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The Resource The Lester Young story, (sound recording)

The Lester Young story, (sound recording)

The Lester Young story
The Lester Young story
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Credits note
Compiled and produced by Joop Visser ; digital remastering by Peter Rynston at Tall Order Studios
Date time place
Selections recorded between 1936 and 1949
Form of composition
Format of music
not applicable
Lester Young; Jones-Smith Incorporated; Teddy Wilson & his orchestra; Billie Holiday & her orchestra; Count Basie & his orchestra; Kansas City Six; Count Basie Sextet; Count Basie's Kansas City Seven; Benny Goodman Octet; Lester Young Band; Sammy Price and his Texas Bluesicians; Lester Young/Nat King Cole Trio; Dickie Wells & his orchestra; Lester Young Quartet; Earl Warren & his orchestra; Johnny Guarnieri's Swing Men; Lester Young Quintet; Lester Young-Buddy Rich Trio; plus various unnamed groups
Target audience
The Lester Young story, (sound recording)
The Lester Young story, (sound recording)
  • Compact discs
  • Title from box
  • "Properbox 8"--Box
  • Program notes and discographies printed in booklet
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Accompanying material
1 booklet (51 p. : ports. ; 12 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Configuration of playback channels
  • Disc 1. Lester leaps in: Shoe shine boy -- Oh, lady be good -- This year's kisses -- Easy living -- Me, myself and I -- A sailboat in the moon light -- One o'clock jump -- When you're smiling -- Every tub -- Swinging the blues -- Doggin' around -- Jumpin' at the Woodside -- I can't get started -- Way down yonder in New Orleans -- Countless blues -- I want a little girl -- Shorty George -- Pannassie stomp -- You can depend on me -- Cherokee, pt. 1 & 2 -- Jive at five -- Taxi war dance -- Pound cake -- Clap hands, here comes Charlie
  • Disc 2. Afternoon of a Basie-ite: Dickie's dream -- Lester leaps in -- Tickle toe -- Ad-lib blues -- I never knew -- Lester's dream -- Broadway -- Tickle toe -- Taxi war dance -- Blitzkrieg baby (You can't bomb me) -- Beautiful eyes -- Things about coming my way -- Just jivin' around -- All of me -- I can't get started -- Tea for two -- Body and soul -- Hello babe -- Just you, just me -- Afternoon of a Basie-ite
  • Disc 3. Lester leaps again: Sometimes I'm happy -- After theatre jump -- Six cats and a prince -- Lester leaps again -- Destination K.C. -- I got rhythm -- Poor little plaything -- Exercise in swing -- Salute to Fats -- Blue Lester (Lester's blues) -- Ghost of a chance -- Jump, Lester jump -- Midnight symphony -- D.B. blues -- Lester blows again -- These foolish things -- Jumpin' at Mesner's -- Back to the land -- I cover the waterfront -- I've found a new baby -- I want to be happy
  • Disc 4. Ding dong: It's only a paper moon -- Lover come back to me -- You're driving me crazy -- Lester's be-bop boogie -- She's funny that way -- Sunday -- S.M. blues -- Jumpin' with Symphony Sid -- On the sunny side of the street -- Sax-o-be-bop -- Just cooling -- I'm confessin' (that I love you) -- East of the sun -- The Sheik of Araby -- Something to remember you by -- Ding dong -- Blues 'n' bells -- Lester leaps in -- Embraceable you
4 3/4 in. +
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
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4 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
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Publisher number
P1129, P1130, P1131, P1132
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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