Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 All for You
3:25
2 Straighten Up and Fly Right
2:27
3 Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You
2:57
4 If You Can't Smile and Say Yes
3:06
5 Sweet Lorraine
3:10
6 Embraceable You
3:24
7 It's Only a Paper Moon
2:56
8 I Realize Now
3:10
9 I'm a Shy Guy
2:56
10 You're Nobody 'til Somebody Loves You
2:52
11 What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry
2:35
12 I'm Thru With Love
2:56
13 Come to Baby, Do
3:06
14 The Frim Fram Sauce
3:18
15 How Does It Feel
2:56
16 (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66
3:02
17 Baby, Baby All the Time
3:02
18 But She's My Buddy's Chick
3:08
19 You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love)
3:06
20 The Best Man
3:08
21 (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons
2:55
22 You're the Cream in My Coffee
2:27

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1943-12-15) (tracks 5–6)
drums (drum set):
Jack “The Bear” Parker (1946-08-19) (track 20)
guitar:
Oscar Moore (1942-10-11) (track 1)
Oscar Moore (1943-11-30) (tracks 2, 4)
Oscar Moore (1943-12-15) (tracks 5–7)
Oscar Moore (1944-03-06) (track 8)
Oscar Moore (1945-04-13) (track 9)
Oscar Moore (1945-05-19) (tracks 10–12)
Oscar Moore (1945-10-11) (tracks 13–14)
Oscar Moore (1945-12-04) (track 15)
Oscar Moore (1946-03-15) (track 16)
Oscar Moore (1946-04-17) (track 17)
Oscar Moore (1946-05-01) (tracks 18–19)
Oscar Moore (1946-08-19) (track 20)
Oscar Moore (1946-12-18) (track 22)
double bass:
Red Callender (1942-10-11) (track 1)
Johnny Miller (part of the Nat King Cole Trio) (1943-11-30) (tracks 2, 4)
Johnny Miller (part of the Nat King Cole Trio) (1943-12-15) (tracks 5–7)
Johnny Miller (part of the Nat King Cole Trio) (1944-03-06) (track 8)
Johnny Miller (part of the Nat King Cole Trio) (1945-04-13) (track 9)
Johnny Miller (part of the Nat King Cole Trio) (1945-05-19) (tracks 10–12)
Johnny Miller (part of the Nat King Cole Trio) (1945-10-11) (tracks 13–14)
Johnny Miller (part of the Nat King Cole Trio) (1945-12-04) (track 15)
Johnny Miller (part of the Nat King Cole Trio) (1946-03-15) (track 16)
Johnny Miller (part of the Nat King Cole Trio) (1946-04-17) (track 17)
Johnny Miller (part of the Nat King Cole Trio) (1946-05-01) (tracks 18–19)
Johnny Miller (part of the Nat King Cole Trio) (1946-08-19) (track 20)
Johnny Miller (part of the Nat King Cole Trio) (1946-12-18) (track 22)
piano:
Nat King Cole (1942-10-11) (track 1)
Nat King Cole (1943-11-30) (tracks 2, 4)
Nat King Cole (1943-12-15) (tracks 5–7)
Nat King Cole (1944-03-06) (track 8)
Nat King Cole (1945-04-13) (track 9)
Nat King Cole (1945-05-19) (tracks 10–12)
Nat King Cole (1945-10-11) (tracks 13–14)
Nat King Cole (1945-12-04) (track 15)
Nat King Cole (1946-03-15) (track 16)
Nat King Cole (1946-04-17) (track 17)
Nat King Cole (1946-05-01) (tracks 18–19)
Nat King Cole (1946-08-19) (track 20)
Nat King Cole (1946-12-18) (track 22)
arranger:
Joe Lovano (track 6)
composer:
Ray Henderson (track 22)
Fud Livingston (track 12)
Matty Malneck (track 12)
Don Redman (track 3)
Robert Scherman (track 1)
Nat King Cole (track 9)
Bobby Troup (tracks 16–17)
Walter Donaldson (1926) (track 11)
Abe Lyman (1926) (track 11)
Cliff Burwell (1928) (track 5)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 6)
Harold Arlen (1933) (track 7)
Joe Ricardel (1945) (track 14)
lead vocals:
Nat King Cole (1943-12-15) (track 5)
lyricist:
Robert Scherman (track 1)
Lew Brown (track 22)
Nat King Cole (track 9)
Buddy DeSylva (track 22)
Gus Kahn (track 12)
Andy Razaf (track 3)
Bobby Troup (tracks 16–17)
Ivory "Deek" Watson (track 21)
Walter Donaldson (1926) (track 11)
Abe Lyman (1926) (track 11)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 6)
Mitchell Parish (1928) (track 5)
E.Y. Harburg (1933) (track 7)
Billy Rose (Lyricist and Broadway producer) (1933) (track 7)
Redd Evans (1945) (track 14)
performer:
The Nat King Cole Trio (1943-12-15) (track 7)
vocals:
Nat King Cole (1942-10-11) (track 1)
Nat King Cole (1943-11-30) (tracks 2, 4)
Nat King Cole (1943-12-15) (track 7)
Nat King Cole (1944-03-06) (track 8)
Nat King Cole (1945-04-13) (track 9)
Nat King Cole (1945-05-19) (tracks 10–12)
Nat King Cole (1945-10-11) (tracks 13–14)
Nat King Cole (1945-12-04) (track 15)
Nat King Cole (1946-03-15) (track 16)
Nat King Cole (1946-04-17) (track 17)
Nat King Cole (1946-05-01) (tracks 18–19)
Nat King Cole (1946-08-19) (track 20)
Nat King Cole (1946-12-18) (track 22)
writer:
Roy Alfred (Tin Pan Alley lyricist) (tracks 15, 20)
James Cavanaugh (track 10)
Charles Atkinson (track 18)
Russ Columbo (American singer, songwriter, violinist and actor) (track 19)
Con Conrad (track 19)
Stanley Cowan (composer, songwriter) (track 8)
Gladys DuBois (track 19)
Marvin Fisher (track 15)
Paul Gregory (Songwriter) (track 19)
Inez James (track 13)
Louis Jordan (American jazz, blues and rhythm & blues musician and songwriter) (track 4)
Sidney Miller (songwriter, director and actor) (tracks 8, 13)
Irving Mills (track 2)
Russ Morgan (Big Band orchestra leader) (track 10)
Sy Oliver (track 18)
Timmie Rogers (track 4)
Larry Stock (track 10)
Fred Wise (track 20)
Nat King Cole (track 2)
publisher:
EMI Mills Music (ASCAP) (track 2)
Gloccamorria Music (track 7)
Mills Music (track 2)
Razaf Music (track 3)
S.A. Music Co. (track 7)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 6)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 7)
recorded at:
WMCA Studios in New York, New York, United States (1945-10-11) (tracks 13–14)
WMCA Studios in New York, New York, United States (1945-12-04) (track 15)
WMCA Studios in New York, New York, United States (1946-08-19) (track 20)
RKO-Pathe Studio in New York, New York, United States (1946-12-18) (track 22)
cover recording of:
It’s Only a Paper Moon (1943-12-15) (track 7)
Sweet Lorraine (1943-12-15) (track 5)
instrumental cover recording of:
Embraceable You (1943-12-15) (track 6)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
It's Only a Paper Moon (parody version) (track 7)
later translated versions:
(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66 (Spanish version) (track 16)
Abraçável você (track 6)
Ruta 66 (track 16)
Valtatie 66 (track 16)
later versions:
part of:
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 6)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 6)
recording of:
All for You (1942-10-11) (track 1)
If You Can’t Smile and Say Yes (1943-11-30) (track 4)
Straighten Up and Fly Right (1943-11-30) (track 2)
I Realize Now (1944-03-06) (track 8)
I’m a Shy Guy (1945-04-13) (track 9)
I’m Thru With Love (1945-05-19) (track 12)
What Can I Say After I Say I’m Sorry? (1945-05-19) (track 11)
You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You (1945-05-19) (track 10)
Come to Baby, Do (1945-10-11) (track 13)
The Frim-Fram Sauce (1945-10-11) (track 14)
How Does It Feel (1945-12-04) (track 15)
(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66 (1946-03-15) (track 16)
Baby Baby All the Time (1946-04-17) (track 17)
But She’s My Buddy’s Chick (1946-05-01) (track 18)
The Best Man (1946-08-19) (track 20)
You’re the Cream in My Coffee (1946-12-18) (track 22)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN: US: B000005H11 [info]