Label: Atlantic - Catalog #: 1231/SD-1231 - Format: 12'' LP mono/stereo - Rel: 1956/1958 (US)
First issued in mono. Release date for the stereo version dubious.

Annotation last modified on 2006-07-30 16:01 UTC.


12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Versailles (Porte de Versailles) 3:27
A2 Angel Eyes 3:53
A3 Fontessa, Parts 1 & 2 11:16
B1 Over the Rainbow 3:57
B2 Bluesology 5:09
B3 Willow Weep for Me 4:52
B4 Woody 'n' You 4:26


12" Vinyl 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1956-01-22) (tracks A1–B1, B3–B4)
drums (drum set):
Connie Kay (1956-01-22) (tracks A1–B1, B3–B4)
Connie Kay (1956-02-14) (track B2)
Milt Jackson (1956-01-22) (tracks A1–B1, B3–B4)
Milt Jackson (1956-02-14) (track B2)
double bass [bass]:
Percy Heath (1956-01-22) (tracks A1–B1, B3–B4)
Percy Heath (1956-02-14) (track B2)
John Lewis (pianist, member of Modern Jazz Quartet) (1956-01-22) (tracks A1–B1, B3–B4)
John Lewis (pianist, member of Modern Jazz Quartet) (1956-02-14) (track B2)
Dizzy Gillespie (track B4)
Ann Ronell (1932) (track B3)
Harold Arlen (1938) (track B1)
Matt Dennis (American singer, pianist, band leader) (1946) (track A2)
Ann Ronell (1932) (track B3)
Yip Harburg (1938) (track B1)
Earl Brent (1946) (track A2)
premiered by:
Judy Garland (1939) (track B1)
Nesuhi Ertegun (tracks A1–B4)
recording engineer:
John Kraus (1956-01-22) (tracks A1–B1, B3–B4)
Rudy van Gelder (1956-02-14) (track B2)
Milt Jackson (track B2)
Ann Ronell Music (track B3)
Bourne Co. (not for release label use, this is a music publisher) (track B3)
Dorsey Bros Music Ltd. (Angel Eyes - Dennis/Brent) (track A2)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track B1)
Leo Feist Music (track B1)
Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music) (track A2)
Warner/Chappell (track B1)
ミュージック・セールス (Japan, subsidiary of Shinko Music Entertainment) (track A2)
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) (2017-04-01 –) (track B1)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1956-02-14) (track B2)
part of:
Academy Award for Best Original Song (number: 12) (order: 6) (track B1)
Over the Rainbow (arr. Dave Stapleton) (track B1)
Over the Rainbow (track B1)
Over the Rainbow (for choir, Pickard) (track B1)
instrumental recording of:
Angel Eyes (1946 jazz standard) (1956-01-22) (track A2)
Over the Rainbow (The Wizard of Oz) (1956-01-22) (track B1)
Willow Weep for Me (1956-01-22) (track B3)
is the basis for:
MAIN THEME (Rainbow Islands) (track B1)
later translated versions:
L’Arc en ciel (Somewhere Over the Rainbow, du film “Le Magicien d’Oz”) (track B1)
Ovan regnbågen (track B1)
Pāri varavīksnei (Over the Rainbow) (track B1)
虹の彼方 (Japanese Version of Over the Rainbow) (track B1)
later versions:
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Marusha rave version of “Over the Rainbow”) (track B1)
part of:
The Wizard of Oz (1939 film soundtrack) (track B1)
The Wizard of Oz (1942 Arlen/Harburg musical) (track B1)
recording of:
Woody 'n' You (1956-01-22) (track B4)
Bluesology (1956-02-14) (track B2)
referred to in medleys:

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Wikipedia:en: Fontessa [info]
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Wikidata:Q5465185 [info]