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Abbey Lincoln
Abbey Is Blue

Album US 1959 on Riverside Records label
Jazz (Vocal, Hard-Bop)

Recorded in New York; Spring and Fall, 1959. Blue 'mic and reel' labels with 'BILL GRAUER PRODUCTIONS' along the bottom (no 'INC.').

PortraitAbbey Lincoln voc, 1930-2010 US
vocals, album by, written by
PortraitBob Boswell b, 1927-2001 US
double bass
PortraitSam Jones b, 1924-1981 US
double bass
Portrait"Philly" Joe Jones dr, 1923-1985 US
PortraitMax Roach dr, 1924-2007 US
PortraitLes Spann g, fl, 1932-1989 US
flute, guitar
PortraitCedar Walton p, 1934-2013 US
PortraitPhil Wright p, org, clv, GB
PortraitWynton Kelly p, 1931-1971 US
PortraitStanley Turrentine ts, 1934-2000 US
tenor saxophone
PortraitJulian Priester tb, *1935 US
trombone, written by
PortraitKenny Dorham tr, 1924-1972 US
PortraitTommy Turrentine tr, 1928-1997 US
trumpet, written by
Harris Lewine design, cover
Ken Braren design, cover
Paul Bacon design, cover
Jack Higgins engineer
Orrin Keepnews liner notes, producer
Jack Matthews mastered by
Lawrence N. Shustak photography by
Bill Grauer producer
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Afro-BlueAbbey LincolnMongo Santamaria3:17
2Lonely HouseAbbey LincolnKurt Weill, Langston Hughes3:37
3Let UpAbbey LincolnAbbey Lincoln5:27
4Thursday's ChildAbbey LincolnElisse Boyd, Murray Grand3:28
5Brother, Where Are You?Abbey LincolnOscar Brown Jr.3:06
6Laugh, Clown, LaughAbbey LincolnJoe Young, Sam Lewis, Ted Fiorito5:21
7Come SundayAbbey LincolnDuke Ellington5:12
8Softly, As In A Morning SunriseAbbey LincolnOscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg2:44
9Lost In The StarsAbbey LincolnKurt Weill, Maxwell Anderson4:07
10Long As You're LivingAbbey LincolnJulian Priester, Oscar Brown Jr., Tommy Turrentine2:31
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