Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 St. James Infirmary
Louis Armstrong 3:21
2 Mood Indigo
Nina Simone 4:02
3 Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
Lena Horne 2:49
4 Willow Weep for Me
Dinah Washington 3:28
5 My Favourite Things
Sarah Vaughan 2:47
6 Stormy Weather
Billie Holiday 3:29
7 A Fine Romance
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 3:33
8 Mona Lisa
Nat King Cole 2:44
9 Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall
Ella Fitzgerald & The Ink Spots 3:13
10 Moon Glow
The Mills Brothers 2:31
11 Body and Soul
Sarah Vaughan 2:56
12 Back Ole Town Blues
Louis Armstrong 4:03
13 The Mood That I'm In
Billie Holiday 3:02
14 Paper Moon
Nat King Cole 1:52
15 Makin' Whoopie
Stéphane Grappelli 3:34
16 After You've Gone
Nina Simone 5:40
17 I've Got a Right to Sing the Blues
Peggy Lee 2:42
18 Black and Blue
Louis Armstrong 3:07

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (track 2)
drums (drum set):
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1957-12) (track 2)
guitar:
Mundell Lowe (track 5)
bass:
George Duvivier (track 5)
Jimmy Bond (1957-12) (track 2)
piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 2)
arranger:
Joe Primrose (track 1)
composer:
Will Hudson (track 10)
Jay Livingston (track 8)
Irving Mills (track 10)
Richard Rodgers (track 5)
Fats Waller (track 18)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 1)
Turner Layton (1918) (tracks 16, 16, 16)
Barney Bigard (1930) (track 2)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1930) (track 2)
Ann Ronell (1932) (track 4)
Jerome Kern (1936) (track 7)
lead vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 16)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 1)
Harry Brooks (jazz pianist & songwriter) (track 18)
Eddie DeLange (track 10)
Ray Evans (track 8)
Andy Razaf (track 18)
Henry Creamer (1918) (tracks 16, 16, 16)
Irving Mills (1930) (track 2)
Ann Ronell (1932) (track 4)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (1936) (track 7)
vocals:
Sarah Vaughan (track 5)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 2)
writer:
Louis Armstrong (track 12)
Luis Russell (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Phillips (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (1966) (track 2)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (1977) (track 16)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 7)
Francis, Day & Hunter Ltd. (tracks 16, 16, 16)
EMI Mills Music Inc. (1930) (track 2)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (1930) (track 2)
recorded at:
Beltone Studios in New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (track 2)
RKO-Pathe Studio in New York, New York, United States (1961-07-18) (track 5)
cover recording of:
After You’ve Gone (track 16)
Mona Lisa (track 8)
Willow Weep for Me (track 4)
is the basis for:
떠돌이별 (track 5)
later translated versions:
Mona Lisa (track 8)
Nid mis Problem (track 18)
later versions:
Favorite Things (track 5)
J'avais deux amis (track 1)
live cover recording of:
After You’ve Gone (track 16)
live recording of:
After You’ve Gone (track 16)
part of:
The Sound of Music (Rodgers & Hammerstein musical) (track 5)
recording of:
A Fine Romance (track 7)
Back o 'Town Blues (track 12)
Black and Blue (track 18)
Moonglow (track 10)
My Favorite Things (The Sound of Music) (track 5)
St. James Infirmary (Joe Primrose's arrangement) (track 1)
Mood Indigo (1930 jazz composition and song) (1957-12) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Popurijs Mūzikas skaņas (selections from The Sound of Music) (track 5)
Swing Time Medley (track 7)
Ja-Da Medley (tracks 16, 16, 16)
version of:
The Unfortunate Rake (Roud 2; Laws Q26 / B1) (track 1)