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Individual barcodes:

CD 1: 604988920123
CD 2: 604988920222
CD 3: 604988920321
CD 4: 604988920420

Annotation last modified on 2012-01-04 01:07 .

Tracklist

CD 1: This Year's Kisses
# Title Rating Length
1 I Wished on the Moon
3:09
2 What a Little Moonlight Can Do
3:02
3 Miss Brown to You
3:04
4 A Sunbonnet Blue
2:53
5 It's Like Reaching for the Moon
3:22
6 These Foolish Things
3:20
7 I Cried for You
3:14
8 Did I Remember
2:53
9 Billie's Blues
4 2:40
10 A Fine Romance
2:52
11 The Way You Look Tonight
3:02
12 I Can't Give You Anything but Love
3:29
13 I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
2:55
14 This Year's Kisses
3:11
15 Why Was I Born?
2:51
16 I Must Have That Man
2:56
17 My Last Affair
3:10
18 Carelessly
3:09
19 How Could You?
2:33
20 Moanin' Low
3:05
21 Mean to Me
3:09
22 Foolin' Myself
3:02
23 Easy Living
3:04
24 I'll Never Be the Same
3:05
25 Me, Myself and I
2:35
CD 2: Strange Fruit
# Title Rating Length
1 A Sailboat in the Moonlight
2:52
2 He's Funny That Way
2:40
3 Nice Work If You Can Get It
3:10
4 My Man
3:04
5 When You're Smiling
2:52
6 I Can't Believe That You're in Love With Me
2:47
7 On the Sentimental Side
3:05
8 Back in Your Own Backyard
2:42
9 When a Woman Loves a Man
2:26
10 You Go to My Head
2:55
11 I'm Gonna Lock My Heart and Throw Away the Key
2:10
12 The Very Thought of You
2:47
13 I Can't Get Started
2:49
14 Say It With a Kiss
2:36
15 That's All I Ask of You
2:58
16 Dream of Life
2:46
17 More Than You Know
3:09
18 Sugar
2:48
19 Strange Fruit
3:10
20 Yesterdays
3:24
21 Fine and Mellow
3:15
22 I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues
2:52
23 Some Other Spring
3:03
24 Them There Eyes
2:51
25 Night and Day
3:01
CD 3: God Bless the Child
# Title Rating Length
1 The Man I Love
3:07
2 You're Just a No Account
2:59
3 Ghost of Yesterday
2:39
4 Body and Soul
3:00
5 What Is This Going to Get Us?
2:42
6 Laughing at Life
2:56
7 Time on My Hands
3:05
8 I Hear Music
2:42
9 Practice Makes Perfect
2:40
10 Let's Do It
2:58
11 Romance in the Dark
2:17
12 All of Me
3:03
13 God Bless the Child
2:57
14 Am I Blue?
2:51
15 Solitude
3:15
16 Love Me or Leave Me
3:21
17 Mandy Is Two
3:01
18 It's a Sin to Tell a Lie
3:04
19 Until the Real Thing Comes Along
3:11
20 Trav'lin' Light
3:18
21 How Am I to Know?
2:47
22 My Old Flame
3:05
23 I'll Get By
3:01
24 I Cover the Waterfront
3:33
25 I'll Be Seeing You
3:33
CD 4: Lover Man
# Title Rating Length
1 I'm Yours
3:20
2 Embraceable You
3:18
3 As Time Goes By
3:14
4 He's Funny That Way
3:18
5 Lover, Come Back to Me
3:23
6 Billie's Blues
3:10
7 On the Sunny Side of the Street
3:04
8 Lover Man
3:24
9 That Old Devil Called Love
2:55
10 Don't Explain
3:23
11 You Better Go Now
2:45
12 What Is This Thing Called Love?
3:17
13 Good Morning Heartache
3:11
14 Big Stuff
2:35
15 There Is No Greter Love
3:02
16 I Loves You Porgy
3:01
17 Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do
3:25
18 Baby Get Lost
3:19
19 Them There Eyes
2:53
20 Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer
2:48
21 Now or Never
3:21
22 You're My Thrill
3:28
23 Crazy He Calls Me
3:08
24 Somebody's on My Mind
2:57

Credits

CD 1: This Year's Kisses

additional composer:
Harry Link (track 6)
composer:
Irving Berlin (track 14)
Gerald Marqusee (track 5)
Al Sherman (Tin Pan Alley songwriter) (track 5)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track 19)
Harry M. Woods (track 2)
Billie Holiday (– 1936-08-01) (track 9)
Jerome Kern (1929) (track 15)
Jack Strachey (1935) (track 6)
Irving Berlin (1937) (track 13)
lyricist:
Irving Berlin (track 14)
Al Dubin (track 19)
Billie Holiday (track 9)
Al Lewis (Tin Pan Alley era lyricist) (track 5)
Harry M. Woods (track 2)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1929) (track 15)
Eric Maschwitz (1935) (track 6)
Irving Berlin (1937) (track 13)
publisher:
Basart Editions (track 9)
Bourne Co. (track 6)
Connelly Basart (track 2)
Lafleur Music Ltd. (track 6)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 2)
later versions:
Baby Girl (track 6)
Såna små ting (track 6)
recording of:
Billie’s Blues (track 9)
How Could You? (track 19)
Why Was I Born? (track 15)

CD 2: Strange Fruit

composer:
Edna Alexander (track 18)
Vernon Duke (track 13)
Jimmy Eaton (songwriter) (track 11)
Sidney Mitchell (track 18)
James V. Monaco (track 7)
Ray Noble (track 12)
Maceo Pinkard (track 18)
Terry Shand (jazz pianist/composer) (track 11)
Lewis Allan (track 19)
Billie Holiday (track 21)
Maceo Pinkard (1930) (track 24)
Doris Tauber (1930) (track 24)
Cole Porter (1932) (track 25)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (track 3)
J. Fred Coots (1938) (track 10)
lyricist:
Ray Noble (track 12)
Lewis Allan (track 19)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 7)
Ira Gershwin (track 13)
Billie Holiday (track 21)
William Tracey (1930) (track 24)
Cole Porter (1932) (track 25)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 3)
Haven Gillespie (1938) (track 10)
writer:
Johnny Mercer (track 14)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track 14)
publisher:
B. Feldman & Co. (track 10)
Basart Editions (track 19)
Bourne Co. (track 24)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 25)
EMI Robbins Catalog (ASCAP) (track 18)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (tracks 19, 21)
Harms, Inc. (track 25)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 12)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 10)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (track 3)
cover recording of:
Night and Day (Cole Porter song) (track 25)
Sugar (That Sugar Baby o' Mine) (track 18)
You Go to My Head (track 10)
later translated versions:
Obsession (track 12)
Tag und Nacht (Night and Day) (track 25)
Tout le jour, toute la nuit (Night and Day; du film "Joyeuse divorcée") (track 25)
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score) (track 3)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 3)
Gay Divorce (track 25)
recording of:
Fine and Mellow (track 21)
Say It With a Kiss (track 14)
Strange Fruit (track 19)
Them There Eyes (track 24)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Bitter Fruit (track 19)

CD 3: God Bless the Child

trumpet:
Doc Cheatham (tracks 22–23, 25)
membranophone:
Sid Catlett (tracks 22–23, 25)
guitar:
Teddy Walters (tracks 22–23)
bass:
John Simmons (tracks 22–23, 25)
alto saxophone:
Lem Davis (saxophonist) (tracks 22–23, 25)
piano:
Eddie Heywood, Jr. (tracks 22–23, 25)
trombone:
Vic Dickenson (tracks 22–23, 25)
arranger:
Eddie Heywood, Jr. (tracks 22–23, 25)
composer:
Harry Akst (track 14)
Big Bill Broonzy (William Lee Conley Broonzy Bradley) (track 11)
Grant Clarke (track 14)
Walter Donaldson (track 16)
Ernest Gold (track 9)
Bud Green (track 11)
Johnny Green (composer and conductor, often credited as John Green) (track 24)
Edward Heyman (track 24)
Burton Lane (track 8)
Fulton McGrath (track 17)
Don Roberts (Jazz guitarist) (track 9)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 1)
Cole Porter (1928) (track 10)
Johnny Green (composer and conductor, often credited as John Green) (1930) (track 4)
Vincent Youmans (1930) (track 7)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1934) (track 15)
Billy Mayhew (1936) (track 18)
lead vocals:
Billie Holiday (tracks 10, 15–18)
lyricist:
Grant Clarke (track 14)
Edward Heyman (track 24)
Gus Kahn (track 16)
Frank Loesser (track 8)
Johnny Mercer (track 17)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 1)
Cole Porter (1928) (track 10)
Harold Adamson (1930) (track 7)
Frank Eyton (1930) (track 4)
Mack Gordon (1930) (track 7)
Edward Heyman (1930) (track 4)
Robert Sour (1930) (track 4)
Eddie DeLange (1934) (track 15)
Irving Mills (1934) (track 15)
Billy Mayhew (1936) (track 18)
producer:
Milt Gabler (tracks 22–23, 25)
vocals:
Billie Holiday (tracks 22–23, 25)
writer:
Eddie DeLange (track 15)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 15)
Arthur Herzog, Jr. (track 13)
Irving Mills (track 15)
Billie Holiday (track 13)
Gerald Marks (1932) (track 12)
Seymour Simons (1932) (track 12)
publisher:
Basart Editions ( – ????) (track 13)
Bourne Co. (track 12)
Druropetal Music (track 4)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 14)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (track 13)
Marlong Music Corp. (track 12)
New World Company (track 1)
Quartet Music Inc. (track 4)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 1, 4)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 24)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (1944-03-25) (tracks 22–23)
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (1944-04-01) (track 25)
arrangements:
Let's Do It (track 10)
Solitude (for strings, Gould) (track 15)
The Man I Love (for piano solo) (track 1)
The Man I Love (for solo piano, transcr. by Percy Grainger) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Am I Blue? (track 14)
is the basis for:
God Bless the Child (track 13)
later translated versions:
Cuerpo y Alma (track 4)
Mia zwa (track 1)
Sag’ mir Adieu (Time on My Hands) (track 7)
Sei mal verliebt (track 10)
later versions:
Let's Do It (Noël Coward version) (track 10)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 1)
Can‐Can (1960 musical film) (track 10)
Paris (1928 musical) (track 10)
recording of:
(In My) Solitude (track 15)
All of Me (track 12)
Body and Soul (track 4)
God Bless the Child (track 13)
I Hear Music (Dancing on a Dime) (track 8)
Love Me or Leave Me (track 16)
Mandy Is Two (track 17)
Romance in the Dark (track 11)
The Man I Love (track 1)
Time on My Hands (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 12)

CD 4: Lover Man

trumpet:
Doc Cheatham (tracks 1–3)
membranophone:
Sid Catlett (tracks 1–4, 6–7)
bass:
John Simmons (tracks 1–4, 6–7)
alto saxophone:
Lem Davis (saxophonist) (tracks 1–3)
piano:
Eddie Heywood, Jr. (tracks 1–4, 6–7)
trombone:
Vic Dickenson (tracks 1–3)
arranger:
Eddie Heywood, Jr. (tracks 1–4, 6–7)
Joe Lovano (track 2)
composer:
Dan Fisher (track 13)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 16)
Porter Grainger (track 17)
Irene Higginbotham (track 13)
Isham Jones (track 15)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (track 8)
Everett Robbins (track 17)
Allan Roberts (track 9)
Claudius Valk (track 12)
Herman Hupfeld (track 3)
Billie Holiday (– 1936-08-01) (track 6)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 2)
Sigmund Romberg (1928) (track 5)
Cole Porter (1929) (track 12)
Maceo Pinkard (1930) (track 19)
Doris Tauber (1930) (track 19)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (track 8)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (track 8)
lyricist:
Porter Grainger (track 17)
Billie Holiday (track 6)
Ervin Drake (track 13)
Doris Fisher (track 9)
Ira Gershwin (track 16)
DuBose Heyward (track 16)
Herman Hupfeld (track 3)
Marty Symes (Lyricist) (track 15)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 2)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1928) (track 5)
Cole Porter (1929) (track 12)
William Tracey (1930) (track 19)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (track 8)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (1942) (track 8)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (track 8)
producer:
Milt Gabler (tracks 1–4, 6–7)
vocals:
Billie Holiday (tracks 1–4, 6–7)
writer:
Leonard Feather (track 18)
Irvin Graham (track 11)
Arthur Herzog, Jr. (track 10)
Billie Holiday (track 10)
Billy Moore, Jr. (40s US composer/arranger) (track 18)
Bickley Reichner (track 11)
publisher:
Basart Editions (track 6)
Bourne Co. (track 19)
Chappell (track 3)
Fisher Music Corp. (track 13)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (tracks 8, 17)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 17)
MCA Records Ltd. (do not use as an imprint; UK subsidiary of MCA Records) (track 9)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 3)
Universal Music Ltd. (UK sound recording / publishing company) (track 9)
Universal Music Publishing (Use ONLY if no country-specific information is available) (track 10)
Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!) (track 13)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 9)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 2)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (tracks 3, 5)
Warner/Chappell (track 12)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 16)
株式会社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 5)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (1944-04-01) (tracks 1–3)
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (1944-04-08) (tracks 4, 6–7)
cover recording of:
As Time Goes By (the song from "Casablanca") (track 3)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Abraçável você (track 2)
Kumm hoit mi Porgy (track 16)
Kun aika rientää (track 3)
Men tiden går (track 3)
Privé d’amour (French lyric version of "As Time Goes By") (track 3)
Tyst nu (track 10)
恋人よ我に帰れ (今は淋しく 君は去りて 忘れられない あの面影…) (track 5)
later versions:
Die Liebe bleibt (track 3)
Le temps qui passe (track 3)
part of:
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 2)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 2)
recording of:
Baby Get Lost (track 18)
Billie’s Blues (track 6)
Don’t Explain (track 10)
Embraceable You (track 2)
I Loves You, Porgy (track 16)
Lover Man (track 8)
Lover, Come Back to Me (The New Moon) (track 5)
Them There Eyes (track 19)
You Better Go Now (track 11)
referred to in medleys: