I'LL TAKE ROMANCE
(Film)



Composer: Ben Oakland
Lyricist: Oscar Hammerstein II

Released: 1937


Act I Finale From MADAME BUTTEFLY (M: Giancomo Pucchini):

I have not attempted to compile discological information for this number beyond original cast member performances.
1. Grace Moore In Opera And Song, Rhapsody RHA-6018 (Grace Moore) [reissued on One Night Of Love, CD/Memoir Classics CDMOIR-424]


Gavotte From MANON (M: Massenet):

I have not attempted to compile discological information for this number beyond original cast member performances.
1. 78/Victor 11-8259 (Grace Moore) Grace Moore In Opera And Song, Rhapsody RHA-6018 (Grace Moore) [reissued on One Night Of Love, CD/Memoir Classics CDMOIR-424]


I'll Take Romance:

1. 78/Bluebird B 7331 (Rudy Valle and The Gentlemen Songsters with Rudy Valle and His Connecticut Yankees)
2. 78/Vocalion 3888 (Jack Edmondson with Johnny Long and His Orchestra)
3. 78/Silvertone 20 (Claramae Turner with orchestra directed by Sylvan Levin)
4. 45/Sparton 4-395R (Eydie Gorme with Don Costa's Orchestra) [also found on Eydie Gorme/Love Is A Season, CD/MCA International 19385]
5. 45/Columbia B-470 (Andre Kostelanetz and His Orchestra)
6. 45/Victor 47-7633 (Tony Martin with orchestra and chorus directed by Marty Paich) [reissued on The Best Of Tony Martin On RCA, CD/Collectors' Choice Music 46]
7. The Eddy Duchin Story, 45/Capitol 2-716 (George Greeley with orchestra conducted by Harry Geller)
8. American Waltzes, 10"/Columbia 6178 (Percy Faith and His Orchestra) [reissued on Your Dance Date/American Waltzes/Carefree Rhythms, CD/Collectables 7599]
9. Evening With Paris, 10"/Columbia CL-6179 (Norman Paris Trio)
10. Arthur Murray's Favorite Waltzes, 10"/Capitol L-262 (Francis Scott Orchestra)
11. Grace Moore In Opera And Song, Rhapsody RHA-6018 (Grace Moore) [reissued on One Night Of Love, CD/Memoir Classics CDMOIR-424]
12. The Young Warm Sound Of John Davidson, Colpix (S) SCP 485 (John Davidson with orchestra conducted by Nick Perito)
13. From Scotland, With Love, ABC-Paramount (S) ABCS-483 (Martin Walker with orchestra conducted by Sid Feller)
14. Settlin' In, Riverside Records 383 (Dick Morgan)
15. Sounds By Socolow, Bethlehem High Fidelity BCP-70 (Frank Socolow)
16. Jazz San Francisco Style, Liberty 6010 (Virgil Gonsalves)
17. Campus Concert, Epic N3318 (The Mitchell-Ruff Duo) [reissued on Brazilian Trip/Campus Concert, CD/Collectables 7475]
18. The Wonderful World Of Love, Columbia 8793 (Robert Goulet with orchestra conducted by Sid Ramin)
19. Pretty Lady, Pacific Jazz (S) ST-25 (Les McCann)
20. Cool And Sparkling, Capitol T757 (Paul Smith, piano, with Abe Most, clarinet, Ronnie Lang, saxophone, and Tony Rizzer, guitar)
21. Matt Monro Revisited, CAS/Pocket Songs PS 2031 (karaoke)
22. Hits Of Anthony Newley, Matt Monro & Jack Jones, CD/Just Tracks 025 (Karaoke)
23. Something Cool, CD/Blue Note 96329 (June Christy with Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra)
24. Swedish Sensation!: The Complete Columbia Recordings, 1958-1960, CD/EMI 4750612 (Monica Zetterlund with the Gunnar Svenssons Orkester and the Donald Byrd Quintet)
25. Speaking Of Love, CD/Audiophile ACD-320 (Marlene Ver Planck with the Roy Babbington Trio and Big Band conducted by J. Billy Ver Planck)
26. Up With The Curtain, CD/ASV CD AJA 5076 (Betty Driver)
27. Complete Studio Recordings, CD/Lone Hill Jazz LHJ 10263 (Max Roach Quintet)
28. What's New, CD/Telstar 3604 (Ahmad Jamal) I'll Take Romance, CD/Concord Jazz CCD-4491 (Susannah McCorkle)
29. Early Art, CD/Original Jazz Classics 8802 (Art Farmer)
30. I'll Take Romance, CD/Toshiba EMI 6376 (Bud Shank with the Len Mercer Strings)
31. Crystal Comments, CD/Concord Jazz CCD 4126 (Bud Shank)
32. Genius At Play, CD/Audiophile Records 120 (Dick Hyman)
33. James Moody And Frank Foster In Paris, CD/RCA 68208 (James Moody and Frank Foster)
34. Jazz In Time, CD/Mercury 826456-2 (Max Roach)
35. Perfect Match, CD/Concord Jazz CCD-4357 (George Shearing and Ernestine Anderson)
36. Swing, Swang, Swingin', CD/Blue Note 56582 (Jackie McLean)
37. The Southern Style, CD/Decca MVCJ-19223 (Jeri Southern)
38. The Complete Roost Johnny Smith Small Group Sessions, CD/Mosaic 8216 (Johnny Smith)
39. Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 1: The Quintets, CD/Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 19332 (Lennie Niehaus)
40. Lennie Niehaus, Vol. 3: The Octet, Pt. 2, CD/Contemporary/OJC OJCCD-1767-2 (Lennie Niehaus)
41. Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz, CD/Jazz Alliance TJA-12003 (Rosemary Clooney with Marian McPartland, piano)
42. This Is The Life/Here's To My Lady, CD/EMI 8553922 (Matt Monro)
43. The American Songbook, Vol. 2, CD/Kind of Blue 1002 (Phil Woods Quintet)
44. Jazz In Paris: Exodus, CD/Verve 13033 (Slide Hampton)
45. The Complete Prestige Recordings, CD/Prestige Records 7PCD-4407-2 (Sonny Rollins)
46. The Dream Band, Vol. 5: Big Cat, CD/Contemporary Records CCD-7657-2 (Terry Gibbs Dream Band)
47. I Wish You Love, CD/Collectables 9024 (Gloria Lynne)
48. Sing! Went The Strings Of My Heart, CD/Orchard 5981 (Loretta Cormier)
49. Quintet, CD/Laserlight 24658 (McCoy Turner Quintet)
50. Guitar Moods, CD/Original Jazz Classics OJCCD 19572 (Mundell Lowe)
51. Waltz Red Side, CD/Tokuma Records 35197 (Steve Kuhn)
52. Waltz Blue Side, CD/Tokuma Records 35178 (Steve Kuhn)
53. That Old Feeling, CD/Cloud 9 Records 60991 (Al Cohn)
54. New York Breed, CD/Double-Time Records 108 (Conrad Herwig)
55. White Satin & Black Satin, CD/Capitol C2-92089 (George Shearing)
56. Latin Dreams, CD/Lineage Records 104 (Ray Appleton)
57. Nice To Be Home, CD/Diatic Records (Renato Caranto)
58. Wingspan, CD/Steeplechase 31634 (Tom Guarna)
59. Tenderly: An Informal Session, CD/Fantasy/Milestone 93172 (Bill Evans and Don Elliott)
60. By Myself, CD/Steeplechase 31506 (Brad Goode Quartet)
61. The Other One, CD/Sea Breeze 2150 (Dana Legg)
62. Beautiful Friendship, CD/Blu Jazz 3360 (Doug MacDonald)
63. Pure Imagination, CD/Arbors 19293 (Johnny Varro)
64. The Uncollected June Christy, Vol. 2: 1957, CD/Vanguard 235 (June Christy)
65. Les Brown And His Band Of Renown, CD/Hindsight 252 (Les Brown and His Band Of Renown)
66. Solo Scene, CD/BMG 2045 (Lou Levy) Blue Bossa, CD/LRC Records 9033 (McCoy Tyner)
67. Percy Faith Plays Continental Music/Percy Faith Play Romantic Music, CD/Taragon Records 1078 (Percy Faith and His Orchestra)
68. What Is This?, CD/Steeplechase 31374 (Rich Perry Quartet)
69. Days Gone By, CD/Sackville 2052 (Sonny Greenwich)
70. One For Klook, CD/Sound Hills 8127 (Joe Haider Trio)
71. I'll Take Romance, CD/KRS61 (Ken Slavin)
72. From Me To You, CD/Lonewolf Records (Armonica)
73. Opus De Funk, CD/Jasmine Records 621 (Jimmy Deuchar Quintet and Sextet)
74. Hips, Lips And Fingertips, CD/Lindarella (Lindarella)
75. All About Love, CD/Unknown label (Kenny & Leah)
76. Happy, CD/Unknown label 80045 (Lisa Maxwell)
77. Jazz For Lovers: Music For Romantic Moment - First Kiss, CD/SRI Jazz (Nan Bell)
78. Richie Kaye's Music & Mirth, CD/Unknown label (Richie Kaye)
79. I'll Take Romance, CD/Universal 33274 (Steve Tyrell)
80. I'll Take Romance, CD/Linn Records 202 (Tina May)
81. Stolen Moments, CD/Proprius-AudioSource 064 (Ben Oakland)
82. Stardust, CD/Steeplechase 31362 (Dave Stryker Trio)
83. Zoot Sims & Henri Renaud, CD/Universal 13037 (Zoot Sims and Henri Renaud)
84. Complete Recordins, CD/Solar Records 4569899 (Horace Silver)
85. Horn A-Plenty, CD/RCA 74321357462 (Al Hirt, trumpet, with orchestra conducted by Billy May)
86. You Started Something, CD/Big Elbows Productions (Jan Peters with the Tom LaMark Orchestra)
87. Except Sometimes, CD/Concord CRE-34068-02 (Molly Ringwald with musical direction by Peter Smith)
88. Double Feature: Love Songs From The Movies, CD/LML Music LML CD 284 (B.J. Ward with Donn Trenner, piano)
89. Be My Love, CD/East West Records 0825646486878 (Julian Ovenden with musical direction by Tedd Firth)
Radio transcriptions performed by the Waltz Festival Orchestra conducted by Paul Winter, Louise Carlyle and Willard Young with the Music Of Manhattan conducted by Norman Cloutier, and Eleanor Steber with Andre Kostelanetz and His Orchestra are also known to exist.

N.B. The film also included operatic selections from LA TRAVIATA and MARTHA.