The Record Collection

Dinah Washington: the swingin’ miss “D”

Verve Records 558 074-2

Track list:

01 – They Didn’t Believe Me
02 – You’re Crying
03 – Makin’ Whoopee
04 – Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye
05 – But Not for Me
06 – Caravan
07 – Perdido
08 – Never Let Me Go
09 – Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby?
10 – I’ll Close My Eyes
11 – Somebody Loves Me
+ bonus tracks on 1998 CD re-issue
12 – I’ll Drown in My Tears
13 – You Let My Love Grow Cold
14 – Bargain Day
15 – Relax Max
16 – Tears to Burn
17 – The Kissing Way Home
18 – I Know

Personnel:

Dinah Washington – vocals
+
Qunicy Jones Orchestra:
Trumpet – Bernie Glow (1-5,8,10,14), Charlie Shavers (1-14), Clark Terry (1-14), Nick Travis (1-5,8,10,14)
Trumpet, Mellophone, Vibraphone, Bongos, Xylophone – Don Elliott
Trumpet, Vibraphone – Ernie Royal (6,7,9,11-13), Joe Wilder (6,7,9,11-13)
Trombone – Jimmy Cleveland (1-18), Quentin Jackson (1-14), Urbie Green (1-14)
Bass Trombone – Tommy Mitchell (1-14)
Alto Saxophone, Flugelhorn – Hal McKusick (1-14)
Alto Saxophone, Clarinet – Anthony Ortega (1-18)
Tenor Saxophone, Clarinet – Jerome Richardson (1-14), Lucky Thompson (1-18)
Baritone Saxophone, Bass Clarinet – Danny Bank (1-14)
Piano, Celesta – Clarence “Sleepy” Anderson (1-14)
Guitar – Barry Galbraith (1-14)
Double Bass – Milt Hinton (1-14)
Drums – Jimmy Crawford (6,7,9,11-13), Osie Johnson (1-5,8,10,14)

Arranged and conducted by Quincy Jones (#1-3,6,7,9-18)
Arranged by Benny Golson (8), Ernie Wilkins (4,5)

Producer – Bob Shad
executive producer – Richard Seidel
editing – Peter Pullman

Liner Notes – John Wilson
Cover Photography – Garret & Howard
Chuck Stewart – photography

Re-issue Producer, Research, Supervised by Ben Young
Re-issue Liner Notes – Brian Priestley
#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

Tracks 1-11 original LP issue: “The Swingin’ Miss ‘D'” [EmArcy MG 36104]
Tracks 13 and 16 original LP issue: “Queen & Quincy” [Mercury MG 20928]
Tracks 12 and 14 original CD issue: “The Complete Dinah Washington on Mercury Vol.5 (1956-1958)” [Mercury 838 952-2]
Tracks 15 and 17 original 45-rpm issue: Mercury 70698
Track 18 original 45-rpm issue: Mercury 71043

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