Basie on the Beatles

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Basie on the Beatles
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Studio album by Count Basie and His Orchestra
Released 1970
Recorded December 15, 1969
NYC
Genre Jazz
Length 35:34
Label Happy Tiger
HT-1007
Producer Dick Peirce
Count Basie chronology
Basic Basie
(1968)
Basie on the Beatles
(1970)
High Voltage
(1970)

Basie on the Beatles is an album by pianist and bandleader Count Basie featuring performances recorded in late 1969 and released on the short-lived Happy Tiger label.[1][2] It was Basie's second album of Beatles' compositions following 1966's Basie's Beatle Bag and featured liner notes by Ringo Starr.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2/5 stars[3]

AllMusic awarded the album 2 stars.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by John Lennon and Paul McCartney except for Track 3, by George Harrison.

  1. "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)" - 2:55
  2. "The Fool on the Hill" - 3:19
  3. "Something" - 3:25
  4. "With a Little Help from My Friends" - 3:23
  5. "Here, There and Everywhere" - 2:34
  6. "Get Back" - 3:22
  7. "Hey Jude" - 4:20
  8. "Eleanor Rigby" - 2:56
  9. "Penny Lane" - 3:17
  10. "Come Together" - 2:42
  11. "Yesterday" - 3:21

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kitora, R., Count Basie Discography, accessed November 17, 2015
  2. ^ Edwards, D., Callahan, M. & Eyries, P. Happy Tiger Album Discography, accessed November 17, 2015
  3. ^ a b Allmusiclisting, accessed November 17, 2015