Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Side by Side
2:55
2 Wheel of Fortune
3:07
3 Bonaparte's Retreat
2:30
4 If You Love Me (Really Love Me)
2:50
5 Comes A-Long-a-Love
2:26
6 So Tired
2:52
7 Allez-vous-en
2:41
8 The Man Upstairs
2:41
9 It's the Talk of the Town
3:11
10 On a Slow Boat to China
1:56
11 I'll Never Be Free (+ Tennessee Ernie Ford)
2:38
12 Lazy River
2:22

Credits

CD 1

engineered in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1950-02-28) (track 3)
recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1948-11-02) (track 6)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1952-01-17) (track 2)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1952-08-19) (track 5)
fiddle:
Harold Hensley (1950-06-28) (track 11)
membranophone:
Muddy Berry (1950-06-28) (track 11)
guitar:
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1950-06-28) (track 11)
Eddie Kirk (US country singer/songwriter) (1950-06-28) (track 11)
bass:
Cliffie Stone (1950-06-28) (track 11)
steel guitar:
Speedy West (1950-06-28) (track 11)
piano:
Billy Liebert (1950-06-28) (track 11)
composer:
Frank Loesser (track 10)
Marguerite Monnot (track 4)
Al Sherman (Tin Pan Alley songwriter) (1952) (track 5)
conductor:
Hal Mooney (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 8)
lyricist:
Frank Loesser (track 10)
Édith Piaf (track 4)
Al Sherman (Tin Pan Alley songwriter) (track 5)
orchestra:
performer:
producer:
Lee Gillette (track 11)
translator:
Geoffrey Parsons (lyricist) (track 4)
vocals:
Kay Starr (tracks 2–3, 5–6)
Tennessee Ernie Ford (1950-06-28) (track 11)
Kay Starr (1950-06-28) (track 11)
writer:
Sidney Arodin (track 12)
Bennie Benjamin (tracks 2, 11, 11)
Hoagy Carmichael (track 12)
Pee Wee King (track 3)
Russ Morgan (Big Band orchestra leader) (track 6)
Redd Stewart (track 3)
Jack Stuart (track 6)
George David Weiss (tracks 2, 11, 11)
publisher:
Editions Edimarton (track 4)
MPL UK Publishing (track 10)
cover recording of:
I’ll Never Be Free (1950-06-28) (track 11)
Wheel of Fortune (1951 song) (1952-01-17) (track 2)
later translated versions:
Hop dans la rivière (Lazy River) (track 12)
later versions:
recording of:
Lazy River (track 12)
So Tired (1948-11-02) (track 6)
Bonaparte’s Retreat (1950-02-28) (track 3)
Comes A-Long A-Love (1952-08-19) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 12)
translated version of:
Hymne à l’amour (track 4)
version of:
Hymne à l’amour (track 4)