Only the Blues

Only the Blues is a 1957 album by Sonny Stitt, accompanied by Roy Eldridge and Oscar Peterson.[2]

Only the Blues
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Studio album by
Released1957
RecordedOctober 11, 1957
GenreJazz
Length75:03
LabelVerve
ProducerNorman Granz
Sonny Stitt chronology
Sonny Stitt with the New Yorkers
(1957)
Only the Blues
(1957)
Sonny Side Up
(1957)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

  1. "The String (The Eternal Triangle)" (Sonny Stitt) – 10:01
  2. "Cleveland Blues" (Stitt) – 12:02
  3. "B.W. Blues (Boogie Woogie Blues)" (Stitt) – 11:35
  4. "Blues for Bags" (Stitt) – 10:39
    Studio outtakes included on the CD reissue:
  5. "I Didn't Know What Time It Was" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 3:31
  6. "I Remember You" (Johnny Mercer, Victor Schertzinger) – 3:54
  7. "I Know That You Know" (Anne Caldwell, Vincent Youmans) – 4:39
  8. "I Know That You Know" (False Start) – 4:55
  9. "I Know That You Know" – 4:47
  10. "I Know That You Know" (Coda Rehearsal) – 3:19
  11. "I Know That You Know" (Composite Master Take) – 4:43

A subsequent Fresh Sound CD issue gives tracks 5 and 6 plus I Know That You Know with only 1 alternate take.

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