Selections from Verve Remixed, 2002

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Selections from Verve Remixed (2002)

Tracks:

  1.  Spanish Grease (Dorfmeister Con Madrid De Los Austrias Muga Reserva Mix) – Willie Bobo
  2. How Long Has This Been Going On? (MJ Cole Remix) – Carmen McRae
  3. Who Needs Forever? (Thievery Corporation Remix) – Astrud Gilberto
  4. Is You Is Or Is You Ain’t My Baby (Rae & Christian Remix) – Dinah Washington
  5. Feelin’ Good (Joe Claussell Remix) – Nina Simone
  6. Return To Paradise (Mark De Clive-Lowe (Remix) – Shirley Horn
  7. Wait ‘Till You See Him (De-Phazz Remix) – Ella Fitzgerald
  8. Don’t Explain (dZihan & Kamien Remix) – Billie Holiday
  9. See-Line Woman (Masters At Work Remix) – Nina Simone
  10. Summertime (UFO Remix) – Sarah Vaughan
  11. Strange Fruit (Tricky Remix) – Billie Holiday
  12. Hare Krishna (King Britt Funke Mix) – Tony Scott

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2. How Long Has This Been Going On? (m. George Gershwin, w. Ira Gershwin)

Carmen McRae (MJ Cole Remix)

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4. Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby? (Louis Jordan and Billy Austin) – recorded first by Louis Jordan & his Tympani Five (4 October 1943). Wikipedia says of the initial recording, “Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby reached #1 on the US folk/country charts.[1] The Louis Jordan recording also peaked at number two for three weeks on the pop chart and peaked at number three on the R&B charts.[2]”

The Andrews Sisters with Bing Crosby had a #2 pop hit with their 1944 recording. The Nat King Cole Trio and Ida James made a Soundie featuring the song in 1944. Dinah Washington recorded it with Quincy Jones and his Orchestra in 1956.

Dinah Washington (Rae & Christian Remix)

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7. Wait Till You See Her (m. Richard Rodgers, w. Lorenz Hart) was introduced in the Broadway musical By Jupiter in 1942.

Ella Fitzgerald recorded the song in 1956 for her album Sings the Rodgers & Hart Songbook as Wait Till You See Him.

The De Phazz* Remix of Fitzgerald’s 1956 recording

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8. Don’t Explain (m. Billie Holiday, w. Arthur Herzog, Jr.) — published 1944

Billie Holiday (dZihan & Kamien Remix)

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a portion of the Tugg Remix

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10. Summertime (m. George Gershwin, w. Dubose Heyward) – published 1935

Sarah Vaughan (UFO Remix)

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* aka De-Phazz, De|Phazz, DePhazz

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