Riddle related releases in 2001

Antonio Carlos Jobim with Nelson Riddle "The Brazilian Mood" Warner Bros 9362-46315-2


She's A Carioca / Aqua De Beber / Surfboard / Useless Landscape / So' Tinha De Ser Com Voce / A Felicidade / Bonita / Favela / Valsa De Porto Das Caixas / Samba Do Aviao / Por Toda A Mimha Vida / Dindi

This album has previously been released on CD as

"The Wonderful World Of Antonio Carlos Jobin "

on the Discovery label  DSCD-898

The Wonder Of You    Direct Source # AS 55762

The track And When I Die on CD for the first time

Judy  /  Judy In Love      Capitol / EMI 7243 5 33086 2 9   2 ON 1 Series

Tracks are :


Come Rain Or Come Shine / Just Imagine / I Feel A Song Coming On / Last Night When We Were Young / Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries / April Showers / I Will Come Back / Dirty Hands Dirty Face / Lucky Day /  Memories Of You / Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home


Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart / I Can't Give You Anything But My Love / This Is It / More Than You Know / I Am Loved / I Hadn't Anyone Till You / I Concentrate On You / I'm Confessin' / Do I Love You? / Do It Again / Day In - Day Out

This is the first time Judy In Love has been on CD

Nat King Cole   Night Lights  Capitol 72435-31964-2-4

Tracks are:

Night Lights / I Got Love + / Stay + / Mr Juke Box + / I Just Found Out About Love * / Dame Crazy */ Too Young To Go Steady  / Love Me  As Though There Were No Tomorrow * / The Shadows + / Believe + / To The Ends Of The Earth * / Never Let Me Go / I Promise You * / The Way I Love You +/ Once Before + / Make Me + / Sometimes I Wonder + / I Need A Plan + / I'm Willing To Share This With You + / The Stories Old +

tracks marked +  Previously Unreleased

tracks marked *  First time on CD    

Amazing to think that most of this album was recorded in 1956 and has only seen the light of day for the first time in 2001     

The Nelson Riddle Collection    HMV Easy 7243 5 36634 2 1

This CD is exclusive to the HMV stores

Let's Face The Music And Dance / Dream A Little Dream Of Me / Theme From Route 66 /           You Make Me Feel So Young / Witchcraft / For All We Know / Let's Do It ( Let's Fall In Love ) I Get Along Without You Very Well ( Except Sometimes ) / Love Letters / Moon River /C'Est Magnifique / June In January / Volare / I'll Get By ( As Long As I Have You ) / Lolita Ya -Ya / Autumn Leaves      ( Les Feuilles Mortes ) / The Dick Van Dyke Show / The Untouchables / Let Yourself Go / September In The Rain ( Melody For Two ) / Makin' Whoopee / Am I Blue




The Autumn of 2001 saw the release of a book devoted to the life of Nelson Riddle titled

September In The Rain

by Peter J Levinson




Riddle related releases in 2002 


What's New  DVD - Audio

In surround sound and with video clips, photo gallery and lyrics

released November 19th


Breaking my in house rule not to feature CD's that only have a few tracks featuring Nelson, this one

has two tracks with Riddle as arranger and conductor that have never been released before

Jasmine  JASCD 634

The Dance of Love / So Late , So Early

recorded 16th March 1953  released late November 2002


Recordings from the NBC Nat King Cole Show

live recordings featured on

Joyce Records JRCDRG-1007

Jan 7th 1957 Theme-Thou Swell / You Stepped Out Of A Dream / Two Different Worlds / Crazy Rhythm / Darling,Je Vous Aime Beaucoup Jan 14th 1957 Theme-Pick Yourself Up / Somebody Loves Me / Love Me Tender / I Know That You Know (Stuff Smith on Violin ) Just A Little Street Where Old Friends Meet Jan 21st 1957 Theme- Just In Time / Hey,Jealous Lover / You're My First Love / Banana Boat Song (Herman McCoy Singers)/ Ballerina Jan 28th 1957 Theme-I'm Sitting On Top Of The World / This Can't Be Love / Mainly You /Lady Be Good (Count Basie on Piano)/ September Song 1947-KING COLE COURT Theme-Kate /You're The Cream In My Coffee / Aincha Ever Comin' Back / Variation On Artistry In Rhythm(Stan Kenton on Piano)/ This Is My Night To Dream / Apple Blossom Wedding



Another 2 on 1 release in the UK on 25 March brought to my attention , with thanks to Giovanni  Marra

Capitol / EMI 7243 538414 2 3

Nat Cole Sings The Great Songs featuring Nelson Riddle conducting on the tracks

An Affair To Remember / You're My Thrill / Fascination / I Wish I knew / For The Want Of a Kiss / There's A Goldmine In The Sky / Be Still My Heart / Around The World / I Had The Craziest Dream

Thank You Pretty Baby features Nelson on the four tracks.   You Made Me Love You / Unfair / United / One Sun

The tracks for these albums were originally recorded in mono, as singles or unreleased. Later they were put on vinyl with a stereo

rhythm added, and although the rhythm is still on this CD, it is mono



Released by Collectables on April 2nd 2002

Collectables COL-CD-2833

Games That Lovers Play arranged and conducted by

Nelson Riddle

Games That Lovers Play(eine Ganze nacht) /Were's That Rainbow ? / Carnival(Manha de Carnival) / Lara's Them(Somewhere My Love) / It never entered my mind / Just Let Me Look At You /Yesterday / How Insensitive / I Get Along Without You Very Well / Once I Loved / You're Devasting "Games That Lovers Play" has been on CD before,being released in 2000 by Eagle Record EAM CD 098 coupled with "As Long As There Is Music"


Released in the UK on 25th March 2002

Two Riddle related 2 on 1 CD's

Capitol / EMI  7243 5 38413 2 4

Route 66 Theme / The Alvin Show Theme / The Andy Griffiths Theme / Theme From Ben Casey / My Three Sons / The Untouchables / Naked City Theme / Sing Along / The Defenders Theme / Theme From Sam Benedict / Theme From Doctor Kildare ( Three Stars Will Shine Tonight ) / This Could Be The Start Of Something / Ballad Of Jed Clampett From The Beverlly Hillbillies / Bonanza Theme / Moon River From The Andy Williams Show / Stoney Burke Theme / McHale's Navy March / The Dickens And Fenster March / Supercar / Ballad Of Paladin From Have Gun Will Travel / Lucy Theme / Bubbles In The Wine The Lawrence Welk Theme / New Naked City Theme / Dick Van Dyke Theme



Capitol / EMI  7243 5 38415 2 2

Take A Number  was arranged and conducted by

Nelson Riddle

One Minute To One / Two Lovers Have I / Three Coins In The Fountain / Four AM / Five O'clock Whistle / Six Lessons From Madam La Zonga / Seven -League Boots / Dinner At Eight / About A Quarter To Nine / On The Ten O' Ten / At The Eleventh Hour / It's Twelve O'Clock ( My Love )


Thanks to Giavanni Marra for bringing my attention to the following 2on1 CD released on the Collectors' Choice Music label -- ccmusic.com and also available on the Steve Lawrence website www.steveandeydie.com

Sings Of Love and Sad Young Men / Portrait Of Steve

GL Music Co.  GL125

The Nelson Riddle backed tracks from Portrait Of Steve being

Traces/ Who's Sorry Now/ Make It Easy On Yourself/ The Good Life/ In The Still Of The Night/ More/ Oh My Love/ Easy Come, Easy Go/ The Rest Of The World/ Our Love Is Here To Stay

The medley track "Ain't No Sunshine / You are my sunshine " from the original album are missing from this CD