Written by
Bob Stumpel

October 9

What Would I Do Without You (aka Don’t Deceive Me)

Album 1958 Yes Indeed

Jimmy Cleveland’s original.

Single (B): Atlantic 1096, May 1956, b/w Hallelujah I Love Her So.
Album: Yes Indeed, Atlantic 8025, October 1958.

Recorded in New York on 30 November 1955 with Joe Bridgewater, Joshua Willis – tp; Don Wilkerson – ts; Cecil Payne – bs; Panama Francis – d; Paul West – b.

The composition and lyrics go back to What Could I Do by (James Cleveland’s) Gospel All Stars (ft Ella Mitchell; Apollo 312-45, 1953).*

*Joël Dufour kindly shared this info with me.



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