About the blues

About the Blues
Julie London
Released 1957
Genre Traditional pop, Jazz
Label Liberty
Producer Bobby Troup
Julie London chronology

Calendar Girl
About the Blues
Make Love to Me

About the Blues was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog numbers LRP-3043 (monaural) in 1957 and LST-7012 (stereophonic) in 1958. Most of the songs in the album have "blues" in their titles.

The album was reissued, combined with the 1959 Julie London album London by Night, in compact disc form in 2001 by EMI.

Track listing

Track number Title Songwriter(s) Time
1 "Basin Street Blues" Spencer Williams 3:03
2 "I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues" Harold Arlen/Ted Koehler 2:56
3 "A Nightingale Can Sing the Blues" Larry Marks/Dick Charles 3:08
4 "Get Set for the Blues" Joe Karnes 2:42
5 "Invitation to the Blues" Doris Fisher/Arthur Gershwin/Allan Roberts 2:48
6 "Bye Bye Blues" Fred Hamm/Dave Bennett/Bert Lown/Chauncey Gray 1:38
7 "Meaning of the Blues" Bobby Troup/Leah Worth 2:56
8 "About the Blues" Arthur Hamilton 3:05
9 "Sunday Blues" Leonard Adelson/Jeff Clarkson 2:53
10 "The Blues Is All I Ever Had" Bobby Troup 2:49
11 "Blues in the Night" Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer 3:39
12 "Bouquet of Blues" Arthur Hamilton 2:55


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