Ramblin' with Mose

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Ramblin' with Mose
Ramblin' with Mose.jpg
Studio album by Mose Allison
Released February 1962
Recorded April 18, 1958
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Blues, jazz
Label Prestige
PRLP 7215
Producer Bob Weinstock
Mose Allison chronology
Young Man Mose
(1958)Young Man Mose1958
Ramblin' with Mose
(1958)
Creek Bank
(1958)Creek Bank1958

Ramblin' with Mose is the sixth album to be released (but fourth recorded) by blues/jazz pianist and vocalist Mose Allison which was recorded in 1958 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Thom Jurek of Allmusic states, "Allison displays absolutely brilliant instrumental prowess as both an arranger and as an improviser. His unique, often unorthodox interpretations of standards and pop songs set him apart from virtually every one of his peers".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Mose Allison except as indicated

  1. "I Got a Right to Cry" (Joe Liggins) - 2:48
  2. "Old Devil Moon" (Burton Lane, Yip Harburg) - 5:08
  3. "The Minstrels" - 3:27
  4. "You Belong to Me" (Pee Wee King, Chilton Price, Redd Stewart) - 4:21
  5. "Stranger in Paradise" (Robert Wright, George Forrest) - 5:26
  6. "The Kissin' Bug" (Bill Eisenhauer, Diane Lampert, Horace Linsley) - 4:30
  7. "Ramble" - 3:10
  8. "Saritha" - 3:54
  9. "Old Man John" - 2:17
  10. "Ingenue" - 3:00
  11. "Old Devil Moon" [Alternate Take] (Lane, Harburg) - 5:01 Bonus track on CD reissue
  12. "Stranger in Paradise" [Alternate Take] (Wright, Forrest) - 5:49 Bonus track on CD reissue
  13. "Ramble" [Alternate Take] - 3:24 Bonus track on CD reissue

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed May 16, 2013
  2. ^ a b Jurek, Thom. Mose Allison – Ramblin' with Mose: Review at AllMusic. Retrieved May 16, 2013.