I/We Had a Ball

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I/We Had a Ball
I We Had a Ball.jpg
Studio album by Art Blakey, Milt Jackson, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones, Chet Baker
Released 1965
Recorded November 6, 20 & 25, 1964; December 9 & 20, 1964; May 18, 1965
Studio Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City
Genre Jazz
Label Limelight
Producer Jack Tracy
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I/We Had a Ball is an album consisting of jazz versions of songs from Jack Lawrence and Stan Freeman's musical I Had a Ball performed by Art Blakey, Milt Jackson, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones and Chet Baker which was released by Limelight in 1965.[1][2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Jack Lawrence and Stan Freeman

  1. "I Had a Ball" − 5:00
  2. "Fickle Finger of Fate" − 2:14
  3. "Almost" − 4:18
  4. "Faith" − 5:52
  5. "Addie's at it Again" − 4:57
  6. "Coney Island, U.S.A." − 2:25
  7. "The Other Half of Me" − 3:05
  8. "Think Beautiful" − 4:18

Personnel[edit]

Performance[edit]

Tracks 1, 3 & 5:

Track 2:

Track 4:

Track 6:

Track 7:

Track 8:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mercury Records Collection: Limelight LS-86002: I/We Had A Ball". microgroove.jp. Retrieved 13 September 2018. 
  2. ^ Henry, C. B. (2013). Quincy Jones: His Life in Music. University Press of Mississippi. p. 55.