Basie's in the Bag

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Basie's in the Bag
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Studio album by Count Basie and His Orchestra
Released 1967
Recorded August 15 & 17, 1967
Los Angeles, CA
Genre Jazz
Label Brunswick
BL 754127
Producer Teddy Reig
Count Basie chronology
Basie's Beat
(1967)
Basie's in the Bag
(1967)
The Happiest Millionaire
(1967)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[1]

Basie's in the Bag is an album by pianist and bandleader Count Basie and His Orchestra featuring performances of contemporary popular tunes recorded in 1967 and released on the Brunswick label.[2][3][4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy" (Joe Zawinul) - 2:31
  2. "Hang On Sloopy" (Wes Farrell, Bert Russell) - 2:40
  3. "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Cryin'"(Joe Greene) - 2:02
  4. "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" (Norman Whitfield, Edward Holland, Jr.) - 2:10
  5. "Goin' Out of My Head" (Teddy Randazzo, Bobby Weinstein) - 2:08
  6. "In the Heat of the Night" (Quincy Jones) - 2:12
  7. "Green Onions" (Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Lewie Steinberg, Al Jackson, Jr.) - 3:51
  8. "Knock on Wood" (Eddie Floyd, Cropper) - 1:54
  9. "Let the Good Times Roll" (Shirley Goodman, Leonard Lee) - 2:15
  10. "Bright Lights, Big City" (Jimmy Reed) - 2:44
  11. "Reach Out I'll Be There" (Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland) - 2:15
  12. "Memphis, Tennessee" (Chuck Berry) - 2:32
  • Recorded in Los Angeles on August 15, 1967 (tracks 1-5, 7, 8 & 10) and August 17, 1967 (tracks 6, 9, 11 & 12)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 20. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  2. ^ Kitora, R., Count Basie Discography, accessed November 17, 2015
  3. ^ Edwards, D., Callahan, M., Eyrie. P. & Watts, R. Brunswick Album Discography, accessed November 17, 2015
  4. ^ Big Band Paradise, accessed November 17, 2015