Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow (Billy Butler album)

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This Is Billy Butler!
Studio album by Billy Butler
Released 1969
Recorded April 27 and June 29, 1970
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 33:03
Label Prestige
PR 7622
Producer Bob Porter
Billy Butler chronology
Guitar Soul!
(1969)
Testerday, Today & Tomorrow
(1970)
Night Life
(1971)

Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow is the third album led by guitarist Billy Butler which was recorded in 1970 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars stating "Billy Butler was a guitarist's guitarist and an innovator in both production and arrangements. This disc is solid from top to bottom and reveals the restless spirit of a quiet yet demanding artist".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Billy Butler except as indicated

  1. "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow" - 5:14
  2. "Girl Talk" (Neal Hefti, Bobby Troup) - 4:57
  3. "Dancing on the Ceiling" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 5:45
  4. "Hold It!" (Billy Butler, Clifford Scott) - 3:52
  5. "Evening Dreams" - 4:11
  6. "The Butler Did It" - 3:49
  7. "Sweet Georgia Brown" (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) - 4:48
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on April 27 (tracks 5 & 6), and June 29 (tracks 1-4 & 7), 1970

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed March 7, 2013
  2. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic listing accessed March 7, 2013