St. Louis Blues (album)

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St. Louis Blues
Studio album by Nat King Cole
Released May, 1963
Recorded January 29–31, 1958
Genre Jazz
Length 75:03
Label Capitol
Producer Lee Gillette
Nat King Cole chronology
Cole Español
(1958)
St. Louis Blues
(1958)
The Very Thought of You
(1958)
Professional ratings
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Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

St. Louis Blues is a 1958 album by Nat King Cole, arranged by Nelson Riddle. St. Louis Blues was the soundtrack to the film of the same name that starred Cole.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Overture (Introducing Love Theme)/"Hesitating Blues" – 3:08
  2. "Harlem Blues" – 1:51
  3. "Chantez Les Bas" – 2:35
  4. "Friendless Blues" (Mercedes Gilbert) – 3:15
  5. "Stay" (Andy Razaf) – 2:37
  6. "Joe Turner's Blues" (Walter Hirsch) – 2:40
  7. "Beale Street Blues" – 2:56
  8. "Careless Love" (Martha E. Koenig, Spencer Williams) – 2:44
  9. "Morning Star" (Mack David) – 2:12
  10. "Memphis Blues" (George A. Norton) – 3:06
  11. "Yellow Dog Blues" – 3:16
  12. "St. Louis Blues" – 2:27

All music and lyrics by W.C. Handy, other lyricists indicated. Overture written by Nelson Riddle.

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