Wailing With Lou

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Wailing With Lou
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Studio album by Lou Donaldson
Released June 1957[1]
Recorded January 27, 1957
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz
Length 37:21
Label Blue Note
BLP 1545
Producer Alfred Lion
Lou Donaldson chronology
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Wailing With Lou is an album by jazz saxophonist Lou Donaldson released on the Blue Note label in 1957 featuring performances by Donaldson's Quintet with Donald Byrd, Herman Foster, Peck Morrison and Art Taylor.[3]

The Allmusic review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine awarded the album 4 stars and states "There's nothing out of the ordinary here — just hard-driving bop and sensitive ballads, which are sure to please fans of the style".[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Lou Donaldson except as indicated
  1. "Caravan" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol) - 5:58
  2. "Old Folks" (Dedette Lee Hill, Willard Robison) - 6:22
  3. "That Good Old Feeling" - 6:52
  4. "Move It" - 5:57
  5. "There Is No Greater Love" (Isham Jones, Marty Symes) - 6:54
  6. "L.D. Blues" - 5:18




  1. ^ Billboard July 1, 1957
  2. ^ Allmusic Review
  3. ^ Lou Donaldson discography accessed December 2, 2009.
  4. ^ Erlewine, S. T. Allmusic Review accessed December 2, 2009.