Releases from 2005, 2006 


Possibly the first Riddle CD release in 2005 of a 2 on 1 from Collectables released on the 11th April

Paris When It Sizzles /

Interprets Great Music, Great Films, Great Sounds

Collectables COL-CD  7493

Main Title And Theme / Gabrielle / Tango De Paris / French Bubble Bath / Saccharine Strings / Brandy Glow / Goodnight Gabrielle / That Face / Vaise De Paree / Gaby Blues / Bastille Cha Cha Cha / Touch Of Tenderness / La Valse Grande And Happy Endings

Charade / Theme From' Stowaway In The Sky' / Theme From 'Taras Bulba' ( The Wishing Star ) / Love Song From 'Mutiny On The Bounty' ( Follow Me ) / Sawdust And Spangles And Dreams ( From Billy Rose's 'Jumbo' / I't A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World / Little Girl Blue / The Most Beautiful Girl In The World / Over And Over Again / My Romance / This Can't Be Love


Released on 11th April 2005 by Capitol EMI in the UK

Oklahoma / Can Can

EMI / Capitol 07243 873845-2

I Cain't Say No / The Surrey With The Fringe On Top / People Will Say We're In Love / All Er Nothin' / Manly A New Day / Oklahoma / Poor Jud Is Dead / Kansas City / Oh What A Beautiful Mornin' / The Farmer And The Cowman / Out Of My Dreams

It's Alright With Me / Allez-Vous-En / Go Away / You Do Something To Me / Maidens Typical Of France / Let's Do It / Just One Of  Those Things / I Love Paris / C'est Magnifque / Come Along With Me / Live And Let Live / Monmart' / Can-Can

Released by EMI in the UK on May 16th 2005  a 2 on 1 CD

Moon River / Swinging For You

EMI   3 11186 2

Nelson did the arrangements and conducting on Swinging For You from 1962

In Love For The Very First Time / Love Is A Many Spendored Thing / I Can't Give You Anything But Love / With These Hands / No Love, No Nothing / I'm Beginning To See The Light / Just In Time / What Kind Of Fool Am I ? / I've Got You Under My Skin / Portrait Of My Love / Steppin' Out With My Baby / Ev'rytime I Say Goodbye


Released on the 29th June 2005 in Japan


Warm And Willing

Toshiba EMI  TOCJ  9641

arranged and conducted by Nelson Riddle

Warm And Willing / Anema E Core / In The Still Of The Night / I've Got The World On A String / Smoke Get's In Your Eyes / Porgy / Cuban Love Song / I Have Dreamed / Non Dimenticar / I'm In The Mood For Love / How's Your Romance / Come Back To Sorrento



Also released on 29th June 2005 in Japan 

The Tender Touch

Toshiba EMI  TOCJ 9647

Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra

Love Letters / As You Desire Me / All Or Nothing At All / I Was Lucky / Body And Soul / The Touch Of Your Lips / Please Be Kind / Your'e Mine / Heaven Can Wait / Symphony / The Tender Touch

Released by Collectables in July 2005

White On White And Other Hits Of 64

Collectables COL 6367

Shangri-La / Charade / White On White / Hello Dolly! / The Shelter Of Your Arms / My True Carrie Love / Java / Beautiful Obsessions / Kissin' Cousins / I Wish You Love / I Want To Hold Your Hand / My Heart Cries For You


Collectables released on 25th October 2005

An Orchestra Portrait Of Nat King Cole

Collectables  COL 6736

Straighten Up And Fly Right / Too Young / It's Only A Paper Moon / Nature Boy / Walkin' My Baby Back Home / Mona Lisa / Night Lights / Pretend / Ballerina / Sweet Lorraine / Ramblin' Rose / The Christmas Song


Collaboration between the Monro and Riddle Appreciation Societies

produced this CD  

A Touch Of Class - When Matt Monro Met Nelson Riddle

NRAS 005

Brother John / Come Back To Me / What To Do / Let's Face The Music And Dance / In The Arms Of Love / Walk Away / It's Alright With Me / Born Free / When You Become A Man / The Shadow Of Your Smile / The John F Kennedy March / Softly As I Leave You / Strike Up The Band



DRG released in July 2006 two CDs featuring Nelson Riddle

The first being a 2 on 1 CD. Sing A Song With Riddle this was first released in 1959 on vinyl with a booklet of words and music

Was this the first Karaoke album ?

Sing A Song With Riddle / Hey Diddle Riddle

DRG 1909

Little White Lies / Darn That Dream / Near You / Day In - Day Out / The More I See You / My Baby Just Cares For Me / Everywhere You Go / I Had The Craziest Dream / Fools Rush In / You Make Me Feel So Young / It's A Sin To Tell A Lie / You're Driving Me Crazy!( What Did I Do? )


The second of the above 2 on 1 CD being Hey Diddle Riddle, recorded in the 50's, has never been released before

The Farmer In The Dell / Little Jack Horner / Oh Dear What Can The Matter Be / Jack And Jill / Little Bo Peep / London Bridge / Tom, Tom, The Piper's Son / Polly Put The Kettle On / Three Blind Mice / Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star / Hickory Dickory Dock / The Muffin Man



The other second DRG release in July 2006 being Merry Andrew

This CD is music from the film

Merry Andrew

DRG 19082

The tracks conducted by Nelson Riddle are

The Pipes Of Pan / Chin Up, Stout Fella / Everything Is Tickety Boo / Salud / The Square On The Hypotenuse / Can't Always Have What You Want

The other tracks conducted by Billy May

Medley / Thunder And Blazes And Billboard March / Hippopotamus Rag / Circus Waltz / Lassus Trombone / Minor March / Bozo's Song

Listed as being released in August

The Nelson Riddle Orchestra "Surfboard"

Drive DR 635

Valsa De Pôrto Das Caixas / Por Toda A Mimha Vida / Dindi / So' Tinea De Ser Com Você / Useless Landscape / Bonita / Surfboard ( all with Antonio Carlos Jobim ) / So In Love ( with Frank Sinatra and Keely Smith ) / She's A Carioca / Agua De Beber / Favela / Samba Do Aviao (Antonio Carlos Jobim ) / In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning ( Frank Sinatra ) / Some Enchanted Evening (Frank Sinatra and Rosemary Clooney ) / I've Never Been In Love Before ( Frank Sinatra )