Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Jump for Joy
Ivy Anderson 2:55
2 You're My Thrill
Lena Horn 3:17
3 Bluebirds in the Moonlight
Mildred Bailey 3:14
4 Long, Long, Journey
Etta Jones 2:51
5 Let Me Off Uptown
Anita O’Day 3:03
6 All or Nothing Blues
Dinah Washington 2:52
7 I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Peggy Lee 2:17
8 Embraceable You
Dinah Washington 2:54
9 Aren't You Glad You're You
Peggy Lee 2:09
10 Travelin' Man
Anita O’Day 2:55
11 Now or Never
Billie Holiday 3:17
12 Ain't She Sweet!
Pearl Bailey 2:58
13 These Foolish Things
Billie Holiday 3:35
14 Goody, Goody
Ella Fitzgerald 2:24
15 No Baby, Nobody but You
June Christy & Stan Kenton 2:42
16 I've Got the World on a String
Ella Fitzgerald 3:15
17 Come Rain or Come Shine
June Christy & Stan Kenton 2:59
18 Lonely Girl
Sarah Vaughan 2:20
19 All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
Ivy Anderson 2:27
20 You're Mine, You
Sarah Vaughan 3:11
21 I Gotta Right You Sing the Blues
Lena Horn 3:13
22 Boogie Blues
Anita O’Day 3:21
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 You Turned the Tables on Me
Billie Holiday 3:28
2 I've Got You Under My Skin
Peggy Lee 2:30
3 Blues to End All Blues
Etta Jones 3:00
4 Honeysuckle Rose Room
Lena Horn 2:51
5 God Bless the Child
Billie Holiday 3:10
6 Stairway to the Stars
Dinah Washington 3:00
7 Mad About You
Helen Humes 3:02
8 I Sold My Heart to the Junkman
Etta Jones 2:49
9 I Want to Cry
Dinah Washington 3:11
10 You'll Have to Swing It (Mr Paganini)
Ella Fitzgerald 5:10
11 Out of Nowhere
Lena Horn 3:30
12 Someone to Watch Over Me
Ella Fitzgerald 3:14
13 Faithful Forever
Mildred Bailey 3:00
14 Today I Sing the Blues
Helen Humes 2:54
15 Rockin' Chair
Mildred Bailey 3:11
16 Who?
Pearl Bailey 2:50
17 Why Don't You Do Right
Peggy Lee 2:26
18 Get It Off Your Mind
Pearl Bailey 3:06
19 And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine
Anita O’Day 3:08
20 Black Coffee
Peggy Lee 3:05

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Pete Candoli (1953-04 – 1953-05) (track 7)
drums:
Ed Shaughnessy (1953-04 – 1953-05) (track 7)
double bass:
Max Wayne (1953-04 – 1953-05) (track 7)
piano:
Jimmy Rowles (1953-04 – 1953-05) (track 7)
additional composer:
Harry Link (track 13)
arranger:
Joe Lovano (track 8)
composer:
Milton Ager (track 12)
Earl Bostic (track 5)
Leonard Feather (track 4)
Jay Gorney (track 2)
Johnny Green (composer and conductor, often credited as John Green) (track 20)
Walter Jurmann (track 19)
Bronislau Kaper (Bronisław Kaper) (track 19)
Matty Malneck (track 14)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 8)
Harold Arlen (1932) (tracks 16, 21)
Jack Strachey (1935) (track 13)
Richard Rodgers (1939) (track 7)
Jimmy Van Heusen (1945) (track 9)
Harold Arlen (1946) (track 17)
lyricist:
Leonard Feather (track 4)
Sidney Clare (track 2)
Redd Evans (track 5)
Edward Heyman (track 20)
Gus Kahn (track 19)
Johnny Mercer (track 14)
Jack Yellen (track 12)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 8)
Ted Koehler (1932) (tracks 16, 21)
Eric Maschwitz (1935) (track 13)
Lorenz Hart (1939) (track 7)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (1945) (track 9)
Johnny Mercer (1946) (track 17)
vocals:
Peggy Lee (jazz vocalist) (1953-04 – 1953-05) (track 7)
writer:
Ray Biondi (track 22)
De Vol (track 10)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 1)
Seger Ellis (track 15)
Joe Greene (track 10)
Billie Holiday (track 11)
Gene Krupa (track 22)
Sid Kuller (track 1)
Curtis Lewis (track 11)
Ralph Rainger (track 3)
Leo Robin (track 3)
Bobby Troup (track 18)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (track 13)
Lafleur Music Ltd. (track 13)
Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc. (later renamed as Peermusic) (track 2)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 8)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 12)
cover recording of:
Ain’t She Sweet (track 12)
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was (Pal Joey) (1953-04 – 1953-05) (track 7)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Come Rain or Come Shine (Friars Club Tribute version) (track 17)
later translated versions:
Abraçável você (track 8)
later versions:
Baby Girl (track 13)
Lagom åt dej (track 14)
Såna små ting (track 13)
part of:
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 8)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 8)
Pal Joey (track 7)
recording of:
Boogie Blues (track 22)
Embraceable You (track 8)
Goody Goody (track 14)
Jump for Joy (track 1)
Let Me Off Uptown (track 5)
Lonely Girl (track 18)
Long Long Journey (track 4)
Now or Never (track 11)
Travelin' Man (track 10)
You're Mine, You (track 20)
You're My Thrill (track 2)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

composer:
Johnny Green (composer and conductor, often credited as John Green) (track 11)
Stan Kenton (track 19)
Jerome Kern (track 16)
Charles Lawrence (track 19)
Curtis Lewis (track 14)
Matty Malneck (track 6)
Harry Pirone (track 9)
Frank Signorelli (track 6)
Kansas Joe McCoy (track 17)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (track 12)
Hoagy Carmichael (1929) (track 15)
Cole Porter (1936) (track 2)
Sonny Burke (1948) (track 20)
lyricist:
Joe Greene (track 19)
Edward Heyman (track 11)
Kansas Joe McCoy (track 17)
Mitchell Parish (track 6)
Lille Randall (track 9)
Ira Gershwin (1926) (track 12)
Cole Porter (1936) (track 2)
Paul Francis Webster (1948) (track 20)
orchestra:
vocals:
Dinah Washington (1947) (track 6)
writer:
Louis Alter (track 1)
Walter Bishop, Sr. (track 7)
Sam Coslow (track 10)
Claude Demetrius (track 18)
Curley Hamner (track 14)
Arthur Herzog, Jr. (track 5)
Art Hickman (track 4)
Billie Holiday (track 5)
Sidney Mitchell (track 1)
Fleecy Moore (track 18)
Ralph Rainger (track 13)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (track 7)
Leon René (track 8)
Otis René (track 8)
Leo Robin (track 13)
Clarence Williams (track 3)
Harry Williams (American songwriter, co-writer of “In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree”) (track 4)
publisher:
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 20)
Basart Editions ( – ????) (track 5)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (track 5)
Edwin Morris Music (track 17)
Sondot Music Corp. (track 20)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 12)
Webster Music Co. (track 20)
Sam Fox Publishing Company (1936) (track 1)
arrangements:
Someone to Watch Over Me (for trumpet and piano, Turrin) (track 12)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for solo piano, arr. by Keith Jarrett) (track 12)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Out of Nowhere (Sinatra / Crosby parody) (track 11)
later translated versions:
その人は誰 (track 12)
later versions:
Why Don't You (track 17)
part of:
Born to Dance (track 2)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 12)
Oh, Kay! (1926 musical) (track 12)
recording of:
Black Coffee (1948 song) (track 20)
Faithful Forever (track 13)
I Want to Cry (track 9)
Mad About You (track 7)
Out of Nowhere (track 11)
Rockin’ Chair (1929 Hoagy Carmichael song) (track 15)
Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!) (track 12)
Who? (track 16)
version of: