Digital CD Recordings - Radio, Film, TV, Concerts

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)

Recent-Lee: The Past 25 Years

Radio, Film, TV and Concert Recordings

"Various Artists" CDs of Note

Radio, Film, TV and Concert Recordings

The Complete Peggy Lee and June Christy Capitol Transcription Sessions – transcriptions
US, Mosaic (MD5-184), 1998, 99 tracks on 5 CDs
Peggy Lee tracks: Wherever There’s Me, There’s You / All the Cats Join In / A Nightingale Can Sing the Blues / Come Rain or Come Shine / The Best Man / If You Were the Only Boy / Love Doesn’t Grow on Trees / I Guess I’ll Get the Papers and Go Home / My Sugar Is So Refined / I Can’t Believe That You’re in Love with Me / Lonesome Road / Them There Eyes / You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me / The Glory of Love / Melancholy Lullaby / Takin’ a Chance on Love / A Cottage for Sale / Fools Rush In / Sometimes I’m Happy / The Way You Look Tonight / Love Is Just Around the Corner / Porgy / Blue Skies / I’ve Had My Moments / Blue Moon / Don’t Be So Mean to Baby / Can’t Help Lovin’ That Man / Mean to Me / I’m Confessin’ / Summertime / I Can’t Give You Anything but Love / Georgia on My Mind / Rockin’ Chair / Swing Low, Sweet Chariot / Just Like a Gypsy / Somebody Loves Me / Lullaby of Broadway / In My Solitude / I Get a Kick Out of You / Lover, Come Back to Me / I Don’t Know Enough About You / Oh, Look at Me Now / I’ve Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good) / Someday, Sweetheart / If I Could Be with You / Dancing with Tears in My Eyes / Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone / Birth of the Blues / Careless / Then I’ll Be Happy / I Only Have Eyes for You / Back in Your Own Backyard / How Long Has This Been Going On? / I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart / As Long As I’m Dreaming / Swingin’ on a Star / Aren’t You Glad You’re You / Travelin’ Light / Save Your Sorrow for Tomorrow / Oh! You Crazy Moon / ‘S Wonderful / Imagination / This Can’t Be Love / You’re Driving Me Crazy / Goody Goody / I Ain’t Got Nobody / Molly Malone / This Little Piggy / But Beautiful / Fine and Dandy / ‘T Ain’t So, Honey, ‘T Ain’t So / When a Woman Loves a Man (plus 27 tracks by June Christy)

Peggy Lee: Forever Classic – radio recordings and transcriptions
Holland, MCPS/Mastertone (0395), 1998, 18 tracks
September in the Rain / That Old Gang of Mine / Nice Work If You Can Get It / I'm Beginning to See the Light / Gone with the Wind / Don't Blame Me / Riding High / My Last Affair / I'm Confessin' / The Lady Is a Tramp / Let There Be Love / You Can Depend on Me / These Foolish Things / Just One More Chance / A Guy Is a Guy / Shanghai / It Never Happened to Me / Make the Man Love Me

Portrait of Peggy Lee – radio recordings and transcriptions
England, Penny/Newsound (148), 1998, 18 tracks – radio recordings and transcriptions, late-1940s and early-1950s
September in the Rain / That Old Gang of Mine / Nice Work If You Can Get It / I'm Beginning to See the Light / Gone with the Wind / Don't Blame Me / Riding High / My Last Affair / I'm Confessin' / The Lady Is a Tramp / Let There Be Love / You Can Depend On Me / These Foolish Things / Just One More Chance / A Guy Is a Guy / Shanghai / It Never Happened to Me / Make the Man Love Me

Lady and the Tramp – soundtrack
US, Disney (609517), 1997, with Peggy vocals on four tracks
What Is a Baby? / La La Lu / The Siamese Cat Song / He's a Tramp

Let There Be Love – radio recordings/transcriptions
UK, Pulse (214), 1997, 20 tracks
I've Got a Right to Sing the Blues / Let There Be Love / If I Could Be with You / These Foolish Things / Shanghai / Make the Man Love Me / The Lady Is a Tramp / It's All Over Now / It Takes a Long, Long Train with a Red Caboose / Golden Earrings / I Got Lucky in the Rain / He's Just My Kind / What Is This Thing Called Love? / For Sentimental Reasons / My Last Affair / Just One More Chance / Love Is Just Around the Corner / Love, Your Magic Spell Is Everywhere / Oh, What a Beautiful Morning / Linger in My Arms a Little Longer, Baby

Peggy Lee: At Her Best – television, live and studio recordings
UK, Pulse/Castle Communications (PDS CD 543), 1997, 40 tracks on 2 CDs
Come Back to Me / Moments Like This / Here, Now / I'm Not in Love / I Got to Rio / Unforgettable / Alright, Okay, You Win / I Can't Stop Loving You / Big Bad Bill / Misty / The Train Song / Fisherman's Wharf / St. Louis Blues / Kansas City / Goin' to Chicago / Boston Beans / Basin Street Blues / New York City Blues / The Hungry Years / Switchin' Channels / Dreams of Summer / Big Spender / What I Did for Love / Love for Sale / Misty / I'm Not in Love / Have a Good Time / Mr. Wonderful / Why Don't You Do Right? / Sing a Rainbow / You Gotta Know How / Everything Must Change / Fever / I Don't Want to Play in Your Yard / Rodgers and Hart Medley / Mack the Knife / The Folks who Live on the Hill / Lover / Here's to You

Listen to the Magic – radio recordings and transcriptions
UK, President Records (PLCD 550), 1996, 28 tracks
It's a Good Day / I Don't Know Enough About You / As Long As I'm Dreaming / I'll Close My Eyes / For Sentimental Reasons / You and I Passing By / He's Just My Kind / Linger in My Arms a Little Longer, Baby / It's All Over Now / What More Can a Woman Do? / A Nightingale Can Sing the Blues / Ain't Cha Ever Comin' Back? / It Takes a Long, Long Train with a Red Caboose / Just an Old Love of Mine / Golden Earrings / Ridin' High / Let There Be Love / I've Got a Right to Sing the Blues / Oh, What a Beautiful Morning / What Is Thing Called Love? / Love Is Just Around the Corner / 'Deed I Do / Do I Love You? / Just One of Those Things / You / I've Got the World On a String / Love, Your Magic Spell Is Everywhere / I Got Lucky in the Rain

Peggy Lee: The Gold Collection – radio and TV, dates unknown
Italy, Retro (4034), 1996, 40 tracks on 2 CDs
That Old Black Magic / People Will Say We're in Love / Lazy River / It Ain't Necessarily So / On the Sunny Side of the Street / You Do Something to Me / Unforgettable / The Best Is Yet to Come / Bye-bye, Blackbird / From This Moment On / I Don't Know Enough About You / Big Spender / Lover / The Surrey with the Fringe on Top / Somebody Loves Me / Moments Like This / Big Bad Bill / It's a Good Day / Where Can I Go without You? / I Can't Stop Loving You / Fever / Almost Like Being in Love / Almost Like Being in Love / So What's New? / Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea / Speak Low / I Get a Kick out of You / Accentuate the Positive / Don't Worry About Me / Fools Rush In / Just One of Those Things / I Feel a Song Coming On / Lonesome Road / The Train Blues / Then Was Then / Come Back to Me / Alright, Okay, You Win / Mañana / Making Whoopee / You're Mine You

For Sentimental Reasons – radio recordings/transcriptions
UK, Prism (160), 1996, 16 tracks
The Lady Is a Tramp / Too Young / Just One More Chance / Shanghai / Let There Be Love / He's Just My Kind / I'm Confessin' / I've Got a Right to Sing the Blues / Oh, What a Beautiful Morning / Love Is Just Around the Corner / September in the Rain / I'm Beginning to See the Light / Nice Work If You Can Get It / These Foolish Things / That Old Gang of Mine / For Sentimental Reasons

Peggy Lee In Concert – live, New York, 1961 and 1967
UK, Promo Sound/The Entertainers, 1996, 23 tracks
Do I Hear a Waltz? / By the Time I Get to Phoenix / Reason to Believe / Didn't Want to Have to Do It / My Personal Property / Hand on the Plow / Until It's Time for You to Go / Something Stupid / What Is a Woman? / Alright, Okay, You Win / Here's to You / Come Back to Me (...plus the "Basin Street East" tracks listed directly below, minus "Call Me Darling")

These Foolish Things and Other Great Standards – radio recordings and transcriptions
UK, Hallmark (300862), 1995, 18 tracks
I'm Confessin' / September in the Rain / That Old Gang of Mine / If I Could Be with You / Baby, Please Come Home / Make the Man Love Me / These Foolish Things / Yoo Young / Just One More Chance / Nice Work If You Can Get It / The Lady Is a Tramp / Don't Blame Me / It Never Happened to Me / Shanghai / A Guy Is a Guy / I'm Beginning to See the Light / My Last Affair / Gone with the Wind

Basin Street East Proudly Presents: Peggy Lee – live, New York, 1961
US, Capitol (7243832774420), 1995, 13 tracks
Day In, Day Out / Moments Like This / Fever / The Second Time Around / Medley: One Kiss, My Romance, The Vagabond King Waltz / I Got a Man / Call Me Darling / I Love Being Here with You / But Beautiful / Them There Eyes / A Tribute to Ray Charles: Just for a Thrill, Yes Indeed

The Lady Is a Tramp – radio recordings and transcriptions
UK, Pickwick (300862), 1995, 18 tracks
I'm Confessin' / September in the Rain / That Old Gang of Mine / If I Could Be with You / Baby, Please Come Home / Make the Man Love Me / These Foolish Things / Too Young / Just One More Chance / Nice Work If You Can Get It / The Lady Is a Tramp / Don't Blame Me / It Never Happened to Me / Shanghai / A Guy Is a Guy / I'm Beginning to See the Light / My Last Affair / Gone with the Wind

I've Got a Crush on You – radio, dates unknown
UK, Avid (549), 1995, 25 tracks
A Wonderful Guy / You Go to My Head / Just One of Those Things / Trouble Is a Man / Golden Earrings / Just Squeeze Me / Happiness Is Just a Thing Called Joe / It Takes a Long, Long Train with a Red Caboose / So Dear to My Heart / Louisa from Lake Louise / When You Speak with Your Eyes / Lover / You and the Night and the Music / It's Lovin' Time / Then I'll Be Happy / Linger in My Arms a Little Longer, Baby / Orange-Colored Sky / I've Got a Crush on You / I'm Sweet, Shy Ophelia / A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes / Bali H'ai / Speaking of Angels / What Is This Thing Called Love? / When Is Sometime? / For Just the Chance to Love You

Why Don't You Do Right? Peggy Lee, 1947-1948 – radio
US, Viper's Nest (158), 1995, 21 tracks
Why Don't You Do Right? / It's the Sentimental Thing to Do / I May Be Wrong / All of Me / I'll Dance at Your Wedding / There'll Be Some Changes Made / You Don't Have to Know the Language / The Christmas Song / I Can't Give You Anything But Love / Lone Star Moon / Mañana / But Beautiful / Golden Earrings / How Lucky You Are / The Secretary Song / Laroo, Laroo, Lilli Bolero / You Turned the Tables on Me / I Went Down to Virginia / Nature Boy / Baby, Don't Be Mad at Me / Wish You Were Here

Let There Be Love – radio recordings and transcriptions
UK, Castle Communications (257), 1994, 20 tracks
I've Got a Right to Sing the Blues / Let There Be Love / If I Could Be with You / These Foolish Things / Shanghai / Make the Man Love Me / The Lady Is a Tramp / It's All Over Now / It Takes a Long, Long Train with a Red Caboose / Golden Earrings / I Got Lucky in the Rain / He's Just My Kind / What Is This Thing Called Love? / For Sentimental Reasons / My Last Affair / Just One More Chance / Love Is Just Around the Corner / Love, Your Magic Spell Is Everywhere / Oh, What a Beautiful Morning / Linger in My Arms a Little Longer, Baby

Peggy Lee Sings for You –radio recordings and transcriptions
UK, Avid Records (AVC 514), 1994, 20 tracks
You Do Something to Me / Almost Like Being in Love / Just One of Those Things / That Old Black Magic / Sans Souci / It's a Good Day / You're Mine You / Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea / I Feel a Song Coming On / From This Moment On / The Surrey with the Fringe on Top / People Will Say We're in Love / Speak Low / Bye, Bye Blackbird / I Get a Kick out of You / Accentuate the Positive / What's New? / Don't Worry 'Bout Me / It Ain't Necessarily So / Fools Rush In

Peggy Lee: Live, 1947 and 1952 – radio
UK, Jazz Band/Compact Classic (21152), 1993, 25 tracks
The Lady from 29 Palms / I Can't Give You Anything but Love / Ask Anyone who Knows / Cecilia / Beside the Zeiderze / Half As Much / Alone Together / It Never Happened to Me / For Me and My Gal / Just One of Those Things / Perfidia / Jump Through the Rain / Mañana / Accentuate the Positive / Frenisi / Bermudan Waters / That Old Black Magic / We're One / Slumming on Park Avenue / It's a Good Day (...plus vocals by Johnny Desmond, Jeff Chandler and Desi Arnaz and instrumentals)

You Give Me Fever – live, London, 1977
UK, Spectrum/Karussell (5500882), 1993, 14 tracks
Misty / What I Did for Love / Every Little Movement / Mr. Wonderful / Is That All There Is? / The Folks who Live on the Hill / Love for Sale / Fever / Mack the Knife / Sing a Rainbow / I'm Not in Love / Hungry Years / Lover / Star Sounds (Note: not all tracks are live, but were recorded in a studio around the same time)

Beauty and the Beat: Peggy Lee with George Shearing – live, Miami, 1959
US, Capitol (7984542), 1992, 14 tracks
Do I Love You? / I Lost My Sugar in Salt Lake City / If Dreams Come True / All Too Soon / Blue Prelude / You Came a Long Way from St. Louis / Always True to You (in My Fashion) / There'll Be Another Spring / Get Out of Town / Don't Ever Leave Me / Nobody's Heart (...plus 3 instrumental tracks)

It's a Good Day – radio recordings with Bing Crosby and special guest Fred Astaire
UK, Parrot (001), 1991, 36 tracks (* indicates duet/trio with Bing and Fred)
It's a Good Day* / He's Just My Kind / Everything's Moving Too Fast* / Linger in My Arms a Little Longer, Baby / Baby, You Can Count on Me* / What More Can a Woman Do? / The Best Man* / For Sentimental Reasons / I Still Suits Me* / It's All Over Now / You Came a Long Way from St. Louis* / A Nightingale Can Sing the Blues / Exactly Like You* / I'll Close My Eyes / I Got Rhythm* / It Takes a Long, Long Train with a Red Caboose / A Little Bird Told Me* / Just an Old Love of Mine / On a Slow Boat to China* / Golden Earrings / Cuanto le Gusta* / Love, Your Magic Spell Is Everywhere / What Is This Thing Called Love? / Medley* (10 songs, many associated with Astaire) / Then I'll Be Happy / I Got Lucky in the Rain / Maybe You'll Be There*

Peggy Lee with the Dave Barbour Band – radio transcriptions
US, Laserlight (15742), 1991, 14 tracks
You Can Depend on Me / I've Had My Moments / Sugar / I Should Care / Someday, Sweetheart / September in the Rain / That Old Gang of Mine / Nice Work If You Can Get It / I'm Beginning to See the Light / Gone with the Wind / Don't Blame Me / Baby, Won't You Please Come Home / My Last Affair / I'm Confessin'

The Uncollected Peggy Lee – radio transcriptions, 1940s-1950s
US, Hindsight (R28J-3117), CD release date unknown, 12 tracks
Ridin' High / Let There Be Love / I've Got a Right to Sing the Blues / Oh, What a Beautiful Morning / It's a Good Day / What Is This Thing Called Love? / Love Is Just Around the Corner / 'Deed I Do / Do I Love You? / Just One of Those Things / You / I've Got the World on a String

Peggy Lee: If I Could Be with You – radio, 1951-1952
UK, Jasmine (2534), CD release date unknown, 15 tracks
If I Could Be with You / Too Young / Clarinade / Make the Man Love Me / Toodle-lee-oo-doo / It Never Happened to Me / Goodbye / Shanghai / A Guy is a Guy / These Foolish Things / Just One More Chance / Dorsey Medley / The Lady Is a Tramp

Golden Hits – radio transcriptions
Germany, Masters Music (610782), CD release date unknown, 10 tracks
Just One of Those Things / I've Got the World on a String / Oh, What a Beautiful Morning / It's a Good Day / What Is This Thing Called Love? / I'm Beginning to See the Light / Don't Blame Me / Let There Be Love / 'Deed I Do / That Old Gang of Mine

Old Favorites – radio transcriptions
US, Music International (6002), CD release date unknown, 13 tracks
Just One of Those Things / You / I've Got the World on a String / It's a Good Day / What Is This Thing Called Love? / I'm Beginning to See the Light / Gone with the Wind / Don't Blame Me / Baby Won't You Please Come Home? / September in the Rain / That Old Gang of Mine / Night Life

The Peggy Lee Story – radio and television, 1950s and 1960s
Deja Vu (57), CD release date unknown, 24 tracks
Somebody Loves Me / I Don't Know Enough About You / Big Spender / Lazy River / Fever / Moments Like This / The Best Is Yet to Come / Big, Bad Bill / It's a Good Day / Where Can I Go Without You? / I Love Being Here with You / Lonesome Road / Lover / Medley (Things, Funny Man, What Kind of Fool Am I?) / Blues Cross-Country Suite / Then Was Then and Now Is Now / Come Back to Me / So What's New? / On the Sunny Side of the Street / Alright, Okay, You Win / Mañana / Makin' Whoopee / Unforgettable / I Can't Stop Loving You