The Record Collection

Various Artists: The Complete Gershwin Songbooks

Track list:

Disc 1: ‘S Wonderful (Verve 513 928)

01 – They Can’t Take That Away From Me -Billie Holiday
02 – Summertime -Helen Merrill
03 – Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off -Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
04 – Embraceable You -Sarah Vaughan
05 – But Not For Me -Dinah Washington
06 – They All Laughed -Bing Crosby
07 – The Man I Love -Betty Carter
08 – Oh, Lady Be Good -The Gordons with Dizzy Gillespie and Stuff Smith
09 – There’s A Boat Dat’s Leavin’ Soon For New York -Louis Armstrong
10 – How Long Has This Been Going On? -Ella Fitzgerald
11 – ‘S Wonderful -Joe Williams
12 – I Loves You, Porgy -Nina Simone
13 – I’ve Got a Crush On You -Bill Henderson
14 – Fascinatin’ Rhythm -Fred Astaire
15 – Someone To Watch Over Me -Blossom Dearie
16 – Our Love Is Here To Stay -Shirley Horn

Disc 2: ‘S Marvelous (Verve 521 568)

01 – I Got Rhythm -Ernestine Anderson
02 – Nice Work If You Can Get It -Billie Holiday
03 – Embraceable You -Joe Williams
04 – Who Cares? -Anita O’day
05 – A Woman Is A Sometime Thing -Louis Armstrong
06 – Love Walked In -Sarah Vaughan
07 – Love Is Here To Stay -Blossom Dearie
08 – Oh, Lady Be Good -Fred Astaire
09 – Of Thee I Sing -Ella Fitzgerald
10 – For You For Me, For Evermore -Morgana King
11 – A Foggy Day -Dinah Washington
12 – Someone To Watch Over Me -Arthur Prysock
13 – Isn’t It A Pity? -Shirley Horn
14 – They Can’t Take That Away From Me -Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
15 – ‘S Wonderful -Sarah Vaughan
16 – Fascinatin’ Rhythm -Antonio Carlos Jobim

Disc 3: ‘S Paradise (instrumentals) (Verve 525 361)

01 – Fascinatin’ Rhythm -Louie Bellson
02 – My Man’s Gone Now -Bill Evans and Jim Hall
03 – Mine -Buddy DeFranco
04 – How Long Has This Been Going On? -Coleman Hawkins
05 – Somebody Loves Me -Oscar Peterson
06 – Prelude II -Kenny Burrell
07 – They All Laughed -George Shearing
08 – Nice Work If You Can Get It -Stan Getz & Bob Brookmeyer
09 – I Loves You, Porgy -Bill Evans
10 – Love Is Here To Stay -Jimmy Cleveland
11 – The Man I Love -Toshiko Akiyoshi
12 – A Foggy Day -Tal Farlow
13 – Strike Up The Band -Oscar Peterson
14 – Embraceable You -Clifford Brown
15 – ‘S Wonderful -Don Elliott
16 – Someone To Watch Over Me -Art Tatum

The Complete Gershwin Songbooks collects three discs also released separately: ‘S Wonderful, ‘S Marvelous, and ‘S Paradise.

‘S WONDERFUL: THE GERSHWIN SONGBOOK recorded between 1952 and 1987. Includes liner notes by James Isaacs.

‘S MARVELOUS: THE GERSHWIN SONGBOOK producers: Norman Granz (tracks 2, 4-5, 7-9, 14); Miriam Cutler, Ron Berinstein (track 3); Hy Weiss (track 12); Johnny Mandel (track 13); Bob Shad (track 15); Paulo Jobim, Jacques Morelenbaum (track 16).

Compilation producer: Michael Lang.

‘S PARADISE: THE GERSHWIN SONGBOOK (THE INSTRUMENTALS) producers: Creed Taylor (tracks 2, 6, 8); Norman Granz (tracks 3-5, 12-13, 15); Richard E. Lyons (track 7); Helen Keane (track 9); Nat Hentoff (track 11); Bob Shad (track 14); Heindorf (track 16).

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