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The Ultimate Jazz Archive 4 - Mckinney's Cotton Pickers, Vol. 1


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Artist: McKinney'S Cotton Pickers
Release date: 1997
Genre: Jazz
Tracks: 25
Duration: 01:10:44
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No. Title Length
1. Four or Five Times 2:46
2. Put It There 2:33
3. Crying and Sighing 3:02
4. Milenberg Joys 2:50
5. Forgetting You 2:51
6. Cherry 3:24
7. Stop Kidding 2:25
8. Nobody's Sweetheart 2:46
9. Some Sweet Day 2:34
10. Shim-me-sha-wabble 2:34
11. My Blackbirds Are Bluebirds Now 2:42
12. Don't Be Like That (A) 2:48
13. Don't Be Like That (B) 2:49
14. It's Tight Like That 2:40
15. There's a Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder 2:42
16. It's a Precious Little Thing Called Love 2:47
17. Save It, Pretty Mama 2:42
18. I Found a New Baby 3:18
19. Will You, Won't You Be My Babe? 3:09
20. Beedle Um Bum 3:17
21. Do Something 2:32
22. Selling That Stuff 2:42
23. Birmingham Bertha 2:53
24. Plain Dirt 2:38
25. Gee, Ain't I Good to You 3:20



During 1979-1984 on three double LPs, French RCA (in their Jazz Tribune series) reissued the complete output of McKinney's Cotton Pickers (one of the great big bands of the 1928-1931 period). All of the master takes have since been reissued on CD by the Classics label but, due to the inclusion of the alternate takes, the LP series has yet to be equaled. For the first two-fer, there are six rare alternates plus 27 regular takes. Covering the Cotton Pickers' first (and best) year, this set has many highlights, including "Four or Five Times," "Milenberg Joys," "Cherry," "Nobody's Sweetheart," "Don't Be Like That," "There's a Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder," "I Found a New Baby," and the original version of Don Redman's "Gee Baby Ain't I Good to You." In addition to work with the regular band (which featured such fine players as trumpeters Langston Curl and John Nesbitt, tenorman/singer George Thomas, and Redman himself on alto, clarinet, and vocals), there are a few numbers on which Redman leads an integrated band that includes sidemen from Jean Goldkette's Orchestra along with an all-star date (continued on the second two-fer) that has such guests as altoist Benny Carter, tenor great Coleman Hawkins, and pianist Fats Waller. Essential music.