The Be Bop Boys ‎– The Bebop Boys - VG+ (Low Grade Cover, VG-) 1978 Savoy 2 Lp Gatefold USA Reissue - Jazz / Bop

The Be Bop Boys ‎– The Bebop Boys - VG+ (Low Grade Cover, VG-) 1978 Savoy 2 Lp Gatefold USA Reissue - Jazz / Bop

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The Be Bop Boys ‎– The Bebop Boys

Savoy Records ‎– SJL 2225
2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Gatefold


A1 Bebop In Pastell 2:59
A2 Fool's Fancy 2:34
A3 Bombay 2:54
A4 Ray's Idea 2:45
A5 Serenade To A Square 2:38
A6 Good Kick 2:43
A7 Seven Up 3:00
A8 Blues In Bebop 2:45
B1 For Heckler's Only 2:57
B2 Smokey Hollow Jump 3:00
B3 Doppin' The Blues 3:07
B4 Moody Speaks 2:30
B5 Tropicana 2:55
B6 Blues To A Debutante 2:45
B7 The Scene Changes 2:45
B8 Mean To Me 3:16
C1 Baby I'm Coming Home 2:44
C2 The Way You Look Tonight 2:57
C3 Ornithology 2:19
C4 Get Out The Bed 3:19
C5 Body And Soul 2:48
C6 The Birdland Story 3:12
C7 I Got The Blues 2:27
C8 Honeysuckle Rose 2:27
D1 Wee Dot 4:56
D2 Solitude 2:50
D3 Lion Roars 5:46
D4 On The House 2:57
D5 Dinky 2:23
D6 Leo's Bells 2:23
D7 Sweet Talkin' Leo 2:22
D8 Swingin' For Love 2:29

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Arista Records, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – Arista Records, Inc.
  • Distributed By – Arista Records, Inc.


  • Alto Saxophone – Ernie Henry (tracks: C1, C2), Howard Johnson (tracks: C1, C2), Jimmy Heath (tracks: B5 to B8), John Brown (tracks: B1 to B4), Sahib Shihab (tracks: B5 to B8), Sonny Stitt (tracks: A1 to A8)
  • Baritone Saxophone – Cecil Payne (tracks: B5 to B8, C1, C2), Leo Parker (tracks: D1 to D8)
  • Bass – Al Hall (tracks: A1 to A8), Al Lucas (tracks: D5 to D8), Bobby Boswell* (tracks: C5 to C8), Curly Russell (tracks: D1 to D3), Nelson Boyd (tracks: C1, C2), Percy Heath (tracks: B5 to B8)
  • Bass, Leader – Ray Brown (tracks: B1 to B4)
  • Design, Art Direction – Ron Kellum
  • Drums – Art Blakey (tracks: B5 to B8), Cecil Brooks (tracks: C5 to C8), Jack Parker (tracks: D5 to D8), Joe Harris (3) (tracks: B1 to B4), Kenny Clarke (tracks: A5 to A8, C1, C2), Shadow Wilson (tracks: D1 to D3), Wally Bishop (tracks: A1 to A4)
  • Executive-Producer – Steve Backer
  • Illustration – Dennis Pohl
  • Liner Notes – Ira Gitler
  • Mastered By, Transferred By – Rudy Van Gelder
  • Other [Piano] – Unknown Accompaniment (tracks: C3, C4)
  • Piano – Bud Powell (tracks: A1 to A8), Hank Jones (tracks: B1 to B4, C3, C4, D1 to D3), John Lewis (2) (tracks: C1, C2), Sir Charles Thompson (tracks: D5 to D8), Walt Harper (tracks: C5 to C8)
  • Piano, Vibraphone – Milt Jackson (tracks: B5 to B8)
  • Producer – Gil Fuller, Teddy Reig
  • Reissue Producer – Bob Porter
  • Tenor Saxophone – Billy Mitchell (tracks: B5 to B8), Charlie Rouse (tracks: D6 to D8), Dexter Gordon (tracks: D1 to D3), Hugh Brodie (tracks: C3, C4), James Moody (tracks: B1 to B4), Nate Harper (tracks: C5 to C8), Pritchard Cheeseman (tracks: B5 to B8)
  • Trombone – Charles Johnson (tracks: B5 to B8), Clarence Ross (tracks: B5 to B8), Haleen Rasheed* (tracks: B5 to B8), J.J. Johnson (tracks: D1 to D3), Rip Tarrant (tracks: B5 to B8), Johnny Morris (tracks: C5 to C8)
  • Trumpet – Abdul Salaam (tracks: B5 to B8), Billy Massey* (tracks: B5 to B8), Dave Burns (tracks: B1 to B8), Dizzy Gillespie (tracks: B1 to B4), Elmon Wright (tracks: C1, C2), Joe Newman (tracks: D1 to D8), Kenny Dorham (tracks: A1 to A8), Mustapha Daleel (tracks: B5 to B8)
  • Vibraphone – Milt Jackson (tracks: B1 to B4)
  • Vocals – Babs Gonzales (tracks: C3, C4), Eddie Jefferson (tracks: C5 to C8), Kenny Hagood (tracks: C1, C2)
  • Vocals, Conductor – Gil Fuller (tracks: B5 to B8)


Recorded in New York, August 23, 1946 (Track A1 to A8);
Recorded in New York, September 25, 1946 (Track B1 to B4);
Recorded in New York, July 11, 1949 (Track B5 to B8);
Recorded in New York, August 27, 1947 (Track C1, C2);
Recorded in New York, October 9, 1953 (Track C3, C4);
Recorded in Pittsburgh, July 11, 1952 (Track C5 to C8);
Recorded in New York,December 19, 1947 (Track D1 to D3);
Recorded in Detroit, March 23, 1948 (Track D5 to D8)

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