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The Third Herd 'Live' 1952
The Third Herd 'Live' 1952

Woody Herman
Styles: Jazz
Catalogue Number: ADDCD3083
This is the latest in our series of jazz releases from the archive of the Ackerman collection comprising previously unreleased recordings, mainly of ‘live’ material. This features Woody Herman’s highly regarded line-up from the mid-‘50s, the Third Herd, recorded in Portland Oregon in late 1952. One CD comprises a dance date performance, including many tunes which Woody had only recently recorded at sessions on the West Coast in September and October of that year, with several featuring Dolly Houston on vocals, while the other CD has tracks believed to be from a stage show date around the same time, again with Dolly Houston on vocals. Also included are ‘live ’tracks featuring the great Dinah Washington with Herman’s Herd, also from late ’52. The recording quality is excellent, and the collection is a must for any fans and collectors of the great clarinetist and bandleader.

Disk 1:
Track Title Artist
1 I Would Do Anything For You Woody Herman
2 Love Is Here To Stay Woody Herman
3 Wish You Were Here (vocal by Dolly Houston)
4 East Of The Sun Woody Herman
5 Baby Clementine (vocal by Dolly Houston)
6 Stars Fell On Alabama (vocal by Woody Herman)
7 Harlem Nocturne Woody Herman
8 Moten Swing Woody Herman
9 Nice Work If You Can Get It Woody Herman
10 You Belong To Me (vocal by Woody Herman)
11 This Is New Woody Herman
12 The Goof And I Woody Herman
13 I Can't Believe That You’re In Love With Me (vocal by Dolly Houston)
14 Early Autumn Woody Herman
15 Blues In Advance (vocal by Woody Herman)
16 Woodchoppers Ball Woody Herman
Disk 2:
Track Title Artist
1 Terressita Woody Herman
2 Medley: I Can't Believe That You’re In Love With Me, Somewhere A (vocal by Dolly Houston)
3 I May Be Wrong (vocal by Dolly Houston)
4 He's Funny That Way (vocal by Dolly Houston)
5 Medley: Amen, Who Dat Up Dere, Laura, Caldonia (vocal by Woody Herman)
6 Trouble In Mind (vocal by Dinah Washington)
7 Half As Much (vocal by Dinah Washington)
8 Make Believe Dreams (vocal by Dinah Washington)
9 The Blues (vocal by Dinah Washington & Woody Herman)
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