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A1 Benny Goodman Sextet I Got Rhythm
Written-By – Gershwin*
3:10
A2 Benny Goodman Sextet Flying Home
Written-By – Goodman*, Christian*, Hampton*
3:11
A3 Benny Goodman Sextet Memories Of You
Written-By – Blake*
2:52
A4 Count Basie Combo Blues With Helen
Vocals – Helen HumesWritten-By – Basie*, Humes*
3:33
A5 Count Basie Combo Mortgage Stomp
Written-By – Basie*
3:51
A6 Count Basie Band One O'Clock Stomp
Written-By – Basie*
0:49
A7 Count Basie Band Blues With Lips
Trumpet – Hot Lips PageWritten-By – Basie*
3:05
A8 Count Basie Band Rhythm Man
Arranged By – Mundy*
2:40
B1 Kansas City Six Good Morning Blues
Written-By – Basie*
3:44
B2 Kansas City Six Way Down Yander In New Orleans
Written-By – Creamer*, Layton*
2:22
B3 Count Basie, Walter Page, Jo Jones I Ain't Got Nobody
Written-By – S. Williams*
3:50
B4 Count Basie Combo Don't Be That Way
Written-By – Sampson*
4:05
B5 James P. Johnson* Mule Walk
Written-By – James P. Johnson*
2:16
B6 James P. Johnson* Carolina Shout
Written-By – James P. Johnson*
2:13
B7 New Orleans Feetwarmers* Weary Blues
Leader, Soprano Saxophone – Sidney BechetWritten-By – Artie Matthews
1:57
B8 New Orleans Feetwarmers* I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate
Leader, Soprano Saxophone – Sidney BechetWritten-By – Piron*
2:13
C1 Benny Goodman Sextet Stomping At The Savoy
Written-By – Sampson*
3:14
C2 Benny Goodman Sextet Honeysuckle Rose
Written-By – Fats Waller
3:47
C3 The Golden Gate Quartet Gospel Train
Written-By – Traditional
2:02
C4 The Golden Gate Quartet I'm On My Way
Written-By – Traditional
2:57
C5 Ida Cox And Band Four Day Creep
Vocals, Written-By – Cox*
3:19
C6 Benny Goodman Sextet, Count Basie Band With Meade Lux Lewis*, Pete Johnson And Albert Ammons Lady Be Good (Jam Session)
Written-By – Gershwin*
9:29
D1 Sonny Terry Mountain Blues
Written-By – Terry*
3:08
D2 Sonny Terry And Bull City Red The New John Henry
Written-By – Terry*
3:06
D3 Joe Turner* And Pete Johnson It's All Right Baby
Written-By – Turner*, Johnson*
2:32
D4 Pete Johnson, Meade Lux Lewis* And Albert Ammons With Walter Page, Jo Jones Cavalcade Of Boogie
Written-By – Ammons*, Lewis*, Johnson*
2:56
D5 Big Bill Broonzy With Albert Ammons, Walter Page, Jo Jones Done Got Wise
Written-By – Broonzy*
2:28
D6 Big Bill Broonzy With Albert Ammons, Walter Page, Jo Jones Louise, Louise
Written-By – Broonzy*
2:50
D7 Mitchell's Christian Singers What More Can My Jesus Do
Written-By – Traditional
2:09
D8 Mitchell's Christian Singers My Mother Died A'Shoutin'
Written-By – Traditional
2:10
D9 Kansas City Six Paging The Devil
Written-By – Page*
3:41

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone – Earl Warren* (tracks: A6 to B8)
  • Baritone Saxophone – Jack Washington (tracks: A6 to B8)
  • Baritone Vocals – Louis Davis (tracks: D7, D8)
  • Bass – Arthur Bernstein* (tracks: A1 to A3, C1, C2, C6), Walter Page (tracks: A4 to B4, B7, B8, C5, D4 to D6, D9)
  • Bass Vocals – Sam Bryant (tracks: D7, D8)
  • Bass Vocals [1st Bass] – Willie Johnson (tracks: C3, C4)
  • Bass Vocals [2nd Bass] – Arlandus Wilson* (tracks: C3, C4)
  • Clarinet – Benny Goodman (tracks: A1 to A3, C1, C2, C6)
  • Drums – Jo Jones (tracks: A4 to B4, B7, B8, C5, D4 to D6, D9), Nick Fatool (tracks: A1 to A3, C1, C2, C6)
  • Guitar – Charlie Christian (tracks: A1 to 3, B1, B2, C1, C2, C6, D9), Freddie Green (tracks: A6 to B2, C5, D9)
  • Harmonica, Vocals – Sonny Terry (tracks: D1, D2)
  • Leader, Soprano Saxophone – Sidney Bechet (tracks: B7, B8)
  • Liner Notes – Charles Edward Smith, Sterling A. Brown
  • Photography – New York Daily News
  • Piano – Albert Ammons (tracks: C6, D4 to D6), Count Basie (tracks: A4 to A8, B3, B4, C6), Fletcher Henderson (tracks: A1 to A3, C1, C2, C6), James P. Johnson* (tracks: B5 to B8, C5), Meade Lux Lewis* (tracks: C6, D4), Pete Johnson (tracks: C6, C3, D4)
  • Producer, Liner Notes – John Hammond
  • Tenor Saxophone – Hershal Evans* (tracks: A6 to A8), Lester Young (tracks: A4 to B2, B4, C5, C6, D9)
  • Tenor Vocals [1st Tenor] – Henry Owens (tracks: C3, C4), William Brown (tracks: D7, D8)
  • Tenor Vocals [2nd Tenor] – Julius Davis (tracks: D7, D8), William Langford (tracks: C3, C4)
  • Trombone – Benny Morton (tracks: A6 to A8), Dan Minor (tracks: A6 to A8, B7, B8), Dickie Wells (tracks: A6 to A8, C5)
  • Trumpet – Buck Clayton (tracks: A4 to B2, B4, C5, D9), Ed Lewis (tracks: A6 to A8), Harry Edison (tracks: A6 to A8, C6), Shad Collins (tracks: A6 to A8), Tommy Ladnier (tracks: B7, B8)
  • Vibraphone – Lionel Hampton (tracks: A1 to A3, C1, C2, C6)
  • Vocals – Joe Turner* (tracks: D3), Ida Cox (tracks: C5)
  • Vocals, Guitar – Big Bill Broonzy (tracks: D5, D6)
  • Washboard – Bull City Red (tracks: D2)

Notes

UK issue on black/silver textured label with 4 page insert in imported USA Vanguard box (as issued at the time).

——Sleeve info——

Recorded live December 23, 1938 and December 24, 1939, Carnegie Hall, New York City
First released 1959

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
VRS 8523/4 Various From Spirituals To Swing – Carnegie Hall Concerts 1938/39 ‎(2xLP, Comp, Mono) Vanguard VRS 8523/4 US 1959
VRS 8523/4 Various From Spirituals To Swing – Carnegie Hall Concerts 1938/39 ‎(2xLP, Comp, Mono) Vanguard VRS 8523/4 Japan 1979
35/064 Various Spirituals To Swing - Carnegie Hall Concerts 1938/39 ‎(LP, Comp, Mono) Top Rank International 35/064 UK 1960
SR (M) 3045/6 Various Spirituals To Swing – John Hammond's Carnegie Hall Concerts 1938/9 ‎(2xLP, Comp, RE, Mono) Vanguard SR (M) 3045/6 Japan 1970
VSD 47/48 Various From Spirituals To Swing – Carnegie Hall Concerts 1938/39 ‎(2xLP, Comp, Mono, RE) Vanguard VSD 47/48 US 1973

John Hammond - Spirituals To Swing (The Carnegie Hall Concerts Of 1938/39)

Performer: John Hammond

Album Title: Spirituals To Swing (The Carnegie Hall Concerts Of 1938/39)

Genre: Jazz, Funk / Soul, Blues

Label: Fontana ‎– 680 978/9, Vanguard ‎– VRS 8523/4
Type: 2 x Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Mono Box Set
Country: UK
Date of released: 1962
Category: Jazz, Funk / Soul, Blues
Style: Country Blues, Harmonica Blues, Jump Blues, Swing, Gospel, Piano Blues

MP3 album zip size: 1609 mb

FLAC album zip size: 1406 mb

Rating: 3.8 / 5

Votes: 334

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