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Notes

This covers the Decca takes, fallen into public domain in Europe.
Your money is better used on something else than this messed-up assemblage: save it to afford either of the Verve sets covering that period.

Notes

This covers the Decca takes, fallen into public domain in Europe.
Your money is better used on something else than this messed-up assemblage: save it to afford either of the Verve sets covering that period.

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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 (If You Can't Sing It) You'll Have to Swing It
Ella Fitzgerald 2:59
2 A-Tisket, A-Tasket
Ella Fitzgerald 2:38
3 Sing Me a Sweet Song (and Let Me Dance)
Ella Fitzgerald 2:36
4 I Want to Be Happy
Ella Fitzgerald 4:30
5 My Last Affair
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Savoy Eight 2:42
6 (What Can I Say) After I Say I'm Sorry?
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 2:47
7 The One I Love (Belongs to Somebody Else)
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 3:03
8 Undecided
Ella Fitzgerald 3:17
9 Out of Nowhere
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 2:58
10 Stairway to the Stars
Ella Fitzgerald 3:17
11 If You Ever Should Leave
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Savoy Eight 3:14
12 Imagination
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 3:01
13 All Over Nothing at All
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Savoy Eight 2:42
14 Rock It for Me
Ella Fitzgerald 3:14
15 The Starlit Hour
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 3:13
16 Crying My Heart Out for You
Ella Fitzgerald 3:09
17 'Tain't What You Do (It's the Way That You Do It)
Ella Fitzgerald 3:03
18 The Dipsy Doodle
Ella Fitzgerald 3:14
19 Baby, Won't You Please Come Home
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 2:33
20 Sugar Blues
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 2:51
21 My Man
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 3:04
22 Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 2:46
23 Little White Lies
Ella Fitzgerald 2:58
24 Ella
Ella Fitzgerald 2:48
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 When My Sugar Walks Down the Street
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 2:45
2 He's My Guy
Ella Fitzgerald 3:19
3 I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 2:54
4 I Must Have That Man
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 3:06
5 Somebody Nobody Loves
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 3:12
6 Mama Come Home
Ella Fitzgerald 2:43
7 Shake Down the Stars
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 2:45
8 My Heart and I Decided
Ella Fitzgerald 3:01
9 Cow Cow Boogie
Ella Fitzgerald & The Ink Spots 2:54
10 You Don't Know What Love Is
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 3:24
11 Jim
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 3:00
12 Stone Cold Dead in the Market (He Had It Coming)
Louis Jordan & Ella Fitzgerald 2:34
13 I'm Beginning to See the Light
Ella Fitzgerald & The Ink Spots 2:44
14 It's Only a Paper Moon
Ella Fitzgerald 2:43
15 A Kiss Goodnight
Ella Fitzgerald 3:07
16 For Sentimental Reasons
Ella Fitzgerald & The Delta Rhythm Boys 3:11
17 Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall
Ella Fitzgerald & The Ink Spots 3:08
18 Flying Home
Ella Fitzgerald 2:28
19 You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart)
Ella Fitzgerald 2:55
20 Petootie Pie
Louis Jordan & Ella Fitzgerald 2:38
21 It's a Pity to Say Goodnight
Ella Fitzgerald & The Delta Rhythm Boys 2:41
22 And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine
Ella Fitzgerald 3:16
23 That's the Way It Is
Ella Fitzgerald & The Ink Spots 3:15
24 The Frim Fram Sauce
Ella Fitzgerald 3:12
25 Benny's Coming Home on Saturday
Ella Fitzgerald 3:26
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 How High the Moon
3:16
2 I've Got a Feelin' I'm Fallin'
2:34
3 That Old Feeling
2:27
4 Lady Be Good!
3:15
5 Black Coffee
3:04
6 Baby It's Cold Outside
2:42
7 Guilty
3:12
8 Smooth Sailing
3:06
9 I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair
2:54
10 Lover's Gold
3:05
11 Crying
3:10
12 Robbin's Nest
2:33
13 No Sense
2:59
14 Mixed Emotions
3:17
15 I Hadn't Anyone Till You
3:03
16 Happy Talk
2:27
17 Dream a Little Dream of Me
3:02
18 My Baby Likes to Be-Bop
2:41
19 A Sunday Kind of Love
3:14
20 You Turned the Tables on Me
2:57
21 Dream a Little Longer
3:01
22 Don'cha Go 'Way Mad
3:18
23 Sentimental Journey
3:17
24 A Man Wrote a Song
3:12
25 Basin Street Blues
3:07

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Walter Donaldson (track 23)
lyricist:
Walter Donaldson (track 23)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 2)
writer:
Stanley Adams (US lyricist & songwriter) (track 3)
Hoagy Carmichael (track 3)
Kay Werner (Songwriter, along with her sister Sue) (1938) (track 14)
Sue Werner (Songwriter, along with her sister Kay) (1938) (track 14)
later translated versions:
recording of:
A-Tisket, A-Tasket (track 2)
Little White Lies (track 23)
Rock It for Me (track 14)

CD 2

recorded in:
trumpet:
Aaron Izenhall (track 20)
drums:
Eddie Boyd (blues pianist) (track 20)
claves:
Vic Lourie (track 20)
maracas:
Harry Dial (track 20)
double bass:
Jesse 'Po' Simpkins (track 20)
electric guitar:
Carl Hogan (track 20)
alto saxophone:
Louis Jordan (American jazz, blues and rhythm & blues musician and songwriter) (track 20)
piano:
Wild Bill Davis (track 20)
tenor saxophone:
Josh Jackson (track 20)
composer:
Stan Kenton (track 22)
Charles Lawrence (track 22)
lead vocals:
Louis Armstrong (track 19)
lyricist:
Joe Greene (track 22)
vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (track 20)
Louis Jordan (American jazz, blues and rhythm & blues musician and songwriter) (track 20)
writer:
Raymond Leveen (track 20)
Lorenzo Pack (track 20)
Frank Paparelli (track 20)
recording of:
Petootie Pie (1945-10-08) (track 20)

CD 3

composer:
Arnett Cobb (tracks 8, 8)
Illinois Jacquet (track 22)
Jimmy Mundy (track 22)
Richard Rodgers (track 9)
Morgan Lewis (1940) (track 1)
lyricist:
Al Stillman (track 22)
Nancy Hamilton (1940) (track 1)
publisher:
Chappell (track 1)
Wayne Music (smooth sailing - Cobb) (tracks 8, 8)
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1973-07-05) (track 8)
cover recording of:
How High the Moon (1947) (track 1)
live recording of:
Smooth Sailing (1973-07-05) (track 8)
part of:
South Pacific (Rodgers & Hammerstein musical) (track 9)
recording of:
Don'cha Go 'way Mad (track 22)
Smooth Sailing (track 8)

Release

ASIN: DE: B000068CUG [info]