The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow

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The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow
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Studio album by Tal Farlow
Released 1957
Recorded May 1956
Genre Jazz, bebop
Length 62:29 (Reissue)
Label Verve
Producer Norman Granz
Tal Farlow chronology
Second Set
(1956)Second Set1956
The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow
This is Tal Farlow
(1958)This is Tal Farlow1958
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Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow is an album by American jazz guitarist Tal Farlow, released in 1957.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Taking a Chance on Love" (Vernon Duke, John Latouche, Ted Fetter) – 4:43
  2. "Yardbird Suite" (Charlie Parker) – 5:15
  3. "You Stepped Out of a Dream" (Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn) – 5:39
  4. "They Can't Take That Away from Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 5:42
  5. "Like Someone in Love" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 6:38
  6. "Meteor" (Tal Farlow) – 6:35
  7. "I Love You" (Cole Porter) – 5:30
    1999 reissue bonus tracks & alternate takes:
  8. "Gone with the Wind" (Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson) – 5:26
  9. "Taking a Chance on Love" – 6:12
  10. "Yardbird Suite" – 5:12
  11. "Gone with the Wind" – 5:37


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