Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Red Roses for a Blue Lady
Vic Dana 2:32
2 Answer Me
Frankie Laine 2:30
3 Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head
B.J. Thomas 2:42
4 Lady in the Stamp Collection
Bing Crosby 2:52
5 Ain’t No Sunshine
Al Jarreau 2:01
6 Every Body Likes to Cha Cha
Sam Cooke 2:37
7 Tell Laura I Love Her
Ray Peterson 2:52
8 Please Mr. Sun
Bing Crosby 2:25
9 A Woman in Love
Frankie Laine 2:22
10 Ol’ Man River
Sam Cooke 2:36
11 Lean on Me
Al Jarreau 3:48
12 La Vie En Rose
Louis Armstrong 3:23
13 Why
Frankie Avalon 2:39
14 When the Midnight Train Leaves Alabama
Bing Crosby 1:30
15 Don’t Fence Me In
Frankie Laine 3:08
16 If I Give You My Love
Ray Charles 2:33
17 Win Your Love for Me
Sam Cooke 2:54
18 Glow Worm
Bing Crosby 2:57
19 Rosemary Blue
Neil Sedaka 3:45
20 Something’s Gotten Hold of My Heart
Gene Pitney 3:30
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Over the Rainbow
Judy Garland 2:17
2 Willow Weep for Me
Billie Holiday 3:31
3 Summertime
Sarah Vaughan 2:54
4 New York, New York
Shirley Bassey 3:26
5 What a Difference a Day Made
Dinah Washington 3 2:30
6 I Can’t Give You Anything but Love
Ella Fitzgerald 3:27
7 My Babe Just Cares for Me
Nina Simone 3:38
8 My Man
Billie Holiday 2:36
9 Ain’t Misbehavin’
Dinah Washington 2:36
10 How High the Moon
Ella Fitzgerald 4:00
11 Polka Dots and Moonbeans
Sarah Vaughan 2:35
12 All by Myself
Shirley Bassey 4:05
13 I Love You Porgy
Nina Simone 4:11
14 I Cover the Waterfront
Billie Holiday 3:02
15 I Cried All the Way to Alter
Patsy Cline 2:24
16 He’s Out of My Life
Shirley Bassey 3:04
17 Prelude to a Kiss
Sarah Vaughan 2:47
18 Babe It’s Cold Outside
Ella Fitzgerald 2:43
19 Walkin’ After Midnight
Patsy Cline 1:50
20 Don’t Cry Out Loud
Shirley Bassey 2:54

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1949) (track 16)
composer:
Jeff Barry (track 7)
L.C. Cooke (track 17)
Frank Loesser (track 9)
Louiguy (track 12)
Gerhard Winkler (track 2)
Roger Cook (track 20)
Roger Greenaway (track 20)
Fred Rauch (track 2)
Bill Withers (tracks 5, 11)
William York (track 16)
Jerome Kern (1927) (track 10)
lyricist:
Frank Loesser (track 9)
Gerhard Winkler (track 2)
Roger Cook (track 20)
Roger Greenaway (track 20)
Édith Piaf (track 12)
Ben Raleigh (track 7)
Fred Rauch (track 2)
Carl Sigman (track 2)
Bill Withers (tracks 5, 11)
William York (track 16)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1927) (track 10)
performer:
The Maxim Trio (track 16)
translator:
Carl Sigman (track 2)
Mack David (track 12)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 5, 11)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 5)
Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!) (track 10)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 11)
ピアーミュージック (Japan, subsidiary of Nichion) (track 12)
cover recording of:
Answer Me, My Love (track 2)
La Vie en rose (English translation) (track 12)
Lean on Me (track 11)
If I Give You My Love (1949) (track 16)
later translated parody versions:
Pauvre Laura (Tell Laura I Love Her) (track 7)
later translated versions:
Allem Anschein nach bist Du's (Ain't No Sunshine) (track 5)
Ol’ Man River (french lyrics) (track 10)
later versions:
orchestrations:
Ol' Man River (orchestrated by R. Williams) (track 10)
part of:
Show Boat (1951 film) (track 10)
Show Boat: Act I (track 10)
Guys and Dolls (full musical) (track 9)
recording of:
A Woman in Love (1955 film "Guys and Dolls") (track 9)
Ol’ Man River (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Vereinzelt Schauer (track 5)
translated version of:
La Vie en rose (French original) (track 12)
Mütterlein (track 2)

CD 2

dedicated to:
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (track 7)
drums (drum set):
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1957-12) (track 7)
membranophone:
Panama Francis (track 5)
flute:
Jerome Richardson (track 5)
guitar:
Kenny Burrell (track 5)
bass:
Jimmy Bond (1957-12) (track 7)
double bass:
Milt Hinton (track 5)
piano:
Joe Zawinul (track 5)
Nina Simone (US singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger and civil rights activist) (1957-12) (track 7)
baritone saxophone:
Charles Davis (saxophone player) (track 5)
arranger:
Belford Hendricks (track 5)
James Morgan (conductor) (track 3)
Juliette Pochin (track 3)
composer:
A.Block (track 19)
Eric Carmen (track 12)
Walter Donaldson (tracks 7, 7)
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 3, 13)
Johnny Green (composer and conductor, often credited as John Green) (track 14)
María Grever (track 5)
D.Hecht (track 19)
John Kander (track 4)
Frank Loesser (track 18)
Sergei Rachmaninov (track 12)
Edward Heyman (track 14)
Harry Brooks (jazz pianist & songwriter) (1929) (tracks 9, 9)
Fats Waller (1929) (tracks 9, 9)
conductor:
Belford Hendricks (track 5)
lead vocals:
Dinah Washington (track 5)
lyricist:
Eric Carmen (track 12)
D.Hecht (track 19)
Frank Loesser (track 18)
Stanley Adams (US lyricist & songwriter) (track 5)
Fred Ebb (track 4)
Ira Gershwin (tracks 3, 13)
Edward Heyman (track 14)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 3, 13)
Gus Kahn (tracks 7, 7)
Andy Razaf (1929) (tracks 9, 9)
performer:
producer:
Clyde Otis (American songwriter and record producer) (track 5)
vocals:
Sarah Vaughan (track 3)
Dinah Washington (track 5)
Nina Simone (US singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger and civil rights activist) (1957-12) (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Bethlehem Records (50s Jazz Label) (1958) (track 7)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1992) (track 7)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1992) (track 7)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1993) (track 7)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1993) (track 7)
publisher:
BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! file releases under its imprint "BMG Chrysalis") (tracks 9, 9)
Chappell & Co. (track 3)
Chappell Music Co. Inc. (tracks 7, 7)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (tracks 9, 9)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 5)
Frank Music Corp. (track 18)
Gus Kahn Music Co. (tracks 7, 7)
MPL Communications Ltd. (not for release label use! Paul McCartney-related, London-based company) (track 18)
MPL UK Publishing (track 18)
Maurice Music (track 5)
Redwood Music (tracks 9, 9)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (tracks 9, 9)
Round Hill Works (track 12)
Tobago Music Co. (tracks 7, 7)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 14)
Warner/Chappell (track 3)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 3)
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 12)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 13)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 3)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track 3)
recorded at:
Beltone Studios in New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (track 7)
arrangements:
Ain’t Misbehavin’ (for big band, Wolpe) (tracks 9, 9)
Da solo no (translated) (track 12)
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
cover recording of:
All by Myself (track 12)
What a Diff’rence a Day Made (1959-06 – 1959-08) (track 5)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 3)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 3)
The Bones of You (track 3)
later parody versions:
Baby, It's Cold Outside (parody) (track 18)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 3)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (track 3)
Jag hålls på mattan (tracks 9, 9)
Kumm hoit mi Porgy (track 13)
Perdóname (track 12)
See päev on teel (track 12)
Sommartid (track 3)
Summa is (track 3)
later versions:
Je vous aime ainsi (track 12)
medley including a recording of:
recording of:
Baby, It’s Cold Outside (Neptune’s Daughter) (track 18)
I Loves You, Porgy (track 13)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 3)
My Baby Just Cares for Me (1957-12) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Porgy and Bess Suite (tracks 3, 13)