Go West! The Contemporary Records Albums (3-CD Box Set)

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Go West! The Contemporary Records Albums combines legendary Jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins’ two studio albums for Lester Koenig’s Contemporary Records, Way Out West and And The Contemporary Leaders, with a third disc, Contemporary Alternate Takes. Featuring remastered audio by Bernie Grundman, the set is presented in a 3-CD box and includes an expanded booklet with new notes and interview by GRAMMY® Award-winning music historian Ashley Kahn, including a new 2021 interview with Sonny Rollins.

Disc 1: Way Out West
1. I’m An Old Cowhand
2. Solitude
3. Come, Gone
4. Wagon Wheels
5. There Is No Greater Love
6. Way Out West

Disc 2: Sonny Rollins and the Contemporary Leaders
1. I’ve Told Ev’ry Little Star
2. Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody
3. How High The Moon
4. You
5. I’ve Found A New Baby
6. Alone Together
7. In The Chapel In The Moonlight
8. The Song Is You

Disc 3: Contemporary Alternate Takes
1. I’m An Old Cowhand (Alternate Take)
2. Come, Gone (Alternate Take)
3. Way Out West (Alternate Take)
4. The Song Is You (Alternate Take)
5. You (Alternate Take)
6. I’ve Found A New Baby (Alternate Take)

• Recorded by Contemporary Records' legendary engineer Roy DuNann and are newly mastered from the original tapes by Bernie Grundman.
• Original tapes used for new hi-res transfers and mastering
• Booklet features new liner notes and interview with Sonny Rollins by GRAMMY® Award-winning music historian Ashley Kahn.
• Box set produced by Nick Phillips