Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Close to You
3:21
2 People Will Say We’re in Love
3:23
3 If You Are but a Dream
3:07
4 Saturday Night (Is the Loneliest Night in the Week)
4 2:46
5 White Christmas
3:25
6 I Fall in Love Too Easily
3:16
7 Ol’ Man River
4:03
8 Stormy Weather
4:16
9 Embraceable You
3:19
10 (I Got a Woman Crazy for Me) She’s Funny That Way
3:23
11 My Melancholy Baby
3:11
12 Where or When
3:16
13 All the Things You Are
3:03
14 I Should Care
3:03
15 Dream
3:05
16 Put Your Dreams Away (for Another Day)
3:09
17 Over the Rainbow
3:19
18 If I Loved You
3:07
19 Someone to Watch Over Me
3:22
20 You Go to My Head
3:02
21 These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)
3:10
22 The House I Live In
3:21
23 Day by Day
3:08
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Nancy (With the Laughing Face)
3:22
2 Full Moon and Empty Arms
3:15
3 Oh, What It Seemed to Be
3:02
4 (I Don’t Stand) a Ghost of a Chance
3:14
5 Why Shouldn’t I?
2:55
6 Try a Little Tenderness
3:11
7 Begin the Beguine
2:58
8 They Say It’s Wonderful
3:07
9 That Old Black Magic
2:35
10 How Deep Is the Ocean (How Blue Is the Sky)
2:59
11 Home on the Range
3:14
12 Five Minutes More
2:38
13 The Things We Did Last Summer
3:18
14 Among My Souvenirs
3:19
15 September Song
3:08
16 Blue Skies
2:31
17 Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out to Dry
3:26
18 Lost in the Stars
3:18
19 There’s No Business Like Show Business
3:21
20 Time After Time
3:12
21 The Brooklyn Bridge
2:38
22 Sweet Lorraine
3:11
23 Always
2:58
24 Mam’selle
3:20
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Stella by Starlight
3:23
2 My Romance
3:18
3 If I Had You
3:09
4 One for My Baby (and One More for the Road)
3:07
5 But Beautiful
3:14
6 You’re My Girl
3:12
7 All of Me
2:47
8 Night and Day
3:41
9 S’posin’
2:48
10 The Night We Called It a Day
3:24
11 The Song Is You
3:18
12 What’ll I Do?
3:08
13 The Music Stopped
3:00
14 Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread)
3:02
15 I’ve Got a Crush on You
3:18
16 Body and Soul
3:21
17 I’m Glad There Is You
3:09
18 Autumn in New York
3:18
19 Nature Boy
3:21
20 Once in Love With Amy
3:03
21 Some Enchanted Evening
3:10
22 The Hucklebuck
3:03
23 Let’s Take an Old‐Fashioned Walk
3:02
24 It All Depends on You
2:43
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 Bye Bye Baby
2:41
2 Don’t Cry Joe (Let Her Go, Let Her Go, Let Her Go)
3:21
3 That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)
3:19
4 Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy
2:40
5 American Beauty Rose
2:38
6 Should I (Reveal)
2:27
7 You Do Something to Me
2:36
8 Lover
2:42
9 When You’re Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You)
2:31
10 London by Night
3:12
11 Meet Me at the Copa
3:14
12 April in Paris
2:46
13 I Guess I’ll Have to Dream the Rest
2:45
14 Nevertheless (I’m in Love With You)
3:11
15 I Am Loved
2:28
16 Hello, Young Lovers
3:35
17 We Kiss in a Shadow
3:38
18 I’m a Fool to Want You
2:58
19 Love Me
3:12
20 Deep Night
3:19
21 I Could Write a Book
2:45
22 I Hear a Rhapsody
3:07
23 My Girl
2:27
24 The Birth of the Blues
3:31
25 Azure‐te (Paris Blues)
2:36
26 Why Try to Change Me Now
2:48

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1945-07-30) (tracks 19–21)
violin:
Victor Arno (track 17)
Peter Ellis (violinist) (track 17)
Sam Freed (track 17)
Gerald Joyce (track 17)
George Kast (track 17)
Sol Kindler (track 17)
Samuel Levine (violinist) (track 17)
Anthony Perrotti (track 17)
Nick Pisani (track 17)
Ted Rosen (track 17)
Mischa Russell (track 17)
Olcott Vail (track 17)
Julius Brand (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Fred Buldrini (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Sid Harris (1944-11-14) (track 4)
L. Kanter (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Murray Kellner (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Bernard Kundell (1944-11-14) (track 4)
William Lockwood (violinist) (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Arthur Loesserman (violinist) (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Harold Micklin (violinist) (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Seymour Miroff (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Gene Orloff (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Raoul Polikian (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Victor Arno (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Peter Ellis (violinist) (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Sam Freed (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Gerald Joyce (1945-05-01) (track 18)
George Kast (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Sol Kindler (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Samuel Levine (violinist) (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Anthony Perrotti (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Nick Pisani (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Ted Rosen (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Mischa Russell (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Olcott Vail (1945-05-01) (track 18)
David Frisina (1945-07-30) (tracks 19–21)
Mischa Russell (1945-07-30) (tracks 19–21)
cello:
Fred Goerner (track 17)
Arthur Kafton (track 17)
John Sewell (track 17)
E. Gara (1944-11-14) (track 4)
George Polikian (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Avron Twerdowsky (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Fred Goerner (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Arthur Kafton (1945-05-01) (track 18)
John Sewell (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Fred Goerner (1945-07-30) (tracks 19–21)
drumset:
Ray Hagan (1945-07-30) (tracks 20–21)
Ray Hagan (1945-07-30 – 1947-07-30) (track 19)
trumpet:
Charles Griffard (track 17)
Yank Lawson (track 8)
Leonard Mach (track 17)
Horace Nelson (track 17)
Carl Poole (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Sammy Shapiro (trumpeter) (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Melvin "Red" Solomon (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Charles Griffard (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Leonard Mach (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Horace Nelson (1945-05-01) (track 18)
viola:
Allan Harshman (track 17)
Maurice Perlmutter (track 17)
Dave Sterkin (track 17)
Morris Kahn (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Sol Paeff (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Sol Rumberg (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Allan Harshman (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Maurice Perlmutter (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Dave Sterkin (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Sam Freed (1945-07-30) (tracks 19–21)
drums:
Ray Hagan (track 17)
Johnny Blowers (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Ray Hagan (1945-05-01) (track 18)
flute:
John Mayhew (flutist) (1945-07-30) (tracks 19–21)
guitar:
Dave Barbour (track 17)
Matty Golizio (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Dave Barbour (1945-05-01) (track 18)
George van Eps (1945-07-30) (tracks 19–21)
bass:
Ward Lay (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Artie Shapiro (1945-05-01) (track 18)
double bass:
John Ryan (producer) (1945-07-30) (tracks 19–21)
saxophone:
Heine Beau (track 17)
Manny Gershman (track 17)
Leonard Hartman (track 17)
Herbie Haymer (track 17)
Willie Smith (US jazz alto saxophonist) (track 17)
Arthur Baker (saxophonist, flutist and clarinetist) (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Harold Feldman (woodwind player) (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Bernard Kaufman (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Peter Pumiglio (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Henry Ross (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Heine Beau (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Manny Gershman (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Leonard Hartman (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Herbie Haymer (1945-05-01) (track 18)
piano:
David Mann (American songwriter) (track 6)
Mark McIntyre (American pianist, orchestra leader and songwriter.) (track 17)
Billy Rowland (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Mark McIntyre (American pianist, orchestra leader and songwriter.) (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Mark McIntyre (American pianist, orchestra leader and songwriter.) (1945-07-30) (tracks 19–21)
harp:
Irma Clow (track 17)
Ruth Hill (harpist) (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Irma Clow (1945-05-01) (track 18)
trombone:
Carl Loeffler (track 17)
Jimmy Skiles (track 17)
Paul Weigand (track 17)
John D'Agostino (trombonist) (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Anthony Russo (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Charles Small (trombone) (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Carl Loeffler (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Jimmy Skiles (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Paul Weigand (1945-05-01) (track 18)
French horn:
James Stagliano (track 17)
Karl Chlupse (French horn player) (1944-11-14) (track 4)
James Stagliano (1945-05-01) (track 18)
additional composer:
Harry Link (track 21)
arranger:
Axel Stordahl (tracks 1, 3, 5–23)
Joe Lovano (track 9)
George Siravo (track 4)
Alec Wilder (track 2)
background vocals:
The Bobby Tucker Singers (1943-08-05) (track 2)
composer:
Nat Bonx (track 3)
Jack Fulton (US jazz trombonist and composer) (track 3)
Moe Jaffe (track 3)
Earl Robinson (40s US folk artist) (track 22)
Richard Rodgers (tracks 2, 18)
Axel Stordahl (track 23)
Jule Styne (tracks 4, 6)
Stephan Weiss (track 16)
Paul Weston (track 23)
Ernie Burnett (1911) (track 11)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (track 19)
Jerome Kern (1927) (track 7)
Neil Moret (US composer) (1928) (track 10)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 9)
Harold Arlen (1933) (track 8)
Jack Strachey (1935) (track 21)
Richard Rodgers (1937) (track 12)
Harold Arlen (1938) (track 17)
J. Fred Coots (1938) (track 20)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 5)
Jerome Kern (1939) (track 13)
Johnny Mercer (1944) (track 15)
conductor:
Axel Stordahl (tracks 5–6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 23)
Alec Wilder (1943-08-05) (track 2)
Axel Stordahl (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Axel Stordahl (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Axel Stordahl (1945-07-30) (tracks 19–21)
lead vocals:
Frank Sinatra (tracks 1, 3, 5–17, 22–23)
Frank Sinatra (1943-08-05) (track 2)
Frank Sinatra (1944-11-14) (track 4)
Frank Sinatra (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Frank Sinatra (1945-07-30) (tracks 19–21)
lyricist:
Nat Bonx (track 3)
Jack Fulton (US jazz trombonist and composer) (track 3)
Moe Jaffe (track 3)
Lewis Allan (track 22)
Sammy Cahn (tracks 4, 6, 23)
Oscar Hammerstein II (tracks 2, 18)
Ruth Lowe (track 16)
Paul Mann (German/American pianist and composer) (track 16)
George A. Norton (1912) (track 11)
Ira Gershwin (1926) (track 19)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1927) (track 7)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 9)
Richard A. Whiting (1928) (track 10)
Ted Koehler (1933) (track 8)
Eric Maschwitz (1935) (track 21)
Lorenz Hart (1937) (track 12)
Haven Gillespie (1938) (track 20)
Yip Harburg (1938) (track 17)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 5)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1939) (track 13)
Johnny Mercer (1944) (track 15)
orchestrator:
performer:
producer:
Bill Richards (producer) (tracks 19–21)
vocals:
Ken Lane Singers (tracks 8, 12–13, 15, 17)
The Bobby Tucker Singers (tracks 1, 5)
writer:
Al Hoffman (track 1)
Carl Lampl (track 1)
Jerry Livingston (songwriter) (track 1)
Axel Stordahl (track 14)
Paul Weston (track 14)
Sammy Cahn (track 14)
publisher:
B. Feldman & Co. (track 20)
Bourne Co. (track 21)
Cahn Music Company (track 4)
Capitol Songs Inc. (track 15)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 12)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 5)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 17)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 8)
Lafleur Music Ltd. (track 21)
Leo Feist Music (track 17)
T.B. Harms Co. (track 13)
Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!) (track 7)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 9, 15)
Warner Bros. Music (track 20)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 19)
Warner Music Corp. (track 15)
Warner/Chappell (track 17)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 5)
Williamson Music Company (tracks 2, 18)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 5)
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 17)
was commissioned by:
Peermusic (UK) Ltd. (track 14)
arrangements:
Someone to Watch Over Me (for solo piano, arr. by Keith Jarrett) (track 19)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for trumpet and piano, Turrin) (track 19)
cover recording of:
Day by Day (track 23)
Ol’ Man River (track 7)
Stormy Weather (track 8)
White Christmas (track 5)
If I Loved You (Carousel) (1945-05-01) (track 18)
Over the Rainbow (The Wizard of Oz) (1945-05-01) (track 17)
You Go to My Head (1945-07-30) (track 20)
is the basis for:
MAIN THEME (Rainbow Islands) (track 17)
later translated versions:
Abraçável você (track 9)
If I Loved You (Japanese version) (track 18)
L'amour viendra (If I Loved You) (track 18)
Ovan regnbågen (track 17)
Pāri varavīksnei (Over the Rainbow) (track 17)
Rap jul (track 5)
Valkea joulu (track 5)
その人は誰 (track 19)
虹の彼方 (Japanese Version of Over the Rainbow) (track 17)
later versions:
Baby Girl (track 21)
Nostalgia (Marie Myriam song) (track 8)
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Marusha rave version of "Over the Rainbow") (track 17)
Såna små ting (track 21)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 5)
orchestrations:
Ol' Man River (orchestrated by R. Williams) (track 7)
part of:
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (tracks 9, 19)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 9)
Oh, Kay! (1926 musical) (track 19)
Show Boat (1951 film) (track 7)
Show Boat: Act I (track 7)
The Wizard of Oz (Arlen/Harburg musical, introduced in the 1939 motion picture) (track 17)
Carousel (Rodgers & Hammerstein musical) (track 18)
Oklahoma! (Rodgers & Hammerstein musical) (track 2)
recording of:
All the Things You Are (from Very Warm for May) (track 13)
Close to You (track 1)
Dream (track 15)
I Should Care (track 14)
The House I Live In (track 22)
Where or When (track 12)
People Will Say We’re in Love (1943-08-05) (track 2)
If You Are but a Dream (1944-11-14) (track 3)
Embraceable You (1944-12-19) (track 9)
My Melancholy Baby (1945-01-29) (track 11)
Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!) (1945-07-30) (track 19)
These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You) (1945-07-30) (track 21)
referred to in medleys:
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 5)
Carousel Suite (track 18)
Oklahoma Suite! (track 2)
version of:
Melancholy (original 1911 version of "My Melancholy Baby", lyrics by Maybelle E. Watson) (track 11)

CD 2

anthem of:
Kansas, United States (track 11)
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1945-12-07) (tracks 4–6)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1946-03-10) (track 9)
violin:
William Bloom (track 10)
Harry Blostein (track 10)
Sam Freed (track 10)
Gerald Joyce (track 10)
Sol Kindler (track 10)
Sam Middleman (track 10)
Nick Pisani (track 10)
Gene Powers (track 10)
Felix Slatkin (track 23)
Olcott Vail (track 10)
Raoul Polikian (1945-12-07) (tracks 4–6)
Leonard Posner (1945-12-07) (tracks 4–6)
William Bloom (1946-03-10) (track 9)
Harry Blostein (1946-03-10) (track 9)
Sam Freed (1946-03-10) (track 9)
Gerald Joyce (1946-03-10) (track 9)
Sol Kindler (1946-03-10) (track 9)
Sam Middleman (1946-03-10) (track 9)
Nick Pisani (1946-03-10) (track 9)
Gene Powers (1946-03-10) (track 9)
Olcott Vail (1946-03-10) (track 9)
cello:
Fred Goerner (track 10)
John Sewell (track 10)
Julius Tannenbaum (track 10)
Anthony Sophos (1945-12-07) (tracks 4–6)
Fred Goerner (1946-03-10) (track 9)
John Sewell (1946-03-10) (track 9)
Julius Tannenbaum (1946-03-10) (track 9)
drumset:
Nat Polen (1945-12-07) (tracks 5–6)
oboe:
Mitch Miller (1945-12-07) (tracks 4–6)
trumpet:
Max Herman (track 10)
Ray Linn (track 10)
Charlie Shavers (track 22)
Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (track 10)
Max Herman (1946-03-10) (track 9)
Ray Linn (1946-03-10) (track 9)
Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (1946-03-10) (track 9)
viola:
Alexander Neiman (track 10)
Leonard Selic (track 10)
Dave Sterkin (track 10)
Sidney Brecher (1945-12-07) (tracks 4–6)
Alexander Neiman (1946-03-10) (track 9)
Leonard Selic (1946-03-10) (track 9)
Dave Sterkin (1946-03-10) (track 9)
drums:
Ray Hagan (track 10)
Buddy Rich (track 22)
Nat Polen (1945-12-07) (track 4)
Ray Hagan (1946-03-10) (track 9)
guitar:
Bob Ahern (track 22)
Dave Barbour (track 10)
Matty Golizio (1945-12-07) (tracks 4–6)
Dave Barbour (1946-03-10) (track 9)
bass:
Eddie Safranski (track 22)
double bass:
Phil Stephens (bass and tuba player) (track 10)
Frank Siravo (1945-12-07) (tracks 4–6)
Phil Stephens (bass and tuba player) (1946-03-10) (track 9)
alto saxophone:
Johnny Hodges (track 22)
saxophone:
Heine Beau (track 10)
Fred Dornbach (track 16)
Herbie Haymer (track 10)
Jules Kinsler (track 10)
Harry Schuchman (track 10)
Arthur Smith (Saxophonist) (track 10)
Heine Beau (1946-03-10) (track 9)
Herbie Haymer (1946-03-10) (track 9)
Jules Kinsler (1946-03-10) (track 9)
Harry Schuchman (1946-03-10) (track 9)
Arthur Smith (Saxophonist) (1946-03-10) (track 9)
piano:
Nat King Cole (track 22)
Mark McIntyre (American pianist, orchestra leader and songwriter.) (track 10)
Bill Clifton (Pianist) (1945-12-07) (tracks 4–6)
Mark McIntyre (American pianist, orchestra leader and songwriter.) (1946-03-10) (track 9)
baritone saxophone:
Harry Carney (track 22)
tenor saxophone:
Coleman Hawkins (track 22)
harp:
May Cambern (track 10)
May Cambern (1946-03-10) (track 9)
trombone:
Hoyt Bohannon (track 10)
Lawrence Brown (jazz trombonist) (track 22)
George Jenkins (Trombonist) (track 10)
Elmer Smithers (track 10)
Hoyt Bohannon (1946-03-10) (track 9)
George Jenkins (Trombonist) (1946-03-10) (track 9)
Elmer Smithers (1946-03-10) (track 9)
arranger:
Bill Holman (track 9)
Sy Oliver (track 22)
George Siravo (tracks 7, 12, 16)
Axel Stordahl (tracks 1–6, 8–11, 13–15, 17–21, 23–24)
composer:
Irving Berlin (tracks 8, 19)
Edmund Goulding (track 24)
Johnny Mercer (track 9)
Horatio Nicholls (track 14)
Cole Porter (track 5)
Jule Styne (tracks 12–13, 17, 20–21)
Jimmy Van Heusen (track 1)
Kurt Weill (tracks 15, 18)
Harry M. Woods (track 6)
Victor Young (track 4)
Daniel Kelley (1873) (track 11)
Irving Berlin (1925) (track 23)
Irving Berlin (1926) (track 16)
Cliff Burwell (1928) (track 22)
Irving Berlin (1932) (track 10)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 7)
Harold Arlen (1942) (track 9)
conductor:
Axel Stordahl (tracks 1, 7, 10–13, 16–18, 20–21, 23–24)
Axel Stordahl (1945-12-07) (tracks 4–6)
Axel Stordahl (1946-03-10) (track 9)
lead vocals:
Frank Sinatra (tracks 7, 10)
Frank Sinatra (1945-12-07) (tracks 4–6)
Frank Sinatra (1946-03-10) (tracks 8–9)
Frank Sinatra (1946-07-30) (track 16)
lyricist:
Irving Berlin (tracks 8, 19)
Cole Porter (track 5)
Maxwell Anderson (tracks 15, 18)
Sammy Cahn (tracks 12–13, 17, 20–21)
James Campbell (British songwriter and music publisher) (track 6)
Reginald Connelly (track 6)
Bing Crosby (track 4)
Mack Gordon (track 24)
Brewster Higley (track 11)
Edgar Leslie (track 14)
Phil Silvers (track 1)
Ned Washington (track 4)
Irving Berlin (1925) (track 23)
Irving Berlin (1926) (track 16)
Mitchell Parish (1928) (track 22)
Irving Berlin (1932) (track 10)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 7)
Johnny Mercer (1942) (track 9)
producer:
Bill Richards (producer) (tracks 4–6)
vocals:
Frank Sinatra (tracks 1–4, 11–15, 17–24)
writer:
Bennie Benjamin (track 3)
Frankie Carle (track 3)
Buddy Kaye (track 2)
Ted Mossman (track 2)
George David Weiss (track 3)
publisher:
Barton Music Corp. (track 1)
Chappell & Co. (track 15)
Chappell/Morris Ltd. (tracks 1, 20)
Francis, Day & Hunter Ltd. (tracks 10, 23)
Irving Berlin Music Company (tracks 16, 19)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 24)
Sands Music Corp. (track 20)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 2)
Warner/Chappell (track 19)
arrangements:
6 Songs: No. 1. Lost In the Stars (piano arrangement by the composer 1942) (track 18)
September Song (from "Knickerbocker Holiday") (Fox Trot Arrangement) (track 15)
There’s No Business Like Show Business (for band, Richards) (track 19)
cover recording of:
Always (track 23)
Five Minutes More (track 12)
Try a Little Tenderness (1945-12-07) (track 6)
How Deep Is the Ocean? (1946-03-10) (track 10)
They Say It’s Wonderful (from “Annie Get Your Gun”) (1946-03-10) (track 8)
Among My Souvenirs (1946-07-30) (track 14)
Blue Skies (1946-07-30) (track 16)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Divine biguine (french) (track 7)
later parody versions:
Time After Time (Friars Club Tribute version) (track 20)
later translated versions:
Beguine (track 7)
月に願いを (track 2)
later versions:
Begin the Beguine (unknown language, not English) (track 7)
Ce diable noir (track 9)
Fem minuter till (track 12)
part of:
Jubilee (track 7)
Knickerbocker Holiday (Kurt Weill musical) (track 15)
Lost in the Stars (complete musical) (track 18)
Annie Get Your Gun (tracks 8, 19)
recording of:
Home on the Range (track 11)
Lost in the Stars (Song, Ulysses Africanus) (track 18)
Mam'selle (track 24)
Sweet Lorraine (track 22)
The Brooklyn Bridge (track 21)
There’s No Business Like Show Business (from "Annie Get Your Gun") (track 19)
(I Don’t Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (1945-12-07) (track 4)
Why Shouldn't I? (1945-12-07) (track 5)
Begin the Beguine (1946-02-24) (track 7)
Knickerbocker Holiday: September Song (1946-07-30) (track 15)
Time After Time (1946-10-24) (track 20)
referred to in medleys:
Bing Crosby Medley (track 16)
Annie Get Your Gun Suite (tracks 8, 19)

CD 3

recorded in:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1947-03-11) (track 1)
violin:
Harry Bluestone (1947-03-11) (track 1)
Werner Callies (1947-03-11) (track 1)
Sam Cytron (1947-03-11) (track 1)
Gerald Joyce (1947-03-11) (track 1)
George Kast (1947-03-11) (track 1)
Morris King (1947-03-11) (track 1)
Nick Pisani (1947-03-11) (track 1)
Mischa Russell (1947-03-11) (track 1)
Olcott Vail (1947-03-11) (track 1)
Gerald Vinci (1947-03-11) (track 1)
cello:
Cy Bernard (1947-03-11) (track 1)
Fred Goerner (1947-03-11) (track 1)
John Sewell (1947-03-11) (track 1)
trumpet:
Bobby Hackett (tracks 15–16)
Ray Linn (1947-03-11) (track 1)
Leonard Mach (1947-03-11) (track 1)
Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy (1947-03-11) (track 1)
viola:
William Hymanson (1947-03-11) (track 1)
Maurice Perlmutter (1947-03-11) (track 1)
William Spear (1947-03-11) (track 1)
drums:
Ray Hagan (1947-03-11) (track 1)
guitar:
Tony Mottola (track 9)
Allan Reuss (1947-03-11) (track 1)
bass:
Herman Albert (track 9)
Phil Stephens (bass and tuba player) (1947-03-11) (track 1)
saxophone:
Herbie Haymer (track 22)
Heine Beau (1947-03-11) (track 1)
Fred Dornbach (1947-03-11) (track 1)
Herbert Haymer (1947-03-11) (track 1)
Jules Kinsler (1947-03-11) (track 1)
Fred Stulce (1947-03-11) (track 1)
piano:
John Guarnieri (track 9)
Mark McIntyre (American pianist, orchestra leader and songwriter.) (1947-03-11) (track 1)
harp:
May Cambern (1947-03-11) (track 1)
trombone:
Dave Hallett (1947-03-11) (track 1)
George Jenkins (Trombonist) (1947-03-11) (track 1)
Pullman Pederson (1947-03-11) (track 1)
French horn:
Vincent De Rosa (1947-03-11) (track 1)
additional writer:
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (track 22)
arranger:
Jeff Alexander (track 19)
Sid Cooper (track 24)
John Guarnieri (track 9)
Sy Oliver (track 24)
George Siravo (tracks 6–7, 15, 22, 24)
Axel Stordahl (tracks 1–5, 8, 10–14, 16–18, 20–21, 23)
background vocals:
The Pied Pipers (American vocal group, active 1930s-50s) (1947-03-11) (track 1)
choir vocals:
chorus master:
Jeff Alexander (track 19)
composer:
Roy Alfred (track 22)
Irving Berlin (tracks 12, 23)
Rube Bloom (American songwriter, pianist and vocalist) (track 14)
Matt Dennis (American singer, pianist, band leader) (track 10)
Vernon Duke (track 18)
Andy Gibson (arranger/composer) (track 22)
Ray Henderson (track 24)
Jerome Kern (track 11)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 13)
Richard Rodgers (track 21)
Jule Styne (track 6)
Jimmy Van Heusen (track 5)
Frank Loesser (track 20)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 15)
Johnny Green (composer and conductor, often credited as John Green) (1930) (track 16)
Cole Porter (1932) (track 8)
Richard Rodgers (1935) (track 2)
Harold Arlen (1943) (track 4)
Victor Young (1944) (track 1)
Eden Ahbez (1947) (track 19)
conductor:
Axel Stordahl (tracks 2, 4–8, 11, 14–18, 21–23)
Mitchell Ayers (track 20)
Hugo Winterhalter (track 24)
Axel Stordahl (1947-03-11) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Doris Day (track 23)
Frank Sinatra (tracks 2–24)
Frank Sinatra (1947-03-11) (track 1)
lyricist:
Irving Berlin (tracks 12, 23)
Vernon Duke (track 18)
Tom Adair (track 10)
Harold Adamson (track 13)
Lew Brown (track 24)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 5)
Sammy Cahn (track 6)
Buddy DeSylva (track 24)
Oscar Hammerstein II (tracks 11, 21)
Frank Loesser (track 20)
Johnny Mercer (track 14)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 15)
Frank Eyton (1930) (track 16)
Edward Heyman (1930) (track 16)
Robert Sour (1930) (track 16)
Cole Porter (1932) (track 8)
Lorenz Hart (1935) (track 2)
Johnny Mercer (1943) (track 4)
Ned Washington (1946) (track 1)
Eden Ahbez (1947) (track 19)
vocals:
Ken Lane Singers (tracks 22–23)
Dinah Shore (track 2)
writer:
James Campbell (British songwriter and music publisher) (track 3)
Reginald Connelly (track 3)
Paul Denniker (track 9)
Jimmy Dorsey (track 17)
Paul Madeira (Paul Madeira Mertz) (track 17)
Andy Razaf (track 9)
Ted Shapiro (track 3)
Gerald Marks (1932) (track 7)
Seymour Simons (1932) (track 7)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (track 7)
Chappell & Co. (track 18)
Chappell/Morris Ltd. (tracks 4, 17)
Druropetal Music (track 16)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 21)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 1)
Harms, Inc. (track 8)
Harwin Music Corporation (aka Harwin-Music Corp.) (track 4)
Mayfair Music Corp. (track 17)
Quartet Music Inc. (track 16)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 15–16)
Williamson Music Company (tracks 12, 21)
cover recording of:
Autumn in New York (1934) (track 18)
Nature Boy (track 19)
What’ll I Do? (track 12)
Stella by Starlight (1947-03-11) (track 1)
Night and Day (Cole Porter song) (1947-10-22) (track 8)
later translated versions:
Cuerpo y Alma (track 16)
Dansa huckle buck (track 22)
Lui, toi et moi (track 11)
Luonnon poika (Luonnonlapsi) (track 19)
Tout le jour, toute la nuit (Night and Day; du film "Joyeuse divorcée") (track 8)
part of:
Gay Divorce (track 8)
High Button Shoes (1947 musical) (track 6)
Jumbo (track 2)
Treasure Girl (1928 musical) (track 15)
South Pacific (Rodgers & Hammerstein musical) (track 21)
recording of:
All of Me (track 7)
Body and Soul (track 16)
But Beautiful (track 5)
If I Had You (track 3)
My Romance (track 2)
Once in Love With Amy (Where's Charly?) (track 20)
Some Enchanted Evening (South Pacific) (track 21)
The Hucklebuck (track 22)
The Music Stopped (track 13)
The Song Is You (track 11)
You're My Girl (from "High Button Shoes") (1947-10-19) (track 6)
S'posin' (1947-10-24) (track 9)
It All Depends on You (1949-07-10) (track 24)
referred to in medleys:
Bing Crosby Medley (track 5)
South Pacific Suite (track 21)
Ja-Da Medley (track 7)

CD 4

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1951-03-02) (track 16)
violin:
Arnold Eidus (1951-03-02) (track 16)
Maurice Hershaft (1951-03-02) (track 16)
Harry Katzman (1951-03-02) (track 16)
Milton Lomask (1951-03-02) (track 16)
Rebecca Lynch (violinist) (1951-03-02) (track 16)
Harry Melnikoff (1951-03-02) (track 16)
Felix Orlewitz (1951-03-02) (track 16)
Raoul Polikian (1951-03-02) (track 16)
Zelly Smirnoff (1951-03-02) (track 16)
cello:
Albert Borodkin (1951-03-02) (track 16)
George Polikian (1951-03-02) (track 16)
reeds:
Arthur Drelinger (1951-03-02) (track 16)
Harold Feldman (woodwind player) (1951-03-02) (track 16)
Manny Gershman (1951-03-02) (track 16)
Bernard Kaufman (1951-03-02) (track 16)
Bill Stegmeyer (1951-03-02) (track 16)
trumpet:
Billy Butterfield (tracks 12, 14)
viola:
Solomon Deutsch (1951-03-02) (track 16)
Isadore Zir (aka Isadore Zit viola player) (1951-03-02) (track 16)
drums:
Johnny Blowers (1951-03-02) (track 16)
guitar:
Matty Golizio (1951-03-02) (track 16)
bass:
Frank Carroll (1951-03-02) (track 16)
piano:
George Forbes (Pianist) (1951-03-02) (track 16)
harp:
Elaine Vito Ricci (1951-03-02) (track 16)
trombone:
Will Bradley (US boogie woogie trombonist & bandleader) (track 5)
George Arus (1951-03-02) (track 16)
Jack Satterfield (1951-03-02) (track 16)
French horn:
John Barrows (1951-03-02) (track 16)
additional writer:
Cab Calloway (track 24)
arranger:
Heine Beau (tracks 24–25)
Ray Conniff (track 20)
Sid Cooper (track 1)
Norman Leyden (track 5)
Sy Oliver (track 2)
George Siravo (tracks 1, 7–9, 11, 14)
Jeff Alexander (track 3)
Percy Faith (track 26)
Axel Stordahl (tracks 4, 6–7, 10, 12–13, 15–19, 21–23)
choir vocals:
The Jeff Alexander Chorus (tracks 4, 21–22)
composer:
Cy Coleman (track 26)
Charles Freed (track 23)
Charles Henderson (track 20)
Ray Henderson (track 24)
Cole Porter (track 15)
Richard Rodgers (tracks 16–17, 21)
Harry Ruby (tracks 14, 14)
Larry Shay (track 9)
Jule Styne (track 1)
Victor Young (track 19)
Jack Baker (US songwriter "I Hear a Rhapsody") (track 22)
Carroll Coates (track 10)
George Fragos (track 22)
Dick Gasparre (track 22)
Joe Marsala (track 2)
Axel Stordahl (track 11)
Cole Porter (1929) (track 7)
Vernon Duke (1932) (track 12)
Richard Rodgers (1932) (track 8)
Beasley Smith (1949) (track 3)
conductor:
George Siravo (tracks 7–9)
Jeff Alexander (track 3)
Percy Faith (track 26)
Mitch Miller (track 5)
Axel Stordahl (tracks 4, 11, 14–15, 17, 19, 22–23, 25)
Hugo Winterhalter (track 2)
Axel Stordahl (1951-03-02) (track 16)
lead vocals:
Frank Sinatra (tracks 1–15, 17–26)
Frank Sinatra (1951-03-02) (track 16)
lyricist:
Charles Freed (track 23)
Cole Porter (track 15)
Jack Baker (US songwriter "I Hear a Rhapsody") (track 22)
Lew Brown (track 24)
Sammy Cahn (track 11)
Carroll Coates (track 10)
Buddy DeSylva (track 24)
Mark Fisher (Songwriter) (track 9)
George Fragos (track 22)
Dick Gasparre (track 22)
Joe Goodwin (track 9)
Oscar Hammerstein II (tracks 16–17)
Lorenz Hart (track 21)
Bert Kalmar (tracks 14, 14)
Joe Marsala (track 2)
Joseph McCarthy, Jr. (Joseph Allan McCarthy) (track 26)
Leo Robin (track 1)
Rudy Vallée (track 20)
Ned Washington (track 19)
Cole Porter (1929) (track 7)
Yip Harburg (1932) (track 12)
Lorenz Hart (1932) (track 8)
Haven Gillespie (1949) (track 3)
orchestra:
orchestrator:
Robert Russell Bennett (tracks 16–17)
vocals:
The Pastels (US vocal group 1940's) (tracks 1–2)
The Whippoorwills (tracks 11, 13)
writer:
Arthur Altman (track 5)
Martin Block (disc jockey) (track 13)
Nacio Herb Brown (US songwriter) (track 6)
Hal David (track 5)
William Davis (track 25)
Redd Evans (track 5)
Arthur Freed (track 6)
Bud Green (track 13)
Jack Stapp (track 4)
Harry Stone (track 4)
Mickey Stoner (track 13)
Donald Wolf (songwriter / composer) (track 25)
Joel Herron (1951) (track 18)
Frank Sinatra (1951) (track 18)
Jack Wolf (1951) (track 18)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (tracks 14, 14)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 12)
Warner/Chappell (tracks 14, 14)
Williamson Music Company (tracks 16–17)
cover recording of:
That Lucky Old Sun (track 3)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Tuhon tietä kuljen (track 18)
ハロー、ヤング ラバーズ! (王様と私) (track 16)
木陰の口づけ (王様と私) (track 17)
later versions:
Gamla lyckliga sol (track 3)
Han är min (tracks 14, 14)
part of:
Can‐Can (1960 musical film) (track 7)
Out of This World (track 15)
Pal Joey (track 21)
The King and I (Rodgers & Hammerstein musical) (tracks 16–17)
recording of:
April in Paris (track 12)
Birth of the Blues (track 24)
Bye Bye Baby (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) (track 1)
Deep Night (track 20)
I Am Loved (track 15)
I Hear a Rhapsody (track 22)
London by Night (track 10)
Love Me (track 19)
Meet Me at the Copa (track 11)
My Girl (track 23)
Should I (track 6)
We Kiss in a Shadow (The King and I) (track 17)
Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy (1950-01-12) (track 4)
Lover (1950-04-14) (track 8)
You Do Something to Me (1950-04-14) (track 7)
Hello, Young Lovers (The King and I) (1951-03-02) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:

Release

art direction: Tony Sellari (graphic designer)
engineer: Thomas Ruff
executive producer: Gary Pacheco
graphic design: C.M.O.N. (Graphic design)
liner notes: Will Friedwald (Author, Music Critic)
Charles L. Granata (Author)
Roy Hemming (Author)
Daniel Okrent (Author, Editor)
Nancy Sinatra
mastering: Darcy Proper
Mark Wilder
producer: George Avakian
Mitchell Ayres
Didier C. Deutsch
Joe Higgins
Morty Palitz
George Simon
ASIN: US: B000002AAQ [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/5371772 [info]