Charles 'Lefty' Edwards Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: February 5, 1963
Location: Hitsville USA Studio, Detroit, MI
Label: Motown

Charles 'Lefty' Edwards (ldr), Charles 'Lefty' Edwards (as)

a.     Bird's Blues  (Charles 'Lefty' Edwards, William 'Mickey' Stevenson)

Additional personnel unknown.

Information courtesy of Motown Records Archives.


Date: February 12, 1963
Location: Hitsville USA Studio, Detroit, MI
Label: Motown

Charles 'Lefty' Edwards (ldr), Charles 'Lefty' Edwards (as, ts), Joe Messina (g), Johnny Griffith (p), Vance Matlock (b), Ben Apling (d)

a. a-02    I Lay Me Down - 4:38  (Donald Brittenum, William 'Mickey' Stevenson)
     Workshop Jazz LP 12": WS 212 — The Right Side Of Lefty Edwards   (1964)
     Workshop Jazz LP 12": WSJ 212 — The Right Side Of Lefty Edwards   (1964)
b. a-03    Feeling - 4:45  (Charles 'Lefty' Edwards, Henry Cosby, William 'Mickey' Stevenson)
     Workshop Jazz LP 12": WS 212 — The Right Side Of Lefty Edwards   (1964)
     Workshop Jazz LP 12": WSJ 212 — The Right Side Of Lefty Edwards   (1964)
c. b-02    Up 'n' Adam - 2:21  (Lester Young)
     Workshop Jazz LP 12": WS 212 — The Right Side Of Lefty Edwards   (1964)
     Workshop Jazz LP 12": WSJ 212 — The Right Side Of Lefty Edwards   (1964)
d. b-04    Gliding Home - 4:28  (Charles 'Lefty' Edwards, William 'Mickey' Stevenson)
     Workshop Jazz LP 12": WS 212 — The Right Side Of Lefty Edwards   (1964)
     Workshop Jazz LP 12": WSJ 212 — The Right Side Of Lefty Edwards   (1964)
e.     Down 'n' Adam  (Lester Young)
f. a-04    Just Friends - 4:19  (John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis)
     Workshop Jazz LP 12": WS 212 — The Right Side Of Lefty Edwards   (1964)
     Workshop Jazz LP 12": WSJ 212 — The Right Side Of Lefty Edwards   (1964)
g. b-03    These Foolish Things - 4:33  (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey)
     Workshop Jazz LP 12": WS 212 — The Right Side Of Lefty Edwards   (1964)
     Workshop Jazz LP 12": WSJ 212 — The Right Side Of Lefty Edwards   (1964)

Charles 'Lefty' Edwards (as) on a-b, e-f; (ts) on c-e, g.

Instrumentation on unissued material is uncertain.

"Down 'n' Adam" is credited to Edwards, Stevenson, Cosby in Motown files. Confirmation needed that this is not the 1951 Lester Young composition.

Information courtesy of Motown Records Archives.


Date: March 19, 1963
Location: Hitsville USA Studio, Detroit, MI
Label: Motown

Charles 'Lefty' Edwards (ldr), Charles 'Lefty' Edwards (as), Joe Messina (g), Johnny Griffith (p), Vance Matlock (b), Ben Apling (d)

a.     Action  (Charles 'Lefty' Edwards, William 'Mickey' Stevenson)
b. a-05    I Still Love You - 4:05  (Lee David, John Redmond)
     Workshop Jazz LP 12": WS 212 — The Right Side Of Lefty Edwards   (1964)
     Workshop Jazz LP 12": WSJ 212 — The Right Side Of Lefty Edwards   (1964)
c.     Sometimes I'm Happy  (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar)

Instrumentation on unissued material is uncertain.

Information courtesy of Motown Records Archives.


Date: May 4, 1963
Location: Hitsville USA Studio, Detroit, MI
Label: Motown

Charles 'Lefty' Edwards (ldr), Charles 'Lefty' Edwards (as, ts), Joe Messina (g), Johnny Griffith (p), Vance Matlock (b), Ben Apling (d)

a.     What Kind Of Fool Am I - 5:00  (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley)
b. a-01    Goodnight My Love - 5:21  (Harry Revel, Mack Gordon)
     Workshop Jazz LP 12": WS 212 — The Right Side Of Lefty Edwards   (1964)
     Workshop Jazz LP 12": WSJ 212 — The Right Side Of Lefty Edwards   (1964)
c. b-01    Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words) - 5:08  (Bart Howard)
     Workshop Jazz LP 12": WS 212 — The Right Side Of Lefty Edwards   (1964)
     Workshop Jazz LP 12": WSJ 212 — The Right Side Of Lefty Edwards   (1964)

Charles 'Lefty' Edwards (as) on a-b; (ts) on a, c.

Instrumentation on unissued material is uncertain.

Information courtesy of Motown Records Archives.