A Long Drink of the Blues

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A Long Drink of the Blues
Studio album by Jackie McLean
Released 1957
Recorded August 30, 1957 (#1-2)
February 15, 1957 (#3-5)
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 45:05
Label New Jazz
NJ 8253
Producer Bob Weinstock
Jackie McLean chronology
Makin' the Changes
(1957)
A Long Drink of the Blues
(1957)
Strange Blues
(1957)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

A Long Drink of the Blues is a studio album by saxophonist Jackie McLean.[2] It was recorded in 1957, and released the same year on New Jazz Records as NJ 8253.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "A Long Drink of the Blues" [Take 1] - 2:21
  2. "A Long Drink of the Blues" (McLean) [Take 2] - 20:49
  3. "Embraceable You" (Gershwin, Gershwin) - 7:07
  4. "I Cover the Waterfront" (Heyman, Green) - 6:27
  5. "These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)" (Link, Marvell, Strachey) - 8:21

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