Autumn Song (Mose Allison album)

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Autumn Song
Studio album by Mose Allison
Released 1959
Recorded February 13, 1959
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Blues / Jazz
Length 34:27
Label Prestige
PRLP 7189
Producer Bob Weinstock
Mose Allison chronology
Creek Bank
(1958)
Autumn Song
(1959)
Transfiguration of Hiram Brown
(1959)

Autumn Song is the fifth album to be released by blues/jazz pianist and vocalist Mose Allison which was recorded in 1959 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Scott Yanow of Allmusic states, "One realizes why Allison was soon emphasizing his vocals; he was a much more distinctive singer than pianist although his piano playing was actually pretty inventive. This is an excellent all-round set".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Mose Allison except as indicated

  1. "Promenade" - 4:09
  2. "Eyesight to the Blind" (Sonny Boy Williamson II) - 1:41
  3. "It's Crazy" (Dorothy Fields, Richard Rodgers) - 3:37
  4. "That's All Right" (Arthur Crudup) - 2:27
  5. "Devil in the Cane Field" - 4:02
  6. "Strange" (Matthew Fisher, John La Touche) - 3:06
  7. "Autumn Song" - 3:40
  8. "Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me" (Duke Ellington, Bob Russell) - 3:11
  9. "Spires" - 3:03
  10. "Groovin' High" (Dizzy Gillespie) - 5:39

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed May 17, 2013
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Mose Allison – Autumn Song: Review at AllMusic. Retrieved May 17, 2013.