Mood for the Blues

Mood for the Blues is a 1960 album by saxophonist Plas Johnson.[1]

Mood for the Blues
Studio album by
RecordedMay 18, June 21 and 27, 1960 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles
LabelCapitol T1503
Plas Johnson chronology
This Must Be the Plas
Mood for the Blues
The Blues


The initial Billboard magazine review from February 6, 1961 commenting that "The indomitable tenor stylist performs in front of a full bank of strings and with a robust rhythm section on this set of lushy blues standards."[2]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Cryin'" (Joe Greene)
  2. "One Mint Julep" (Rudy Toombs)
  3. "How Long Has This Been Going On?" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
  4. "Blues In My Heart" (Benny Carter, Irving Mills)
  5. "I've Got a Right to Cry"
  6. "Please Send Me Someone to Love" (Percy Mayfield)
  7. "Tanya"
  8. "Fool That I Am"
  9. "Chloe"
  10. "Since I Fell for You" (Buddy Johnson)
  11. "A Mood for the Blues"
  12. "I Wanna Be Loved" (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Billy Rose)



  1. ^ "Plas Johnson - Mood for the Blues at discogs". Retrieved January 26, 2017.
  2. ^ Nielsen Business Media, Inc. (February 6, 1961). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. p. 38. ISSN 0006-2510.