Beaver Junction (1944-1946)

Count Basie

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Beaver Junction (1944-1946) Review

by Scott Yanow

A worthy CD full of Basie rarities, it includes unissued and alternate versions of V Discs and two radio broadcasts; the one from 1944 features drummer Buddy Rich filling in for the recently drafted Jo Jones. Rich had so much fun being part of the swing machine that when Basie handed him a blank check for his services, he tore it up; the music throughout this CD will be equally fun for the listener.

Track Listing

Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 03:40 Amazon
2 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 03:19 Amazon
3 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 03:41 Amazon
4 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 03:13 Amazon
5 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 03:35 Amazon
6 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 04:32 Amazon
7 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 01:08 Amazon
8 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 02:10 Amazon
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Count Basie feat: Jimmy Rushing 01:35 Amazon
10 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 01:41 Amazon
11 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 02:54 Amazon
12 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 04:53 Amazon
13 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 04:21 Amazon
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Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 01:21 Amazon
15 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 00:51 Amazon
16 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 02:22 Amazon
17 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 03:52 Amazon
18 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 02:50 Amazon
19 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 04:04 Amazon
20 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 03:05 Amazon
21 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 01:49 Amazon
22 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 04:06 Amazon
23 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 01:39 Amazon
24 Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 01:30 Amazon
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Count Basie feat: Count Basie Orchestra 01:18 Amazon
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