The forty songs included here clearly demonstrate the extent of Cole Porters genius: All Of You, All Through the Night, Anything Goes, Begin the Beguine, Cherry Pies Ought To Be You, Down In the Depths, On the Ninetieth Floor, Easy To Love, Evrything I Love, From This Moment On, Get Out of Town, I Concentrate On You, I Get A Kick Out of You, I Love Paris, I Love You, In The Still Of The Night, Its All Right with Me, Its De-lovely, Ive Got You Under My Skin, Just One of Those Things, Let's Do It, Lets Fall In Love, Looking At You, Love for Sale, My Heart Belongs To Daddy, Night And Day.
"A man whose exciting life and incomparable music brought joy to the hearts of his countrymen and the world at large, Cole Porter remains the most beloved songwriter in the history of American music [...]"
-From the inside liner notes
CD 1 - The Vocal Sides
Featuring Anita ODay, Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Mel Tormé, Dinah Washington, Lee Wiley, Peggy Lee, Morgana King, Jo Stafford, Margaret Whiting, Chris Connor, Lucy Ann Polk, Fred Astaire, Helen Merrill, Carmen McRae
CD 2 -The Instrumental Sides
Featuring Chet Baker, Charlie Parker, Oscar Peterson, Charlie Shavers & Urbie Green, Stan Kenton Orchestra, Oscar Moore Trio, Bobby Hackett, Bud Powell, Jack Sheldon, Tal Farlow, Ben Webster & Coleman Hawkins, Ralph Burns Orchestra, Clifford Brown, Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra, Art Tatum, Don Byas, Les Brown