Tracklist

CD 1: Grey December (1953), Chet Baker Quartet Featuring Russ Freeman (1953)
# Title Rating Length
1 Grey December
3:41
2 I Wish I Knew
3:59
3 Someone to Watch Over Me
3:01
4 This Is Always
3:06
5 Headline
3:08
6 Ergo
3:09
7 Bockhanal
2:59
8 A Dandy Line
2:49
9 Pro Defunctus
3:27
10 Little Old Lady
2:49
11 Moonlight Becomes You
3:25
12 Goodbye
3:48
13 Long Ago and Far Away
2:12
14 Happy Little Sunbeam
2:40
15 Moon Love
3:15
16 Bea’s Flat
2:57
17 No Ties
2:56
18 Band Aid
2:43
19 The Thrill Is Gone
2:42
20 All the Things You Are
2:54
CD 2: Chet Baker & Strings (1954), Chet Baker Sings and Plays with Bud Shank, Russ Freeman and Strings (1955)
# Title Rating Length
1 You Don't Know What Love Is
3:29
2 I’m Thru With Love
2:36
3 Love Walked In
2:57
4 You Better Go Now
3:05
5 I Married an Angel
3:36
6 Love
2:32
7 I Love You
2:47
8 What a Diff’rence a Day Made
2:40
9 Why Shouldn’t I
3:34
10 A Little Duet for Zoot and Chet
2:35
11 The Wind
3:57
12 Trickleydidlier
2:37
13 Let’s Get Lost
3:43
14 This Is Always
3:07
15 Long Ago and Far Away
3:56
16 Someone to Watch Over Me
3:01
17 Just Friends
2:42
18 I Wish I Knew
3:59
19 Daybreak
2:40
20 You Don’t Know What Love Is
4:52
21 Grey December
3:41
22 I Remember You
3:15
CD 3: Chet Baker Sings (1956)
# Title Rating Length
1 That Old Feeling
3:02
2 It’s Always You
3:33
3 Like Someone in Love
2:24
4 My Ideal
4:21
5 I’ve Never Been in Love Before
4:27
6 My Buddy
3:18
7 But Not for Me
3:03
8 Time After Time
2:44
9 I Get Along Without You Wery Well
2:57
10 My Funny Valentine
2:18
11 There Will Never Be Another You
2:58
12 The Thrill Is Gone
2:49
13 I Fall in Love Too Easily
3:19
14 Look for the Silver Lining
2:38
CD 4: Chet Baker Quartet with Russ Freeman (1956), Chet Baker & Art Pepper "Playboys" (1957)
# Title Rating Length
1 Love Nest
4:17
2 Fan Tan
5:41
3 Summer Sketch
4:37
4 An Afternoon at Home
5:11
5 Say When
5:02
6 Lush Life
4:55
7 Amblin’
7:12
8 Hugo Hurwhey
4:26
9 For Minors Only
3:59
10 Minor Yours
6:40
11 Resonant Emotions
5:40
12 Tynan Time
5:31
13 Picture of Heath
6:23
14 For Miles and Miles
4:47
15 C.T.A.
5:09
CD 5: The James Dean Story (1957)
# Title Rating Length
1 Jimmy's Theme
2:51
2 The Search
4:43
3 Lost Love
3:36
4 People
3:33
5 The Movie Star
3:34
6 Fairmont, Indiana
4:32
7 Rebel at Work
3:42
8 Success and Then What
3:55
9 Let Me Be Loved
4:09
10 Hollywood
5:03
11 Let Me Be Loved (vocal)
2:15
CD 6: Chet Baker Sings It Could Happen to You (1958), Chet Baker With Fify Italian Strings (1959)
# Title Rating Length
1 Do It the Hard Way
3:00
2 I'm Old Fashioned
5:05
3 You're Driving Me Crazy
2:55
4 It Could Happen to You
2:51
5 My Heart Stood Still
3:26
6 The More I See You
3:05
7 Everything Happens to Me
5:04
8 Dancing on the Ceiling
3:08
9 How Long Has This Been Going On
4:09
10 Old Devil Moon
2:57
11 I Should Care
2:44
12 The Song Is You
2:31
13 Goodbye
5:01
14 Angel Eyes
4:32
15 Forgetful
2:41
16 Violets for Your Furs
3:17
17 When I Fall in Love
3:35
18 Autumn in New York
3:30
19 Street of Dreams
2:27
20 Deep in a Dream
4:32
CD 7: Chet Baker Sextet (1954/1957), Chet Baker Introduces Johnny Pace (1958)
# Title Rating Length
1 The Half Dozens
2:21
2 I'm Glad There Is You
3:12
3 Stella by Starlight
3:53
4 Tommyhawk
3:39
5 Little Man You've Had a Busy Day
4:43
6 Dot's Groovy
4:33
7 A Minor Benign
4:17
8 Ponder
4:25
9 Twenties Late
5:39
10 X
4:33
11 All or Nothing at All
3:20
12 Crazy She Calls Me
4:10
13 The Way You Look Tonight
3:13
14 This Is Always
3:36
15 When the Sun Comes Out
4:03
16 What Is There to Say
3:39
17 Everything I've Got Belongs to You
2:41
18 We Could Make Such Beautiful Music
3:13
19 It Might as Well Be Spring
3:50
20 Yesterdays
4:59
CD 8: Chet Baker in New York (1958), Chet (1959)
# Title Rating Length
1 Fair Weather
6:56
2 Polka Dots and Moonbeams
7:58
3 Hotel 49
9:52
4 Solar
5:52
5 Blue Thoughts
7:35
6 When Lights Are Low
6:52
7 Alone Together
6:51
8 How High the Moon
3:35
9 It Never Entered My Mind
4:37
10 'Tis Autumn
5:14
11 If You Could See Me Now
5:13
12 September Song
3:02
13 You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To
4:32
CD 9: Chet Baker Plays the Best of Lerner & Loewe (1959), Chet Baker in Milan (1959)
# Title Rating Length
1 I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face
4:14
2 I Could Have Danced All Night
3:40
3 The Heather on the Hill
5:04
4 On the Street Where You Live
8:35
5 Almost Like Being in Love
4:51
6 Thank Heaven for Little Girls
4:34
7 I Talk to the Trees
5:50
8 Lady Bird
4:45
9 Cheryl Blues
4:59
10 Tune Up
5:18
11 Line for Lyons
7:46
12 Pent Up House
5:00
13 Look for the Silver Lining
4:34
14 Indian Summer
5:15
15 My Old Flame
4:57
CD 10: Chet Is Back (1962)
# Title Rating Length
1 Well You Needn't
6:22
2 These Foolish Things
4:55
3 Barbados
8:26
4 Star Eyes
6:58
5 Over the Rainbow
3:30
6 Pent Up House
6:52
7 Ballata in Forma di Blues
10:03
8 Blues in the Closet
7:42
9 Little Girl
4:17
10 Time on My Hands
4:33
11 You and the Night and the Music
4:07
12 Show Me
6:30

Credits

CD 1: Grey December (1953), Chet Baker Quartet Featuring Russ Freeman (1953)

drums (drum set):
Larry Bunker (track 15)
Bob Neel (track 15)
trumpet:
Chet Baker (track 15)
bass:
Carson Smith (track 15)
piano:
Russ Freeman (pianist) (track 15)
arranger:
André Kostelanetz (conductor) (tracks 15, 15)
composer:
Frank Campo (track 1)
Hoagy Carmichael (track 10)
Russ Freeman (pianist) (tracks 14, 16–18)
Ray Henderson (track 19)
Jerome Kern (track 13)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (tracks 15, 15)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (tracks 2, 4)
Mack Gordon (track 2)
Jack Montrose (tracks 5, 7–9)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (track 3)
Jerome Kern (1939) (track 20)
Jimmy Van Heusen (1942) (track 11)
lyricist:
Hoagy Carmichael (track 10)
Stanley Adams (US lyricist & songwriter) (track 10)
Lew Brown (track 19)
Mack David (tracks 15, 15)
Ira Gershwin (track 13)
Mack Gordon (tracks 2, 4)
Jack Montrose (track 9)
Ira Gershwin (1926) (track 3)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1939) (track 20)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (1942) (track 11)
producer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (track 15)
publisher:
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 19)
T.B. Harms Co. (track 20)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 13)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 2, 4)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 3)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (1944) (track 13)
arrangements:
Someone to Watch Over Me (for trumpet and piano, Turrin) (track 3)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for solo piano, arr. by Keith Jarrett) (track 3)
is based on:
later translated versions:
その人は誰 (track 3)
part of:
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 3)
Oh, Kay! (1926 musical) (track 3)
recording of:
Bockhanal (track 7)
A Dandy Line (1953) (track 8)
All the Things You Are (from Very Warm for May) (1953) (track 20)
Band Aid (1953) (track 18)
Bea’s Flat (1953) (track 16)
Grey December (1953) (track 1)
Happy Little Sunbeam (1953) (track 14)
Headline (1953) (track 5)
I Wish I Knew (1953) (track 2)
Little Old Lady (1953) (track 10)
Long Ago (and Far Away) (1953) (track 13)
Moon Love (1953) (track 15)
Moonlight Becomes You (1953) (track 11)
No Ties (1953) (track 17)
Pro Defunctus (1953) (track 9)
Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!) (1953) (track 3)
The Thrill Is Gone (Henderson/Brown song, first performed in 1931) (1953) (track 19)
This Is Always (1953) (track 4)
Moon Love (1953-10-03) (track 15)

CD 2: Chet Baker & Strings (1954), Chet Baker Sings and Plays with Bud Shank, Russ Freeman and Strings (1955)

composer:
Frank Campo (track 21)
María Grever (track 8)
Fud Livingston (track 2)
Matty Malneck (track 2)
Gene de Paul (track 1)
Richard Rodgers (track 5)
Don Raye (track 1)
George Gershwin (composer) (1930) (track 3)
lyricist:
Stanley Adams (US lyricist & songwriter) (track 8)
Lorenz Hart (track 5)
Gus Kahn (track 2)
Don Raye (track 1)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 3)
writer:
Irvin Graham (track 4)
Bickley Reichner (track 4)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 8)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 1)
Maurice Music (track 8)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 3)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1938) (track 3)
arrangements:
Love Walked In (for solo piano, transcr. by Grainger) (track 3)
is based on:
part of:
I Married an Angel (full musical) (track 5)
recording of:
Grey December (track 21)
I Married an Angel (1954) (track 5)
I’m Thru With Love (1954) (track 2)
Love Walked In (1954) (track 3)
You Better Go Now (1954) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Love Medley (track 3)

CD 4: Chet Baker Quartet with Russ Freeman (1956), Chet Baker & Art Pepper "Playboys" (1957)

composer:
Russ Freeman (pianist) (track 3)
recording of:
Summer Sketch (track 3)

CD 9: Chet Baker Plays the Best of Lerner & Loewe (1959), Chet Baker in Milan (1959)

composer:
Tadd Dameron (track 8)
Jerome Kern (track 13)
Frederick Loewe (tracks 2–7)
Gerry Mulligan (track 11)
Sonny Rollins (track 12)
Frederick Loewe (1956) (track 1)
lyricist:
Buddy DeSylva (track 13)
Alan Jay Lerner (tracks 1–7)
publisher:
Chappell & Co Ltd. (tracks 2, 4)
Chappell & Co. (track 13)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 4, 6)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 5)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (tracks 1–2, 4)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (tracks 1, 6)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Quisiera yo bailar (track 2)
踊りあかそう (track 2)
part of:
Brigadoon (complete musical) (tracks 3, 5)
My Fair Lady (full musical) (tracks 1–2, 4)
Paint Your Wagon (full musical) (track 7)
Sally (1920 musical) (track 13)
Gigi (full musical) (track 6)
recording of:
Lady Bird (track 8)
Line for Lyons (track 11)
Pent-Up House (track 12)
Almost Like Being in Love (from "Brigadoon") (1959) (track 5)
Heather on the Hill (from "Brigadoon") (1959) (track 3)
I Could Have Danced All Night (My Fair Lady) (1959) (track 2)
I Talk to the Trees (Paint Your Wagon) (1959) (track 7)
I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face (My Fair Lady) (1959) (track 1)
On the Street Where You Live (My Fair Lady) (1959) (track 4)
Thank Heaven for Little Girls (Gigi) (1959) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
My Fair Lady Suite (tracks 1–2, 4)

CD 10: Chet Is Back (1962)

additional composer:
Harry Link (track 2)
composer:
Thelonious Monk (track 1)
Gene de Paul (track 4)
Oscar Pettiford (track 8)
Don Raye (track 4)
Sonny Rollins (track 6)
Arthur Schwartz (track 11)
Jack Strachey (1935) (track 2)
lyricist:
Howard Dietz (track 11)
Eric Maschwitz (1935) (track 2)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (track 2)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 11)
Harms, Inc. (track 11)
Lafleur Music Ltd. (track 2)
Regent Music (BMI) (track 1)
later translated versions:
Ces petites choses (track 2)
Sinä, laulu ja yö (track 11)
later versions:
Baby Girl (track 2)
It's Over Now (track 1)
Såna små ting (track 2)
part of:
The Band Wagon (1953 film) (track 11)
recording of:
Pent-Up House (track 6)
Star Eyes (track 4)
Well, You Needn't (track 1)
referred to in medleys: