Digital CD Recordings - Decca Records

The Early Years with Benny Goodman (1941-1943)

The First Capitol Records Period (1944-1952)

The Decca Records Period (1952-1957)

The Second Capitol Records Period (1957-1972)

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Radio, Film, TV and Concert Recordings

"Various Artists" CDs of Note

The Decca Records Period
(1952-1957)

Miss Wonderful / Dream Street
England, MCA, 1998, 24 tracks
Mister Wonderful / They Can't Take That Away from Me / Where Flamingos Fly / You've Got to See Mama Every Night / The Come Back / Take a Little Time to Smile / I Don't Know Enough About You / Joey, Joey, Joey / Crazy in the Heart / You Oughtta Be Mine / We Laughed at Love / That's Alright, Honey / Street of Dreams / What's New? / You're Blasť / It's Alright with Me / My Old Flame / Dancing on the Ceiling / It Never Entered My Mind / Too Late Now / I've Grown Accustomed to His Face / Something I Dreamed Last Night / Last Night When We Were Young / So Blue

Black Coffee / Sea Shells
England, MCA (19363), 1998, 28 tracks
Black Coffee / I've Got You Under My Skin / Easy Living / My Heart Belongs to Daddy / A Woman Alone with the Blues / I Didn't Know What Time It Was / When the World Was Young / Love Me or Leave Me / It Ain't Necessarily So / Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You? / You're My Thrill / There's a Small Hotel / Sea Fever / Nine Thorny Thickets / Little Old Car / Greensleeves (instrumental) / Chinese Love Poems: The Fisherman, Autumn Evening / The Happy Monks (instrumental) / The White Birch and the Sycamore / Of Such Is the Kingdom of God / A Brown Bird Singing / I Don't Want to Play in Your Yard / The Maid with the Flaxen Hair / The Wearing of the Green / Chaconde (instrumental) / Chinese Love Poems: Going Rowing, Like the Moon, The Musicians / The Riddle Song / The Gold Wedding Ring

Dream Street
Holland, Music Library (PC 65002), 1998, 12 Peggy tracks along with the Carol Sloane album, Out of the Blue
Street of Dreams / What's New? / You're Blasť / It's Alright with Me / My Old Flame / Dancing on the Ceiling / It Never Entered My Mind / Too Late Now / I've Grown Accustomed to His Face / Something I Dreamed Last Night / Last Night When We Were Young / So Blue

Miss Wonderful
Holland, Music Library (PC 65005), 1998, 12 Peggy tracks along with the Helen Grayco album, After Midnight
Mister Wonderful / They Can't Take That Away from Me / Where Flamingos Fly / You've Got to See Mama Every Night / The Come Back / Take a Little Time to Smile / I Don't Know Enough About You / Joey, Joey, Joey / Crazy in the Heart / You Oughtta Be Mine / We Laughed at Love / That's Alright, Honey

Black Coffee: The Best of the Decca Years
England, MCA/Half Moon (023), 1997, 23 tracks
Black Coffee / Lover / Mr. Wonderful / Johnny Guitar / You Go to My Head / I've Got You Under My Skin / Baubles, Bangles and Beads / Swing Low, Sweet Chariot / I Don't Want to Play in Your Yard / Love Letters / Apples, Peaches and Cherries / Sisters / Bye Bye Blackbird / He Needs Me / Sing a Rainbow / How Bitter, My Sweet / They Can't Take That Away from Me / My Heart Belongs to Daddy / Sans Souci / I Never Knew / I've Grown Accustomed to His Face / What's New?

A Woman Alone with the Blues
Spain, Blue Moon (3034), 1997, 18 tracks
Love, You Didn't Do Right By Me / Be Anything (But Be Mine) / Black Coffee / River River / That's Him Over There / You Go to My Head / Forgive Me / Baubles, Bangles and Beads / Where Can I Go without You? / Bouquet of Blues / I'm Glad There Is You / I Didn't Know What Time It Was / Moon Flowers / Easy Living / When the World Was Young / I've Got You Under My Skin / Johnny Guitar / A Woman Alone with the Blues

Peggy Lee: The Best of the Decca Years
US, MCA/Decca (11571), 1997, 16 tracks
Lover / This Is a Very Special Day / Just One of Those Things / Be Anything (But Be Mine) / Black Coffee / He's a Tramp / It Must Be So (w/ The Mills Brothers) / Where Can I Go Without You? / Somebody Loves Me / Sans Souci / The Possibility's There (w/ Bing Crosby) / I Hear the Music Now / Johnny Guitar / The Siamese Cat Song / He Needs Me / Mr. Wonderful

Miss Peggy Lee: Some of the Best
US, Laserlight (12641), 1996, 13 tracks
River River / I Don't Want to Play in Your Yard / Take a Little Time to Smile / That's What a Woman Is For / Sans Souci / Crazy in the Heart / How Strange (...plus 6 songs from other sources)

Miss Peggy Lee: More of the Best
US, Laserlight (12642), 1996, 12 tracks
Little Old Car / Love You So / I Hear the Music Now / Last Night When We Were Young / I Don't Know Enough About You / Of Such Is the Kingdom of God (...plus 6 songs from other sources)

Black Coffee and Other Delights: The Decca Anthology
US, MCA/Decca (211122), 1994, 46 tracks on 2 CDs
Lover / Be Anything (But Be Mine) / You Go to My Head / Forgive Me / I'm Glad There Is You / Watermelon Weather (w/ Bing Crosby) / Moon Flowers / River River / Sans Souci / That's Him Over There / Who's Gonna Pay the Check? / Where Can I Go without You? / My Heart Belongs to Daddy / Easy Living / Black Coffee / Apples, Peaches and Cherries / When the World Was Young / Baubles, Bangles and Beads / Johnny Guitar / Sisters / Bouquet of Blues / Love Letters / Love, You Didn't Do Right By Me / Let Me Go, Lover / I Don't Want to Play in Your Yard / Sugar / Somebody Loves Me / What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry? / Sing a Rainbow / Mr. Wonderful / He Needs Me / They Can't Take That Away from Me / You've Got to See Mamma Every Night / Joey, Joey, Joey / I Don't Know Enough About You / Guess I'll Go Back Home (This Summer) / You're Blase / It's All Right with Me / It Never Entered My Mind / Too Late Now / My Old Flame / I Still Get a Thrill (Thinking of You) / Dancing on the Ceiling / Where Flamingos Fly / Street of Dreams

Peggy Lee: Very Special
Australia, MCA/Castle Communications (10016), 1994, 16 tracks
Johnny Guitar / You've Got to See Mama Every Night / The Siamese Cat Song / Be Anything (But Be Mine) / Lover / You Go to My Head / I'm Glad There Is You / Just One of Those Things / Little Jack Frost, Get Lost / This Is a Very Special Day / I've Got You Under My Skin / My Heart Belongs to Daddy / When the World Was Young / A Woman Alone with the Blues / Baubles, Bangles and Beads / Black Coffee

The Best of Peggy Lee (1952-1956)
UK, Music Club (157), 1994, 18 tracks
Lover / Black Coffee / My Heart Belongs to Daddy / It Ain't Necessarily So / There's a Small Hotel / A Brown Bird Sings / He's a Tramp / Mr. Wonderful / The Siamese Cat Song / Sing a Rainbow / Somebody Loves Me / I Don't Want to Play in Your Yard / Street of Dreams / It's All Right with Me / It Never Entered My Mind / Too Late Now / I've Grown Accustomed to His Face / Something I Dreamed Last Night

Peggy Lee: Best One
Japan, MCA (28023), 1994, 22 tracks
Johnny Guitar / Autumn in Rome / Black Coffee / What's New? / Mr. Wonderful / There's a Small Hotel / You Go to My Head / I've Got You Under My Skin / It's All Right with Me / Bye Bye Blackbird / Love Letters / My Heart Belongs to Daddy / La La Lu / Bella Notte / Somebody Loves Me / Apples, Peaches and Cherries / The Siamese Cat Song / Sans Souci / Let Me Go, Lover / Love Me or Leave Me / Swing Low, Sweet Chariot / I Don't Want to Play in Your Yard

Perfect-Lee
UK, MCA (1794), 1989, 16 tracks
Baubles, Bangles and Beads / I'm Glad There Is You / Ooh! That Kiss / Who's Gonna Pay the Check? / Sugar / Where Flamingos Fly / That's Alright, Honey / I Don't Want to Play in Your Yard / You've Got to See Mamma Every Night / Street of Dreams / Be Anything (But Be Mine) / I Hear the Music Now / Moon Flowers / Johnny Guitar / This Is a Very Special Day / When the World Was Young

Peggy Lee: Best 22 Songs
Japan, MCA (35-XD-510), 1986, 22 tracks
Mr. Wonderful / Black Coffee / There's a Small Hotel / You Go to My Head / I've Got You Under My Skin / You're My Thrill / It's All Right with Me / Bye Bye Blackbird / Just One of Those Things / Somebody Loves Me / Apples, Peaches and Cherries / The Siamese Cat Song / Sans Souci / Let Me Go, Lover / Johnny Guitar / Love Me or Leave Me / Love Letters / Lover / Easy Living / Swing Low, Sweet Chariot / My Heart Belongs to Daddy / La La Lu

Peggy Lee: Why Don't You Do Right?
UK, The Entertainers (239), date unknown, 25 tracks
You've Got to See Mamma Every Night / Johnny Guitar / That's Alright, Honey / I Hear the Music Now / Bye-bye Blackbird / What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry? / He Needs Me / I'm Gonna Meet My Sweetie Now / I Never Knew (Plus 16 tracks mostly from the first Capitol period, all of which are widely available. To my knowledge, this is the only CD containing Bye-bye Blackbird, I'm Gonna Meet My Sweetie Now, and I Never Knew, three outstanding songs from the Pete Kelly's Blues album)