Who Sang I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good? The Count Basie Orchestra

The Count Basie Orchestra Count Plays Duke cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1998-10-20
length: 6:16
producer: Douglas Evans and Allyn Ferguson
mixer: Dayton “Bones” Howe
engineer: Josiah Gluck
arranger: Allyn Ferguson
editor: Douglas Evans
conductor: Grover Mitchell
membranophone: Butch Miles
saxophone: Kenny Hing
trombone: Clarence Banks
Though folks with good intentions
Tell me to save my tears
Well I'm so mad about him
I can't live without him

Never treats me sweet and gentle
The way he should
I've got it bad
And that ain't good

My poor heart is so sentimental
Not made of wood
I've got it so bad
And that ain't good

But when the fish are jumpin'
And Friday rolls around
My man an' I, we gin some
We pray some, and sin some

He don't love me like I love him
The way he should
I've got it bad
And that ain't good
Yes I've got it bad
And that ain't good

Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Take the "A" Train
  • 2 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
  • 3 I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good
  • 4 Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
  • 5 Just Squeeze Me (But Don't Tease Me)
  • 6 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
  • 7 The Star-Crossed Lovers
  • 8 Love You Madly
  • 9 In a Sentimental Mood
  • 10 Cottontail
  • 11 Paris Blues
  • 12 Mood Indigo
  • 13 I'm Just a Lucky So and So