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The Swingin' Miss "D"

The Swingin' Miss D is a studio album by Dinah Washington, arranged by Quincy Jones.[5] It was recorded in December 1956 and released in September 1957[1][2].

The Swingin' Miss D
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 1957[1][2]
RecordedDecember 4–6, 1956[3]
GenreVocal jazz
Length31:38 (Original)
LabelEmArcy
ProducerBob Shad
Dinah Washington chronology
In the Land of Hi-Fi
(1956)
The Swingin' Miss D
(1957)
Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller
(1957)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[4]

Track listingEdit

  1. "They Didn't Believe Me" (Jerome Kern, Herbert Reynolds) – 2:44
  2. "You're Crying" (Leonard Feather, Quincy Jones) – 3:29
  3. "Makin' Whoopee" (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) – 2:26
  4. "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye" (Cole Porter) – 2:27
  5. "But Not for Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 2:25
  6. "Caravan" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol) – 2:37
  7. "Perdido" (Ervin Drake, H. J. Lengsfelder, Tizol) – 3:23
  8. "Never Let Me Go" (Ray Evans, Jay Livingston) – 2:42
  9. "Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby?" (Billy Austin, Louis Jordan) – 2:56
  10. "I'll Close My Eyes" (Buddy Kaye, Billy Reid) – 3:57
  11. "Somebody Loves Me" (Buddy DeSylva, George Gershwin, Ballard MacDonald) – 2:32
Additional tracks on 1998 CD reissue[5]
  1. "I'll Drown in My Tears" (Henry Glover) – 3:09
  2. "You Let My Love Grow Cold" (Jessie Mae Robinson) – 2:26
  3. "Bargain Day" (William Roy) – 2:50
  4. "Relax Max" (Al Frisch, Sid Wayne) – 2:42
  5. "Tears to Burn" (Alberts, Bruce) – 2:44
  6. "The Kissing Way Home" (Harold Solomon, Manny Kurtz) – 2:23
  7. "I Know" (Dick Felt, Russell Hallowell, Teddy Powell) – 3:07
  • 15-18 recorded June 25, 1956
  • 12, 13 recorded November 21, 1956
  • 6,7,9,11 recorded December 4, 1956
  • 1,2,4,5 recorded December 5, 1956
  • 3,8,10,14 recorded December 6, 1956[3]

PersonnelEdit

PerformanceEdit

Quincy Jones and His Orchestra

ProductionEdit

Reissue
  • Ben Young - producer and supervisor, research, restoration
  • Carlos Kase - assistant producer
  • Peter Pullman - editing
  • Suha Gur - digital mastering
  • Tom Greenwood and Bryan Koniarz - production coordination
  • Richard Seidel - executive producer
  • Brian Priestley - liner notes
  • Patricia Lie and Hat Nguyen - art direction
  • Sheryl Lutz-Brown - design
  • Chuck Stewart - photography

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "September Album Releases" (PDF). The Cash Box. The Cash Box Publishing Co. Inc., NY. 21 Sep 1957. Retrieved 21 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b "The Swingin' Miss "D"". Billboard. The Billboard Publishing Co. 2 Sep 1957. Retrieved 21 June 2019.
  3. ^ a b Mercury Records Discography: 1956, JAZZDISCO.org. retrieved June 29, 2010
  4. ^ Allmusic review
  5. ^ a b The Swingin' Miss D (1998 CD Reissue) at AllMusic