Della Reese Story of The Blues / Melancholy Baby

Story of The Blues / Melancholy Baby
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2 Original LPs on 1 CD

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  • Originally Released: 2000
  • Label: Collectables Records
  • Original Album #1: Jubilee 1095 (1958)
  • Original Album #2: Jubilee 1026 (1957)

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All-around entertainer Della Reese is still going strong today. On the two late '50s albums collected here, she tackles the blues and offers masterful performances on nearly seventy-five minutes of exceptional music. Some of the melancholy favorites here are "Empty Bed Blues," "Mood Indigo," and "My Melancholy Baby."


  • 1.The Story Of The Blues
  • 2.Good Morning Blues
  • 3.Empty Bed Blues
  • 4.Squeeze Me
  • 5.You've Been A Good Old Wagon
  • 6.Sent For You Yesterday (And Here You Come Today)
  • 7.St. James Infirmary
  • 8.Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be)
  • 9.Things Ain't What They Used To Be
  • 10.Stormy Weather
  • 11.There's Always The Blues
  • 12.My Melancholy Baby
  • 13.Who Can I Turn To
  • 14.Mood Indigo
  • 15.I Get Along Without You Very Well
  • 16.Cottage For Sale
  • 17.They Can't Take That Away From Me
  • 18.One For My Baby
  • 19.I Could Have Told You So
  • 20.When Your Lover Has Gone
  • 21.Say It Isn't So
  • 22.All Alone
  • 23.It's Monday Every Day

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Includes original release liner notes by Mort Goode.
Liner Note Author: Mort Goode.
Arranger: Sid Bass.
In 2000, Collectables released The Story of the Blues/Melancholy Baby, which contained two complete albums -- The Story of the Blues (1959, originally released on Jubilee) and Melancholy Baby (1957, also released on Jubilee) -- by Della Reese on one compact disc. ~ Rob Theakston
Collectables Records - Audio CDs

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  • UPC: 090431641323
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