Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer

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Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer
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Studio album by
ReleasedMay, 1963
RecordedApril 11, May 15, 16, 1963
GenreJazz, Pop
Length26:50
LabelCapitol
ProducerLee Gillette
Nat King Cole chronology
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(1962)
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(1963)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]

Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer is a 1963 album by Nat King Cole, arranged by Ralph Carmichael.[2] The album reached #14 on Billboard's LP chart.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer"[3] (Hans Carste, Charles Tobias) – 2:25
  2. "Get Out and Get Under the Moon" (William Jerome, Larry Shay, Tobias) – 2:09
  3. "There is a Tavern in the Town" (Nat King Cole, Traditional) – 1:36
  4. "On a Bicycle Built for Two" (Cole, Steve Gillette) – 1:46
  5. "That Sunday, That Summer" (Joe Sherman, George David Weiss) – 3:10
  6. "On the Sidewalks of New York" (Edith Bergdahl, Cole) – 2:17
  7. "Our Old Home Town" (Haven Gillespie, Shay) – 1:40
  8. "After the Ball" (Charles K. Harris) – 2:02
  9. "You Tell Me Your Dream" (Cole) – 2:18
  10. "That's What They Meant (By the Good Old Summertime)" (Al Frisch, Tobias) – 2:35
  11. "Don't Forget" (Sherman, Weiss) – 2:00
  12. "In the Good Old Summer Time" (Cole, George "Honey Boy" Evans, Ren Shields) – 1:30
  13. "Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer (Reprise)" – 1:22

Personnel[edit]

Performance[edit]

SESSION 1: APRIL 11, 1963[edit]

  • PIANO: Jimmy Rowles
  • GUITAR: Laurindo Almeida, Bobby Gibbons, Al Hendrickson
  • BASS: Joe Comfort
  • DRUMS: Frank Carlson
  • PERCUSSION: Larry Bunker
  • STRINGS: Alex Borisoff, Emil Briano, Arthur Brown, Harold Dicterow, Jesse Ehrlich, Cecil Figelski, Elliott Fisher, Hyman Gold, Allan Harshman, Lou Klass, Sarah Kreindler, William Kurasch, Alfred Lustgarten, Emmanuel Moss, Alexander Murray, Gareth Nuttycombe, Lou Raderman, Isadore Roman, Nathan Ross, William Vandenburg

SESSION 2: MAY 15, 1963[edit]

  • PIANO: Milton Raskin
  • GUITAR: Bobby Gibbons, Al Hendrickson
  • BASS: Joe Comfort
  • DRUMS: Frank Carlson
  • PERCUSSION: Larry Bunker
  • STRINGS: Victor Arno, Arnold Belnick, Emil Briano, Jimmy Getzoff, Nathan Ross, Sid Sharp (concertmaster), Paul Shure, Gerald Vinci
  • TUBA: Tommy Johnson
  • SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMER: Alvino Rey

SESSION 3: MAY 16, 1963[edit]

  • PIANO: Milton Raskin
  • GUITAR: Bobby Gibbons, Al Hendrickson
  • BASS: Joe Comfort
  • DRUMS: Irv Cottler
  • PERCUSSION: Larry Bunker
  • STRINGS: Victor Arno, Israel Baker, Harold Dicterow, Elliott Fisher, David Frisina, Jimmy Getzoff, Paul Shure, Gerald Vinci
  • TUBA: Tommy Johnson
  • SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMER: Alvino Rey

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer at AllMusic
  3. ^ Gilliland, John (1969). "Show 22 - Smack Dab in the Middle on Route 66: A skinny dip in the easy listening mainstream. [Part 1]" (audio). Pop Chronicles. University of North Texas Libraries. Track 5.