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Blues for the Viet Cong

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Released  1969
Artist  Stanley Cowell
Genre  Jazz
Length  42:48
Release date  1969
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Recorded  June 5 & 6, 1969 at Polydor Studios, London, England
Label  Polydor 583 740 Freedom AL 1032
Producer  Alan Bates and Chris Whent
Blues for the Viet Cong (1969)  Brilliant Circles (1971)
Similar  Stanley Cowell albums, Jazz albums

Blues for the Viet Cong is the debut album led by American jazz pianist Stanley Cowell recorded in 1969 and first released on the British Polydor label then later released on the Freedom label.



In his review for AllMusic, Scott Yanow states "Cowell's style at the time was often modal and already quite powerful".

Track listing

All compositions by Stanley Cowell except as indicated

  1. "Departure" - 7:08
  2. "Sweet Song" - 3:02
  3. "The Shuttle" - 8:07
  4. "You Took Advantage of Me" (Richard Rogers, Lorenz Hart) - 4:47
  5. "Blues for the Viet Cong" - 4:18
  6. "Wedding March" - 2:49
  7. "Photon in a Paper World" - 9:03
  8. "Travellin' Man" - 3:34


  • Stanley Cowell - piano
  • Steve Novosel - bass
  • Jimmy Hopps - drums
  • References

    Blues for the Viet Cong Wikipedia

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