Why Am I Treated So Bad!

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Why Am I Treated So Bad!
Live album by The Cannonball Adderley Quintet
Released 1967
Recorded Los Angeles, March 6, 1967
Genre Jazz
Label Capitol
Producer David Axelrod
The Cannonball Adderley Quintet chronology
74 Miles Away
Why Am I Treated So Bad!
In Person
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Why Am I Treated So Bad! is a live album by the Cannonball Adderley Quintet, recorded at the Capitol studios in Los Angeles in 1967.[2]

The song "I'm on My Way", was written by his nephew Nat Adderley, Jr., who at the time was an 11-year-old living in Teaneck, New Jersey.[3]

Track listing[edit]

(CD re-issue)

  1. "Introduction" – 0:13)
  2. "Mini Mama" (Curtis Fuller) – 6:41
  3. "I'm on My Way" (Nat Adderley, Jr.) – 7:49
  4. "Why Am I Treated So Bad" (Roebuck Staples)
  5. "One for Newk" (Josef Zawinul) – 5:15
  6. "Yvette" (Josef Zawinul) – 2:21
  7. "The Other Side" (Nat Adderley, Jr.) – 9:04
  8. "The Scene" (Josef Zawinul) – 2:39
  9. "Heads Up! Feet Down!" (Jimmy Heath) – 7:00
  10. "The Girl Next Door" (Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane) – 12:07



  1. ^ Jurek, Thom (2011). "Why Am I Treated So Bad! - Cannonball Adderley | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 1 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Jurek, Thom. Album review at allmusic
  3. ^ Stewart, Zan. "Born to swing: Nat Adderley Jr. returns to his roots", The Star-Ledger, September 10, 2009. Accessed September 10, 2009.