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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 UTC.

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

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1938-05-18) (track 3)
drums (drum set):
Paul Barbarin (jazz drummer from New Orleans) (1938-05-18) (track 3)
reeds:
Rupert Cole (1938-05-18) (track 3)
trumpet:
Shelton "Scad" Hemphill (1938-05-18) (track 3)
Louis Armstrong (1938-05-18) (track 3)
guitar:
Lee Blair (1938-05-18) (track 3)
double bass:
George "Pops" Foster (1938-05-18) (track 3)
alto saxophone:
Charlie Holmes (US jazz saxophonist, active 1920s/1930s) (1938-05-18) (track 3)
piano:
Luis Russell (1938-05-18) (track 3)
tenor saxophone:
Bingie Madison (1938-05-18) (track 3)
trombone:
J.C. Higginbotham (1938-05-18) (track 3)
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)
Dorothy Kuhns (playwright) (track 18)
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)
orchestra:
Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra (1938-05-18) (track 3)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (1938-05-18) (track 3)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (tracks 13, 18)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 7, 13, 17–18, 21)
Chappell Music (tracks 17, 21)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 9–10, 13–15, 18, 21)
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)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 10)
WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (tracks 4, 9, 11–13, 16, 21)
Warner Bros. Music Corp. (tracks 4, 12)
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)
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) (track 11)
Harms, Inc. (1922) (track 14)
New World Music Co. (1927) (track 6)
WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (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. (1929-2019) (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 Got Rhythm (catch-all for arrangements) (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 piano solo) (track 9)
Somebody Loves Me (for piano solo) (track 10)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for solo piano, arr. by Keith Jarrett) (track 11)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for trumpet and piano, Turrin) (track 11)
Summertime (for brass band, arr. Snell) (track 18)
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 18)
Swanee (for piano solo) (track 1)
The Man I Love (for solo piano, transcr. by Percy Grainger) (track 16)
The Man I Love (for piano solo, arr Gershwin) (track 16)
’s Wonderful (for piano solo) (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:
Embraceable Jew (track 4)
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)
Nansen og e (track 17)
Oh, dama, tem dó (track 9)
Sommartid (track 18)
Summa is (track 18)
Summertime (french lyrics) (track 18)
Wundervoll (track 13)
その人は誰 (track 11)
later versions:
Fascinating Rhythm (vocalese version, lyrics by Mimi Perrin) (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)
Broadway Rhythm (film) (track 10)
Crazy for You (1992 musical) (tracks 4, 7, 11, 15, 21)
Funny Face (1927 musical) (tracks 8, 13)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (number) (track 20)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (tracks 4, 15)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (tracks 9, 16, 20)
My One and Only (1983 Broadway Musical) (number) (tracks 6–8, 13)
Oh, Kay! (1926 musical) (track 11)
Rosalie (track 6)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (tracks 17, 21)
The Goldwyn Follies (tracks 3, 19)
Treasure Girl (1928 musical) (track 12)
When the Boys Meet the Girls (1965 film) (tracks 4, 15)
recording of:
Embraceable You (track 4)
Funny Face (track 8)
How Long Has This Been Going On? (Funny Face, 1957 film) (track 6)
I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’ (Porgy and Bess, catch-all for jazz & pop arrangements) (track 2)
I Got Rhythm (track 15)
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 (from “Shall We Dance”) (track 17)
They Can’t Take That Away From Me (from “Shall We Dance”) (track 21)
Love Walked In (1938-05-18) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Love Medley (track 3)
The Rhythm Series (tracks 15, 20)
Porgy and Bess Suite (order: 1) (track 18)
Porgy and Bess Suite (order: 2) (track 2)

Release

ASIN:UK: B000027R03 [info]