Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Story of the Blues
1:28
2 Good Morning Blues
3:50
3 Empty Bed Blues
3:37
4 Squeeze Me
3:13
5 You've Been a Good Old Wagon
3:34
6 Sent for You Yesterday
2:28
7 St James Infirmary
3:56
8 Lover Man
3:42
9 Things Ain't What They Used to Be
2:45
10 Stormy Weather
4:10
11 There's Always the Blues
3:20
12 Sometimes I'm Happy
2:02
13 Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe
4:09
14 Almost Like Being in Love
2:05
15 Someone to Watch Over Me
4:00
16 The Birth of the Blues
2:46
17 Pennies From Heaven
1:50
18 Getting to Know You
2:14
19 If I Forget You
3:13
20 All of Me
1:53
21 The Nearness of You
3:11
22 Just One of Those Things
3:57
23 The Party's Over
1:42

Credits

CD 1

additional writer:
Cab Calloway (track 16)
arranger:
Joe Primrose (track 7)
composer:
Irving Caesar (track 12)
Ray Henderson (track 16)
Frederick Loewe (track 14)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (track 8)
Richard Rodgers (track 18)
Jule Styne (track 23)
Fats Waller (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (track 15)
Harold Arlen (1933) (track 10)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 22)
Arthur Johnston (American composer and songwriter) (1936) (track 17)
Hoagy Carmichael (1938) (track 21)
Harold Arlen (1940) (track 13)
Mercer Ellington (1942) (track 9)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (track 8)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (track 8)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
Lew Brown (track 16)
Betty Comden (track 23)
Buddy DeSylva (track 16)
Adolph Green (track 23)
Alan Jay Lerner (Lyricist and composer) (track 14)
Ted Persons (track 9)
Clarence Williams (track 4)
Vincent Youmans (track 12)
Ira Gershwin (1926) (track 15)
Ted Koehler (1933) (track 10)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 22)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (1936) (track 17)
Ned Washington (1938) (track 21)
Yip Harburg (1940) (track 13)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (track 8)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (track 8)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (1942) (track 8)
orchestrator:
writer:
Count Basie (track 6)
Irving Caesar (track 19)
Eddie Durham (track 6)
Jimmy Rushing (track 6)
Gerald Marks (1932) (track 20)
Seymour Simons (1932) (track 20)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (track 20)
Chappell & Co. (track 23)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 14)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 10)
Harms, Inc. (track 12)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (tracks 4, 8)
Marlong Music Corp. (track 20)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 21)
Sony/ATV Harmony UK (track 21)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 15)
arrangements:
Someone to Watch Over Me (for solo piano, arr. by Keith Jarrett) (track 15)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for trumpet and piano, Turrin) (track 15)
later translated versions:
Ohne dich (Stormy Weather) (track 10)
Quand il pleut (Stormy Weather) (track 10)
その人は誰 (track 15)
仲良くしましょう (王様と私) (track 18)
later versions:
J'avais deux amis (track 7)
Nostalgia (Marie Myriam song) (track 10)
part of:
Brigadoon (complete musical) (track 14)
Can‐Can (1960 musical film) (track 22)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 15)
High Society (stage musical) (track 22)
Hit the Deck (1927 musical) (track 12)
Jubilee (track 22)
Oh, Kay! (1926 musical) (track 15)
Panama Hattie (1942 film) (track 22)
The King and I (Rodgers & Hammerstein musical) (track 18)
Bells Are Ringing (stage musical) (track 23)
recording of:
All of Me (track 20)
Almost Like Being in Love (from "Brigadoon") (track 14)
Birth of the Blues (track 16)
Getting to Know You (The King and I) (track 18)
If I Forget You (track 19)
Lover Man (track 8)
Pennies From Heaven (track 17)
Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!) (track 15)
Squeeze Me (track 4)
St. James Infirmary (Joe Primrose's arrangement) (track 7)
Stormy Weather (track 10)
The Nearness of You (track 21)
The Party’s Over (Bells Are Ringing) (track 23)
referred to in medleys:
Bing Crosby Medley (track 17)
Ja-Da Medley (tracks 17, 20)
version of:
The Unfortunate Rake (Roud 2; Laws Q26 / B1) (track 7)