Bean and the Boys

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Bean and the Boys is a bebop composition written in 1948 by American jazz tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins. It is a contrafact of Lover Come Back To Me.[1]

The composition has been covered by numerous artists including notable recordings by Barry Harris, Billy May, Art Blakey, Jackie McLean, Bud Powell and Tommy Flanagan.

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  1. ^ Levine, Mark (2011-01-12). The Jazz Theory Book. O'Reilly Media, Inc. p. 416. ISBN 9781457101458. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Bean and the Boys at AllMusic
  3. ^ Bean and the Boys at AllMusic