Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Moonlight in Vermont
Ella Fitzgerald 3:40
2 He Needs Me
Nina Simone 2:29
3 Cry Me a River
Julian Lennon 2:47
4 I'm a Fool to Want You
Billie Holiday 3:24
5 That Old Feeling
Dinah Shore 3:11
6 Fever
Peggy Lee 3:21
7 Don’t Explain
Helen Merrill 5:15
8 The More I See You
Nancy Wilson 2:11
9 Lover Man
Blossom Dearie 2:47
10 It's All Right With Me
Jeri Southern 4:46
11 Sophisticated Lady
Rosemary Clooney 2:59
12 Spring Is Here
Anita O’Day 2:45
13 The Lady Sings the Blues
Chris Connor 3:44
14 How Long Has This Been Going On
Carmen McRae 4:06
15 Summertime
Sarah Vaughan 3:16
16 Danny Boy
Judy Garland 2:45
17 Everytime We Say Goodbye
Lena Horne 3:40
18 I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good
Toni Tennille 4:02
19 Baubles, Bangles and Beads
June Christy 2:29
20 Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise
Abbey Lincoln 2:42

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (track 2)
drums (drum set):
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1957-12) (track 2)
bass:
Jimmy Bond (1957-12) (track 2)
piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 2)
arranger:
Bernd Heitzler (track 20)
composer:
Sammy Fain (track 5)
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 15, 15)
Karl Suessdorf (track 1)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track 8)
Alec Wilder (track 13)
Arthur Hamilton (tracks 2–3)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 14)
Sigmund Romberg (1928) (track 20)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1932) (track 11)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1941) (track 18)
Cole Porter (1944) (track 17)
Cole Porter (1953) (track 10)
lyricist:
John Blackburn (songwriter) (track 1)
Lew Brown (track 5)
William Engvick (track 13)
Ira Gershwin (tracks 15, 15)
Mack Gordon (track 8)
Arthur Hamilton (tracks 2–3)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 15, 15)
Mitchell Parish (track 11)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 14)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1928) (track 20)
Paul Francis Webster (1941) (track 18)
Cole Porter (1944) (track 17)
Cole Porter (1953) (track 10)
vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 2)
writer:
George Forrest (American composer and lyricist) (track 19)
Arthur Herzog, Jr. (track 7)
Billie Holiday (track 7)
Robert Wright (US stage & screen composer & lyricist) (track 19)
Irving Mills (1932) (track 11)
Joel Herron (1951) (track 4)
Frank Sinatra (1951) (track 4)
Jack Wolf (1951) (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
Bethlehem Records (50s Jazz Label) (1958) (track 2)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (tracks 15, 15, 17)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 3, 10, 15, 15, 17)
Chappell Music Co. Inc. (tracks 3, 17)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 15, 15, 20)
George Gershwin Music (tracks 15, 15)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 5)
Mills Music, Inc. (track 11)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 20)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (track 7)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (tracks 8, 20)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 4, 17)
Warner/Chappell (tracks 15, 15)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (tracks 3, 15, 15)
New World Music Co. (1927) (track 14)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (tracks 15, 15)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (tracks 15, 15)
recorded at:
Beltone Studios in New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (track 2)
arrangements:
12 Songs: Summertime (tracks 15, 15)
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye (for choir, Bennett) (track 17)
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 15, 15)
cover recording of:
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 15)
is based on:
is the basis for:
And the Living Is Easy (tracks 15, 15)
Basal Metabolism (Funny Face, 1957 film cast) (track 14)
Doin’ Time (tracks 15, 15)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (tracks 15, 15)
The Bones of You (tracks 15, 15)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (tracks 15, 15)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (tracks 15, 15)
Je suis mordue (track 18)
Noir est ta couleur (Cry Me a River) (track 3)
Pleure (track 3)
Sommartid (tracks 15, 15)
Summa is (tracks 15, 15)
Tyst nu (track 7)
夏にしとくれ (track 20)
later versions:
L'air qui balance (track 8)
part of:
Can‐Can (1960 musical film) (track 10)
High Society (stage musical) (track 10)
Kismet (full musical) (track 19)
Rosalie (track 14)
Sophisticated Ladies (1981 musical) (track 11)
The New Moon: Act I (track 20)
recording of:
Baubles, Bangles and Beads (from "Kismet") (track 19)
Cry Me a River (track 3)
Don’t Explain (track 7)
How Long Has This Been Going On? (Funny Face, 1957 film cast) (track 14)
Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise (The New Moon) (track 20)
Sophisticated Lady (track 11)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 15)
That Old Feeling (track 5)
The More I See You (track 8)
He Needs Me (1957-12) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Arenature (track 3)
Porgy and Bess Suite (tracks 15, 15)