Clean Head's Back in Town

Clean Head's Back in Town, subtitled Eddie Vinson Sings, is an album by the American saxophonist/vocalist Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson recorded in 1957 and released by the Bethlehem label.[1][2]

Clean Head's Back in Town
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 1957
RecordedAugust 1957
StudioNew York City
GenreBlues
Length40:12
LabelBethlehem
BCP 5005
ProducerBob Thiele
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson chronology
Clean Head's Back in Town
(1957)
Back Door Blues
(1967)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [3]
The Penguin Guide to Blues Recordings    [4]

Allmusic reviewer Scott Yanow stated "this infectious set finds him performing some of his best known tunes. With assistance by a medium-size group that plays in a Count Basie groove ... A good sampling of the great Cleanhead.".[3]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, Dossie Terry and William Gray except where noted

  1. "Cleanhead's Back in Town" − 3:02
  2. "That's the Way to Treat Your Woman" − 2:30
  3. "Trouble in Mind" (Richard M. Jones) − 2:28
  4. "Kidney Stew Blues" (Vinson, Leona Blackman) − 2:30
  5. "Sweet Lovin' Baby" (Charles Darwin) − 2:58
  6. "Caldonia" (Fleecie Moore) − 2:51
  7. "It Ain't Necessarily So" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) − 2:49
  8. "Cherry Red" (Pete Johnson, Big Joe Turner) − 2:44
  9. "Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby" (Louis Jordan, Bill Austin) − 2:52
  10. "I Just Can't Keep the Tears from Tumblin' Down" (Darwin) − 3:13
  11. "Your Baby Ain't Sweet Like Mine" − 2:27
  12. "Hold It Right There" − 2:30 Amazon
  13. "Trouble in Mind" [alternate take] (Jones) − 2:26
  14. "Kidney Stew Blues" [alternate take] (Vinson, Blackman) − 2:28
  15. "Hold It Right There" [alternate take] − 2:24

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Both Sides Now: Bethlehem Album Discography, Part 4: Miscellaneous Series accessed November 7, 2019
  2. ^ Jazzdisco: Bethlehem Records Catalog: 6000, 5000 series accessed November 7, 2019
  3. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson: Clean Head's Back in Town! – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved November 7, 2019.
  4. ^ Russell, Tony; Smith, Chris (2006). The Penguin Guide to Blues Recordings. Penguin. p. 671. ISBN 978-0-140-51384-4.