Mills Brothers

A Classic Swing Machine · Complete Recordings (2 LP on 1 CD)


Ernie Royal, Snooky Young (tp), Marshall Royal, Bobby Plater, Eric Dixon, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Frank Foster (reeds), Count Basie (p), Dick Hyman (p, org, arr), Freddie Green (g), Harold Jones (d), Chico O'Farrill (arr), Richard Boone (vcl)

Reference: 69223

Bar code: 8436028692231

This CD gatered the two great albums made at the end of the 1960s by the Count Basie Orchestra accompaning one of the premiere vocal groups to have emerged in the history of American popular music - The Mills Brothers, under the generic name of Board of Directors.

The arrangements performed in this release was penned by Dick Hyman and Chico O'Farrill. Both albums recorded in New York City, November 1967 and July 1968. Booklet includes complete lyrics.


01. Lazy River
02. Release Me
03. I Want to be Happy
04. Down Down Down
05. The Whiffenpoof Song
06. Tiny Blues
07. I Dig Rock and Roll Music
08. December
09. Let me Dream
10. April in Paris
11. I May be Wrong but You're Wonderful
12. Gentle on my Mind
13. Cherry
14. You never Miss the Water till the Well Runs Dry
15. Glow Worm
16. Sent for you Yesterday
17. Sunny
18. I'll Be Around
19. Cielito Lindo
20. Blue and Sentimental
21. Every Day

Album details

Total time: 64:32 min.

Includes the complete DOT albums:
"The Board of Directors" (DLP 25838)
"The Board of Directors - Annual Report" (DLP 25888)

Press reviews

"The Mills Brothers mesh so well with Basie that it makes you wonder why it took them so long to get together for a recording."

William Ruhlmann -All Music Guide


24,95 €  (tax incl.)

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