Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sleepwalk Larry Carlton 4:37
2 Easier Said Than Done Shakatak 4:44
3 Bali Run Fourplay 5:34
4 Is It You? Lee Ritenour 4:28
5 More Than This Charlie Hunter & Norah Jones 4:10
6 Sure Thing St. Germain 3:47
7 Cantoop (Flip Fantasia) Us3 2.5 3:42
8 The Beat Goes On Buddy Rich 4:56
9 Light My Fire Minnie Riperton & José Feliciano 5:09
10 Ain’t No Sunshine Bill Withers 4.5 2:05
11 I Can’t Stand the Rain Cassandra Wilson 5:26
12 We Have All the Time in the World Louis Armstrong 3.5 3:13
13 Fly Me to the Moon Julie London 2:33
14 I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free Billy Taylor 3:40
15 Always There Ronnie Laws 4:52
16 Inner City Blues Paul Jackson, Jr. 4:39
17 I Heard It Through the Grapevine Earl Klugh 4:12
18 Don’t Worry Be Happy Bobby McFerrin 4.2 3:55
19 Nature Boy Nat King Cole 2:38
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Give It All You Got Chuck Mangione 6:07
2 One Day I’ll Fly Away Randy Crawford 4:21
3 Midnight at the Oasis The Brand New Heavies 4:08
4 Eleanor Rigby Stanley Jordan 7:01
5 Son of a Preacher Man Bobbie Gentry 2:07
6 Three Is a Magic Number Bob Dorough 3:16
7 Rose Rouge St. Germain 4:02
8 Strawberry Letter 23 Shuggie Otis 5 4:00
9 Call Me Nancy Wilson 2:14
10 Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) Donald Byrd 4:38
11 So Amazing Luther Vandross 3:43
12 Time After Time Cassandra Wilson 4:08
13 Loving You Minnie Riperton 3:46
14 Sister Moon Bob Belden 4:55
15 Maybe I’m Amazed Carleen Anderson 5:09
16 I’m a Woman Peggy Lee 2:11
17 Unforgettable Nat King Cole 4.5 3:28
18 The Girl From Ipanema Lou Rawls 3:49
19 Sambop Cannonball Adderley 3:33
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 For What It’s Worth (Stop, Hey What’s That Sound) Lou Rawls 2:33
2 Joy and Pain Maze 4:32
3 Why Can’t We Live Together Timmy Thomas 4:00
4 Who’s That Lady The Isley Brothers 5:39
5 You Are the Sunshine of My Life Bobbi Humphrey 2:44
6 Save the Children Marlena Shaw 4:10
7 Stay Mica Paris 3:58
8 Down That Road Shara Nelson 3:45
9 Everyday People Arrested Development 4:07
10 Never Come Closer Doris 4:17
11 This Will Be Natalie Cole 3 2:50
12 Every Generation Ronnie Laws 5:52
13 Mystic Voyage Ronny Jordan 4:16
14 Theme From M.A.S.H. Bobby Hutcherson 4:29
15 Canteloupe Island Herbie Hancock 5:28
16 Mercy Mercy Cannonball Adderley 3:07
17 Round About Midnight Sarah Vaughan 3:35
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 My Funny Valentine Chet Baker 2:57
2 Something Shirley Bassey 3:34
3 Cry Me a River Julie London 5 2:49
4 Here’s That Rainy Day Peggy Lee 2:47
5 I’m Just a Lucky So and So Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington 3:07
6 Stormy Weather Sarah Vaughan 3:28
7 Autumn Leaves The Cannonball Adderley Quintet 5:14
8 Thinking About Your Body Bobby McFerrin 3:11
9 While I’m Alone Maze 4:37
10 Living for the City Noel Pointer 5:18
11 Living Inside Your Love Earl Klugh 5:38
12 Me and Mrs Jones Ronnie Foster 4:25
13 Misty Blue Ella Fitzgerald 3:33
14 I’ve Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now) Tina Turner 3:56
15 You Made Me So Very Happy Lou Rawls 4:27
16 Woman of the Ghetto Marlena Shaw 5 8:23

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Harry Bluestone (1947-08-22) (track 19)
reeds:
Jules Kinsler (1947-08-22) (track 19)
resonator guitar:
Chris Whitley (1993-03 – 1993-07) (track 11)
guitar:
Oscar Moore (1947-08-22) (track 19)
double bass:
Johnny Miller (part of the Nat King Cole Trio) (1947-08-22) (track 19)
piano:
Nat King Cole (1947-08-22) (track 19)
arranger:
Booker T. Jones (track 10)
Frank De Vol (track 19)
Chris Whitley (track 11)
Cassandra Wilson (track 11)
Ernie Freeman (track 13)
assistant engineer:
Peter Beekerman (track 11)
Dinji Brown (track 11)
Bil Emmons (track 11)
Joe Hogan (track 11)
Fred Kevorkian (track 11)
Julio Peralta (track 11)
composer:
John Barry (film composer; known for James Bond) (track 12)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 7)
William Jeffrey (track 15)
Rahsaan Kelly (track 7)
Ronnie Laws (track 15)
Ludovic Navarre (track 6)
Mel Simpson (Member of Us3) (track 7)
Geoff Wilkinson (track 7)
Bryan Ferry (track 5)
Bobby McFerrin (track 18)
Bill Withers (track 10)
eden ahbez (composer of "Nature Boy", artist name lowercase by intent) (1947) (track 19)
Bart Howard (1954) (track 13)
conductor:
Ernie Freeman (track 13)
Frank De Vol (1947-08-22) (track 19)
editor:
Fred Kevorkian (track 11)
engineer:
David Hassinger (track 13)
guest vocals:
José Feliciano (track 9)
Norah Jones (track 5)
lead vocals:
Cassandra Wilson (1993-03 – 1993-07) (track 11)
lyricist:
Hal David (track 12)
Bryan Ferry (track 5)
Bobby McFerrin (track 18)
Bill Withers (track 10)
eden ahbez (composer of "Nature Boy", artist name lowercase by intent) (1947) (track 19)
Bart Howard (1954) (track 13)
mixer:
Jimmy Douglass (engineer) (track 11)
John Golden (mastering engineer) (track 10)
performer:
Rahsaan Patterson (track 7)
premiered by:
Kaye Ballard (1954) (track 13)
producer:
Snuff Garrett (track 13)
Booker T. Jones (track 10)
Phil Ramone (track 12)
Craig Street (track 11)
recording engineer:
Bill Halverson (track 10)
Danny Kopelson (track 11)
Bill Lazarus (track 10)
vocals:
Julie London (track 13)
Minnie Riperton (track 9)
Bill Withers (track 10)
Nat King Cole (1947-08-22) (track 19)
writer:
Don Bryant (track 11)
John Densmore (track 9)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 7)
Rahsaan Kelly (track 7)
Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors) (track 9)
Ray Manzarek (track 9)
Bernard Miller (track 11)
Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors) (track 9)
Roger Odell (track 2)
Ann Peebles (track 11)
Bill Sharpe (track 2)
Mel Simpson (Member of Us3) (track 7)
Barrett Strong (track 17)
Norman Whitfield (track 17)
Geoff Wilkinson (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Liberty Records (1964) (track 13)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1972) (track 10)
publisher:
Almanac Music-Inc. (track 13)
E.G. Music Inc. (track 5)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 10, 12, 17)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 10)
Edwin H. Morris & Company (a division of MPL Communications Inc.) (track 19)
David J. Janowiak d/b/a Golden World (music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 19)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 11)
Universal Music Publishing France (not for release label use!) (track 6)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 19)
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) (track 19)
edited at:
mixed at:
recorded at:
Sound on Sound Recording Studios (New York) in New York, New York, United States (1993-03 – 1993-07) (track 11)
has remixes:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 280) (track 10)
arrangements:
Fly Me to the Moon (arr. Mats Hålling) (track 13)
Fly Me to the Moon (Quincy Jones arr.) (track 13)
cover recording of:
Fly Me to the Moon (track 13)
More Than This (track 5)
Light My Fire (1979) (track 9)
I Can’t Stand the Rain (1993-03 – 1993-07) (track 11)
is based on:
Cantaloupe Island (track 7)
is the basis for:
Elizabete (track 9)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Allem Anschein nach bist Du's (Ain't No Sunshine) (track 10)
Das kann doch nicht dein Ernst sein (I Heard It Through the Grapevine) (track 17)
En d’autres mots (In Other Words – Fly Me To The Moon) (track 13)
Luonnon poika (Luonnonlapsi) (track 19)
Volons vers la lune (track 13)
later versions:
Always There (with lyrics) (track 15)
recording of:
Ain’t No Sunshine (track 10)
Always There (instrumental) (track 15)
Cantaloop 2004 (track 7)
Sure Thing (track 6)
Nature Boy (1947-08-22) (track 19)
Don’t Worry, Be Happy (1988) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 10)

CD 2

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1962-12-10) (track 19)
acoustic guitar:
Marvin Sewell (1998-05 – 1998-09) (track 12)
electric bass guitar [fender]:
Chuck Rainey (American bassist) (1975-08-20) (track 10)
drums (drum set):
Harvey Mason (jazz drummer) (1975-08-20) (track 10)
trumpet:
Pedro Paulo (1962-12-10) (track 19)
Ray Brown (soul/jazz trumpet player Raymond Lee Brown, 75-) (1975-08-20) (track 10)
bouzouki and electric guitar:
Kevin Breit (1998-05 – 1998-09) (track 12)
strings arranger:
Wade Marcus (track 10)
membranophone:
Shuggie Otis (track 8)
Dom Um Romão (1962-12-10) (track 19)
slide guitar [bottleneck guitar]:
Shuggie Otis (track 8)
organ:
Shuggie Otis (track 8)
Clavinet and trumpet:
Fonce Mizell (1975-08-20) (track 10)
guitar:
Durval Ferreira (1962-12-10) (track 19)
Craig McMullen (1975-08-20) (track 10)
John Rowin (jazz guitarist) (1975-08-20) (track 10)
Stanley Jordan (1984-09 – 1984-10) (track 4)
guitar [guitars]:
Shuggie Otis (track 8)
bass:
Shuggie Otis (track 8)
electric piano:
Skip Scarborough (1975-08-20) (track 10)
double bass:
Octavio Bailly Jr. (1962-12-10) (track 19)
Lonnie Plaxico (1998-05 – 1998-09) (track 12)
tack piano:
Shuggie Otis (track 8)
percussion:
Mayuto Correa (1975-08-20) (track 10)
Sammy Figueroa (1984-09 – 1984-10) (track 4)
Jeffrey Haynes (1998-05 – 1998-09) (track 12)
alto saxophone:
Cannonball Adderley (1962-12-10) (track 19)
Paulo Moura (1962-12-10) (track 19)
piano:
Shuggie Otis (track 8)
Nat King Cole (1961) (track 17)
Sérgio Mendes (1962-12-10) (track 19)
Larry Mizell (1975-08-20) (track 10)
bell [sleigh and orquestra bells]:
Shuggie Otis (track 8)
tenor saxophone:
Tyree Glenn, Jr. (1975-08-20) (track 10)
congas:
Mayuto Correa (1975-08-20) (track 10)
King Errisson (1975-08-20) (track 10)
trombone:
George Bohanon (1975-08-20) (track 10)
flugelhorn and trumpet:
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (1975-08-20) (track 10)
additional composer:
Benjamin Wright (track 11)
arranger:
Larry Mizell (track 10)
Shuggie Otis (track 8)
assistant engineer:
Kenny Florendo (track 4)
associate producer:
Christine Martin (track 4)
background vocals:
Kay Haith (vocalist) (1975-08-20) (track 10)
Fonce Mizell (1975-08-20) (track 10)
Larry Mizell (1975-08-20) (track 10)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Shuggie Otis (track 8)
composer:
Ludovic Navarre (track 7)
Joe Sample (track 2)
Mike Stoller (track 16)
Luther Vandross (track 11)
Norman Whitfield (track 10)
Irving Gordon (track 17)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 15)
David Nichtern (track 3)
Shuggie Otis (track 8)
conductor:
Ralph Carmichael (1961) (track 17)
Wade Marcus (1975-08-20) (track 10)
engineer:
Val Garay (track 10)
Steve Maslow (track 10)
Jim Nipar (track 10)
Ray Bardani (track 11)
lyricist:
Irving Gordon (track 17)
Will Jennings (track 2)
Jerry Leiber (track 16)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 15)
David Nichtern (track 3)
Shuggie Otis (track 8)
Barrett Strong (track 10)
mixer:
Ray Bardani (track 11)
David Hassinger (track 10)
producer:
Al Di Meola (track 4)
Lee Gillette (track 17)
Fonce Mizell (track 10)
Larry Mizell (track 10)
Johnny Otis (track 8)
recording engineer:
James A. Farber (sound engineer) (track 4)
Danny Kopelson (1998-05 – 1998-09) (track 12)
vocals:
Nat King Cole (1961) (track 17)
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (1975-08-20) (track 10)
Cassandra Wilson (1998-05 – 1998-09) (track 12)
writer:
John Hurley (track 5)
Rob Hyman (track 12)
Cyndi Lauper (track 12)
John Lennon (The Beatles) (track 4)
Minnie Riperton (track 13)
Richard Rudolph (track 13)
Ronnie Wilkins (track 5)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
Nashville (country label, used to be under Starday Records in Nashville, TN, today under Capitol Records, Inc.) (1969) (track 5)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1971 –) (track 8)
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1999) (track 19)
Essential Media Group LLC (2009) (track 19)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (not for release label use, this is a music publisher) (track 17)
Bourne Music Ltd. (track 17)
CBS Songs Ltd. (track 12)
Dub Notes Music (track 12)
Human Boy Music (track 12)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 2)
MPL Communications Ltd. (not for release label use! Paul McCartney-related, London-based company) (track 4)
Northern Songs Ltd. (tracks 4, 15)
Rellla Music Corp. (track 12)
Sony Songs Inc. ( – ????) (track 12)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 16)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 15)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 12)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 12)
ミュージック・セールス (Japan, subsidiary of Shinko Music Entertainment) (track 13)
Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 12)
recorded at:
Sound Factory in Los Angeles, California, United States (1975-08-20) (track 10)
Songshop Studios in New York, New York, United States (1984-09 – 1984-10) (track 4)
Bearsville Studios in Bearsville, New York, United States (1998-05 – 1998-09) (track 12)
cover recording of:
I’m a Woman (track 16)
Maybe I’m Amazed (track 15)
Time After Time (1998-05 – 1998-09) (track 12)
instrumental cover recording of:
Eleanor Rigby (1984-09 – 1984-10) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Ellinor Rydholm (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Dej zpátky čas (track 12)
Eleanor Rigby (track 4)
Eleanor Rigby (Finnish) (track 4)
Eleonore Rigby (german translation) (track 4)
Eléonor Rigby (French version of the Beatles' song) (track 4)
Lovin’ You (Japanese version) (track 13)
Var inte rädd (track 12)
明天怎麼過 (track 4)
recording of:
Lovin’ You (track 13)
Rose rouge (track 7)
So Amazing (track 11)
Unforgettable (1961) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (track 4)
The Beatles Concerto: 1st Movement: Maestoso - Allegro moderato (She Loves You / Eleanor Rigby / Yesterday / All My Loving / Hey Jude) (track 4)

CD 3

membranophone:
Harvey Mason (jazz drummer) (1974-06-20) (track 5)
synthesizer:
Don Preston (piano/keyboards, member of Mothers of Invention) (1974-06-20) (track 5)
flute:
Bobbi Humphrey (1974-06-20) (track 5)
Moog:
Phil Davis (American jazz & R&B producer, songwriter, keyboardist) (1974-06-20) (track 5)
arranger:
Larry Mizell (track 5)
Wade Marcus (track 6)
assistant engineer:
John Mills (recording/mix engineer) (track 5)
James Nipar (track 5)
composer:
Roy Ayers (track 13)
Frankie Beverly (track 2)
Timmy Thomas (track 3)
Stevie Wonder (track 5)
conductor:
Larry Mizell (1974-06-20) (track 5)
lyricist:
Timmy Thomas (track 3)
Stevie Wonder (track 5)
performer:
Roy Ayers (track 13)
producer:
George Butler (track 6)
Chuck Davis (production/engineer) (track 5)
Larry Mizell (track 5)
recording engineer:
David Hassinger (track 5)
Don Hahn (engineer) (track 6)
remixer:
David Hassinger (track 5)
vocals:
Marlena Shaw (track 6)
writer:
Renaldo Benson (track 6)
Al Cleveland (track 6)
Marvin Gaye (track 6)
Chuck Jackson (US R&B/soul vocalist) (track 11)
Shara Nelson (track 8)
Prince Be (track 8)
Marvin Yancy (R&B/soul singer and pastor) (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
Dance Plant Records (Cussy Music Publishing) (2012) (track 16)
FHT (2012) (track 16)
publisher:
Arlovol Music (track 13)
BMG Monarch (track 13)
FCG Music (track 6)
MG III Music (track 6)
NMG Music (track 6)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 8)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 8)
recorded at:
Sound Factory in Los Angeles, California, United States (1974-06-20) (track 5)
cover recording of:
Save the Children (track 6)
instrumental cover recording of:
You Are the Sunshine of My Life (1974-06-20) (track 5)
later translated versions:
recording of:
Down That Road (track 8)
Joy and Pain (track 2)
Mystic Voyage (Mystic Vibrations) (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 5)

CD 4

clarinet:
Barney Bigard (1961-04) (track 5)
drums (drum set):
Chico Hamilton (1952-09-02) (track 1)
Danny Barcelona (1961-04) (track 5)
trumpet:
Chet Baker (1952-09-02) (track 1)
Louis Armstrong (1961-04) (track 5)
bass:
Carson Smith (1952-09-02) (track 1)
Mort Herbert (1961-04) (track 5)
piano:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (1961-04) (track 5)
baritone saxophone:
Gerry Mulligan (1952-09-02) (track 1)
trombone:
Trummy Young (1961-04) (track 5)
arranger:
Johnny Harris (track 2)
composer:
Frankie Beverly (track 9)
Arthur Hamilton (track 3)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks 2, 2)
Bob Montgomery (track 13)
Harold Arlen (1933) (track 6)
Richard Rodgers (1937) (track 1)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (1945) (track 5)
conductor:
Johnny Harris (track 2)
lyricist:
Arthur Hamilton (track 3)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 2)
Bob Montgomery (track 13)
Ted Koehler (1933) (track 6)
Lorenz Hart (1937) (track 1)
Mack David (1945) (track 5)
producer:
Tony Colton (track 2)
Johnny Harris (track 2)
Bob Thiele (producer & songwriter) (1961-04) (track 5)
recording engineer:
Ray Hall (engineer) (track 5)
vocals:
Shirley Bassey (track 2)
Julie London (track 3)
Louis Armstrong (1961-04) (track 5)
writer:
Richard Evans (US jazz/soul bassist, composer, arranger and producer) (track 16)
Kenneth Gamble (track 12)
Cary Gilbert (track 12)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 12)
Bobby Miller (US songwriter & record producer) (track 16)
Marlena Shaw (track 16)
phonographic copyright by:
Concord Music Group, Inc. (part of Concord Bicycle Music since 2015/04/01, overseeing recorded music operations) (2006 –) (track 1)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (tracks 2, 6)
Harrisongs Ltd. (track 2)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (tracks 1, 3, 12)
Warner/Chappell (track 1)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 3)
Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 3)
Talmont Music (publisher) (1966 –) (track 13)
Daksel Music Corp. (1982) (track 3)
Song and Dance Music Co. (1982) (track 3)
recorded at:
Black Hawk in San Francisco, California, United States (1952-09-02) (track 1)
RCA Studios (New York, later noted as RCA Recording Studios) in New York, New York, United States (1961-04-03 – 1961-04-04) (track 5)
sampled by:
Sugar Water Days by Fried (track 9)
arrangements:
My Funny Valentine (arr. Andrea Figallo) (track 1)
My Funny Valentine (arr. Bjørn Kruse) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Me and Mrs. Jones (track 12)
Misty Blue (track 13)
Something (track 2)
is the basis for:
Remember Me (track 16)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Algo (Lyrics start with "Algo va a pasar en mi") (track 2)
Algo (Lyrics start with "Algo en tu mirar yo vi") (track 2)
Manchmal (Something) (track 2)
Manchmal (Something) (track 2)
Noir est ta couleur (Cry Me a River) (track 3)
Ohne dich (Stürmisches Wetter) (Stormy Weather) (track 6)
Pleure (track 3)
Quand il pleut (Stormy Weather) (track 6)
Se jokin (track 2)
サムシング (track 2)
later versions:
Nostalgia (Marie Myriam song) (track 6)
live cover recording of:
Manchmal (Something) (1973-05) (track 2)
part of:
Babes in Arms (full musical) (track 1)
recording of:
Cry Me a River (track 3)
Stormy Weather (track 6)
While I'm Alone (track 9)
Woman of the Ghetto (track 16)
My Funny Valentine (from "Babes in Arms") (1952-09-02) (track 1)
I’m Just a Lucky So and So (1961-04) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Arenature (track 3)
The Beatles Concerto: 2nd Movement: Andante espressivo (Here, There and Everywhere / Something) (track 2)
The Music of The Beatles (tracks 2, 2)
translated version of:
Something (track 2)