Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Begin the Beguine
3:15
2 Stardust
3:36
3 I Cover the Waterfront
3:31
4 Comes Love
3:19
5 Deep Purple
3:15
6 Moonglow
3:30
7 Any Old Time
3:14
8 Frenesi
3:06
9 Lover, Come Back to Me
3:33
10 To a Broadway Rose
3:30
11 Indian Love Call
3:12
12 Temptation
3:06
13 Oh! Lady Be Good
3:11
14 St. Louis Blues
3:01

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1938-07-24) (tracks 1, 7, 11)
New York, New York, United States (1939-01-17) (track 9)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
New York, New York, United States (1941-11-12) (track 10)
clarinet:
Artie Shaw (1938-07-24) (tracks 1, 7, 11)
Artie Shaw (1939-01-17) (track 9)
Artie Shaw (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Artie Shaw (1940-09-07) (track 12)
Artie Shaw (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Artie Shaw (1941-11-12) (track 10)
violin:
Robert Barene (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Harry Bluestone (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Sid Brokaw (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Dave Cracov (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Peter Eisenberg (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Jerry Joyce (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Alex Law (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Mark Levant (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Al Beller (1940-09-07) (track 12)
T. Boardman (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 12)
B. Bower (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 12)
T. Klages (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 12)
E. Lamas (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 12)
B. Morrow (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 12)
Alex Beller (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Truman Boardman (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Bill Brower (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Ted Klages (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Eugene Lamas (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Bob Morrow (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Alex Beller (1941-11-12) (track 10)
Max Berman (1941-11-12) (track 10)
Truman Boardman (1941-11-12) (track 10)
Bill Ehrenkranz (1941-11-12) (track 10)
Leo Persner (1941-11-12) (track 10)
Raoul Polikian (1941-11-12) (track 10)
Leonard Posner (1941-11-12) (track 10)
Irving Raymond (1941-11-12) (track 10)
Bernie Tinterow (1941-11-12) (track 10)
cello:
Irving Lipschultz (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Jules Tannenbaum (1940-03-03) (track 8)
F. Goerner (cellist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 12)
Fred Goerner (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Fred Goerner (1941-11-12) (track 10)
Ed Sodero (1941-11-12) (track 10)
George Taliarkin (1941-11-12) (track 10)
drums (drum set):
Cliff Leeman (1938-07-24) (tracks 1, 7, 11)
Buddy Rich (1939-01-17) (track 9)
Carl Maus (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Nick Fatool (1940-09-07) (track 12)
Nick Fatool (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Dave Tough (jazz drummer) (1941-11-12) (track 10)
reeds:
Hank Freeman (American jazz saxophonist) (1938-07-24) (tracks 1, 7, 11)
Tony Pastor (1938-07-24) (tracks 1, 7, 11)
Ronnie Perry (1938-07-24) (tracks 1, 7, 11)
Les Robinson (1938-07-24) (tracks 1, 7, 11)
oboe:
Phil Nemoli (1940-03-03) (track 8)
trumpet:
Johnny Best (jazz trumpeter) (1938-07-24) (tracks 1, 7, 11)
Claude Bowen (1938-07-24) (tracks 1, 7, 11)
Chuck Peterson (trumpet) (1938-07-24) (tracks 1, 7, 11)
Johnny Best (jazz trumpeter) (1939-01-17) (track 9)
Chuck Peterson (trumpet) (1939-01-17) (track 9)
Bernie Privin (1939-01-17) (track 9)
Manny Klein (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Charlie Margulis (1940-03-03) (track 8)
George Thow (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Billy Butterfield (1940-09-07) (track 12)
J. Cathcart (1940-09-07) (track 12)
George Wendt (Swing trumpeter) (1940-09-07) (track 12)
Billy Butterfield (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Clyde Hurley (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
George Wendt (Swing trumpeter) (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Lee Castle (1941-11-12) (track 10)
Max Kaminsky (1941-11-12) (track 10)
Steve Lipkins (1941-11-12) (track 10)
Hot Lips Page (1941-11-12) (track 10)
viola:
Jacques Ray (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Stanley Spiegelman (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Dave Sterkin (1940-03-03) (track 8)
K. Collins (violist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 12)
A. Harshman (violist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 12)
Keith Collins (viola) (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Allan Harshman (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Lenny Atkins (1941-11-12) (track 10)
Morris Kohn (1941-11-12) (track 10)
Sam Rosenblum (1941-11-12) (track 10)
flute:
Marty Ruderman (1940-03-03) (track 8)
guitar:
Al Avola (1938-07-24) (tracks 1, 7, 11)
Al Avola (1939-01-17) (track 9)
Bob Kitsis (1939-01-17) (track 9)
Bobby Sherwood (guitarist) (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Al Hendrickson (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Mike Bryan (Musician - Guitar Player) (1941-11-12) (track 10)
bass:
Sid Weiss (1938-07-24) (tracks 1, 7, 11)
Sid Weiss (1939-01-17) (track 9)
Jud DeNaut (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Jud DeNaut (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Eddie McKinney (1941-11-12) (track 10)
double bass:
Jud DeNaut (1940-09-07) (track 12)
electric guitar:
Al Hendrickson (1940-09-07) (track 12)
alto saxophone:
Hank Freeman (American jazz saxophonist) (1939-01-17) (track 9)
Les Robinson (1939-01-17) (track 9)
Bud Carlton (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Blake Reynolds (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Bus Bassey (1940-09-07) (track 12)
Nelly Plump (1940-09-07) (track 12)
Neely Plumb (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Les Robinson (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Chuck DiMaggio (1941-11-12) (track 10)
Les Robinson (1941-11-12) (track 10)
piano:
Les Burness (1938-07-24) (tracks 1, 7, 11)
Stan Wrightsman (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Johnny Guarneri (1940-09-07) (track 12)
Johnny Guarnieri (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Johnny Guarnieri (1941-11-12) (track 10)
bass clarinet:
Joe Krechter (1940-03-03) (track 8)
baritone saxophone:
Artie Baker (saxophonist, flutist and clarinetist) (1941-11-12) (track 10)
tenor saxophone:
Georgie Auld (1939-01-17) (track 9)
Tony Pastor (1939-01-17) (track 9)
Dick Clark (tenor saxophonist) (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Jack Stacy (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Jerry Jerome (1940-09-07) (track 12)
Les Robinson (1940-09-07) (track 12)
Bus Bassey (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Jerry Jerome (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Georgie Auld (1941-11-12) (track 10)
Mickey Folus (1941-11-12) (track 10)
trombone:
George Arus (1938-07-24) (tracks 1, 7, 11)
Harry Rodgers (1938-07-24) (tracks 1, 7, 11)
Ted Vesely (1938-07-24) (tracks 1, 7, 11)
George Arus (1939-01-17) (track 9)
Les Jenkins (1939-01-17) (track 9)
Harry Rodgers (1939-01-17) (track 9)
Babe Bowman (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Randall Miller (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Bill Rank (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Vernon Brown (1940-09-07) (track 12)
Jack Jenney (American jazz trombonist) (1940-09-07) (track 12)
Vernon Brown (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Ray Conniff (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Jack Jenney (American jazz trombonist) (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Ray Conniff (1941-11-12) (track 10)
Jack Jenney (American jazz trombonist) (1941-11-12) (track 10)
Morey Samel (1941-11-12) (track 10)
French horn:
John Cave (1940-03-03) (track 8)
composer:
Nacio Herb Brown (US songwriter) (track 12)
Rudolf Friml (track 11)
Will Hudson (track 6)
Irving Mills (track 6)
Sam H. Stept (track 4)
Herbert Stothart (track 11)
Charles Tobias (Tin Pan Alley songwriter) (track 4)
Peter de Rose (track 5)
Alberto Domínguez (track 8)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 13)
Hoagy Carmichael (1927) (track 2)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 1)
conductor:
Artie Shaw (1940-09-07) (track 12)
lyricist:
Lew Brown (track 4)
Eddie DeLange (track 6)
Alberto Domínguez (track 8)
Arthur Freed (track 12)
Otto Harbach (track 11)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 13)
Mitchell Parish (1929) (track 2)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 1)
Mitchell Parish (1938) (track 5)
orchestra:
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra (1938-07-24) (tracks 1, 7, 11)
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra (1939-01-17) (track 9)
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra (1941-01-23) (tracks 3, 6)
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra (1941-11-12) (track 10)
vocals:
Billie Holiday (1938-07-24) (track 7)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 11, 13)
Harms, Inc. (track 11)
Ira Gershwin Music (track 13)
Mills Music, Inc. (track 2)
Robbins Music (publishing company owned by EMI Music Publishing Ltd.) (track 5)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 13)
arrangements:
Oh, Lady Be Good (for solo piano) (track 13)
cover recording of:
Stardust (the jazz standard) (track 2)
Temptation (1940-09-07) (track 12)
is the basis for:
Divine biguine (french) (track 1)
later parody versions:
Lady Be Good (French parody) (track 13)
later translated versions:
Beguine (track 1)
Oh, dama, tem dó (track 13)
Polvere di stelle (track 2)
later versions:
Begin the Beguine (unknown language, not English) (track 1)
part of:
Jubilee (track 1)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (track 13)
Rose-Marie: Act I (track 11)
Singin' in the Rain (1952 film) (track 12)
recording of:
Comes Love (track 4)
Deep Purple (track 5)
Oh, Lady Be Good! (track 13)
Begin the Beguine (1938-07-24) (track 1)
Frenesi (1940-03-03) (track 8)
Moonglow (1941-01-23) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Overture (track 12)