Annotation

'Round Midnight is a box set that compiles all three of the traditional pop albums Linda Ronstadt recorded with Nelson Riddle (What's New, Lush Life, and For Sentimental Reasons).

Possible 1987 release: here

Annotation last modified on 2013-02-03 07:27 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 What's New?
3:55
2 I've Got a Crush on You
3:30
3 Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry
4:15
4 Crazy He Calls Me
3:35
5 Someone to Watch Over Me
4:14
6 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance
4:09
7 What'll I Do?
4:09
8 Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be)
4:23
9 Good-Bye
4:51
10 When I Fall in Love
2:25
11 Skylark
3:10
12 It Never Entered My Mind
4:24
13 Mean to Me
4:14
14 When Your Lover Has Gone
4:24
15 I'm a Fool to Want You
4:47
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 You Took Advantage of Me
2:25
2 Sophisticated Lady
3:44
3 Can't We Be Friends
2:32
4 My Old Flame
3:28
5 Falling in Love Again
2:39
6 Lush Life
3:57
7 When You Wish Upon a Star
3:49
8 Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered
4:25
9 You Go to My Head
3:39
10 But Not for Me
5:28
11 My Funny Valentine
3:02
12 I Get Along Without You Very Well
4:18
13 Am I Blue
2:59
14 I Love You for Sentimental Reasons
3:44
15 Straighten Up and Fly Right
2:16
16 Little Girl Blue
4:37
17 'Round Midnight
4:20

Credits

CD 1

drums:
John Guerin (tracks 10–15)
John Guerin (1982-06-30 – 1983-03-04) (tracks 1–9)
guitar:
Bob Mann (tracks 10–15)
Dennis Budimir (1982-06-30 – 1983-03-04) (tracks 5, 7)
Tommy Tedesco (1982-06-30 – 1983-03-04) (tracks 1–4, 6, 8–9)
bass:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (tracks 13, 15)
Bob Magnusson (bass) (tracks 10–15)
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (1982-06-30 – 1983-03-04) (tracks 1–6, 8–9)
piano:
Don Grolnick (tracks 10–15)
Don Grolnick (1982-06-30 – 1983-03-04) (tracks 1–9)
arranger:
Nelson Riddle (tracks 1–15)
composer:
Bob Haggart (track 1)
Gordon Jenkins (track 9)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (track 8)
Carl Sigman (track 4)
Jule Styne (track 3)
Victor Young (track 6)
Irving Berlin (track 7)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (track 5)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 2)
Richard Rodgers (1940) (track 12)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (track 8)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (track 8)
conductor:
Nelson Riddle (tracks 10–15)
Nelson Riddle (1982-06-30 – 1983-03-04) (tracks 1–9)
engineer:
George Massenburg (tracks 1–9)
lyricist:
Gordon Jenkins (track 9)
Irving Berlin (track 7)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 1)
Sammy Cahn (track 3)
Bing Crosby (track 6)
Sidney Keith Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (track 4)
Ned Washington (track 6)
Ira Gershwin (1926) (track 5)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 2)
Lorenz Hart (1940) (track 12)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (track 8)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (track 8)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (1942) (track 8)
mixer:
George Massenburg (tracks 1–15)
producer:
Peter Asher (tracks 1–15)
recording engineer:
George Massenburg (tracks 1–15)
vocals:
Linda Ronstadt (1982-06-30 – 1983-03-04) (tracks 1–9)
phonographic copyright by:
Elektra/Asylum Records (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (1983) (tracks 1–9)
publisher:
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 8)
Major Songs (track 4)
Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc. (later renamed as Peermusic) (track 9)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 2)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (tracks 1, 5)
recorded at:
The Complex in Los Angeles, California, United States (1982-06-30 – 1983-03-04) (tracks 1–9)
arrangements:
Goodbye: In Memory of Benny (arr. Bill Douglas, for clarinet and strings) (track 9)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for trumpet and piano, Turrin) (track 5)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for solo piano, arr. by Keith Jarrett) (track 5)
cover recording of:
Crazy She Calls Me (track 4)
Goodbye (track 9)
Lover Man (track 8)
Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!) (track 5)
What’s New? (track 1)
(I Don’t Stand) A Ghost of a Chance (1982-06-30 – 1983-03-04) (track 6)
What’ll I Do? (1982-06-30 – 1983-03-04) (track 7)
later translated versions:
その人は誰 (track 5)
part of:
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 5)
Oh, Kay! (1926 musical) (track 5)
Treasure Girl (1928 musical) (track 2)
recording of:

CD 2

trumpet:
Warren Luening (tracks 13, 15)
violin family:
drums:
Louie Bellson (tracks 13, 15)
John Guerin (tracks 2, 4–12, 14, 16–17)
guitar:
Dennis Budimir (tracks 13, 15)
Bob Mann (tracks 1–4, 6–12, 14–17)
bass:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (tracks 13, 15)
Bob Magnusson (bass) (tracks 1–12, 14, 16–17)
alto saxophone:
Bud Shank (track 14)
piano:
Don Grolnick (tracks 1–17)
tenor saxophone:
Plas Johnson (tracks 10, 12, 16)
trombone:
Chauncey Welsch (tracks 8–9, 17)
arranger:
Nelson Riddle (tracks 1–17)
background vocals:
Mic Bell (track 14)
Drake Frye (track 14)
Clifford Holland (track 14)
Carl Jones (track 14)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 15)
composer:
Harry Akst (track 13)
Grant Clarke (track 13)
Leigh Harline (tracks 7, 7)
Thelonious Monk (track 17)
Cootie Williams (track 17)
George Gershwin (composer) (1930) (track 10)
Richard Rodgers (1935) (track 16)
Richard Rodgers (1937) (track 11)
J. Fred Coots (1938) (track 9)
Hoagy Carmichael (1939) (track 12)
Richard Rodgers (1940) (track 8)
conductor:
Nelson Riddle (tracks 1–12, 16–17)
Terry Woodson (tracks 13–15)
lyricist:
Grant Clarke (track 13)
Bernie Hanighen (track 17)
Jane Brown Thompson (track 12)
Ned Washington (tracks 7, 7)
Ivory "Deek" Watson (track 14)
Ira Gershwin (1930) (track 10)
Lorenz Hart (1935) (track 16)
Lorenz Hart (1937) (track 11)
Haven Gillespie (1938) (track 9)
Lorenz Hart (1940) (track 8)
mixer:
George Massenburg (tracks 1–17)
producer:
Peter Asher (tracks 1–17)
recording engineer:
George Massenburg (tracks 1–17)
vocals:
Linda Ronstadt (tracks 7–17)
writer:
Nat King Cole (track 15)
Irving Mills (track 15)
publisher:
B. Feldman & Co. (track 9)
Bourne Co. (tracks 7, 7)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 16)
EMI Mills Music (ASCAP) (track 15)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 13)
Imagem CV (track 8)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (track 16)
WB Music Group (track 8)
Warner Bros. Music (track 9)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 17)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 11, 17)
Warner/Chappell (track 11)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 17)
Williamson Music Company (tracks 8, 11)
New World Music Co. (1930) (track 10)
arrangements:
My Funny Valentine (arr. Bjørn Kruse) (track 11)
cover recording of:
Am I Blue? (track 13)
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered (Pal Joey) (track 8)
But Not for Me (track 10)
Little Girl Blue (track 16)
My Funny Valentine (from "Babes in Arms") (track 11)
You Go to My Head (track 9)
’Round About Midnight (aka “’Round Midnight”) (track 17)
is the basis for:
星に願いを (tracks 7, 7)
later translated versions:
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Boris Vian) (track 17)
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Claude Nougaro) (track 17)
Nua ned fia mi (track 10)
Quand on prie la bonne étoile (Pinnochio) (tracks 7, 7)
À vos quinze ans (track 16)
星に願いを (Keisuke Yamakawa translation) (tracks 7, 7)
星に願いを (tracks 7, 7)
later versions:
En slump (track 8)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 10)
Babes in Arms (full musical) (track 11)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 10)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 10)
Jumbo (track 16)
Pal Joey (track 8)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
The Fantasyland Darkride Suite (appears on The Legacy Collection: Disneyland) (tracks 7, 7)
Fantasmic! (theme park show soundtrack) (tracks 7, 7)

Release

mastering: Doug Sax
ASIN: US: B000002H3S [info]