That's How I Love the Blues!

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That's How I Love the Blues!
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Studio album by Mark Murphy
Released 1963
Recorded October - December, 1962
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 38:24
Label Riverside
RLP 441
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Mark Murphy chronology
That's How I Love the Blues!
Swingin' Singin' Affair
(1965)Swingin' Singin' Affair1965

That's How I Love the Blues! is an album by American jazz vocalist Mark Murphy featuring tracks recorded in late 1962 for the Riverside label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

Allmusic awarded the album 4½ stars with the review by Scott Yanow stating, "Murphy is in top early form".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Going to Chicago Blues" (Count Basie, Jimmy Rushing) - 4:14
  2. "Señor Blues" (Horace Silver) - 2:27
  3. "That's How I Love the Blues" (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) - 3:47
  4. "Jelly Jelly Blues" (Billy Eckstine, Earl Hines) - 3:25
  5. "(I'm Left with The) Blues in My Heart" (Benny Carter, Irving Mills) - 2:13
  6. "Fiesta in Blue" (Benny Goodman, Jon Hendricks, Dave Lambert, Jimmy Mundy) - 3:13
  7. "Rusty Dusty Blues" (J. Mayo Williams) - 2:05
  8. "Blues in the Night" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 3:39
  9. "The Meaning of the Blues" (Bobby Troup, Leah Worth) - 2:52
  10. "Everybody's Crazy 'Bout the Doggone Blues" (Henry Creamer, Turner Layton) - 2:25
  11. "Blues, You're the Mother of Sin" (Billy Eckstine, Sid Kuller) - 3:19
  12. "Wee Baby Blues" (Pete Johnson, Big Joe Turner) - 5:17



  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed November 6, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 6, 2012
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 150. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.