Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 This Could Be the Start of Something
1:29
2 Once in a Lifetime
3:22
3 Misty
3:37
4 More
1:51
5 There Is No Greater Love
4:41
6 Muddy Water
3 2:30
7 If I Had a Hammer
2:32
8 Impossible
3:23
9 Today I Love Ev’rybody
3:26
10 Without the One You Love
3:33
11 Trouble in Mind
2:55
12 Love for Sale
2:38
13 Won’t Be Long
3:12
14 Over the Rainbow
2:42
15 Love Is the Only Thing
2:44
16 Sweet Lover
3:27
17 All Night Long
3 3:03
18 Who Needs You?
2:49
19 Right Now
2:27
20 Are You Sure
2:45
21 Maybe I’m a Fool
3 3:20
22 It Ain’t Necessarily So
2:58
23 (Blue) By Myself
2:43
24 Today I Sing the Blues
2:51

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1965-02-10) (tracks 1–5, 7–12)
drums (drum set):
Sticks Evans (track 23)
Osie Johnson (1960-08-01) (tracks 14–15, 19, 24)
Sticks Evans (1960-11-17) (track 17)
Belton Evans (1960-11-29) (tracks 13, 16)
Belton Evans (1960-12-19) (track 22)
Sticks Evans (1961-01-10) (tracks 18, 20–21)
Hindal Butts (1965-02-10) (tracks 1–5, 7–12)
guitar:
Lord Westbrook (track 23)
Skeeter Best (1960-08-01) (track 19)
Lord Westbrook (1960-08-01) (tracks 14–15, 19, 24)
Lord Westbrook (1960-11-17) (track 17)
Lord Westbrook (1960-12-19) (track 22)
Lord Westbrook (1961-01-10) (tracks 18, 20–21)
Kenny Burrell (1965-02-10) (tracks 1–5, 7–12)
bass:
Bill Lee (bassist, composer, father of Spike Lee) (track 23)
Bill Lee (bassist, composer, father of Spike Lee) (1960-08-01) (tracks 14–15, 19, 24)
Bill Lee (bassist, composer, father of Spike Lee) (1960-11-17) (track 17)
Bill Lee (bassist, composer, father of Spike Lee) (1960-11-29) (tracks 13, 16)
Bill Lee (bassist, composer, father of Spike Lee) (1960-12-19) (track 22)
Milt Hinton (1961-01-10) (tracks 18, 20–21)
James Richardson (1965-02-10) (tracks 1–5, 7–12)
piano:
Ray Bryant (track 23)
Ray Bryant (1960-08-01) (tracks 14–15, 19, 24)
Ray Bryant (1960-11-17) (track 17)
Ray Bryant (1960-11-29) (tracks 13, 16)
Aretha Franklin (1960-11-29) (track 13)
Ray Bryant (1960-12-19) (track 22)
Aretha Franklin (1961-01-10) (tracks 18, 20–21)
Ted Harris (Country music songwriter) (1965-02-10) (tracks 1–5, 8–9, 11)
tenor saxophone:
Al Sears (track 23)
Al Sears (1960-11-17) (track 17)
Warren Luckey (1960-12-19) (track 22)
Al Sears (1961-01-10) (tracks 18, 20–21)
trombone:
Quentin Jackson (track 23)
Tyree Glenn (1960-08-01) (tracks 14–15, 19, 24)
Quentin Jackson (1960-11-17) (track 17)
composer:
Steve Allen (US actor, musician & comedian) (track 8)
Harold Arlen (track 9)
Erroll Garner (track 3)
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 22, 22)
Isham Jones (track 5)
Richard M. Jones (tracks 11, 11)
Curtis Lewis (track 24)
J. Leslie McFarland (composer) (track 13)
Nino Oliviero (track 4)
Riz Ortolani (track 4)
Harry Richman (track 6)
Peter de Rose (track 6)
Cole Porter (1930) (track 12)
Harold Arlen (1938) (track 14)
Steve Allen (US actor, musician & comedian) (1956) (track 1)
lyricist:
Steve Allen (US actor, musician & comedian) (tracks 1, 8)
Richard M. Jones (tracks 11, 11)
J. Leslie McFarland (composer) (track 13)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 3)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (track 9)
Ira Gershwin (tracks 22, 22)
Dorothy Heyward (playwright) (tracks 22, 22)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 22, 22)
Marty Symes (Lyricist) (track 5)
Jo Trent (track 6)
Cole Porter (1930) (track 12)
Yip Harburg (1938) (track 14)
translator:
Norman Newell (track 4)
vocals:
Aretha Franklin (1960-12-19) (track 22)
Aretha Franklin (1965-02-10) (tracks 1–5, 7–12)
writer:
Joe Bailey (track 23)
Leslie Bricusse (track 2)
Jeanne Burns (track 18)
Aretha Franklin (track 10)
Curley Hamner (track 24)
Billie Holiday (track 18)
Curtis Lewis (track 17)
J. Leslie McFarland (composer) (tracks 15–16, 19, 21, 23)
Anthony Newley (track 2)
Meredith Willson (track 20)
Sid Wyche (track 16)
Lee Hays (1949) (track 7)
Pete Seeger (1949) (track 7)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 12)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 12)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 14)
Harms, Inc. (track 12)
Leo Feist Music (track 14)
Warner/Chappell (track 14)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 3)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (tracks 22, 22)
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 14)
was commissioned by:
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (tracks 22, 22)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Over the Rainbow (The Wizard of Oz) (1960-08-01) (track 14)
Won’t Be Long (1960-11-29) (track 13)
It Ain’t Necessarily So (jazz standard originally from Porgy and Bess; catch-all for unspecified pop and jazz arrangements) (1960-12-19) (track 22)
Muddy Water (1965-02-10) (track 6)
Trouble in Mind (1965-02-10) (track 11)
is based on:
Misty (Original instrumental work) (track 3)
is the basis for:
MAIN THEME (Rainbow Islands) (track 14)
later translated versions:
Datemi un martello (track 7)
Ovan regnbågen (track 14)
Pāri varavīksnei (Over the Rainbow) (track 14)
虹の彼方 (Japanese Version of Over the Rainbow) (track 14)
later versions:
It Ain't Necessarily So (from 'Porgy and Bess') (arrangement for 48 violas) (tracks 22, 22)
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Marusha rave version of "Over the Rainbow") (track 14)
live cover recording of:
If I Had a Hammer (1965-02-10) (track 7)
Impossible (1965-02-10) (track 8)
Love for Sale (1965-02-10) (track 12)
Misty (1965-02-10) (track 3)
More (English translation) (1965-02-10) (track 4)
Once in a Lifetime (Stop the World—I Want to Get Off) (1965-02-10) (track 2)
There Is No Greater Love (1965-02-10) (track 5)
Today I Love Everybody (1965-02-10) (track 9)
Trouble in Mind (1965-02-10) (track 11)
live recording of:
Without the One You Love (1965-02-10) (track 10)
part of:
The Wizard of Oz (Arlen/Harburg musical, introduced in the 1939 motion picture) (track 14)
recording of:
Love Is the Only Thing (1960-08-01) (track 15)
Right Now (1960-08-01) (track 19)
Today I Sing the Blues (1960-08-01) (track 24)
(Blue) By Myself (1960-11-17) (track 23)
All Night Long (1960-11-17) (track 17)
Sweet Lover (1960-11-29) (track 16)
It Ain’t Necessarily So (jazz standard originally from Porgy and Bess; catch-all for unspecified pop and jazz arrangements) (1960-12-19) (track 22)
Are You Sure (1961-01-10) (track 20)
Maybe I’m a Fool (1961-01-10) (track 21)
Who Needs You? (1961-01-10) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:
Love Medley (track 12)
Porgy and Bess Suite (tracks 22, 22)
translated version of: