Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Baby Get Lost 3:46
2 I Put a Spell on You 3:11
3 Simply Beautiful 4:13
4 The Same Love That Made Me Laugh 3:54
5 Moody’s Mood for Love 4:02
6 Close Your Eyes 2:58
7 California Dreamin’ 3:44
8 Hard Times 5:24
9 Mercy, Mercy, Mercy 3:29
10 Hello Stranger 3:02
11 If I Had You 4:06
12 Lush Life 4:26

Credits

CD 1

additional composer:
James Moody (jazz saxophonist) (track 5)
composer:
Barbara Lewis (track 10)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 5)
Josef Zawinul (jazz and fusion keyboard player) (track 9)
Al Green (track 3)
Bill Withers (track 4)
Bernice Petkere (1933) (track 6)
Billy Strayhorn (1933 – 1938) (track 12)
lyricist:
Al Green (track 3)
Eddie Jefferson (track 5)
Bill Withers (track 4)
Bernice Petkere (1933) (track 6)
Billy Strayhorn (1933 – 1938) (track 12)
writer:
Stony Browder Jr. (track 8)
James Campbell (British songwriter and music publisher) (track 11)
Reginald Connelly (track 11)
August Darnell (track 8)
Leonard Feather (track 1)
Billy Moore, Jr. (40s US composer/arranger) (track 1)
Bernice Petkere (track 6)
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) (track 7)
Michelle Phillips (track 7)
Ted Shapiro (track 11)
publisher:
EMI Robbins Catalog Inc. (ASCAP) (track 5)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 3)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 7)
Richt & Slezak OHG (track 7)
Tempo Music Inc (track 12)
Trousdale Music (track 7)
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 5)
EMI Unart Catalog Inc. (1956) (track 2)
EMI United Partnership Ltd. (1956) (track 2)
sampled by:
Hello by Axel Boman (lead vocals) (track 8)
cover recording of:
Baby Get Lost (track 1)
Hard Times (track 8)
Hello Stranger (track 10)
If I Had You (track 11)
Lush Life (track 12)
Moody’s Mood for Love (1952 song, lyrics by Eddie Jefferson) (track 5)
Simply Beautiful (track 3)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Alei i däm Huus (track 11)
Close Your Eyes (track 6)
later parody versions:
Riley Martin Dreaming (parody for Riley Martin) (track 7)
later translated versions:
Cwympo Mae Y Dail (track 7)
Kalajoen hiekat (track 7)
La Terre promise (California Dreamin') (track 7)
later versions:
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy (with lyrics) (track 9)
parts:
Lush Life (Intro) (track 12)
recording of:
Close Your Eyes (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars (12″ mix) (12″ mix, duration: ~11:56 on vinyl, ~11:38 on cd) (track 7)
version of:
Moody’s Mood for Love (1949 jazz instrumental) (track 5)