Includes two complete LPs on 1 CD: "Second To None" (1965) and "Haven't We Met?" (1965). plus a bonus track "Alfie" not included on the original LP of "Second To None" but included here to complete the session.
1. In Love in Vain
2. Where Did It Go? (Manha de Carnaval)
3. The Music That Makes Me Dance
4. Because You're Mine
5. Too Good
6. Once Upon a Summertime
7. The Night Has a Thousand Eyes
8. Cloudy Morning
9. Blame It on My Youth
10. Winter in May
11. My Reverie
12. And I Love Him
13. Alfie (Bonus Track)
14. Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries
15. Who Can I Turn To?
16. He Loves Me
17. Sweet Georgia Brown
18. Don't Ever Leave Me
19. Gentleman Friend
20. Haven't We Met?
21. It Shouldn't Happen to a Dream
22. Limehouse Blues
23. I'm Foolin' Myself
24. Love Is a Night Time Thing
25. Fools and Lovers
Personnel and dates:
#1-13: Carmen McRae with Peter Matz and orchestra: "Second to None"
John Bello (tp), John Messner, Charles Small, Chauncey Welsch (tb); Tony Studd (b-tb), Ray Alonge, Dick Berg, Jimmy Buffington (fhr), Phil Bodner (fl, a-fl, cl, oboe), Shelly Gold (fl, a-fl, oboe), Barry Galbraith (g), Norman Simmons (p), Richard Davis, Victor Sproles (b); Archie Freeman (d), George Devens, Phil Kraus (perc), Gene Bianco (harp) plus 10 violins, 4 violas and 4 cellos.
Recorded in studio, New York, August, 1964.
#14-25: Carmen McRae with Don Sebesky and his orchestra: "Haven't We Met?"
Burt Collins, Mel Davis, Bernie Glow, Jimmy Maxwell, Jimmy Nottingham (tp); Wayne Andre, Bill Watrous (tb); Paul Faulise, Tony Studd (b-tb), Don Butterfield (tu), Ray Alonge, Dick Berg, Jimmy Buffington, Earl Chapin (fhr), Phil Bodner (fl, a-fl, cl, oboe, pic, as, ts), Leon Cohgen (fl, a-fl, oboe, pic, as, ts), Charlie Mariano (fl, cl, as), Stan Webb, (fl, a-fl, oboe, pic, cl, as, ts), Barry Galbraith (g), Norman Simmons (p), Richard Davis, Art Davis (b), Mel Lewis, Ed Shaughnessy (d), Doug Allen, Phil Kraus (perc), Margret Ross (harp) plus 12 violins and 4 cellos. Recorded in studio, New York, 1964.