The Greatest Divas; Classic Tracks by the Legends of Song

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Tracklist

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CD 1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1When a Woman Loves a Man
Peggy Lee2:49
2Stormy WeatherSarah Vaughan3:30
3Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words)Dinah Washington2:30
4Cry Me a River
producer:
Bobby Troup
double bass [bass]:
Ray Leatherwood
guitar:
Barney Kessel
vocals:
Julie London
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Capitol Records, LLC (not for release label use!) (in 1957)
recorded at and mixed at:
AIR Studios (Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead
recording of:
Cry Me a River
lyricist and composer:
Arthur Hamilton
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Chappell Music Co. Inc., Harmony Grace Publishing, Saunders Publications Inc., Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996), Warner/Chappell Music Japan, Synch division, Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09), Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label), Daksel Music Corp. (in 1982) and Song and Dance Music Co. (in 1982)
Julie London52:50
5The Girl From Ipanema
Eartha Kitt3:06
6Sophisticated Lady
cover recording of:
Sophisticated Lady
lyricist:
Mitchell Parish and Irving Mills (in 1932)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1932)
publisher:
Duke Ellington Music, Famous Music Corporation and Mills Music, Inc.
part of:
Sophisticated Ladies (1981 musical)
Nancy Wilson2:32
7’Round Midnight
producer:
Andy Wiswell
vocals:
Dakota Staton
recording of:
’Round Midnight
lyricist:
Bernie Hanighen
composer:
Thelonious Monk and Cootie Williams
instruments arranger:
Dieter Franke
publisher:
Advanced Music, Advanced Music corp., Productions et Éditions Cinématographiques Françaises, Thelonious Music, Thelonious Music Corporation (Publisher, affiliated to BMI.), Ultra Empire Music, Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label), Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!), Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996), Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019) and Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09)
is based on:
I Need You So
Dakota Staton3:02
8It’s Only Love
Ella Fitzgerald3:04
9How High the Moon
Iris Williams2:14
10Strangers in the Night
Vikki Carr2:25
11Dreamboat
vocals:
Alma Cogan
recording of:
Dreamboat (1955 song)
lyricist and composer:
Jack Hoffman
Alma Cogan1:47
12(It Will Have to Do) Until the Real Thing Comes Along
June Christy2:46
13When I Fall in Love
cello:
Edgar Lustgarten
double bass:
John Kitzmiller
piano:
Jeri Southern
recorded at:
Crescendo Club (1950s Hollywood, CA Nightclub) in Hollywood, United States
recording of:
When I Fall in Love
lyricist:
Edward Heyman
composer:
Victor Young (American composer, arranger, violinist & conductor)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Chappell Music Ltd., Intersong U.S.A. (publisher), Northern Music (song publisher), Victor Young Publishing, Inc., Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09), 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) and ワーナー・チャペル音楽出版 Synch事業部
Jeri Southern3:22
14More Than Ever
Eve Boswell2:46
15It Had to Be You
recording of:
It Had to Be You
lyricist:
Gus Kahn (in 1924)
composer:
Isham Jones (in 1924)
publisher:
Bantam Music Publishing Co., EMI Music Publishing Ltd., Gilbert Keyes Music Company, The Songwriters Guild, Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) and Jerome H. Remick & Co. (on 1924-05-09)
Kay Starr2:48
16I Get a Kick Out of You
Shirley Bassey2:49
17It Might as Well Be Spring
recording of:
It Might as Well Be Spring (State Fair)
lyricist:
Oscar Hammerstein II (of Rodgers & Hammerstein) (in 1945)
composer:
Richard Rodgers (in 1945)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd., Sony Music Publishing (Japan) Inc., Williamson Music Company, Williamson Music, Inc. and 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)
part of:
Academy Award for Best Original Song (number: 18)
part of:
State Fair (1962 film soundtrack)
part of:
State Fair
part of:
State Fair (1945 film soundtrack)
Nina Simone3:57
18What a Little Moonlight Can Do
Rosemary Squires2:36
19Teach Me Tiger
vocals:
April Stevens
conductor:
Don Ralke
arranger:
Don Ralke
April Stevens32:23
20Let’s Face the Music and Dance
Anne Shelton2:20
21I Only Have Eyes for YouDinah Shore3:35
22La Vie en rose
recording of:
La Vie en rose (French original)
lyricist:
Édith Piaf
composer:
Louiguy (french composer Louis Guglielmi) and Édith Piaf
publisher:
Éditions Beuscher Arpège and ピアーミュージック (Japan, subsidiary of Nichion)
Édith Piaf4:08
23Sunshine
vocals:
Françoise Hardy
recording of:
Sunshine (in 1969)
writer:
Sandra Alpert and Tash Howard
Françoise Hardy3:43
24Come Rain or Come ShineJudy Garland3:44
25Stardust
producer:
Voyle Gilmore
vocals:
Keely Smith
orchestra:
Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra
conductor:
Nelson Riddle
arranger:
Nelson Riddle
cover recording of:
Stardust (the jazz standard)
lyricist:
Mitchell Parish (in 1929)
composer:
Hoagy Carmichael (in 1927)
publisher:
Mills Music, Inc. (ended), All Nations Music, EMI Mills Music Inc. (ASCAP-affiliated), EMI Music Publishing Ltd., Everbright Music Co., Hoagy Publishing Co., Lawrence Wright Music Co., Ltd., Songs of Peer, Ltd. (ASCAP), イーエムアイ音楽出版 ソニー事業部 (until 2021-06-30) and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング EMI外国事業部 (sub‐publisher for foreign (non‐Japanese) works) (from 2021-07-01 to present)
part of:
American Splendor
Keely Smith2:54
CD 2
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1I Loves You PorgyNina Simone4:04
2Misty Blue
cover recording of:
Misty Blue
lyricist and composer:
Bob Montgomery
publisher:
Reservoir One America and Talmont Music (publisher) (from 1966 to present)
Ella Fitzgerald2:29
3’s Wonderful
Shirley Bassey2:16
4Try a Little Tenderness
recording of:
Try a Little Tenderness
lyricist:
James Campbell (British songwriter and music publisher) and Reginald Connelly
composer:
Harry M. Woods (American 1920/30s songwriter)
publisher:
BMG Recordi ex Recordi G.&C., EMI Robbins Catalog Inc. (ASCAP), Robbins Music Corp. and Campbell Connelly & Co. Ltd. (on 1932-11-04)
Nancy Wilson2:42
5Autumn Leaves (Les Feuilles Mortes)
recording of:
Autumn Leaves (jazz standard, english lyrics)
lyricist:
Jacques Prévert (in 1945)
composer:
Joseph Kosma (composer) (in 1945)
translator:
Johnny Mercer (in 1947)
publisher:
Ardmore Music Corp., Enoch & Cie., Morley Music Corp. and MPL Communications Inc. (Paul McCartney-related, NYC-based company)
translated version of:
Les Feuilles mortes
Édith Piaf3:22
6Mad About the Boy
engineer:
Ted Keep
producer:
Bobby Troup
vocals:
Julie London
orchestra:
Pete King and His Orchestra
cover recording of:
Mad About the Boy
lyricist and composer:
Noël Coward
publisher:
Chappell & Co. and Chappell Music Ltd.
part of:
Words and Music
Julie London2:10
7A Foggy Day
live recording of:
A Foggy Day (in London Town) (in 1961)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (in 1937)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (in 1937)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Chappell Music Ltd., Gershwin Publishing Corp, Warner Chappell North America Ltd. and WB Music Corp. (1929-2019)
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score)
Judy Garland2:59
8You Go to My Head
Keely Smith2:36
9Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be)
recording of:
Lover Man
lyricist:
Udo Lindenberg, Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (in 1942), Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (in 1942) and Jimmy Sherman (in 1942)
composer:
Udo Lindenberg, Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist), Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (in 1942) and Jimmy Sherman (in 1942)
publisher:
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated), MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) and Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP)
Kay Starr2:45
10Let’s Fly Away
recording of:
Let's Fly Away
writer:
Cole Porter (composer)
Jeri Southern2:31
11Unforgettable
recording of:
Unforgettable
lyricist and composer:
Irving Gordon (US songwriter)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (not for release label use, this is a music publisher) and Bourne Music Ltd.
Dorothy Squires2:41
12It Must Be Him (Seul sur son étoile)
Vikki Carr2:48
13These Foolish Things
Sarah Vaughan3:47
14Lover Come Back to Me
vocals:
Dinah Shore
recording of:
Lover, Come Back to Me (The New Moon)
lyricist:
Oscar Hammerstein II (of Rodgers & Hammerstein) (in 1928)
composer:
Sigmund Romberg (in 1928)
publisher:
Redwood Music, Warner/Chappell, ワーナー・チャペル音楽出版 Synch事業部, ヤマハミュージックパブリッシング (until 2017-03-31), Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (in 1928) and 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) (from 2017-04-01 to present)
part of:
The New Moon: Act II
Dinah Shore3:38
15I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
recording of:
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart (on 1949-09-29)
lyricist:
Irving Mills (in 1938), Henry Nemo (in 1938) and John Redmond (House vocalist) (in 1938)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1938)
June Christy2:46
16Suzanne
vocals:
Françoise Hardy
cover recording of:
Suzanne (English original song by Leonard Cohen) (in 1969)
lyricist:
Leonard Cohen (in 1966)
composer:
Leonard Cohen
publisher:
Sony/ATV Music Publishing, LLC (1995-2020)
cover recording of:
Suzanne (french lyrics by G. Allwright)
lyricist and composer:
Leonard Cohen
translator:
Graeme Allwright
publisher:
Sony/ATV Songs (SOCAN)
translated version of:
Suzanne (English original song by Leonard Cohen)
Françoise Hardy3:17
17I Poured My Heart Into a Song
Rosemary Squires3:12
18Let Me Go Lover
Ruby Murray2:34
19I’ll Never Fall in Love AgainBobbie Gentry2:53
20God Bless the Child
Dakota Staton3:49
21Call Me Irresponsible
Dinah Washington2:19
22Here in My Heart
Eve Boswell2:54
23Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Anne Shelton3:42
24Little Things Mean a Lot
cover recording of:
Little Things Mean a Lot
lyricist:
Edith Lindeman
composer:
Carl Stutz
Alma Cogan3:17
25Moon River
Eartha Kitt3:01

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