Annotation

(P) The Verve Music Group (C) 2005 The Verve Music Group, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

Annotation last modified on 2011-12-31 06:24 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Can't We Be Friend's
4 3:53
2 Moonlight in Vermont
5 3:46
3 Cheek to Cheek
4 5:58
4 Tenderly
4 5:15
5 The Nearness of You
4 5:48
6 Stars Fell on Alabama
4 3:38
7 April in Paris
4.5 6:41
8 Isn't This a Lovely Day?
3.5 6:20
9 A Foggy Day
4 4:36
10 Under a Blanket of Blue
4 4:24
11 They Can't Take That Away From Me
4.5 4:43

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (1956) (track 8)
Louis Armstrong (1956-08-16) (tracks 1–7, 9–11)
drums:
Buddy Rich (1956-08-16) (tracks 1–11)
guitar:
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (1956-08-16) (tracks 1–11)
bass:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (1956-08-16) (tracks 1–11)
piano:
Oscar Peterson (1956-08-16) (tracks 1–11)
additional lyricist:
Al J. Neiburg (lyricist) (1933) (track 10)
arranger:
Ray Anderson (US jazz trumpeter/trombonist) (track 3)
David Lopato (track 3)
Dion Parson (track 3)
composer:
Frank Perkins (track 6)
Karl Suessdorf (track 2)
Kay Swift (track 1)
Vernon Duke (1932) (track 7)
Jerry Livingston (songwriter) (1933) (track 10)
Irving Berlin (1935) (tracks 3, 8)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (tracks 9, 11, 11)
Hoagy Carmichael (1938) (track 5)
Walter Gross (American composer) (1946) (track 4)
lyricist:
John Blackburn (songwriter) (track 2)
Paul James (Lyricist, aka James Warburg) (track 1)
Mitchell Parish (track 6)
Yip Harburg (1932) (track 7)
Marty Symes (Lyricist) (1933) (track 10)
Irving Berlin (1935) (tracks 3, 8)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (tracks 9, 11, 11)
Ned Washington (1938) (track 5)
Jack Lawrence (US songwriter) (1946) (track 4)
performer:
Louis Armstrong (track 3)
Ella Fitzgerald (tracks 3–4, 7)
Louis Armstrong (1956-08-18) (track 9)
Ella Fitzgerald (1956-08-18) (track 9)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (1956-08-16) (tracks 3, 9, 11)
Ella Fitzgerald (1956-08-16) (tracks 1–11)
Louis Armstrong (1956-08-16 – 1967-08-16) (tracks 1–2, 4–8, 10)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 4)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 11, 11)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 7, 9)
Ira Gershwin Music (tracks 11, 11)
Mills Music (track 6)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 5)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 11, 11)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (tracks 11, 11)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1956-08-16) (tracks 1–11)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Tenderly (1956-08-16) (track 4)
They Can’t Take That Away From Me (1956-08-16) (track 11)
later parody versions:
Can’t We Be Friends (Sinatra / Fitzgerald parody) (track 1)
later translated versions:
A Newö heit (track 9)
Des nimmt ma kana weg (tracks 11, 11)
Jour de brouillard (track 9)
Kind mot kind (track 3)
Um dia de garoa (track 9)
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score) (track 9)
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (tracks 11, 11)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (tracks 11, 11)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (tracks 11, 11)
recording of:
Cheek to Cheek (Top Hat) (track 3)
A Foggy Day (in London Town) (1956-08-16) (track 9)
April in Paris (1956-08-16) (track 7)
Moonlight in Vermont (1956-08-16) (track 2)
The Nearness of You (1956-08-16) (track 5)
Under a Blanket of Blue (1956-08-16) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Septemberly (jazz instrumental medley of "Tenderly" and "September in the Rain") (track 4)
Top Hat Medley (Charlie Kunz) (tracks 3, 3, 8)

Release

ASIN: US: B005OSUL2K [info]