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Blood Count (1967)

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Rank 808
Written by Billy Strayhorn

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Year Rank Title
1930 1 Body and Soul
1939 2 All the Things You Are
1935 3 Summertime
1944 4 'Round Midnight
1935 5 I Can't Get Started (with You)
1937 6 My Funny Valentine
1942 7 Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be)
1930 8 What Is This Thing Called Love?
1933 9 Yesterdays
1946 10 Stella by Starlight

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Additional information for "Blood Count" may be found in:

David Hajdu
Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn
North Point Press
Paperback: 305 pages


(1 paragraph including the following types of information: anecdotal and history.)

Gary Giddins
Visions of Jazz: The First Century
Oxford University Press; New Ed edition
Paperback: 704 pages


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Billy Strayhorn

Year Rank Title
1941 23 Take the "A" Train
1949 36 Lush Life
1941 221 Chelsea Bridge
1944 398 A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing
1944 411 Passion Flower
1942 412 Raincheck
1956 558 Upper Manhattan Medical Group (UMMG)
1967 808 Blood Count
1944 834 Johnny Come Lately
1947 886 Lotus Blossom

Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn

Year Rank Title
1939 439 Something to Live For
1950 567 Love You Madly
1964 718 Isfahan
1944 829 Star Crossed Lovers

Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer and Billy Strayhorn

Year Rank Title
1953 45 Satin Doll

Duke Ellington, John Latouche and Billy Strayhorn

Year Rank Title
1941 237 Day Dream

Duke Ellington, Lee Gaines and Billy Strayhorn

Year Rank Title
1945 461 Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin'

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