Nelson Riddle Centennial

June 01, 2021#2023

Nelson Riddle is noted as arranger for Sinatra, Fitzgerald, Nat “King” Cole and other vocalists, but he also was a talented composer.


Autumn nocturne — Charlie Spivak

Stardust — Tex Beneke

Tom foolery — Tommy Dorsey

Malaguena — Elliott Lawrence

Theme from “Route 66” — Nelson Riddle

Theme from “The Untouchables” — Buddy Morrow

Mona Lisa — Nat “King” Cole

September in the rain — Frank Sinatra

Something’s got to give — Ella Fitzgerald

Count your blessings — Rosemary Clooney

Down East — Buddy DeFranco

Lisbon Antigua — Nelson Riddle

I’ve got a crush on you — Linda Ronstadt

Swingin’ down the lane — Cliff Edwards

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