Tracklist

CD 1: It Had to Be You... The Great American Songbook, Volume I
# Title Rating Length
1 You Go to My Head
4:17
2 They Can’t Take That Away From Me
3:26
3 The Way You Look Tonight
3:49
4 It Had to Be You
3:25
5 That Old Feeling
2:55
6 These Foolish Things
3:48
7 The Very Thought of You
3:20
8 Moonglow
3:33
9 I'll Be Seeing You
3:51
10 Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye
3:28
11 The Nearness of You
3:01
12 For All We Know
3:25
13 We’ll Be Together Again
3:55
14 That’s All
3:03
CD 2: As Time Goes by... The Great American Songbook, Volume II
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Time After Time
Rod Stewart 2:59
2 I'm in the Mood for Love
Rod Stewart 3:08
3 Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Rod Stewart 2:49
4 Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered
Rod Stewart & Cher 4:14
5 ’Till There Was You
Rod Stewart 2:52
6 Until the Real Thing Comes Along
Rod Stewart 3:39
7 Where or When
Rod Stewart & Lisa Ekdahl 1 3:11
8 Smile
Rod Stewart 3:13
9 My Heart Stood Still
Rod Stewart 3:04
10 Someone to Watch Over Me
Rod Stewart 3:31
11 As Time Goes By
Rod Stewart & Queen Latifah 3:50
12 I Only Have Eyes for You
Rod Stewart 3:08
13 Crazy She Calls Me
Rod Stewart 3:29
14 Our Love Is Here to Stay
Rod Stewart 2:57
CD 3: Stardust... The Great American Songbook, Volume III
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Embraceable You
Rod Stewart 3:31
2 For Sentimental Reasons
Rod Stewart 3:02
3 Blue Moon
Rod Stewart feat. Eric Clapton 4:05
4 What a Wonderful World
Rod Stewart feat. Stevie Wonder 4:30
5 Stardust
Rod Stewart 4:02
6 Manhattan
Rod Stewart & Bette Midler 2:54
7 ’S Wonderful
Rod Stewart 3:24
8 Isn’t It Romantic
Rod Stewart 3:51
9 I Can’t Get Started
Rod Stewart 3:24
10 But Not for Me
Rod Stewart 3:23
11 A Kiss to Build a Dream On
Rod Stewart 3:14
12 Baby, It’s Cold Outside
Rod Stewart & Dolly Parton 3:52
13 Night and Day
Rod Stewart 3:09
14 A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
Rod Stewart 4:02
CD 4: Thanks for the Memory... The Great American Songbook, Volume IV
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I’ve Got a Crush on You
Rod Stewart & Diana Ross 3:09
2 I Wish You Love
Rod Stewart feat. Chris Botti 3:38
3 You Send Me
Rod Stewart & Chaka Khan 3:36
4 Long Ago and Far Away
Rod Stewart 3:12
5 Makin’ Whoopee
Rod Stewart & Elton John 3:45
6 My One and Only Love
Rod Stewart feat. Roy Hargrove 3:25
7 Taking a Chance on Love
Rod Stewart 3:28
8 My Funny Valentine
Rod Stewart 2:50
9 I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
Rod Stewart 3:10
10 Nevertheless
Rod Stewart feat. Dave Koz 3:51
11 Blue Skies
Rod Stewart 2:44
12 Let’s Fall in Love
Rod Stewart feat. George Benson 3:16
13 Thanks for the Memory
Rod Stewart 3:11

Credits

CD 1: It Had to Be You... The Great American Songbook, Volume I

additional composer:
Harry Link (track 6)
composer:
Sammy Fain (track 5)
Carl T. Fischer (piano and composer) (track 13)
Bob Haymes (track 14)
Will Hudson (track 8)
Irving Mills (track 8)
Alan Brandt (track 14)
Ray Noble (track 7)
Isham Jones (1924) (track 4)
J. Fred Coots (1934) (track 12)
Jack Strachey (1935) (track 6)
Jerome Kern (1936) (track 3)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (track 2)
Hoagy Carmichael (1938) (track 11)
J. Fred Coots (1938) (track 1)
Sammy Fain (1938) (track 9)
Cole Porter (1944) (track 10)
lyricist:
Alan Brandt (track 14)
Lew Brown (track 5)
Eddie DeLange (track 8)
Frankie Laine (Italian American singer) (track 13)
Ray Noble (track 7)
Gus Kahn (1924) (track 4)
Sam M. Lewis (US singer and lyricist) (1934) (track 12)
Eric Maschwitz (1935) (track 6)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (1936) (track 3)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 2)
Haven Gillespie (1938) (track 1)
Irving Kahal (1938) (track 9)
Ned Washington (1938) (track 11)
Cole Porter (1944) (track 10)
publisher:
B. Feldman & Co. (track 1)
Bourne Co. (track 6)
Chappell & Co. (track 10)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 2, 10)
Fain Music (ASCAP) (track 9)
Ira Gershwin Music (track 2)
Lafleur Music Ltd. (track 6)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 5)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (tracks 7, 12)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 11)
Sony/ATV Harmony UK (track 11)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 2)
Warner Bros. Music (track 1)
フジパシフィック音楽出版 (– 2014-12-31) (track 9)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (track 2)
フジパシフィックミュージック (2015-01-01 –) (track 9)
株式会社ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (track 9)
arrangements:
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye (for choir, Bennett) (track 10)
later translated versions:
Obsession (track 7)
Pour te plaire (track 14)
later versions:
Baby Girl (track 6)
Såna små ting (track 6)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 2)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 2)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (track 2)
recording of:
For All We Know (1934 song) (track 12)
It Had to Be You (track 4)
Moonglow (track 8)
That Old Feeling (track 5)
That's All (track 14)
The Nearness of You (track 11)
You Go to My Head (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Swing Time Medley (track 3)

CD 2: As Time Goes by... The Great American Songbook, Volume II

acoustic guitar:
David Spinozza (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
clarinet:
Lawrence Feldman (track 3)
clarinet and horn arranger:
Mike Thompson (recording engineer) (track 6)
clarinet, horn and woodwind:
Doug Webb (track 13)
violin:
Elena Barere (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
Avril Brown (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
Natalie Cenovia Cummins (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
Maura Giannini (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
Ann Leathers (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
Laura McGinniss (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
Jan Mullen (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
Richard Sortomme (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
Marti Sweet (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
Yuri Vodovoz (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
Carol Webb (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
cello:
Jean Le Blanc (track 5)
Ann S. Kim (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
Richard Locker (tracks 1, 3, 5, 9, 12)
Mark Orrin Shuman (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
trumpet:
Arturo Sandoval (tracks 1, 12)
strings arranger:
Philippe Saisse (tracks 3, 9)
Alan Broadbent (track 4)
Colin Freeman (track 6)
Rob Mathes (track 5)
Rob Mounsey (tracks 1, 3, 12)
Mort Lindsey (tracks 10, 14)
viola:
Adria Benjamin (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
Monica Gerard (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
Mary Hammann (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
Vincent Lionti (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
drums:
John Ferraro (tracks 2, 6)
Kendall Kay (track 11)
Joe LaBarbera (tracks 4, 13)
Warren Odze (tracks 5, 7)
Jimi Paxson, Jr (track 10)
Shawn Pelton (tracks 3, 8, 12, 14)
Frank Vilardi (tracks 1, 9)
synthesizer:
Philippe Saisse (tracks 8, 14)
Mike Thompson (recording engineer) (tracks 8, 14)
guitar:
Aaron Kaplan (track 4)
Larry Koonse (tracks 4, 6, 11, 13)
Dean Parks (tracks 2, 4, 6, 10–11, 13–14)
Jimmy Rip (tracks 8, 14)
Frank Simes (track 10)
David Spinozza (tracks 5, 8, 14)
Carl Sturken (track 5)
guitar and keyboard:
Rob Mathes (track 3)
guitar and piano:
Carl Sturken (track 7)
bass:
Tom Barney (tracks 3, 12)
David Finck (tracks 1, 5, 7–9, 14)
Chris Golden (track 10)
Reggie McBride (tracks 2, 4, 6, 11, 13)
vibraphone:
Joe Locke (track 5)
percussion:
Shawn Pelton (track 5)
keyboard:
Philippe Saisse (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
Rob Mathes (tracks 1, 9, 12)
Rob Mounsey (tracks 1, 3, 12)
keyboard and piano:
Rob Mathes (track 5)
alto saxophone:
Dave Koz (track 9)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Doug Webb (track 6)
saxophone:
Doug Webb (track 2)
saxophone and woodwind:
Doug Webb (track 11)
piano:
Henry Hey (tracks 1, 8–9, 12, 14)
Peter Nero (US pianist & conductor) (track 3)
piano and synthesizer:
Mike Thompson (recording engineer) (tracks 2, 4, 6, 10–11, 13)
horn and saxophone:
Doug Webb (track 4)
additional guitar:
Dean Parks (track 8)
additional arranger:
Mike Thompson (recording engineer) (track 8)
Rob Mathes (tracks 1, 3, 8–9, 12, 14)
Richard Perry (producer) (track 8)
Arnold Stiefel (track 4)
Lauren Wild (track 8)
additional engineer:
Matt Noble (track 5)
additional producer:
Lauren Wild (track 4)
additional recording engineer:
Bobby Ginsburg (track 11)
arranger:
Mike Thompson (recording engineer) (tracks 2, 4, 10–11, 13–14)
Richard Perry (producer) (tracks 2, 4, 6, 10–11, 13–14)
Lauren Wild (track 10)
composer:
Sammy Cahn (track 6)
Charlie Chaplin (filmmaker) (track 8)
Saul Chaplin (track 6)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 14)
Herman Hupfeld (track 11)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 2)
Carl Sigman (track 13)
Jule Styne (track 1)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track 12)
Meredith Willson (track 5)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (track 10)
Richard Rodgers (1927) (track 9)
Richard Rodgers (1937) (track 7)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1940) (track 3)
Richard Rodgers (1940) (track 4)
conductor:
Alan Broadbent (track 4)
Colin Freeman (track 6)
Rob Mounsey (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
Mort Lindsey (tracks 10, 14)
lyricist:
Sammy Cahn (track 1)
Herman Hupfeld (track 11)
Meredith Willson (track 5)
Al Dubin (track 12)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (track 2)
Ira Gershwin (track 14)
Geoffrey Parsons (lyricist) (track 8)
Sidney Keith Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (track 13)
John Turner (lyricist) (track 8)
Ira Gershwin (1926) (track 10)
Lorenz Hart (1927) (track 9)
Lorenz Hart (1937) (track 7)
Lorenz Hart (1940) (track 4)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (1942) (track 3)
mixer:
Frank Filipetti (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
Jan Folkson (track 5)
Carter Humphrey (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13–14)
Bobby Ginsburg (tracks 2, 10)
Al Hemberger (track 7)
performer:
Cher (track 4)
Queen Latifah (track 11)
producer:
Phil Ramone (tracks 1, 3, 9, 12)
Evan Rogers (musician/producer) (track 7)
Carl Sturken (track 7)
Richard Perry (producer) (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10–11, 13–14)
recording engineer:
Frank Filipetti (tracks 3, 9, 12)
Carter Humphrey (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10–11, 13–14)
Ray Bardani (tracks 8, 14)
J.J. Blair (track 10)
Bobby Ginsburg (tracks 4, 13)
Al Hemberger (tracks 5, 7)
Joel Moss (tracks 1, 5, 9)
publisher:
B. Feldman & Co. (track 12)
B. Feldman Ltd. (track 12)
Bourne Co. (track 8)
Bourne Music Ltd. (track 8)
Chappell (track 11)
Chappell Music (track 14)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 7, 14)
Frank Music Corp. (track 5)
Imagem CV (track 4)
MPL UK Publishing (track 5)
Major Songs (track 13)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 11)
Sands Music Corp. (track 1)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 3)
WB Music Group (track 4)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (tracks 10–11)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1938) (track 14)
arrangements:
Someone to Watch Over Me (for trumpet and piano, Turrin) (track 10)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for solo piano, arr. by Keith Jarrett) (track 10)
cover recording of:
As Time Goes By (the song from "Casablanca") (track 11)
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered (Pal Joey) (track 4)
Smile (track 8)
Till There Was You (The Music Man) (track 5)
Time After Time (track 1)
is based on:
Smile (Modern Times; original instrumental version) (track 8)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Time After Time (Friars Club Tribute version) (track 1)
later translated versions:
Hymy (track 8)
Kun aika rientää (track 11)
Men så kom du (track 5)
Men tiden går (track 11)
Privé d’amour (French lyric version of "As Time Goes By") (track 11)
Sonríe (track 8)
Sorridi (track 8)
その人は誰 (track 10)
later versions:
Die Liebe bleibt (track 11)
En slump (track 4)
Le temps qui passe (track 11)
part of:
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 10)
Oh, Kay! (1926 musical) (track 10)
The Goldwyn Follies (track 14)
The Music Man (track 5)
Pal Joey (track 4)
Chaplin (track 8)
recording of:
Crazy She Calls Me (track 13)
Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!) (track 10)
Where or When (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Never No Lament (track 3)

CD 3: Stardust... The Great American Songbook, Volume III

harmonica:
Stevie Wonder (track 4)
arranger:
Joe Lovano (track 1)
composer:
Vernon Duke (track 9)
Frank Loesser (track 12)
Richard Rodgers (1925) (track 6)
Hoagy Carmichael (1927) (track 5)
George Gershwin (composer) (1927) (track 7)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 1)
George Gershwin (composer) (1930) (track 10)
Richard Rodgers (1932) (track 8)
Cole Porter (1932) (track 13)
Richard Rodgers (1934) (track 3)
Harry Ruby (1935) (track 11)
Manning Sherwin (1939) (track 14)
lead vocals:
Bette Midler (track 6)
Dolly Parton (track 12)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (track 9)
Frank Loesser (track 12)
Eric Maschwitz (track 14)
Lorenz Hart (1925) (track 6)
Ira Gershwin (1927) (track 7)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 1)
Mitchell Parish (1929) (track 5)
Ira Gershwin (1930) (track 10)
Lorenz Hart (1932) (track 8)
Cole Porter (1932) (track 13)
Lorenz Hart (1934) (track 3)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1935) (track 11)
Bert Kalmar (1935) (track 11)
solo guitar:
Eric Clapton (track 3)
writer:
Bob Thiele (track 4)
George David Weiss (track 4)
publisher:
Abilene Music Inc. (track 4)
Chappell & Co. (track 7)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 7, 13)
EMI Robbins Catalog Inc. (ASCAP) (track 3)
Frank Music Corp. (track 12)
Harms, Inc. (track 13)
Ira Gershwin Music (track 7)
MPL Communications Ltd. (not for release label use! Paul McCartney-related, London-based company) (track 12)
MPL UK Publishing (track 12)
Mills Music, Inc. (track 5)
Quartet Music (track 4)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 8)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 1, 7)
New World Music Co. (1930) (track 10)
arrangements:
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square (for band, Fernie) (track 14)
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square (for piano, Danillon) (track 14)
’s Wonderful (for solo piano) (track 7)
cover recording of:
Baby, It’s Cold Outside (Neptune’s Daughter) (track 12)
Night and Day (Cole Porter song) (track 13)
Stardust (the jazz standard) (track 5)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Baby, It's Cold Outside (parody) (track 12)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Abraçável você (track 1)
Blå lys (track 3)
Nua ned fia mi (track 10)
Polvere di stelle (track 5)
Tout le jour, toute la nuit (Night and Day; du film "Joyeuse divorcée") (track 13)
Wundervoll (track 7)
later versions:
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (tracks 7, 10)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (tracks 1, 10)
Funny Face (1927 musical) (track 7)
Gay Divorce (track 13)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (tracks 1, 10)
recording of:
Blue Moon (track 3)
But Not for Me (track 10)
Embraceable You (track 1)
Isn’t It Romantic? (from 1932 film "Love Me Tonight") (track 8)
Manhattan (track 6)
’s Wonderful (track 7)
referred to in medleys:

CD 4: Thanks for the Memory... The Great American Songbook, Volume IV

clarinet:
Dan Higgins (saxophonist and woodwind recording artist) (track 11)
trumpet:
Warren Luening (track 9)
drums:
Allan Schwartzberg (tracks 1–13)
guitar:
Bob Mann (tracks 1–13)
bass:
David Finck (tracks 1–4, 7–8, 10–13)
Ed Howard (bass player) (tracks 5–6, 9)
saxophone:
Dave Koz (track 1)
piano:
Kenny Ascher (tracks 1–5, 7–13)
additional writer:
L. C. Cooke (track 3)
composer:
Léo Chauliac (track 2)
Walter Donaldson (track 5)
Vernon Duke (track 7)
Jerome Kern (track 4)
Ralph Rainger (track 13)
Harry Ruby (track 10)
Guy Wood (track 6)
Sam Cooke (track 3)
Robert Mellin (track 6)
Charles Trenet (track 2)
Irving Berlin (1926) (track 11)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 1)
Harold Arlen (1933) (track 12)
Irving Berlin (1937) (track 9)
Richard Rodgers (1937) (track 8)
guest vocals:
Chaka Khan (track 3)
lyricist:
Sam Cooke (track 3)
Ted Fetter (track 7)
Ira Gershwin (track 4)
Gus Kahn (track 5)
Bert Kalmar (track 10)
John Latouche (track 7)
Robert Mellin (track 6)
Leo Robin (track 13)
Charles Trenet (track 2)
Irving Berlin (1926) (track 11)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 1)
Ted Koehler (1933) (track 12)
Irving Berlin (1937) (track 9)
Lorenz Hart (1937) (track 8)
translator:
Albert Beach (track 2)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (tracks 3, 3)
Beth Dryer Music (track 5)
Bourne Co. (tracks 12, 12)
Chappell & Co. (tracks 10, 10)
Colgems (tracks 6, 6)
EMI April Music Inc. (tracks 7, 7)
EMI Miller Catalog, Inc. (tracks 7, 7)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 6)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (tracks 2, 2)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (tracks 13, 13)
Paramount Music Corporation (tracks 13, 13)
Tobago Music Co. (track 5)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 4)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 1, 1, 5)
Warner/Chappell (tracks 8, 10, 10)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 3)
Williamson Music Company (tracks 8–9, 11)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (1944) (track 4)
株式会社ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (track 3)
arrangements:
My Funny Valentine (arr. Bjørn Kruse) (track 8)
cover recording of:
I Wish You Love (track 2)
My Funny Valentine (from "Babes in Arms") (track 8)
You Send Me (track 3)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Hör auf zu regnen (track 5)
later translated versions:
Daß ich Dich wiederseh’ (Taking a Chance on Love) (track 7)
Makin' Whoopee (track 5)
later versions:
Est-ce par hasard ? (Let's Fall in Love) (track 12)
Han är min (track 10)
part of:
Babes in Arms (full musical) (track 8)
Treasure Girl (1928 musical) (track 1)
recording of:
Blue Skies (track 11)
Makin’ Whoopee! (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Bing Crosby Medley (track 11)
translated version of:
version of:
Music from Beyond the Moon (My One and Only Love) (track 6)

Release

ASIN: US: B000BNI99K [info]