Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La Vie en rose
Louis Armstrong 4 3:26
2 They Can't Take That Away From Me
Sarah Vaughan 2:42
3 Love Me or Leave Me
Billie Holiday 2:37
4 Summertime
Joe Williams 2:36
5 Georgia on My Mind
Hoagy Carmichael 3:57
6 Ain't Nobody's Business but My Own
Louis Jordan & Ella Fitzgerald 3:14
7 Just a Gigolo / I Ain't Got Nobody
Louis Prima 4:45
8 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover
Rosemary Clooney 4:24
9 All of Me
Shirley Bassey 2:45
10 Cold Cold Heart
Tony Bennett 2:40
11 God Bless the Child
Lou Rawls 4:30
12 Three Is a Magic Number
Bob Dorough 3:16
13 Something Happens to Me
Blossom Dearie 2:03
14 Mad About the Boy
Julie London 2:12
15 Comes Love
Sylvia Syms 2:29
16 Fine Brown Frame
Nellie Lutcher 2:56
17 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
Duke Ellington 2:35
18 Singing in the Rain
Gene Kelly 2:57
19 It's a Good Day
Peggy Lee 2:53
20 Lili Marlene (English version)
Marlene Dietrich 3:24
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
Crystal Gayle 4.65 2:32
2 More Than This
Charlie Hunter & Norah Jones 4:11
3 'Round Midnight
Sarah Vaughan 3:35
4 I Loves You Porgy
Nina Simone 4:05
5 At Last
Dianne Reeves & Lou Rawls 3:40
6 Nice Work If You Can Get It
Ella Fitzgerald 2:38
7 Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
Sammy Davis Jr. 2:42
8 Bye, Bye Blackbird
Dean Martin 3:04
9 What a Little Moonlight Can Do
Billie Holiday 3:13
10 Let's Get Lost
Chet Baker 3:45
11 Route 66
Bobby Troup 2:40
12 Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby?
Dinah Washington 3:24
13 Blue Monday
Fats Domino 2:20
14 Honey Honey
Ray Charles 2:43
15 Love for Sale
Eartha Kitt 3:07
16 You Don't Know Me
Dodo Greene 2:47
17 I Get a Kick Out of You
Frank Sinatra 2:55
18 Blame It on My Youth
Holly Cole 3:01
19 Ruler of My Heart
Irma Thomas 2:39
20 You Don't Know What Love Is
Cassandra Wilson 6:07
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 A Kiss to Build a Dream On
Louis Armstrong 4 3:02
2 My Funny Valentine
Chet Baker 2:20
3 Nearness of You / Misty
Dianne Reeves 3:17
4 What a Difference a Day Makes
Sarah Vaughan 2:50
5 My Baby Just Cares for Me
June Hutton 3:31
6 Papa Loves Mambo
Perry Como 2:45
7 The Good Life
Bobby Darin 2:26
8 The More I See You
Alma Cogan 3:35
9 Walk on By
Helen Shapiro 2:50
10 Rags to Riches
Tony Bennett 2:51
11 Can Anyone Explain
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 3:12
12 Lover Man
Dinah Washington 3:00
13 How High the Moon
June Christy 2:35
14 Killing Me Softly With His Song
Shirley Bassey 4:43
15 Goodnight My Love
Charles Brown 3:11
16 Gin House Blues
Nina Simone 3:01
17 It Had to Be You
Betty Hutton 3:12
18 Charade
Blossom Dearie 1:56
19 Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head
Bobbie Gentry 3:04
20 Strange Fruit (live)
Billie Holiday 2:57

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Roy Haynes (track 2)
double bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (track 2)
piano:
John Malachi (track 2)
arranger:
Jack Marshall (guitarist, conductor, and composer) (track 13)
composer:
Walter Donaldson (track 3)
Bob Dorough (track 12)
Louis Guglielmi (track 1)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 8)
George Gershwin (1937) (track 2)
Duke Ellington (1943) (track 17)
conductor:
Jack Marshall (guitarist, conductor, and composer) (track 13)
lead vocals:
Rosemary Clooney (track 8)
lyricist:
Gus Kahn (track 3)
Édith Piaf (track 1)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 8)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 2)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (1943) (track 17)
producer:
Dave Cavanaugh (track 13)
Michael Cuscuna (track 13)
translator:
Mack David (track 1)
vocals:
Blossom Dearie (track 13)
Sarah Vaughan (track 2)
Peggy Lee (jazz vocalist) (1946-07-12) (track 19)
writer:
Dave Barbour (track 19)
Peggy Lee (jazz vocalist) (track 19)
publisher:
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 17)
sampled by:
cover recording of:
La Vie en rose (English translation) (track 1)
later translated versions:
50 Tips (track 8)
recording of:
It's a Good Day (track 19)
translated version of:
La Vie en rose (French original) (track 1)
version of:
Concerto for Cootie (track 17)

CD 2

violin:
Charles Burnham (violinist) (track 20)
guitar:
Brandon Ross (track 20)
arranger:
Brandon Ross (track 20)
assistant engineer:
Peter Beekerman (track 20)
Dinji Brown (track 20)
Bil Emmons (track 20)
Joe Hogan (track 20)
Fred Kevorkian (track 20)
Julio Peralta (track 20)
composer:
Velma Green (track 14)
Naomi Neville (track 19)
Gene de Paul (track 20)
Sam H. Stept (track 7)
Bryan Ferry (track 2)
Richard Leigh (American country music songwriter and singer) (track 1)
Harry M. Woods (track 9)
Cole Porter (1934) (track 17)
conductor:
Nelson Riddle (1953-11-06) (track 17)
editor:
Fred Kevorkian (track 20)
lead vocals:
Cassandra Wilson (track 20)
Frank Sinatra (1953-11-06) (track 17)
lyricist:
Velma Green (track 14)
Naomi Neville (track 19)
Sidney Clare (track 7)
Bryan Ferry (track 2)
Richard Leigh (American country music songwriter and singer) (track 1)
Don Raye (track 20)
Harry M. Woods (track 9)
Cole Porter (1934) (track 17)
mastering:
Wally Traugott (track 20)
mixer:
Danny Kopelson (track 20)
producer:
Craig Street (track 20)
Allen Toussaint (track 19)
recorded by:
Jamie Staub (track 20)
publisher:
Chappell Music (track 17)
EMI U Catalog Inc. (track 1)
Warner Bros. Music (track 9)
cover recording of:
More Than This (track 2)
Ruler of My Heart (track 19)
later translated versions:
part of:
Anything Goes (track 17)
recording of:
Honey Honey (track 14)
I Get a Kick Out of You (1953-11-06) (track 17)

CD 3

trumpet:
Chet Baker (track 2)
drums:
Bob Neel (track 2)
bass:
Carson Smith (track 2)
piano:
Russ Freeman (pianist) (track 2)
composer:
Lewis Allan (track 20)
Charles Fox (track 14)
María Grever (track 4)
Henry Mancini (American composer, conductor and arranger) (track 18)
Harry Ruby (1935) (track 1)
Richard Rodgers (1937) (track 2)
lyricist:
Lewis Allan (track 20)
Stanley Adams (track 4)
Norman Gimbel (track 14)
Johnny Mercer (track 18)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1935) (track 1)
Bert Kalmar (1935) (track 1)
Lorenz Hart (1937) (track 2)
producer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (track 2)
vocals:
Chet Baker (track 2)
writer:
Richard Adler (musical composer/lyricist) (track 10)
Jerry Ross (musical composer/lyricist) (track 10)
publisher:
Rodali Music (track 14)
Warner/Chappell (track 2)
cover recording of:
instrumental cover recording of:
My Funny Valentine (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
live cover recording of:
A Kiss to Build a Dream On (1967-07) (track 1)
live recording of:
Strange Fruit (track 20)
recording of:
Charade (track 18)
Rags to Riches (track 10)
translated version of:
version of:
Bitter Fruit (track 20)

Release

ASIN: UK: B0009WWMG4 [info]