The Complete Porter Songbooks
Essential Jazz Classics
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This release presents the complete original album
Oscar Peterson Plays the Cole Porter Songbook, by the Oscar Peterson trio with Ray Brown and Ed Thigpen.
For an extended edition, it’s been added further Porter compositions recorded by Peterson on various occasions, including all of the songs from a Cole Porter songbook attempt made in 1952 by the Peterson trio with Brown again on bass and Barney Kessel on guitar.
All compositions by COLE PORTER.
[1-12] OSCAR PETERSON (p), RAY BROWN (b), ED THIGPEN (d). Chicago, July 21 & August 1, 1959.
[13-25] Bonus Tracks:
 Same personnel as (1-12). Paris, May 18, 1959.
 Oscar Peterson (p), Barney Kessel (g), Ray Brown (b), Alvin Stoller (d). Los Angeles, February 26, 1952.
[15-25] Oscar Peterson (p), Barney Kessel (g), Ray Brown (b).  Los Angeles, November 25, 1951
[16-25] November 25, 1952.
Tracks: 1 In The Still Of The Night, 2. It’s All Right With Me, 3. Love For Sale, 4. Just One Of Those Things, 5. I’ve Got You Under My Skin, 6. Every Time We Say Goodbye, 7. Night And Day, 8. Easy To Love, 9. Why Can’t You Behave, 10. I Love Paris, 11. I Concentrate On You, 12. It’s De-Lovely, 13. I Get A Kick Out Of You, 14. Just One Of Those Things, 15. Love For Sale, 16. Let’s Do It, 17. Night And Day, 18. What Is This Thing Called Love, 19. Anything Goes, 20. I’ve Got You Under My Skin, 21. I Love You, 22. In The Still Of The Night, 23. Every Time We Say Goodbye, 24 Begin The Beguine, 25. So Near And Yet So Far.
Total Time: 73:50