Radio Nights

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Radio Nights
Radio Nights cover.jpg
Live album by The Cannonball Adderley Quartet, Quintet and Sextet
Released 1991
Recorded The Half Note Club, New York City, December 1967/January 1968
Genre Jazz
Label Night Records
Producer Joel Dorn
The Cannonball Adderley Quartet, Quintet and Sextet chronology
Cannonball in Japan
(1966)Cannonball in Japan1966
Radio Nights
74 Miles Away
(1967)74 Miles Away1967

Radio Nights is an album released in 1991 featuring previously unreleased live radio broadcasts by the Cannonball Adderley Quartet, Quintet and Sextet from New York City's Half Note Club jazz club. They were recorded by Alan Grant and broadcast live on radio in the last week of 1967 and the first week of 1968. The montage of Adderley's monologues are taken from a recording made at the Keystone Korner jazz club, San Francisco. At the time of the recordings, Adderley was under contract to Capitol.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Little Boy With The Sad Eyes" (Nat Adderley)
  2. "Midnight Mood" (Josef Zawinul, Ben Raleigh)
  3. "Stars Fell On Alabama" (Frank Perkins, Mitchell Parish) 6:32
  4. "Fiddler On The Roof" (Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick)
  5. "Work Song" (Nat Adderley)
  6. "The Song My Lady Sings" (Charles Lloyd)
  7. "Unit Seven" (Sam Jones)
  8. Cannonball Monologues on: i. "Oh Babe" (Nat Adderley, Julian Adderley)
    ii. "Country Preacher" (Joe Zawinul)


"Stars Fell On Alabama"

"The Little Boy With The Sad Eyes", "Midnight Mood", "Fiddler On The Roof"

"Work Song", "The Song My Lady Sings", "Unit Seven"