Annotation

Notes

This UK bundle sources cuts fallen into public domain to assemble a Gershwin dedicated release.
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Annotation last modified on 2007-12-06 13:59 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Swanee
Al Jolson 1:59
2 I Got Plenty of Nuttin'
Lawrence Tibbett 3:08
3 Love Walked In
Louis Armstrong 2:35
4 Embraceable You
Judy Garland 2:57
5 Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)
Chick Webb and His Orchestra 2:53
6 How Long Has This Been Going On?
Peggy Lee 3:24
7 Nice Work If You Can Get It
Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra 2:28
8 Funny Face
Jack Smith 2:45
9 Oh, Lady Be Good
Coleman Hawkins 2:47
10 Somebody Loves Me
Benny Carter and His Orchestra 2:51
11 Someone to Watch Over Me
George Gershwin 2:54
12 I've Got a Crush on You
Lee Wiley 3:22
13 'S Wonderful
Benny Goodman and His Orchestra 3:30
14 I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise
Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra 3:21
15 I Got Rhythm
Fats Waller, His Rhythm & His Orchestra 3:17
16 The Man I Love
Helen Forrest 3:58
17 The All Laughed
Fred Astaire 2:50
18 Summertime
Paul Robeson 2:39
19 I Was Doing All Right
Ella Fitzgerald and Her Savoy Eight 3:04
20 Fascinating Rhythm
Buddy Lee 2:48
21 They Can't Take That Away From Me
Billie Holiday 3:04

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Joe Lovano (American jazz artist) (track 4)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 1–2, 5, 18)
George Gershwin (composer) (1922) (track 14)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (tracks 9–10, 16, 20)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (track 11)
George Gershwin (composer) (1927) (tracks 8, 13)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (tracks 4, 6, 12)
George Gershwin (composer) (1930) (tracks 3, 15)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (tracks 7, 17, 19, 21)
lyricist:
Irving Caesar (track 1)
Buddy DeSylva (track 10)
Ira Gershwin (tracks 2, 5, 18, 20)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 2, 18)
Gus Kahn (track 5)
Ballard MacDonald (track 10)
Buddy DeSylva (1922) (track 14)
Arthur Francis (1922) (track 14)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (tracks 9, 16)
Ira Gershwin (1926) (track 11)
Ira Gershwin (1927) (tracks 8, 13)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (tracks 4, 6, 12)
Ira Gershwin (1930) (track 15)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (tracks 3, 7, 17, 19, 21)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (tracks 13, 18)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 13, 18, 21)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 9, 13–15, 18)
George Gershwin Music (tracks 9, 18)
Ira Gershwin Music (tracks 9, 13, 21)
New World Company (track 16)
New World Music Corp. (tracks 4, 12)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 4, 9, 12–13, 16, 21)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 11)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (tracks 3, 18)
Warner/Chappell (track 18)
Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV (tracks 15–16, 18, 21)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (tracks 13, 18, 21)
Harms, Inc. (1922) (track 14)
New World Music Co. (1927) (track 6)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1927) (track 8)
Harms, Inc. (1929) (track 20)
New World Music Corp. (1929) (track 5)
New World Music Co. (1930) (track 15)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 2)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 18)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track 18)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (tracks 7, 17, 21)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1938) (tracks 3, 19)
arrangements:
Fascinating Rhythm (for piano solo) (track 20)
I Got Rhythm (for brass ensemble, Harvey) (track 15)
I Got Rhythm (for piano solo) (track 15)
I’ll Build a Stairway to Paradise (for piano solo) (track 14)
Liza (for piano solo) (track 5)
Love Walked In (for solo piano, transcr. by Grainger) (track 3)
Oh, Lady Be Good (for solo piano) (track 9)
Somebody Loves Me (for piano solo) (track 10)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for trumpet and piano, Turrin) (track 11)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for solo piano, arr. by Keith Jarrett) (track 11)
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 18)
Swanee (for piano solo) (track 1)
The Man I Love (for piano solo, arr Gershwin) (track 16)
The Man I Love (for solo piano, transcr. by Percy Grainger) (track 16)
’s Wonderful (for solo piano) (track 13)
instrumental recording of:
Oh, Lady Be Good! (track 9)
’s Wonderful (track 13)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Basal Metabolism (Funny Face, 1957 film cast) (track 6)
Doin’ Time (track 18)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 18)
The Bones of You (track 18)
later parody versions:
Lady Be Good (French parody) (track 9)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 18)
later translated versions:
Abraçável você (track 4)
C'est l'été (track 18)
Fascinante ritmo (track 20)
I hob Rhythmus (track 15)
Mia zwa (track 16)
Oh, dama, tem dó (track 9)
Sommartid (track 18)
Summa is (track 18)
Wundervoll (track 13)
その人は誰 (track 11)
later versions:
Fascinating Rhythm (track 20)
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score) (track 7)
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (tracks 5, 13–16, 21)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (tracks 4, 7, 11, 15, 21)
Funny Face (1927 musical) (tracks 8, 13)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (tracks 4, 15)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (tracks 9, 20)
Oh, Kay! (1926 musical) (track 11)
Porgy and Bess (track 2)
Rosalie (track 6)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (tracks 17, 21)
The Goldwyn Follies (tracks 3, 19)
Treasure Girl (1928 musical) (track 12)
recording of:
Embraceable You (track 4)
Funny Face (track 8)
How Long Has This Been Going On? (Funny Face, 1957 film cast) (track 6)
I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’ (Porgy and Bess, catch-all for jazz & pop arrangements) (track 2)
I Got Rhythm (track 15)
Love Walked In (track 3)
Somebody Loves Me (track 10)
Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!) (track 11)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 18)
Swanee (track 1)
The Man I Love (track 16)
They All Laughed (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
Love Medley (track 3)
The Rhythm Series (tracks 15, 20)
Porgy and Bess Suite (tracks 2, 18)

Release

ASIN:UK: B000027R03 [info]