Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Very Thought of You
4:17
2 Paper Moon
3:25
3 Route 66
3:01
4 Mona Lisa
3:46
5 L-O-V-E
2:32
6 This Can't Be Love
2:14
7 Smile
3:38
8 Lush Life
4:21
9 That Sunday That Summer
3:32
10 Orange Colored Sky
2:28
11 A Medley Of: For Sentimental Reasons, Tenderly, Autumn Leaves
7:33
12 Straighten Up and Fly Right
2:41
13 Avalon
1:51
14 Don't Get Around Much Anymore
2:35
15 Too Young
4:33
16 Nature Boy
3:24
17 Darling, je vous aime beaucoup
3:25
18 Almost Like Being in Love
2:11
19 Thou Swell
1:51
20 Non Dimenticar
2:57
21 Our Love Is Here to Stay
3:30
22 Unforgettable
3:29

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Sol Gubin (tracks 4, 7–9, 15, 22)
Jeff Hamilton (jazz drummer) (tracks 3, 12–13, 18)
Harold Jones (jazz drummer) (tracks 1, 5–6, 11, 14, 17, 19–20)
Dave Weckel (tracks 2, 10)
guitar:
Dennis Budimir (tracks 3, 7)
John Chiodini (tracks 4, 8–9, 12, 15, 22)
John Collins (jazz guitarist) (tracks 11, 20)
John Pisano (tracks 11, 20)
Alfred Viola (tracks 5–6, 14, 19)
bass:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (tracks 3–4, 8–9, 12, 15, 22)
John Clayton (US jazz and classical double bassist) (tracks 13, 18)
Chuck Domanico (track 7)
James Hughart (tracks 5–6, 14, 19)
John Patitucci (tracks 2, 10)
Andy Simpkins (tracks 1, 11, 17, 20–21)
piano:
Monty Alexander (tracks 11, 20)
Alan Broadbent (tracks 7, 12, 16, 19)
Brad Cole (US keyboardist/woodwind player) (tracks 5–6, 14)
Ike Cole (Brother of Nat Cole, jazzpianist and composer) (track 3)
Mike Lang (American pianist and composer) (tracks 4, 8–9, 13, 15, 18, 22)
Michael Melvoin (tracks 4, 8–9, 15, 22)
Joe Sample (tracks 2, 10)
Clare Fisher (tracks 1, 17, 21)
arranger:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (tracks 3, 12)
Michel Legrand (track 16)
Ralph Burns (tracks 2, 10)
Andre Fischer (US drummer and funk/soul/pop producer) (tracks 3, 12)
Clare Fisher (tracks 17, 21)
Bill Holman (tracks 5–6, 13–14, 18–19)
Tommy LiPuma (track 20)
Johnny Mandel (American composer and arranger) (tracks 4, 7–9, 15, 22)
Marty Paich (track 20)
composer:
Charlie Chaplin (filmmaker) (track 7)
Milton DeLugg (track 10)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 21)
Bert Kaempfert (German easy listening and jazz-orientated orchestra leader, music producer, and songwriter, 1923-1980) (track 5)
Sidney Lippman (track 15)
Jay Livingston (track 4)
Frederick Loewe (track 18)
P. G. Redi (Italian composer) (track 20)
William Stein (track 10)
Bobby Troup (track 3)
Irving Gordon (track 22)
Ray Noble (track 1)
Richard Rodgers (1927) (track 19)
Harold Arlen (1933) (track 2)
Billy Strayhorn (1933 – 1938) (track 8)
Anna Sosenko (1935) (track 17)
Richard Rodgers (1938) (track 6)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1940) (track 14)
Joseph Kosma (1945) (track 11)
Walter Gross (American composer) (1946) (track 11)
Eden Ahbez (1947) (track 16)
lyricist:
Bobby Troup (track 3)
Sylvia Dee (track 15)
Shelley Dobbins (American songwriter) (track 20)
Ray Evans (track 4)
Milt Gabler (track 5)
Michele Galdieri (track 20)
Ira Gershwin (track 21)
Irving Gordon (track 22)
Alan Jay Lerner (track 18)
Ray Noble (track 1)
Geoffrey Parsons (lyricist) (track 7)
John Turner (lyricist) (track 7)
Ivory "Deek" Watson (track 11)
Lorenz Hart (1927) (track 19)
E.Y. Harburg (1933) (track 2)
Billy Rose (1933) (track 2)
Billy Strayhorn (1933 – 1938) (track 8)
Anna Sosenko (1935) (track 17)
Lorenz Hart (1938) (track 6)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (1942) (track 14)
Jacques Prévert (1945) (track 11)
Jack Lawrence (US songwriter) (1946) (track 11)
Eden Ahbez (1947) (track 16)
orchestrator:
Michel Legrand (tracks 1, 17)
Marty Paich (tracks 11, 20)
translator:
Johnny Mercer (1947) (track 11)
vocals:
Natalie Cole (tracks 1–22)
Nat King Cole (1951) (track 22)
vocals arranger:
Natalie Cole (track 22)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 22)
writer:
Nat King Cole (track 12)
B. G. DeSylva (track 13)
Al Jolson (track 13)
Irving Mills (track 12)
Vincent Rose (track 13)
Joe Sherman (track 9)
George David Weiss (track 9)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (tracks 7, 22)
Bourne Music Ltd. (track 7)
Chappell & Co. (track 11)
Chappell Music (track 21)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 2, 21)
Chappell/Morris Ltd. (tracks 3, 11)
EMI Mills Music (ASCAP) (track 12)
Morley Music Corp. (track 11)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 1)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 14)
Warner Bros. Music (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 13)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1938) (track 21)
cover recording of:
Almost Like Being in Love (from "Brigadoon") (track 18)
Avalon (track 13)
L-O-V-E (track 5)
Lush Life (track 8)
Mona Lisa (track 4)
Nature Boy (track 16)
Non dimenticar (track 20)
Orange Colored Sky (track 10)
Smile (track 7)
Thou Swell (track 19)
Too Young (track 15)
is based on:
Non dimenticar (track 20)
Smile (Modern Times; original instrumental version) (track 7)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
It's Only a Paper Moon (parody version) (track 2)
later translated versions:
(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66 (Spanish version) (track 3)
Darling je vous aime beau (French version) (track 17)
Hymy (track 7)
L-O-V-E (Japanese version) (track 5)
Las hojas muertas (Autumn Leaves) (track 11)
Luonnon poika (Luonnonlapsi) (track 16)
Mona Lisa (track 4)
Obsession (track 1)
Písmena (track 5)
Rudens zelts (track 11)
Ruta 66 (track 3)
Sonríe (track 7)
Sorridi (track 7)
Valtatie 66 (track 3)
later versions:
The Fall (track 11)
medley including a cover recording of:
Autumn Leaves (jazz standard) (track 11)
Tenderly (track 11)
part of:
Brigadoon (complete musical) (track 18)
The Goldwyn Follies (track 21)
Chaplin (track 7)
parts:
Lush Life (Intro) (track 8)
recording of:
Unforgettable (track 22)
referred to in medleys:
Septemberly (jazz instrumental medley of "Tenderly" and "September in the Rain") (track 11)
translated version of:
Les Feuilles mortes (track 11)
version of:
Never No Lament (track 14)

Release

manufactured in: Germany
manufactured by: Warner Music Manufacturing Europe (manufacturing company; not for release label use!)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/473143 [info]