Body and Soul (Coleman Hawkins album)

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Body and Soul
Compilation album by Coleman Hawkins
Released 1996
Recorded 1939-1956
Genre Jazz
Length 59:42
Label RCA
Producer John Snyder (reissue)
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Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Body and Soul is an album by the jazz tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, including recordings made between 1939 and 1956. It takes its name from one of Hawkins' most famous performances — a 1939 recording of "Body and Soul"; the album also contains a 1956 recording of the same piece. (Because of the fame of the 1939 recording, there have been a number of compilations with the same title, including another from RCA, under its Topaz imprint, and a boxed set from Proper.)

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Meet Doctor Foo" (Hawkins) –2:32
  2. "Fine Dinner" (Hawkins) –2:33
  3. "She's Funny That Way" (Whiting–Daniels) –3:14
  4. "Body and Soul" (Heyman–Green–Sour) –3:00
  5. "When Day Is Done" (Katscher–deSylva) –3:15
  6. "The Sheik of Araby" (Wheeler–Smith–Snyder) –2:56
  7. "My Blue Heaven" (Whiting–Donaldson) –2:46
  8. "Bouncing with Bean" (Hawkins) –3:03
  9. "Say It Isn't So" (Berlin) –2:57
  10. "Spotlite" (Hawkins) –3:06
  11. "April in Paris" (Harburg–Duke) –3:06
  12. "How Strange" (Prozorovsky–Brent–Kahn–Stothart) –3:02
  13. "Half Step Down, Please" (Dameron–Hawkins) –3:02
  14. "Angel Face" (Jones) –3:12
  15. "There Will Never Be Another You" (Warren–Gordon) –2:57
  16. "The Bean Stalks Again" (Hawkins) –3:24
  17. "Body and Soul" –4:51
  18. "I Love Paris" (Porter) –3:30
  19. "Under Paris Skies" (Gannon–Drejac–Giraud) –2:45

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