Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Swanee
Al Jolson 2:39
2 I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise
Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra 3:11
3 Do, Do, Do
Gertrude Lawrence & Harold French 2:43
4 The Man I Love
Lee Wiley 3:05
5 Embraceable You
Nat King Cole 3:26
6 But Not for Me
Judy Garland 3:10
7 Changing My Tune
Mel Tormé & The Mel-Tones 2:40
8 Bidin' My Time
Mary Martin 3:56
9 How Long Has This Been Going On?
Ella Fitzgerald 3:17
10 Fascinating Rhythm
Fred Astaire 2:45
11 They Can't Take That Away From Me
Fred Astaire 4:24
12 A Foggy Day (In London Town)
Chris Connor 3:22
13 My Cousin in Milwaukee
Nancy Walker 1:59
14 Soon
Kaye Ballard 3:03
15 'S Wonderful
Sarah Vaughan 2:31
16 My Man's Gone Now
Sarah Vaughan 4:23
17 Nice Work If You Can Get It
Mel Tormé 3:08
18 Isn't It a Pity?
Mabel Mercer 3:58
19 It Ain't Necessarily So
Cab Calloway 3:11
20 Hang on to Me
Travis Hudson & Ronny Whyte 2:01
21 Love Walked In
Bobby Short 2:47
22 Someone to Watch Over Me
Lena Horne 3:15
23 Our Love Is Here to Stay
Michael Feinstein 3:55
24 Somebody Loves Me
Maureen McGovern 4:57

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Jimmy Jones (jazz pianist, active years 1936-1975) (track 15)
arranger:
Joe Lovano (American jazz artist) (track 5)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 1, 3, 7, 16, 19–20, 23)
George Gershwin (composer) (1922) (track 2)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (tracks 4, 10, 24)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (track 22)
George Gershwin (composer) (1927) (tracks 14–15)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (tracks 5, 9)
George Gershwin (composer) (1930) (tracks 6, 8, 21)
George Gershwin (composer) (1932) (track 13)
George Gershwin (composer) (1933) (track 18)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (tracks 11–12, 17)
lyricist:
Irving Caesar (track 1)
Buddy DeSylva (track 24)
Ira Gershwin (tracks 3, 7, 10, 16, 19–20, 23)
Dorothy Heyward (playwright) (tracks 16, 19)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 16, 19)
Ballard MacDonald (track 24)
Buddy DeSylva (1922) (track 2)
Arthur Francis (1922) (track 2)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 4)
Ira Gershwin (1926) (track 22)
Ira Gershwin (1927) (tracks 14–15)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (tracks 5, 9)
Ira Gershwin (1930) (tracks 6, 8)
Ira Gershwin (1932) (track 13)
Ira Gershwin (1933) (track 18)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (tracks 11–12, 17, 21)
orchestra:
vocals:
Judy Garland (track 6)
Sarah Vaughan (track 15)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 15)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 11, 15, 23)
Chappell Music (track 23)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 2, 12, 15, 23)
Ira Gershwin Music (tracks 11, 15)
New World Company (track 4)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 4–5, 11–12, 15)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 23)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 22)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (tracks 11, 15, 19)
Harms, Inc. (1922) (track 2)
New World Music Co. (1927) (track 9)
Harms, Inc. (1929) (track 10)
New World Music Corp. (1929) (track 14)
New World Music Co. (1930) (tracks 6, 8)
New World Music Co. (1932) (track 18)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (tracks 11, 17)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1938) (tracks 21, 23)
was commissioned by:
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 19)
arrangements:
Do Do Do (for piano solo) (track 3)
Fascinating Rhythm (for piano solo) (track 10)
I’ll Build a Stairway to Paradise (for piano solo) (track 2)
Love Walked In (for solo piano, transcr. by Grainger) (track 21)
Somebody Loves Me (for piano solo) (track 24)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for trumpet and piano, Turrin) (track 22)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for solo piano, arr. by Keith Jarrett) (track 22)
Swanee (for piano solo) (track 1)
The Man I Love (for solo piano, transcr. by Percy Grainger) (track 4)
The Man I Love (for piano solo) (track 4)
’s Wonderful (for solo piano) (track 15)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Basal Metabolism (Funny Face, 1957 film cast) (track 9)
later translated versions:
A Newö heit (track 12)
Abraçável você (track 5)
Fascinante ritmo (track 10)
Jour de brouillard (track 12)
Mia zwa (track 4)
Nua ned fia mi (track 6)
Um dia de garoa (track 12)
Wundervoll (track 15)
その人は誰 (track 22)
later versions:
Fascinating Rhythm (track 10)
It Ain't Necessarily So (from 'Porgy and Bess') (arrangement for 48 violas) (track 19)
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score) (tracks 12, 17)
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (tracks 2, 4, 6, 11, 15)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (tracks 5–6, 8, 11, 17, 22)
Funny Face (1927 musical) (track 15)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (tracks 5–6, 8)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (track 10)
Oh, Kay! (1926 musical) (tracks 3, 22)
Pardon My English (tracks 13, 18)
Rosalie (track 9)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (track 11)
Strike up the Band (1927 Gershwin musical) (track 14)
The Goldwyn Follies (tracks 21, 23)
recording of:
Bidin' My Time (from Girl Crazy) (track 8)
Changing My Tune (track 7)
Do, Do, Do (track 3)
Embraceable You (track 5)
Hang on to Me (track 20)
How Long Has This Been Going On? (Funny Face, 1957 film cast) (track 9)
Isn't It a Pity? (track 18)
It Ain’t Necessarily So (jazz standard originally from Porgy and Bess; catch-all for unspecified pop and jazz arrangements) (track 19)
Love Walked In (track 21)
My Man’s Gone Now (aria from Porgy and Bess, use this for non-opera or instrumental recordings) (track 16)
Somebody Loves Me (track 24)
Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!) (track 22)
Soon (track 14)
Swanee (track 1)
The Man I Love (track 4)
’s Wonderful (track 15)
But Not for Me (1943-11-02) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Love Medley (track 21)
The Rhythm Series (track 10)

Release Group

part of: American Songbook Series