Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 What Kind of Man Is You? [Alternate Take]
3:20
2 What Kind of Man Is You?
3:27
3 I Like to Do Things for You
3:29
4 Is That the Religion? [Alternate Take]
3:09
5 Is That the Religion?
3:04
6 Harlem Lullaby?
3:00
7 There's a Cabin in the Pines
2:59
8 Lazy Bones
3:07
9 Shouting in That Amen Corner
2:51
10 Snowball
3:11
11 But I Can't Make a Man
3:01
12 Give Me Liberty or Give Me Love
3:04
13 Doin' the Uptown Lowdown
2:55
14 Heat Wave
2:48
15 Junk Man [Take 2]
3:06
16 Junk Man [Take 3]
3:05
17 Ol' Pappy
3:16
18 Emaline
3:28
19 I'd Love to Take Orders from You
2:44
20 I'd Rather Listen to Your Eyes
3:09
21 Someday, Sweetheart
3:32
22 When Day Is Done
3:27
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 It All Begins and Ends With You
3:04
2 A Porter's Love Song to a Chambermaid/Old Fashioned Love/Carolina Shout/C
3:16
3 Picture Me Without You
3:18
4 It Can Happen to You
3:12
5 Now That Summer Is Gone
2:57
6 Now That Summer Is Gone (alternate take)
2:57
7 It's Love I'm After
3:04
8 Peter Piper
3:09
9 For Sentimental Reasons
3:12
10 It's Love I'm After
3:12
11 Long About Midnight
3:01
12 More Than You Know
3:18
13 A Thousand Dreams of You
3:02
14 Smoke Dreams
3:09
15 Slumming on Park Avenue
2:44
16 I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
2:58
17 My Last Affair
3:05
18 Trust in Me
3:06
19 Where Are You?
3:18
20 You're Laughing at Me
2:47
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Never in a Million Years
2:55
2 There's a Lull in My Life
3:00
3 Rockin' Chair (take 1)
3:16
4 Rockin' Chair (take 2)
3:15
5 Little Joe
3:08
6 If You Ever Should Leave
3:05
7 The Man Got in My Eyes
2:38
8 Heaven Help This Heart of Mine
2:45
9 It's the Natural Thing to Do
3:04
10 It's the Natural Thing to Do (alternate take)
3:05
11 Everyone's Wrong but Me
3:02
12 Posin'
2:33
13 Posin' (alternate take)
2:36
14 The Morning After
3:25
15 Tears in My Heart
3:03
16 Worried Over You
3:14
17 Bob White
3:01
18 Just a Stone's Throw From Heaven
3:03
19 Loving You
3:08
20 Right or Wrong
3:01
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 I See Your Face Before Me (alternate take)
3:00
2 I See Your Face Before Me
3:00
3 Thanks for the Memory (alternate take)
2:44
4 Thanks for the Memory
2:37
5 From the Land of Sky Blue Water (alternate take)
2:50
6 From the Land of Sky Blue Water
2:49
7 Lover, Come Back to Me
3:16
8 Lover, Come Back to Me (alternate take)
3:11
9 Always and Always
2:40
10 I Was Doing Alright
3:01
11 I Was Doing Alright (alternate take)
3:06
12 It's Wonderful
2:47
13 Love Is Here to Stay
2:51
14 More Than Ever
2:52
15 The Weekend of a Private Secretary
2:51
16 Please Be Kind
2:38
17 There's a Boy in Harlem
2:44
18 There's a Boy in Harlem (alternate take)
2:44
19 Bewildered
3:01
20 I Can't Face the Music (take 1)
2:57
21 I Can't Face the Music (take 2)
2:58
22 Don't Be That Way (take 1)
3:03
23 Don't Be That Way (take 3)
3:03
24 At Your Beck and Call
2:39
CD 5
# Title Rating Length
1 Says My Heart
2:58
2 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart (Tk 1)
2:56
3 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart (Tk2)
3:00
4 Moonshine Over Kentucky (Tk 1)
2:44
5 Moonshine Over Kentucky (Tk 2)
2:45
6 Rock It Over Me
2:56
7 After Dinner Speech (Tk 1)
3:00
8 After Dinner Speech (Tk 2)
2:57
9 If You Were In My Place
3:12
10 Daydreaming
2:43
11 A Cigarette And A Silhouette
3:05
12 Savin' Myself For You
3:10
13 You Leave Me Breathless
2:49
14 Washboard Blues
2:59
15 My Melancholy Baby
2:51
16 My Melancholy Baby (Alt Tk)
2:50
17 'Round My Old Deserted Farm
2:56
18 The Lonesome Road
2:50
19 So Help Me
2:47
20 Small Fry
2:56
21 As Long As You Live (Rehearsal Tk)
3:07
22 As Long As You Live
2:37
23 Born To Swing
2:19
CD 6
# Title Rating Length
1 Put Your Heart in a Song
2:54
2 Wigwammin'
2:52
3 The Sunny Side of the Street
2:47
4 How Can I Thank You?
2:38
5 Garden of the Moon
2:57
6 Now It Can Be Told
2:41
7 Jump Jump's Here (take 1)
2:58
8 Jump Jump's Here (take 2)
2:59
9 I Haven't Changed a Thing (take 1)
2:50
10 I Haven't Changed a Thing (take 2)
2:48
11 Love Is Here to Stay
2:45
12 I Used to Be Color Blind
2:22
13 A-Tisket, A-Tasket (take 1)
3:04
14 A-Tisket, A-Tasket (take 2)
3:02
15 This Is Madness
2:56
16 Who Blew Out the Flame?
3:06
17 With You on My Mind
2:48
18 My Reverie
2:59
19 What Have You Got That Gets Me?
2:43
20 Old Folks
2:58
CD 7
# Title Rating Length
1 St. Louis Blues (#)
2:23
2 You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby
2:48
3 Have You Forgotten So Soon?
2:49
4 Have You Forgotten So Soon? (alternate take)
2:47
5 They Say
2:46
6 Blame It on My Last Affair
3:08
7 I Go for That
2:43
8 St. Louis Blues
2:40
9 St. Louis Blues (Alernate take)
2:36
10 I Cried for You
2:49
11 Begin the Beguine
2:49
12 What Shall I Say?
2:59
13 Cuckoo in the Clock
2:43
14 There'll Never Be Another You
2:29
15 It's Slumbertime Along the Swanee
3:02
16 'Tain't What You Do (It's the Way That You Do It)
2:40
17 'Tain't What You Do (It's the Way That You Do It) (alternate take)
2:43
18 Love's a Necessary Thing
3:12
19 Love's a Necessary Thing (alternate take)
3:10
20 Down Hearted Blues
3:01
21 I Can Read Between the Lines
3:03
CD 8
# Title Rating Length
1 There'll Be Some Changes Made
3:16
2 Barrelhouse Music
3:00
3 Arkansas Blues
3:04
4 Gulf Coast Blues [Take 1]
3:12
5 Gulf Coast Blues [Take 2]
3:00
6 You Don't Know My Mind Blues
2:54
7 Prisoner of Love
2:51
8 Three Little Fishes
3:05
9 That Sly Old Gentleman
2:35
10 Tit Willow
2:38
11 The Lamp Is Low
3:15
12 And the Angels Sing
2:55
13 It Seems Like Old Times
2:42
14 Guess I'll Go Back Home (This Summer)
3:13
15 Moon Love
2:54
16 The Florever Blowing Bubbles
2:32
17 The Little Man Who Wasn't There
2:34
18 Ghost of a Chance
3:13
19 You're the Moment in My Life
2:34
20 You and Your Love
2:54
CD 9
# Title Rating Length
1 Don't Dally With the Devil
3:18
2 Ain't That Good News [#]
3:09
3 Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
3:08
4 Make With the Kisses
2:49
5 Make With the Kisses [Alternate Take]
2:48
6 Heaven in My Arms
2:57
7 I Thought About You
2:36
8 Faithful Forever
3:00
9 That Lucky Fellow
2:26
10 Bluebirds in the Moonlight
3:14
11 Blue Rain
2:54
12 I've Gone off the Deep End
2:41
13 I Shoulda Stood in Bed
2:33
14 Darn That Dream
3:00
15 Darn That Dream [Alternate Take]
3:02
16 Peace, Brother!
2:41
17 Peace, Brother! [Alternate Take]
2:43
18 Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
3:08
19 Swing Low, Sweet Chariot [#]
2:50
20 All the Things You Are
2:40
21 Hold On
2:47
CD 10
# Title Rating Length
1 Wham (Re-Bop-Boom-Bam) (alternate take)
3:13
2 Wham (Re-Bop-Boom-Bam)
3:19
3 Little High Chairman
3:26
4 Easy to Love
2:54
5 Give Me Time
3:16
6 They Can't Take That Away From Me
3:10
7 A Bee Gezindt
2:59
8 After All I've Been to You
3:14
9 Don't Take Your Love From Me (alternate take)
3:14
10 Don't Take Your Love From Me
3:13
11 Fools Rush In
3:22
12 From Another World
2:48
13 I'm Nobody's Baby
3:01
14 Give Me Time
3:08
15 How Can I Ever Be Alone?
2:43
16 Tennessee Fish Fry
2:41
17 I'll Pray for You
3:08
18 Blue (And Broken Hearted)
3:04
19 Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing in a Hurry (alternate take)
3:06
20 Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing in a Hurry
3:06
21 I'll Be Around (alternate take)
3:26
22 I'll Be Around
3:23
23 My Little Cousin
3:07

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Rube Bloom (American songwriter, pianist and vocalist) (track 11)
Jerry Livingston (songwriter) (track 17)
John Spikes (track 21)
Benjamin Franklin Spikes (Benjamin Franklin "Reb" Spikes) (track 21)
lyricist:
Al J. Neiburg (lyricist) (track 17)
Marty Symes (Lyricist) (track 17)
Joe Young (US lyricist) (track 11)
writer:
Hoagy Carmichael (tracks 2, 10)
Al Dubin (track 20)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track 20)
Al Dubin (1935) (track 19)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (1935) (track 19)
recording of:
Ol' Pappy (track 17)
Snowball (track 10)
Someday Sweetheart (track 21)

CD 2

trumpet:
Bill Hyland (1937-01-08) (track 16)
Stew Pletcher (1937-01-08) (track 16)
Eddie Sauter (1937-01-08) (track 16)
drums:
Maurice Purtill (1937-01-08) (track 16)
guitar:
Dave Barbour (1937-01-08) (track 16)
double bass:
Pete Peterson (jazz bassist) (1937-01-08) (track 16)
alto saxophone:
Frank Simeone (1937-01-08) (track 16)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Hank D'Amico (1937-01-08) (track 16)
piano:
Joe Liss (1937-01-08) (track 16)
xylophone:
Red Norvo (1937-01-08) (track 16)
tenor saxophone:
Herbie Haymer (1937-01-08) (track 16)
trombone:
Alex Mastren (1937-01-08) (track 16)
composer:
Louis Alter (track 13)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 3)
Lew Pollack (tracks 7, 10)
Vincent Youmans (track 12)
Irving Berlin (1937) (tracks 15–16)
lyricist:
Edward Eliscu (track 12)
Edward Heyman (track 9)
Ted Koehler (track 3)
Sidney Mitchell (tracks 7, 10)
Billy Rose (track 12)
Irving Berlin (1937) (tracks 15–16)
vocals:
Mildred Bailey (1937-01-08) (track 16)
writer:
Milton Ager (track 18)
James P. Johnson (track 2)
Andy Razaf (track 2)
Jean Schwartz (track 18)
Al Sherman (Tin Pan Alley songwriter) (track 9)
Abner Silver (track 9)
Seymour Simons (tracks 5–6)
Ned Wever (track 18)
publisher:
medley including a recording of:
part of:
Pigskin Parade (1936 film) (tracks 7, 10)
recording of:
It's Love I'm After (tracks 7, 10)
More Than You Know (track 12)
Now That Summer Is Gone (tracks 5–6)
Trust in Me (track 18)

CD 3

composer:
Arthur Johnston (American composer and songwriter) (track 9)
lyricist:
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 9)
writer:
Sammy Cahn (track 12)
Saul Chaplin (track 12)
Teddy Powell (track 8)
Walter G. Samuels (track 8)
Leonard Whitcup (track 8)
recording of:
Posin' (track 12)

CD 4

composer:
Buck Ram (track 24)
Sigmund Romberg (1928) (track 7)
Saul Chaplin (1938) (track 16)
lyricist:
Eddie DeLange (track 24)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1928) (track 7)
Sammy Cahn (1938) (track 16)
writer:
Rube Bloom (American songwriter, pianist and vocalist) (tracks 20–21)
Bernie Hanighen (track 15)
Ted Koehler (tracks 20–21)
Johnny Mercer (track 15)
publisher:
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 7)
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 7)
later translated versions:
恋人よ我に帰れ (今は淋しく 君は去りて 忘れられない あの面影…) (track 7)
part of:
recording of:
I Can't Face the Music (tracks 20–21)
Lover, Come Back to Me (The New Moon) (track 7)
Please Be Kind (track 16)

CD 5

clarinet:
Hank D'Amico (1938-05-02) (track 11)
Hank D'Amico (1938-06-30) (tracks 12–13)
trumpet:
Jack Owens (Jazz trumpeter) (1938-05-02) (track 11)
Jack Palmer (Jazz trumpeter) (1938-05-02) (track 11)
Barney Zudecoff (1938-05-02) (track 11)
Jack Owens (Jazz trumpeter) (1938-06-30) (tracks 12–13)
Jack Palmer (Jazz trumpeter) (1938-06-30) (tracks 12–13)
Barney Zudecoff (1938-06-30) (tracks 12–13)
drums:
George Wettling (1938-05-02) (track 11)
George Wettling (1938-06-30) (tracks 12–13)
bass saxophone:
Pole Peterson (1938-05-02) (track 11)
Pole Peterson (1938-06-30) (tracks 12–13)
alto saxophone:
Frank Simeone (1938-05-02) (track 11)
Frank Simeone (1938-06-30) (tracks 12–13)
piano:
Bill Miller (pianist) (1938-05-02) (track 11)
Bill Miller (pianist) (1938-06-30) (tracks 12–13)
xylophone:
Red Norvo (1938-05-02) (track 11)
Red Norvo (1938-06-30) (tracks 12–13)
tenor saxophone:
George Berg (1938-05-02) (track 11)
Maurice Kogan (1938-05-02) (track 11)
George Berg (1938-06-30) (tracks 12–13)
Maurice Kogan (1938-06-30) (tracks 12–13)
trombone:
Al George (1938-05-02) (track 11)
Andy Russo (Jazz trombonist) (1938-05-02) (track 11)
Al George (1938-06-30) (tracks 12–13)
Andy Russo (Jazz trombonist) (1938-06-30) (tracks 12–13)
composer:
Hoagy Carmichael (track 20)
Ernie Burnett (1911) (track 15)
Hoagy Carmichael (1926) (track 14)
Burton Lane (1938) (track 1)
lyricist:
Fred B. Callahan (track 14)
Ralph Freed (track 13)
Frank Loesser (track 20)
George A. Norton (1912) (track 15)
Irving Mills (1926) (track 14)
Frank Loesser (1938) (track 1)
vocals:
Terry Allen (1938-05-02) (track 11)
Mildred Bailey (1938-05-02) (track 11)
Terry Allen (1938-06-30) (tracks 12–13)
Mildred Bailey (1938-06-30) (tracks 12–13)
writer:
Eddie DeLange (track 19)
Jimmy Van Heusen (track 19)
publisher:
recording of:
My Melancholy Baby (track 15)
Says My Heart (track 1)
Small Fry (track 20)
So Help Me (track 19)
Washboard Blues (track 14)
A Cigarette and a Silhouette (1938-05-02) (track 11)
version of:
Melancholy (original 1911 version of "My Melancholy Baby", lyrics by Maybelle E. Watson) (track 15)

CD 6

clarinet:
Hank D'Amico (1938-06-30) (tracks 1–2)
trumpet:
Jack Owens (Jazz trumpeter) (1938-06-30) (tracks 1–2)
Jack Palmer (Jazz trumpeter) (1938-06-30) (tracks 1–2)
Barney Zudecoff (1938-06-30) (tracks 1–2)
drums:
George Wettling (1938-06-30) (tracks 1–2)
bass saxophone:
Pole Peterson (1938-06-30) (tracks 1–2)
alto saxophone:
Frank Simeone (1938-06-30) (tracks 1–2)
piano:
Bill Miller (pianist) (1938-06-30) (tracks 1–2)
xylophone:
Red Norvo (1938-06-30) (tracks 1–2)
tenor saxophone:
George Berg (1938-06-30) (tracks 1–2)
Maurice Kogan (1938-06-30) (tracks 1–2)
trombone:
Al George (1938-06-30) (tracks 1–2)
Andy Russo (Jazz trombonist) (1938-06-30) (tracks 1–2)
composer:
Irving Berlin (1938) (track 6)
lyricist:
Irving Berlin (1938) (track 6)
vocals:
Terry Allen (1938-06-30) (tracks 1–2)
Mildred Bailey (1938-06-30) (tracks 1–2)
writer:
Frank Churchill (track 1)
Al Dubin (track 5)
Johnny Mercer (track 5)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track 5)
Ralph Rainger (1938) (track 19)
Leo Robin (1938) (track 19)
recording of:
Garden of the Moon (track 5)
Now It Can Be Told (track 6)

CD 7

composer:
Abner Silver (tracks 3–4)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 11)
lyricist:
Sam Coslow (tracks 3–4)
Edward Heyman (tracks 3–4)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 11)
writer:
Walter Donaldson (track 13)
Johnny Mercer (track 13)
Irving Mills (track 6)
Henry Nemo (track 6)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 11)
is the basis for:
Divine biguine (french) (track 11)
later translated versions:
Beguine (track 11)
later versions:
Begin the Beguine (unknown language, not English) (track 11)
part of:
Jubilee (track 11)
recording of:
Begin the Beguine (track 11)
Cuckoo in the Clock (track 13)

CD 8

drums:
Eddie Dougherty (jazz drummer) (1939-03-16) (track 2)
guitar:
Floyd Smith (30s/40s blues guitarist) (1939-03-16) (track 2)
double bass:
John Williams (30s jazz bassist) (1939-03-16) (track 2)
piano:
Mary Lou Williams (1939-03-16) (track 2)
additional composer:
Bert Shefter (track 11)
Peter de Rose (track 11)
additional lyricist:
composer:
Bernie Hanighen (track 17)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (track 11)
Willard Robison (track 2)
lyricist:
Willard Robison (track 2)
Harold Adamson (track 17)
Mitchell Parish (track 11)
vocals:
Mildred Bailey (1939-03-16) (track 2)
writer:
Henry Nemo (track 19)
cover recording of:
Barrelhouse Music (track 2)
is based on:
Pavane pour une infante défunte (for solo piano) (track 11)
recording of:
The Lamp Is Low (1939 song) (track 11)

CD 9

composer:
Jerome Kern (1939) (track 20)
lyricist:
Oscar Hammerstein II (1939) (track 20)
writer:
Eddie DeLange (track 16)
Ralph Rainger (tracks 8, 10)
Leo Robin (tracks 8, 10)
Jimmy Van Heusen (track 16)
publisher:
T.B. Harms Co. (track 20)
recording of:
All the Things You Are (from Very Warm for May) (track 20)
Faithful Forever (track 8)
Peace, Brother! (track 16)

CD 10

composer:
Eddie Durham (track 2)
Victor Schertzinger (track 20)
lyricist:
Johnny Mercer (track 20)
writer:
Alec Wilder (tracks 5, 14)
publisher:
recording of:
Give Me Time (tracks 5, 14)