The song books
    (2017)

    Music CD

    Call Numbers:
    CD/EASY/LISTENING/PETERSON,O
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PUBLISHED
[Place of publication not identified] : Universal Music International / Jazz, a division of Universal Music GmbH, [2017]
℗2017
DESCRIPTION
5 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 13 cm) 1 booklet (1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations
ISBN/ISSN
600753803677, 06007 5380367, 06007 5380368, 06007 5380369, 06007 5380370, 06007 5380371, 06007 5380372
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

Compilation box set containing 108 digitally remastered songs selected from the songbooks of Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Jerome Kern, Richard Rodgers, Harry Warren, Vincent Youmans, Harold Arlen and Jimmy McHugh, previously recorded in stereophonic sound for Verve Records from July 14 - August 9, 1959 and originally released as nine separate original albums under the title "Oscar Peterson song books"

Title from set container

Compact discs

Album liner notes, reproductions of original album art, and a brief September 2017 essay by Martin Chilton included in accompanying booklet inserted in container

Compilation produced by Matthias Kuennecke ; researched by Douglas Payne

Performed by Oscar Peterson, piano, with various other instrumentalists as jazz instrumental ensembles

CONTENTS

CD 1, Oscar Peterson plays the Cole Porter song book.

In the still of the night (2:49) -- It's all right with me (2:51) -- Love for sale (3:26) -- Just one of those things (2:21) -- I've got you under my skin (2:48) -- Ev'ry time we say goodbye (2:19) -- Night and day (2:30) -- Easy to love (2:34) -- Why can't you behave (2:58) -- I love Paris (2:09) -- I concentrate on you (3:08) -- It's de-lovely (2:28).

Oscar Peterson plays the Irving Berlin song book.

I've got my love to keep me warm (2:36) -- Supper time (3:11) -- I'm putting all my eggs in one basket (2:00) -- Change partners (2:24) -- Song is ended (2:56) -- How deep is the ocean (2:59) -- Cheek to cheek (2:28) -- I used to be color blind (2:17) -- You're laughing at me (2:19) -- Isn't it a lovely day (3:20) -- Top hat, white tie, and tails (2:14) -- Remember (2:51)

CD 2, Oscar Peterson plays the George Gershwin song book.

It ain't necessarily so (2:45) -- Man I love (3:05) -- Love walked in (2:49) -- I was doing all right (2:48) -- A foggy day (2:52) -- Oh lady be good (2:58) -- Love is here to stay (2:59) -- They all laughed (2:28) -- Let's call the whole thing off (2:16) -- Summertime (2:54) -- Nice work if you can get it (2:05) -- Shall we dance? (2:15). Oscar Peterson plays the Duke Ellington song book: Don't get around much anymore (2:33) -- Sophisticated lady (2:26) -- Rockin' in rhythm (2:16) -- Prelude to a kiss (2:32) -- In a mellow tone (3:43) -- Cotton tail (2:22) -- Just a-sittin' and a-rockin' (2:58) -- Things ain't what they used to be (3:07) -- Take the "A" train (3:03) -- I've got it bad (and that ain't good) (3:10) -- Do nothing till you hear from me (2:14) -- John Hardy's wife (2:33)

CD 3, Oscar Peterson plays the Jerome Kern song book.

I won't dance (2:29) -- Bill (2:55) -- Song is you (3:03) -- A fine romance (3:06) -- Can't help lovin' dat man (2:42) -- Ol' man river (2:34) -- Long ago (and far away) (2:33) -- Lovely to look at (2:45) -- Pick yourself up (2:11) -- Smoke gets in your eyes (2:46) -- Way you look tonight (3:39) -- Yesterdays (3:17).

Oscar Peterson plays the Richard Rodgers song book.

This can't be love (2:31) -- It might as well be spring (3:01) -- Johnny One Note (1:43) -- Surrey with the fringe on top (2:33) -- Lady is a tramp (2:05) -- Blue moon (2:43) -- Manhattan (2:54) -- Isn't it romantic (2:16) -- Lover (2:01) -- I didn't know what time it was (2:39) -- Bewitched, bothered and bewildered (2:53) -- My funny Valentine (2:45)

CD 4, Oscar Peterson plays the Harry Warren and Vincent Youmans song book.

Lullaby of Broadway (2:29) -- Serenade in blue (3:08) -- You'll never know (3:23) -- I had the craziest dream (2:50) -- I only have eyes for you (3:39) -- Chattanooga choo-choo (2:06) -- More than you know (2:56) -- Carioca (2:14) -- Without a song (3:34) -- Drums in my heart (1:41) -- Time on my hands (1:49) -- Great day (1:57).

Oscar Peterson plays the Harold Arlen song book.

Happiness is a thing called Joe (2:10) -- Stormy weather (2:40) -- Over the rainbow (2:15) -- Man that got away (2:36) -- Ill wind (you're blowing me no good) (2:30) -- Let's fall in love (2:14) -- As long as I live (2:22) -- Come rain or come shine (2:34) -- Ac-cent-tchu-ate the positive (1:58) -- Between the devil and the deep blue sea (2:39) -- I've got the world on a string (2:25) -- That old black magic (2:58)

CD 5, Oscar Peterson plays the Jimmy McHugh song book.

You're a sweetheart (2:45) -- Lost in a fog (3:15) -- I can't believe that you're in love with me (3:27) -- On the sunny side of the street (3:07) -- Diga, diga do (3:00) -- I feel a song comin' on (2:29) -- I'm in the mood for love (2:28) -- When my sugar walks down the street (1:49) -- Don't blame me (2:49) -- I can't give you anything but love, baby (2:04) -- Can't get out of this mood (2:58) -- I couldn't sleep a wink last night (2:41)

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