Dance Along with Basie

Dance Along with Basie is an album released by pianist, composer and bandleader Count Basie featuring tracks recorded in late 1959 and originally released on the Roulette label.[1][2]

Dance Along with Basie
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Studio album by
Released1960
RecordedDecember 16, 18, 28, 30 & 31, 1959
New York City
GenreJazz
LabelRoulette
SR 52036
ProducerTeddy Reig
Count Basie chronology
Everyday I Have the Blues
(1959)
Dance Along with Basie
(1960)
String Along with Basie
(1960)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [3]

The album won the Best Performance by a Band for Dancing at the 3rd Annual Grammy Awards.[4] AllMusic awarded the album 3 stars.[3]

Track listingEdit

  1. "It Had to Be You" (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) - 2:56
  2. "Makin' Whoopee" (Walter Donaldson, Kahn) - 4:00
  3. "Can't We Be Friends" (Paul James, Kay Swift) - 5:22
  4. "Misty" (Erroll Garner) - 3:35
  5. "It's a Pity to Say Goodnight" (Billy Reid) - 3:37
  6. "How Am I to Know" (Jack King, Dorothy Parker) - 2:26
  7. "Easy Living" (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) - 3:35
  8. "Fools Rush In" (Rube Bloom, Johnny Mercer) - 3:10
  9. "Secret Love" (Sammy Fain, Mercer) - 3:17
  10. "Give Me the Simple Life" (Bloom, Harry Ruby) - 3:32

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Edwards, D. & Callahan, M. Roulette Album Discography, Part 3, accessed November 3, 2015
  2. ^ Kitora, R., Count Basie Discography - 1960-1969, accessed November 3, 2015
  3. ^ a b Allmusic listing, accessed November 3, 2015
  4. ^ "1960 Grammy Award Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved November 3, 2015.