(You Dyed Your Hair) Chartreuse – Louis Jordan (#301)

A Million Songs #000301 (You Dyed Your Hair) Chartreuse – Louis Jordan [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:3wcyKMGFWJhZi8LkhgGtvk” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: Billy Moore, Jr. & Leslie McFarland Vocals, Sax: Louis Jordan Recording Date: 1950.08.18 Record Label: Decca Lyrics: Genius Releases Original Release: Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five – Lemonade/(You Dyed Your Hair) Chartreuse (Single) Original Release Date: … Continue reading (You Dyed Your Hair) Chartreuse – Louis Jordan (#301)

(Who Ate The) Layer Cake? – Stanton Moore (#291)

A Million Songs #000291 (Who Ate The) Layer Cake? – Stanton Moore Personnel: Written By: Stanton Moore, Will Bernard & Robert Walter Drums: Stanton Moore  Hammon B3 Organ: Robert Walter Guitar: Will Bernard Producer: Mike Napolitano & Stanton Moore Studio: Dockside Studios – Lafayette, LA Record Label: Telarc Releases Original Release: Stanton Moore Trio – Emphasis! (On Parenthesis) Original … Continue reading (Who Ate The) Layer Cake? – Stanton Moore (#291)

(When We Are Dancin’) I Get Ideas – Louis Armstrong (#286)

A Million Songs #000286 (When We Are Dancin’) I Get Ideas – Louis Armstrong [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:10ICL7zhlgEEhgsHKgyoWi” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IuueYwhXWxE Personnel: Written By: Julio Cesar Sanders (Music), Dorcas Cochran (Lyrics) Vocals, Trumpet: Louis Armstrong Bass: Sandy Block Drums: Bunny Shawker Piano: Billy Kyle Trombone: Cutty Cutshall Clarinet, Alto Sax: Milt Yaner Alto Sax: George … Continue reading (When We Are Dancin’) I Get Ideas – Louis Armstrong (#286)

(What Did I Do To Be So) Black And Blue – Ethel Waters (#280)

A Million Songs #000280 (What Did I Do To Be So) Black And Blue – Ethel Waters [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:1vzl6NBxWxDdWYzQ6ceocx” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: Fats Waller (Music), Harry Brooks & Andy Razaf (Lyrics) Vocals: Ethel Waters Record Label: Columbia Lyrics: Genius Song Meanings Releases Original Release: Ethel Waters – Porgy/(What Did I Do To … Continue reading (What Did I Do To Be So) Black And Blue – Ethel Waters (#280)

(What Can I Say, Dear) After I Say I’m Sorry – Dinah Washington (#279)

A Million Songs #000279 (What Can I Say, Dear) After I Say I’m Sorry – Dinah Washington [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:3f0JyAVHBDXzCsD1K9qLMk” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: Abe Lyman & Walter Donaldson Vocals: Dinah Washington Piano: Rudy Martin Guitar: Hurley Ramey Bass: Bill Settles Studio: Chicago, IL Recording Date: 1947.11.13 Record Label: Mercury Lyrics: Genius Song … Continue reading (What Can I Say, Dear) After I Say I’m Sorry – Dinah Washington (#279)

(The End Of) A Beautiful Friendship – Ella Fitzgerald (#246)

A Million Songs #000246 (The End Of) A Beautiful Friendship – Ella Fitzgerald [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:29gnD4yRqzvx4Z09dmCadr” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: Stanley Styne & Donald Kahn Vocals: Ella Fitzgerald Piano, Celesta: Lou Levy Bass: Max Bennett Drums: Gus Johnson Recorded In: Los Angeles, CA Recording Date: 1956.03.27 Record Label: Verve Lyrics: Genius Song Meanings … Continue reading (The End Of) A Beautiful Friendship – Ella Fitzgerald (#246)

(Sometimes) Believe In Yourself – Roy Ayers (#235)

A Million Songs #000235 (Sometimes) Believe In Yourself – Roy Ayers Personnel: Written By: Roy Ayers Vocals, Electric Piano, Clavinet: Roy Ayers Guitar: Chuck Anthony Bass: William Allen Drums: Bernard Purdie Backing Vocals: Chris Calloway Backing Vocals: Cyndy Prioeau Producer: Roy Ayers Record Label: Polydor Releases Original Release: Roy Ayers – (Sometimes) Believe In Yourself/Can You Dance/Thank … Continue reading (Sometimes) Believe In Yourself – Roy Ayers (#235)

(Put Another Nickel In) Music! Music! Music! – Ahmad Jamal (#211)

A Million Songs #000211 (Put Another Nickel In) Music! Music! Music! – Ahmad Jamal [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:5nsPQInVGuNRppavAPHFZE” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: Stephen Weiss & Bernie Baum Piano: Ahmad Jamal Bass: Israel Crosby Drums: Vernell Fournier Producer: Dave Usher Studio: Pershing Hotel – Chicago, IL Recording Date: 1958.01.16 Record Label: Argo Lyrics: Genius Song … Continue reading (Put Another Nickel In) Music! Music! Music! – Ahmad Jamal (#211)

(Opportunity Knocks But Once) Snatch And Grab It – Julia Lee (#209)

A Million Songs #000209 (Opportunity Knocks But Once) Snatch And Grab It – Julia Lee Personnel: Written By: Sharon A. Pease Vocals, Piano: Julia Lee Tenor Sax: Dave Cavanaugh Trumpet: Ernie Royal  Guitar: Jack Marshall Bass: Harry Babasin Drums: Baby Lovett Record Label: Capitol Records Lyrics: Genius Releases Original Release: Julia Lee And Her Boy Friends – (Opportunity … Continue reading (Opportunity Knocks But Once) Snatch And Grab It – Julia Lee (#209)

(Meet The) Flintstones – Monty Alexander/Ray Brown/Herb Ellis (#198)

A Million Songs #000198 (Meet The) Flintstones – Monty Alexander/Ray Brown/Herb Ellis Personnel: Written By: Hoyt Curtin, Joseph Barbera, William Hanna Piano: Monty Alexander Guitar: Herb Ellis Bass: Ray Brown Violin: John Frigo Producer: Chris Long Studio: Sounds Creation – Osaka, Japan Recording Date: 1982.03.xx Record Label: Concord Jazz   Releases Original Release: Monty Alexander, Ray Brown & Herb Ellis – Triple … Continue reading (Meet The) Flintstones – Monty Alexander/Ray Brown/Herb Ellis (#198)