Tracklist

CD 1: Influences and Early Days
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Basin Street Blues
Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra 3:27
2 Swinging on a Star
Bing Crosby 2:31
3 Everybody Loves My Baby
The Boswell Sisters 2:21
4 Newspaper Boy Blues
Tiny Bradshaw 2:45
5 Love and Kisses
Ella Fitzgerald & Chick Webb 3:17
6 (If You Can't Sing It) You'll Have to Swing It
Ella Fitzgerald & Chick Webb 2:59
7 A-Tisket-A-Tasket
Ella Fitzgerald & Chick Webb 2:38
8 I'm Not Complaining
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 3:12
9 Sugar Blues
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 2:51
10 Wishful Thinking
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 3:02
11 I'm Making Believe
Ella Fitzgerald & The Ink Spots 3:13
12 Baby, It's Cold Outside
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan 2:43
13 It's Only a Paper Moon
Ella Fitzgerald & The Delta Rhythm Boys 2:37
14 Fairy Tales
Ella Fitzgerald & The Mills Brothers 2:58
CD 2: The Be Bop and Songooks Years
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 How High the Moon
Ella Fitzgerald & Dizzy Gillespie 3:16
2 Solid as a Rock
Ella Fitzgerald 2:59
3 Flying Home
Ella Fitzgerald 2:29
4 Flying Home
Chris Connor 2:36
5 Oh, Lady Be Good
Ella Fitzgerald 3:16
6 Begin the Beguine
Ella Fitzgerald 3:38
7 I Get a Kick Out of You
Ella Fitzgerald 4:02
8 I Get a Kick Out of You
Ethel Merman 3:07
9 Strangers in the Starlight
Eartha Kitt 2:24
10 Stars Fell on Alabama
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 3:31
11 Cheek to Cheek
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 5:53
12 You Took Advantage of Me
Ella Fitzgerald 3:28
13 Makin' Whoopee
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 3:57
14 Autumn in New York
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 6:02
CD 3: Live and the Duke Sessions
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Concerto For Drums
Louie Bellson 6:02
2 Caravan
Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington 3:54
3 Take the "A" train
Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington 6:42
4 Basin Street blues
Johnny Hodges & Duke Ellington 8:03
5 Goody goody (Live at the Opera House)
Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington 1:53
6 Body and soul (Live at Newport)
Ella Fitzgerald 4:17
7 April in Paris (Live at Newport)
Ella Fitzgerald 3:58
8 Little White Lies
Ella Fitzgerald 2:33
9 Teardrops From My Eyes
Ella Fitzgerald 3:46
10 Black Rose
Marty Paich Orchestra 5:08
11 Nice And Easy
Marty Paich Orchestra 4:40
12 Mack The Knife (Live In Berlin)
Ella Fitzgerald 5:00
13 The man I love (Live in Berlin)
Ella Fitzgerald 3:35
14 My favourite things
The Paul Smith Quartet 2:37

Credits

CD 1: Influences and Early Days

composer:
Frank Loesser (track 12)
lyricist:
Frank Loesser (track 12)
publisher:
Frank Music Corp. (track 12)
MPL Communications Ltd. (not for release label use! Paul McCartney-related, London-based company) (track 12)
MPL UK Publishing (track 12)
later parody versions:
Baby, It's Cold Outside (parody) (track 12)
recording of:
Baby, It’s Cold Outside (Neptune’s Daughter) (track 12)