The Record Collection

Sarah Vaughan and her Trio: Swingin’ Easy (1957)

EmArcy/Mercury MG 36109

Swingin' Easy

Track list:

01 – Shulie a Bop
02 – Lover Man
03 – I Cried for You
04 – Polka Dots and Moonbeams
05 – All of Me
06 – Words Can’t Describe
07 – Prelude to a Kiss
08 – You Hit the Spot
09 – Pennies from Heaven
10 – If I Knew Then (What I Know Now)
11 – Body and Soul
12 – They Can’t Take That Away from Me
13 – Linger Awhile

Personnel:

Sarah Vaughan – vocals;
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John Malachi – piano (#1,2,4,7,8,10-12);
Joe Benjamin – bass (#1,2,4,7,8,10-12);
Jimmy Jones – piano (#3,5,6,9,13);
Richard Davis – bass (#3,5,6,9,13);
Roy Haynes – drums.

#1,2,4,7,8,10-12: recorded at Fine Sound Studios; New York City; April 2, 1954.
#3,5,6,9,13: recorded in New York City; February 14, 1957.

Producer: Bob Shad

Re-mastered (1992) by: Gary Mayo, Kiyoshi Tokiwa
Re-issue supervised by: Michael Lang

Liner notes (1992): Benjamin Franklin V

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