Blues' Blues

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Blues' Blues
Blues' Blues.jpg
Studio album by Blue Mitchell
Released 1972
Recorded 1972
Genre Jazz
Length 43:02
Label Mainstream
Producer Bob Shad
Blue Mitchell chronology
Vital Blue
Blues' Blues
The Last Tango = Blues

Blues' Blues is an album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell recorded in 1972 and released on the Mainstream label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 2½ stars stating "the music overall is listenable and funky, but not particularly memorable. Just an average date from these fine musicians".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Blue Mitchell except as indicated
  1. "Casa Blues" (John Guerin) - 8:25
  2. "Just Made Up" (Joe Sample) - 7:32
  3. "Blues' Blues" - 7:05
  4. "Granite & Concrete" (Hadley Caliman) - 9:51
  5. "I Didn't Ask To Be" (George Bohanon) - 10:09
  6. "Valerie" (Walter Bishop, Jr.) - 12:26 Bonus track on CD reissue
    • Recorded in Los Angeles, California in 1972.



  1. ^ Blue Mitchell discography accessed June 15, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed June 15, 2010