Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Wenn die beste Freundin
3:09
2 Blonde Woman
3:15
3 Ich bin die fesche Lola
2:37
4 This Evening Children
2:38
5 Johnny
2:55
6 Give Me the Man
3:06
7 Hot Voodoo
1:59
8 You Little So and So
1:31
9 Assez
3:18
10 Mein blondes Baby
3:07
11 You Are My Song of Songs
1:07
12 Awake in a Dream
2:18
13 I've Been in Love Before
2:36
14 You Do Something to Me
2:58
15 You've Got That Look
2:38
16 You Go to My Head
3:08
17 Boys in the Backroom
2:01
18 Man's in the Navy
1:48
19 Sweet as the Blush of May
2:55
20 Symphonie
3:00
21 Ruins of Berlin
1:57
22 Illusions
3:22
23 Black Market
3:11
24 Ein Roman (live)
1:36
25 Je sais que vous êtes jolie
1:48
26 Das Alta Lied (live)
2:11
27 Surrey with the Fringe on Top
3:34
28 Annie Doesn't Live Here Anymore
2:57
29 Lili Marlene
3:08
30 Taking a Chance on Love
2:34
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Mean to Me
3:11
2 I Couldn't Sleep a Wink Last Night
2:39
3 Time on My Hands
3:12
4 Miss Otis Regrets
3:46
5 Muss i denn
2:13
6 Du hast die Seele mein
2:04
7 Das Hobellied
2:02
8 Du liegst mir im Herzen
2:04
9 La Vie en rose
2:54
10 No Love, No Nothing
3:32
11 It Must Have Been Something I Dreamed Last Night
3:11
12 Let's Call It a Day
2:52
13 Too Old to Cut the Mustard
2:23
14 Good for Nothin'
2:56
15 Love Me
2:59
16 Come Rain or Come Shine
2:46
17 A Guy What Takes His Time
2:49
18 Look Me Over Closely
3:02
19 Dot's Nice, Donna Fight
1:59
20 It's the Same
2:15
21 Besides (He's a Man)
2:19
22 By Land, Sea or Air
2:33
23 Baubles, Bangles and Beads
3:25
24 Falling in Love Again
2:25
25 Ich hab noch einen Koffer in Berlin
3:12
26 Peter
3:24
27 Lazy Afternoon (live)
2:19
28 Laziest Gal in Town (live)
2:51

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Berlin, Germany (1928-06-02) (track 1)
Berlin, Germany (1930-02-06) (track 2)
Berlin, Germany (1930-02-09) (tracks 3–4)
Berlin, Germany (1931-03-27) (track 6)
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1933-07-12) (track 9)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1939-12-11) (tracks 13, 15)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1939-12-19) (tracks 14, 16)
New York, New York, United States (1945-09-07) (track 20)
piano:
Mischa Spoliansky (1928-06-02) (track 1)
composer:
Alex Alstone (track 20)
Henri Christiné (track 25)
Sam Coslow (track 8)
Karl Hajos (track 6)
Friedrich Hollaender (tracks 2–5, 12–13, 13, 15)
Frederick Hollander (track 17)
Peter Kreuder (track 10)
Richard Rodgers (track 27)
Harold Spina (composer/conductor) (track 28)
Mischa Spoliansky (track 1)
Emil Stern (track 9)
Wal-Berg (track 9)
Cole Porter (1929) (track 14)
J. Fred Coots (1938) (track 16)
conductor:
Friedrich Hollaender (tracks 2–4)
Peter Kreuder (tracks 6, 9)
lyricist:
Henri Christiné (track 25)
Roger Bernstein (track 20)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 28)
Robert Liebmann (tracks 3–4)
Frank Loesser (tracks 13, 13, 15, 17)
Leo Robin (tracks 6, 8, 12)
Fritz Rotter (track 10)
Marcellus Schiffer (track 1)
André Tabet (track 20)
Jean Tranchant (track 9)
Joe Young (US lyricist) (track 28)
Cole Porter (1929) (track 14)
Haven Gillespie (1938) (track 16)
orchestra:
Victor Young & His Orchestra (tracks 13–16)
orchestrator:
vocals:
Marlene Dietrich (actress and singer) (tracks 2–19, 21–30)
Marlene Dietrich (actress and singer) (1928-06-02) (track 1)
Oskar Karlweis (1928-06-02) (track 1)
Margo Lion (1928-06-02) (track 1)
Marlene Dietrich (actress and singer) (1945-09-07) (track 20)
publisher:
B. Feldman & Co. (track 16)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 27)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 16)
Williamson Music Company (1943 –) (track 27)
cover recording of:
You Do Something to Me (1939-12-19) (track 14)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Schlittenfahrt (The Surrey With the Fringe on Top) (track 27)
Symphony (track 20)
later versions:
Ach, Fräulein Anni wohnt schon lang’ nicht hier (Annie Doesn’t Live Here Anymore) (track 28)
part of:
Can‐Can (1960 musical film) (track 14)
Oklahoma! (Rodgers & Hammerstein musical) (track 27)
recording of:
Mein blondes Baby (track 10)
Wenn die beste Freundin (aus der Kabarett-Revue "Es liegt in der Luft") (1928-06-02) (track 1)
Blonde Women (1930-02-06) (track 2)
Ich bin die fesche Lola (1930-02-09) (track 3)
This Evening Children (1930-02-09) (track 4)
Give Me the Man (from "Morocco") (1931-03-27) (track 6)
You Little So and So (1932) (track 8)
Assez (1933-07-12) (track 9)
Awake in a Dream (1936) (track 12)
I've Been in Love Before (1939-12-11) (track 13)
You’ve Got That Look (1939-12-11) (track 15)
You Go to My Head (1939-12-19) (track 16)
I've Been in Love Before (1940) (track 13)
Symphonie (1945-09-07) (track 20)
referred to in medleys:
Oklahoma Suite! (track 27)
translated version of:

CD 2

additional lyricist:
Heinrich Wagner (schwäbischer Gelegenheitsdichter) (track 5)
composer:
Fred E. Ahlert (track 1)
Conradin Kreutzer (track 7)
Louiguy (tracks 9, 9)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 2)
Rudolf Nelson (track 26)
Ralph Maria Siegel (German composer, father of Ralph Siegel) (track 25)
Bill Carlisle (track 13)
Édith Piaf (tracks 9, 9)
Cole Porter (track 28)
Roy Turk (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 5–6, 8)
Vincent Youmans (1930) (track 3)
Ralph Rainger (1933) (track 17)
Cole Porter (1934) (track 4)
Harold Arlen (1946) (track 16)
conductor:
Burt Bacharach (track 19)
Jimmy Carroll (1913 - 1972, songwriter, orchestra arranger & conductor) (tracks 17, 23)
lyricist:
Harold Adamson (track 2)
Bill Carlisle (track 13)
Friedrich Hollaender (tracks 24, 26)
Édith Piaf (tracks 9, 9)
Aldo von Pinelli (track 25)
Cole Porter (track 28)
Ferdinand Raimund (track 7)
Roy Turk (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 5–6, 8)
Harold Adamson (1930) (track 3)
Mack Gordon (1930) (track 3)
Ralph Rainger (1933) (track 17)
Cole Porter (1934) (track 4)
Johnny Mercer (1946) (track 16)
translator:
Reginald Connelly (track 24)
Sammy Lerner (track 24)
vocals:
Rosemary Clooney (track 19)
Marlene Dietrich (actress and singer) (tracks 1–28)
writer:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist) (tracks 20, 23)
Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist) (tracks 20, 23)
publisher:
Pencil Mark Music (ASCAP) (track 1)
ピアーミュージック (Japan, subsidiary of Nichion) (tracks 9, 9)
arrangements:
La vie en rose (tracks 9, 9)
cover recording of:
Miss Otis Regrets (track 4)
Time on My Hands (track 3)
La Vie en rose (French original) (1950) (track 9)
A Guy What Takes His Time (1954-06) (track 17)
Baubles, Bangles and Beads (from "Kismet") (1954-06) (track 23)
is based on:
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Come Rain or Come Shine (Friars Club Tribute version) (track 16)
later translated versions:
Ich hab’ die ganze Nacht geweint (I Couldn’t Sleep a Wink Last Night) (track 2)
La Vie en rose (English translation) (tracks 9, 9)
La vida es rosa (tracks 9, 9)
La vie en rose (Swedish lyrics by Roland) (tracks 9, 9)
Mein Mann ist verhindert (Miss Otis Regrets) (track 4)
Miss Otis regrette (track 4)
Sag’ mir Adieu (Time on My Hands) (track 3)
Sei lieb zu mir (Mean to Me) (track 1)
Wooden Heart (track 5)
バラ色の人生 (tracks 9, 9)
粉紅色的一生 (tracks 9, 9)
later versions:
Hinz & Kunz (track 5)
Hobellied (Karl Grell arrangement) (track 7)
Hobellied (Christian Kolonovits arrangement) (track 7)
Hobellied (Ludwig Hirsch arrangement) (track 7)
Jag kom hem (track 5)
part of:
Kismet (full musical) (track 23)
recording of:
It's The Same (track 20)
La Vie en rose (French original) (track 9)
Mean to Me (track 1)
Peter (track 26)
Du hast die Seele mein (1959) (track 6)
Du, Du liegst mir im Herzen (1959) (track 8)
Hobellied (aus dem Zaubermärchen "Der Verschwender") (1959) (track 7)
translated version of:

Release

ASIN: US: B000A2H9HU [info]