album

The Essential Collection (Digitally Remastered)

47 songs (2 hours and 35 minutes) Released on 17 September 2006
1
Swanee
Al Jolson With Orchestra
1:59
2
Do It Again
Sue Allen & Billy Butterfield And His Orchestra
3:06
3
Fascinating Rhythm
Hazel Scott with orchestra
2:28
4
Oh, Lady Be Good!
Ike Hatch with orchestral accompaniment
3:15
5
I’d Rather Charleston
Fred, Adele Astaire & George Gershwin (piano)
3:06
6
The Man I Love
Lena Horne with Lennie Hayton (piano)
3:21
7
Somebody Loves Me
Jack Teagarden & Eddie Condon & His Orchestra
2:41
8
Looking For A Boy
Ella Fitzgerald & John Scott Trotter's Orchestra
3:22
9
Maybe
Bing Crosby with orchestra
2:51
10
Clap Yo’ Hands
The Merry Macs with orchestral accompaniment
2:31
11
Do, Do, Do
Gertrude Lawrence & Tom Waring (piano)
3:17
12
Someone To Watch Over Me
Lee Wiley & Eddie Condon & His Orchestra
3:12
13
Funny Face
Whispering Jack Smith with orchestra
2:48
14
High Hat
Hutch (Leslie A Hutchinson) with percussion accompaniment
2:37
15
‘S Wonderful
Dinah Shore & Buddy Clark with orchestra
2:37
16
He Loves And She Loves
Hutch (Leslie A Hutchinson)
2:30
17
My One And Only
Jack Hylton And His Orchestra, Hugo Rignold & Chappie d'Amato
2:59
18
I’ve Got A Crush On You
Sarah Vaughan & George Treadwell's Orchestra
3:06
19
Liza (All The Clouds’ll Roll Away)
Al Jolson With Orchestra
2:14
20
Strike Up The Band
Carroll Gibbons & The Savoy Hotel Orpheans & Anne Lenner
2:22
21
Bidin’ My Time
The Foursome with instrumental accompaniment
2:42
22
Could You Use Me?
Judy Garland & Mickey Rooney with orchestra
3:04
23
Embraceable You
Frank Sinatra with Orchestra
3:23
24
I Got Rhythm
Jack Simpson's Sextette & Betty Kent
2:50
25
Rhapsody In Blue
George Gershwin (piano) & the Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra
8:50
26
But Not For Me
Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra & Helen Ward
3:20
27
Treat Me Rough
Mickey Rooney with orchestra
3:04
28
Gems from Of Thee I Sing
Jane Froman & Sonny Schuyler & Chorus
4:22
29
Mine
Shirley Ross & The Foursome with orchestra
2:38
30
Summertime
Helen Jepson with the orchestra and chorus of the original New York production
2:34
31
It Takes A Long Pull To Get There
Paul Robeson With Orchestra
3:08
32
I Got Plenty O’ Nuttin’
Lawrence Tibbett with the orchestra & chorus of the original New York production
3:10
33
It Ain’t Necessarily So
Johnny Mercer & Billy Butterfield And His Orchestra
2:50
34
(I’ve Got) Beginner’s Luck
Roy Fox And His Orchestra & Mary Lee
2:48
35
They All Laughed
Red Nichols & His Orchestra & The Three Songies
2:47
36
Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off
Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
2:41
37
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra
3:06
38
Things Are Looking Up
Fred Astaire & Ray Noble & His Orchestra
3:11
39
A Foggy Day
Carroll Gibbons & The Savoy Hotel Orpheans & Anne Lenner
2:40
40
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Carroll Gibbons & The Savoy Hotel Orpheans & George Melachrino
2:53
41
Love Walked In
Kenny Baker & Russ Morgan & His Orchestra
2:54
42
I Was Doing All Right
Ella Fitzgerald & Her Savoy Eight
2:57
43
Love Is Here To Stay
Mildred Bailey & Red Norvo & His Orchestra
2:52
44
Dawn Of A New Day
Horace Heidt And His Musical Knights & Charles Goodwin
2:37
45
Changing My Tune
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra & Mel Tormé And His Mel-Tones
2:47
46
For You, For Me, For Evermore
Margaret Whiting with orchestra conducted by
3:04
47
An American In Paris
George Gershwin (piano & celeste) & The Victor Symphony Orchestra
16:16