Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings

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Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings
Studio album by Joe Williams
Released 1956
Recorded Jul 26, 1955-Jun 27, 1956
Genre Mainstream jazz
Vocal jazz
Traditional pop
Big band
Length 39:39
Label Verve
Producer Norman Granz
Joe Williams chronology
A Night at Count Basie's
Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings
Joe Williams Sings Everyday
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Allmusic 5/5 stars [1]

Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings is a 1956 album by the American jazz and blues singer Joe Williams, with the Count Basie Orchestra.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Every Day I Have the Blues" (Memphis Slim) – 5:29
  2. "The Come Back" (Charles Frazier) – 5:28
  3. "Alright, Okay, You Win" (Mayme Watts, Sidney Wyche) – 3:05
  4. "In the Evening (When the Sun Goes Down)" (Leroy Carr, Don Raye) – 3:38
  5. "Roll 'Em Pete" (Pete Johnson, Big Joe Turner) – 3:12
  6. "Teach Me Tonight" (Sammy Cahn, Gene DePaul) – 3:04
  7. "My Baby Upsets Me" (Joe Williams) – 2:58
  8. "Please Send Me Someone to Love" (Percy Mayfield) – 3:33
  9. "Ev'ry Day" (Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal) – 3:48
  10. "As Long as I Love You" (Bernie Moten, Henri Woode) – 3:06
  11. "Stop! Don't!" (George Ronald Brown) – 2:36
  12. "Too Close for Comfort" (Jerry Bock, Larry Holofcener, George David Weiss) – 2:53


Recorded August 1956, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA: