidnightCharlie Parker with Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra3:40
1950-05-15 – 1950-05-16’Round MidnightCharlie Parker5:07
1950-05-17'Round MidnightliveCharlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie3:43
1950-05-30'Round Midnightinstrumental and liveCharlie Parker5:04
1950-06-30'Round MidnightCharlie Parker Quintet5:03
1950-06'Round MidnightliveCharlie Parker5:10
1950'Round About MidnightliveCharlie Parker6:20
1951-03-31'Round About MidnightliveCharlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie3:14
1951-03-31'Round Midnightcover, instrumental and liveCharlie Parker3:30
1951-03-31'Round MidnightliveCharlie Parker3:48
1951-03-31'Round MidnightliveCharlie Parker3:43
1951-03-31’Round MidnightliveThe Charlie Parker All-Stars3:12
1951-09-18'Round MidnightMilt Jackson2:58
1951-09-18Round About MidnightinstrumentalModern Jazz Quartet2:59
1951-09-18Round About MidnightModern Jazz Quartet2:58
1953-01-23'round About MidnightinstrumentalMary Lou Williams4:32
1953-01-23'Round About Midnightcover and instrumentalMary Lou Williams4:15
1953-01-23'round About Midnight (alternate take)instrumentalMary Lou Williams2:48
1953-01-23'Round About Midnight (alternate take)cover and instrumentalMary Lou Williams2:44
1953-01-23Round About MidnightinstrumentalMary Lou Williams Trio4:08
1953-01-23Round About MidnightMary Lou Williams4:35
1953-01-23Round About Midnight (alternative take)Mary Lou Williams2:51
1953-01-30'Round Midnight (studio session, 1953-01-30: WOR Studio, New York, US)instrumentalMiles Davis7:06
1953-01-30’Round About Midnight (studio session, 1953-1-30: WOR Studios, NY, US)coverMiles Davis6:59
1953-01-30’round Midnight (WOR Studio, New York, US: 1953-1-30)cover and instrumentalMiles Davis7:07
1953-01-30’round Midnight (WOR Studio, New York, US: 1953-1-30)instrumentalMiles Davis7:07
1953-01-30’Round Midnight (1953-01-30: NYC, USA)Miles Davis Sextet7:09
1953-01-30Round About MidnightMiles Davis7:03
1953-04-23'round About MidnightJimmy Raney Quintet5:17
1953-04-23'Round About MidnightStan Getz5:22
1953-04-23’Round MidnightinstrumentalStan Getz Quintet5:18
1953-09-13'Round Midnight (live, 1953-09-13: Lighthouse Café, Hermosa Beach, California, US)coverMiles Davis5:48
1953-09-13'Round Midnight (live, 1953-09-13: Lighthouse Café, Hermosa Beach, California, US)liveMiles Davis5:48
1953-09-13'Round Midnight (live, 1953-09-13: Lighthouse Café, Hermosa Beach, California, US)instrumental and liveMiles Davis5:48
1954-03-13'round MidnightAl Haig5:21
1954-06-04’Round Midnight (live, 1954-06: Paris, France)Thelonious Monk5:18
1954-06-04’Round Midnight (incomplete) (live, 1954-06: Paris, France)instrumental and partialThelonious Monk2:56
1954-06-07’round About Midnight (studio, 1954-06-07, solo piano)instrumentalThelonious Monk5:16
1954-12'Round MidnightinstrumentalRichard Twardzik Trio3:49
1954'Round MidnightinstrumentalRichard Twardzik3:33
1954Round About MidnightinstrumentalDick Twardzik Trio3:32
1955-04-26 – 1955-06-14'round MidnightcoverBob Cooper?:??
1955-06-14'round MidnightBob Cooper3:21
1955-06-20'round Midnightinstrumental and liveBarney Kessel with The Lighthouse All‐Stars5:53
1955-06-20'Round Midnightinstrumental and liveBarney Kessel5:52
1955-07-17’Round Midnight (1955 version) (live: Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, RI, USA)liveMiles Davis6:11
1955-07-17Round About Midnight (live, 195x: USA)instrumental and liveMiles Davis6:11
1956-02-26'round MidnightClifford Brown8:27
1956-02'round About MidnightJane Fielding3:40
1956-05-28'round About MidnightSacha Distel3:31
1956-05-31'Round About Midnightinstrumental and liveKenny Dorham7:46
1956-06-18’round About Midnight (1956-06-18)coverBabs Gonzales & His Orchestra3:37
1956-08-03'Round MidnightcoverArt Farmer & Donald Byrd6:38
1956-09-10’Round Midnight (mono, studio session, 1956-9-10: Columbia Studio, New York, US)cover and instrumentalMiles Davis Quintet5:57
1956-09-30Round Midnight (mono)Sonny Clark?:??
1956-10-26'round MidnightKenny Clarke's Sextet Plays André Hodeir2:51
1956-10-26’Round About Midnight (studio session, 1956-10-26: RVG Studio, NJ, US)coverMiles Davis5:24
1956-10-26’Round Midnightcover and instrumentalMiles Davis, Miles Davis & The Modern Jazz Giants5:26
1956-11-25'Round About MidnightinstrumentalKenny Clarke's Sextet2:57
1956’Round MidnightMiles Davis Quintet5:54
1956Around Midnight (live, 1956: Europe)liveMiles Davis6:04
1956Round About MidnightMiles Davis Quintet5:54
1956Round About MidnightSacha Distel3:31
1957-01-11’round MidnightHazel Scott3:01
1957-04-05’Round Midnight (studio, 1957-04-05; solo piano recording for Riverside, master take 7)Thelonious Monk6:43
1957-04-05’Round Midnight (in progress)Thelonious Monk21:59
1957-04-15Medley: Lover Man / Willow Weep for Me / 'round Midnightcover, instrumental and medleyCal Tjader Quartet7:00
1957-06'Round MidnightcoverJoy Bryan3:13
1957-07-04'Round MidnightJimmy Smith Trio with Lou Donaldson6:26
1957-08-13’Round MidnightThelonious Monk & Gerry Mulligan8:29
1957-11-30’Round Midnightinstrumental and liveMiles Davis Quintet5:11
1957-11 – 1957-12Round About MidnightcoverThe Fletcher Henderson All Stars, Rex Stewart4:28
1957-12-08Round About Midnight (live, 1957-12-08: Concertgebouw)instrumental and liveMiles Davis5:36
1957-12-18Round About Midnight (live)instrumental and liveMiles Davis4:53
1957Round About MidnightThe Fletcher Henderson And All Stars?:??
1958-04-02Ballad Medley: ’Round Midnight / You Don’t Know What Love Is / How Can We Be Wrong? / Lullaby of the Leaves / Yesterdaysinstrumental and medleyThe Buddy DeFranco Men11:24
1958-04-09'Round Midnight (stereo)instrumentalGil Evans and His Orchestra featuring Cannonball Adderley4:08
1958-06-25‘Round MidnightMiles Davis & Bill Evans3:01
1958-06-25’Round MidnightinstrumentalMichel Legrand3:00
1958-06-27'Round MidnightMel Tormé3:13
1958-06-30’Round MidnightliveMiles Davis Sextet5:07
1958-07-06’Round Midnight (live, 1958-07-06: Newport Jazz Festival, Freebody Park, Newport, RI, USA)liveThelonious Monk Trio4:33
1958-07-09’Round Midnight (live, 1958-07-09: Five Spot, New York, NY, USA)liveThelonious Monk Quartet6:18
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