The Best of the Nat King Cole Trio: The Vocal Classics (1942-1946)

Tracks: 22, total time: 66:03, year: 1995, genre: Jazz: Swing

Nat King Cole [Nathaniel Adams Coles] (1919/1965): piano, vocals
Oscar Moore (?1912?1916/1981): guitar
Johnny Miller (1915/1988):bass
Recorded Los Angeles US-CA & New York US-NY, 1942-10-11/1946-12-18.
Original recording engineer: John Palladino (tracks 9-19)
Original sessions produced by Jim Conkling, Paul Weston, Walter Rivers and Carl Kress.
Compilation produced by Michael Cuscuna.
Transfers & audio restoration: Malcolm Addey
CD: Capitol Jazz CDP 33571 (1995-10-31), UPC 724383357123, BMG D104057.

S/N Time Song Title
1. 3:25 All for You
(Robert Scherman)
Recorded at C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles US-CA, 1942-10-11.
2. 2:27 Straighten Up and Fly Right
(Nat King Cole/Irving Mills)
Recorded at C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles US-CA, 1943-11-30.
3. 2:57 Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good to You
(Don Redman/Andy Razaf)
Recorded at C.P. MacGregor Studios, LosAngeles US-CA, 1943-11-30.
4. 3:06 If You Can’t Smile and Say Yes
(Louis Jordan/Timmie Rogers)
Recorded at C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles US-CA, 1943-11-30.
5. 3:11 Sweet Lorraine
(Carter Burwell/Mitchell Parish)
Recorded at C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles US-CA, 1943-12-15.
6. 3:25 Embraceable You
(George Gershwin/Ira Gershwin)
Recorded at C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles US-CA, 1943-12-15.
7. 2:56 It’s Only a Paper Moon
(Harold Arlen/E.Y. “Yip” Harburg/Billy Rose)
Recorded at C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles US-CA, 1943-12-15.
8. 3:11 I Realize Now
(Taps Miller/Stanley Cowen)
Recorded at C.P. MacGregor Studios,Los Angeles US-CA, 1944-03-06.
9. 2:56 I’m a Shy Guy
(Nat King Cole)
Recorded at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles US-CA,1945-04-13.
10. 2:52 You’re Nobody ’til Somebody Loves You
(Russ Morgan/James Cavanaugh/Larry Stock)
Recorded at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles US-CA, 1945-05-15.
11. 2:35 What Can I Say After I Say I’m Sorry
(Walter Donaldson/Abe Lyman)
Recorded at Radio Recorders, LosAngeles US-CA, 1945-05-15.
12. 2:57 I’m Thru with Love
(Gus Kahn/Joseph A. “Fud” Livingston/Matty Malneck)
AKA “I’m Through with Love”.
Recorded at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles US-CA, 1945-05-15.
13. 3:06 Come to Baby, Do
(Sid Miller/Inez James)
Recorded at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles US-CA, 1945-10-11.
14. 3:19 The Frim Fram Sauce
(Joe Ricardel/Ray Evans)
Recorded at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles US-CA, 1945-10-11.
15. 2:57 How Does It Feel
(Roy Alfred/Marvin Fisher) ¿(Joe Sherman/George David Weiss)?
Recorded at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles US-CA, 1945-12-04.
16. 3:02 (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66
(Bobby Troup)
Recorded at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles US-CA,1946-03-15.
17. 3:02 Baby, Baby All the Time
(Bobby Troup)
Recorded at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles US-CA,1946-04-17.
18. 3:09 But She’s My Buddy’s Chick
(Sy Oliver/Charles Atkinson)
Recorded at Radio Recorders, LosAngeles US-CA, 1946-05-01.
19. 3:06 You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love)
(Gladys DuBois/Paul Gregory/Con Conrad/Russ Columbo)
Recordedat Radio Recorders, Los Angeles US-CA, 1946-05-01.
20. 3:08 The Best Man
(Roy Alfred/Fred Wise)
Recorded at WMCA, New York US-NY, 1946-08-19.
21. 2:55 (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons
(William Best/Deek Watson)
Recorded at WMCA, New York US-NY, 1946-08-22.
22. 2:25 You’re the Cream in My Coffee
(Ray Henderson/Buddy DeSylva/Lew Brown)
Recorded at Pathé Studios, New York US-NY, 1946-12-18.

The Best of the Nat King Cole Trio: The Vocal Classics (1947-1950)

Tracks: 22, total time: 61:07, year: 1996, genre: Jazz: Swing

S/N Time Song Title
1. 3:15 Meet Me at No Special Place (And I’ll Be There at No Particular Time)
YEAR: 1947
2. 2:44 Naughty Angeline
YEAR: 1947
3. 3:05 I Miss You So
YEAR: 1947
4. 2:26 That’s What
YEAR: 1947
5. 2:24 When I Take My Sugar to Tea
YEAR: 1947
6. 3:05 What’ll I Do
YEAR: 1947
7. 2:24 This is My Night to Dream
YEAR: 1947
8. 2:33 Makin’ Whoopee
YEAR: 1947
9. 3:13 There I’ve Said It Again
YEAR: 1947
10. 3:13 I’ll String Along with You
YEAR: 1947
11. 2:35 Too Marvelous for Words
YEAR: 1947
12. 2:37 Love Nest
YEAR: 1947
13. 2:51 Dream a Little Dream of Me
YEAR: 1947
14. 2:26 Little Girl
YEAR: 1947
15. 2:59 No Moon at All
YEAR: 1947
16. 3:04 If I Had You
YEAR: 1947
17. 3:04 For All We Know
YEAR: 1949
18. 3:09 ‘Tis Autumn
YEAR: 1949
19. 2:32 Yes Sir, That’s My Baby
YEAR: 1949
20. 3:01 I Used to Love You (But It’s All Over Now)
YEAR: 1949
21. 2:25 Don’t Let Your Eyes Go Shopping (For Your Heart)
YEAR: 1950
22. 2:10 Ooh Kickeroonie
YEAR: 1950

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert [RM1999 CD 2]

Tracks: 28, total time: 58:26, year: 1950, genre: Jazz: Swing

S/N Time Song Title
1. 3:26 Blue Skies
2. 2:54 Loch Lomond
3. 1:14 applause; BG’s ‘No Encore’ announcement
4. 2:50 Blue Room
5. 2:25 Swingtime in the Rockies
6. 0:22 applause; Martha Tilton returns to the stage
7. 3:55 Bei Mir Bist du Schöen
8. 0:32 applause; setting-up for BG small groups
9. 4:59 China Boy
10. 5:42 Stompin’ at the Savoy
11. 0:24 applause; BG Quartet cont. but changes program
12. 5:38 Dizzy Spells
13. 0:41 applause; trans. back to Goodman orch. for finale
14. 12:03 Sing Sing Sing (With a Swing)
15. 1:03 applause until encores
16. 2:34 If Dreams Come True
17. 0:21 applause for second encore
18. 3:41 Big John’s Special
19. 0:07 [pause track]
20. 0:27 Introduction
21. 0:22 Don’t Be That Way
22. 0:17 Twenty Years of Jazz
23. 0:25 Blue Reverie
24. 0:28 Life Goes to a Party
25. 0:47 Body and Soul
26. 0:25 Avalon
27. 0:19 Swingtime in the Rockies
28. 0:14 Conclusion