Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra



Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra

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Nelson Smock Riddle, Jr. (June 1, 1921 - October 6, 1985) was an American arranger, composer, bandleader and orchestrator whose career spanned from the late 1940s to the mid 1980s. It was his signature sound and iconic arrangements that defined a generation and his work for Capitol Records kept such vocalists as Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, Judy Garland, Peggy Lee, Johnny Mathis, Rosemary Clooney and Keely Smith household names. He found commercial and critical success again in the 1980s with a trio of albums with vocalist Linda Ronstadt.
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Top Songs by Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra


My Kind of Town

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I've Got a Crush on You

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What's New?

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Someone to Watch Over Me

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What'll I Do?

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Crazy He Calls Me

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When I Fall in Love

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Skylark

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Blue Skies

Blue Skies

Kiri Te Kanawa May 18, 2010

12 Tracks

What's New

What's New

Linda Ronstadt November 18, 2008

7 Tracks

Lush Life

Lush Life

Linda Ronstadt December 19, 2006

10 Tracks

Let's Face the Music and Dance

Let's Face the Music and Dance

Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra March 1, 2003

9 Tracks

For Sentimental Reasons

For Sentimental Reasons

Linda Ronstadt September 15, 1986

8 Tracks

'Round Midnight

'Round Midnight

Linda Ronstadt November 30, 1985

25 Tracks

Route 66 Theme and Other Great TV Themes

Route 66 Theme and Other Great TV Themes

Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra

12 Tracks

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Hip-Hop/Rap

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