54 Shouts - 3,763,143 Scrobbles
William "Count" Basie (August 21, 1904– April 26, 1984) was a jazz pianist, organist, composer, and bandleader. As a pianist, he had a distinctive and influential style (the song title "Splanky" is an onomatopoetic reference to the sound of his playing), equally at home in the barrelhouse and the concert hall. Willie "The Lion" Smith, James P. Johnson, and Fats Waller were among his influences.
User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- One O'Clock Jump - (1:40) - 5,398 plays
- April In Paris - (4:15) - 3,919 plays
- Shake Rattle & Roll - (2:04) - 1,669 plays
- Sleepwalker's Serenade - 1994 - Remaster - (3:39) - 1,933 plays
- Splanky - (5:51) - 1,731 plays
- Jingle Bells - (2:23) - 1,770 plays
- Splanky - Remix; 1994 Remastered Version - (3:36) - 1,426 plays
- The Kid from Red Bank - (3:49) - 1,563 plays
- Flight of the Foo Birds - (3:23) - 1,203 plays
- GRAMMY 2015 Performers Include Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran…and Prince?
- One Direction Tops Billboard’s 100 Artists Of 2014 List
- Pharrell, Ed Sheeran Announce 2015 GRAMMY Awards Nominees
- Jennifer Lawrence’s “The Hanging Tree” Pops Up On Singles Chart
- Eminem’s Completely Different “Lose Yourself” Demo Surfaces Online