Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 What is This Thing Called Love?
Lena Horne 2:43
2 Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man
Lena Horne 3:11
3 Stormy Weather
Lena Horne 3:49
4 Where or When
Lena Horne 2:44
5 Baby Won’t You Please Come Home
Ella Fitzgerald 2:34
6 Once Too Often
Ella Fitzgerald 2:58
7 This Love of Mine
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 2:56
8 Flying Home
Ella Fitzgerald 2:30
9 Mean to Me
Sarah Vaughan 2:56
10 Black Coffee
Sarah Vaughan 3:19
11 The Nearness of You
Sarah Vaughan 3:23
12 Summertime
Sarah Vaughan 3:18
13 Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be)
Billie Holiday 3:19
14 Solitude
Billie Holiday with Eddie Heywood and His Orchestra 3:15
15 I'll Get By
Billie Holiday 2:58
16 Gloomy Sunday
Billie Holiday with Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra 3:13
17 I Wanna Be Loved
Dinah Washington 2:51
18 That's Why a Woman Loves a Heel
Dinah Washington 2:54
19 Oo Wee Walkie Talkie
Dinah Washington 2:43
20 Since I Fell for You
Dinah Washington 2:43
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Skylark
Mel Tormé 3:09
2 Lullaby of the Leaves
Mel Tormé 2:23
3 Blue Moon
Mel Tormé 3:12
4 I've Got A Feeling I'm Falling
Mel Tormé 2:52
5 Body and Soul
Billy Eckstine 2:57
6 Caravan
Billy Eckstine 2:53
7 My Foolish Heart
Billy Eckstine 3:06
8 Dedicated to You
Billy Eckstine & Sarah Vaughan 2:46
9 (Get Your Kicks on) Route 66
Nat King Cole 3:02
10 Straighten Up and Fly Right
Nat King Cole 2:35
11 Sweet Lorraine
Nat King Cole 3:11
12 It’s Only a Paper Moon
Nat King Cole 2:57
13 Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans
Louis Armstrong 3:02
14 Someday
Louis Armstrong 3:14
15 I Never Knew
Louis Armstrong 2:48
16 Coquette
Louis Armstrong 2:37
17 I Can't Believe That You're in Love With Me
Jimmy Rushing 2:44
18 Somebody Stole My Gal
Jimmy Rushing 2:55
19 I Want a Little Girl
Jimmy Rushing 2:41
20 Blue Skies
Jimmy Rushing 2:56

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Tony Scott (bop/jazz clarinetist) (track 9)
drums:
J.C. Heard (track 9)
bass:
Billy Taylor Jr. (jazz bassist) (track 9)
electric guitar:
Mundell Lowe (track 9)
piano:
Jimmy Jones (jazz pianist, active years 1936-1975) (tracks 9, 11)
trombone:
Bennie Green (jazz trombonist) (track 9)
composer:
Fred E. Ahlert (track 9)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 12)
Sol Parker (american songwriter) (track 7)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (track 13)
Rezső Seress (track 16)
Buddy Johnson (track 20)
Roy Turk (track 9)
Hoagy Carmichael (1938) (track 11)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (track 13)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (track 13)
Sonny Burke (1948) (track 10)
lead vocals:
Billie Holiday (track 16)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (track 12)
DuBose Heyward (track 12)
Buddy Johnson (track 20)
Jávor László (Hungarian poet) (track 16)
Henry Sanicola (track 7)
Frank Sinatra (track 7)
Roy Turk (track 9)
Ned Washington (1938) (track 11)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (track 13)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (1942) (track 13)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (track 13)
Paul Francis Webster (1948) (track 10)
solo trumpet:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (track 9)
solo tenor saxophone:
Budd Johnson (track 9)
translator:
Sam M. Lewis (US singer and lyricist) (track 16)
vocals:
Sarah Vaughan (tracks 9, 11)
writer:
Mack Gordon (track 6)
James V. Monaco (track 6)
Charles Warfield (track 5)
Clarence Williams (track 5)
publisher:
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 10)
Chappell & Co. (track 12)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 12)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 13)
Pencil Mark Music (ASCAP) (track 9)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 5)
Sondot Music Corp. (track 10)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 11)
Sony/ATV Harmony UK (track 11)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (track 5)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 5)
Warner/Chappell (track 12)
Webster Music Co. (track 10)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 12)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track 12)
arrangements:
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
cover recording of:
Mean to Me (track 9)
This Love of Mine (track 7)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 12)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 12)
The Bones of You (track 12)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 12)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (track 12)
Sei lieb zu mir (Mean to Me) (track 9)
Sommartid (track 12)
Summa is (track 12)
recording of:
Black Coffee (1948 song) (track 10)
Lover Man (track 13)
Once Too Often (track 6)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 12)
The Nearness of You (track 11)
Gloomy Sunday (1941-08-07) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
translated version of:
Szomorú vasárnap (track 16)

CD 2

piano:
Nat King Cole (track 12)
composer:
Bobby Troup (track 9)
Cliff Burwell (1928) (track 11)
Harold Arlen (1933) (track 12)
Richard Rodgers (1934) (track 3)
conductor:
Ralph Carmichael (track 12)
lyricist:
Bobby Troup (track 9)
Mitchell Parish (1928) (track 11)
E.Y. Harburg (1933) (track 12)
Billy Rose (1933) (track 12)
Lorenz Hart (1934) (track 3)
performer:
Billy Eckstine (track 8)
producer:
Lee Gillette (track 12)
vocals:
Nat King Cole (track 12)
writer:
Irving Mills (track 10)
Nat King Cole (track 10)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 12)
EMI Mills Music (ASCAP) (track 10)
EMI Robbins Catalog Inc. (ASCAP) (track 3)
later parody versions:
It's Only a Paper Moon (parody version) (track 12)
later translated versions:
(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66 (Spanish version) (track 9)
Blå lys (track 3)
Ruta 66 (track 9)
Valtatie 66 (track 9)
later versions:
recording of:
Sweet Lorraine (track 11)
Blue Moon (1949) (track 3)
It’s Only a Paper Moon (1961) (track 12)

Release

ASIN: UK: B00006F83J [info]