The Essential Ray Conniff (European version)The Essential Ray Conniff (European version)

Disc One
  1. 's Wonderful (mono, from 's Wonderful!)
  2. Theme From "New York, New York" (from Say You Say Me)
  3. Unchained Melody (from Memories Are Made Of This)
  4. Music To Watch Girls By (from It Must Be Him)
  5. Somethin' Stupid (from It Must Be Him)
  6. Invisible Tears (from Invisible Tears)
  7. Blue Moon (reissued on Happiness Is)
  8. Speak Softly Love (from Love Theme From The Godfather)
  9. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (from 's Awful Nice)
  10. Summertime (from Say It With Music)
  11. Chanson D'Amour (Song Of Love)
  12. Moonlight Serenade
  13. The Shadow Of Your Smile
  14. Edelweiss (from Somewhere My Love)
  15. A Time For Us (from Jean)
  16. Hello, Dolly (from World Of Hits)
  17. As Time Goes By (from 'S Marvelous)
  18. African Safari (from 's Continental)
  19. Favorite Theme From Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto (from Concert In Rhythm)
  20. Don't Cry For Me Argentina (from Always In My Heart)

Disc Two

  1. Somewhere My Love (from Somewhere My Love)
  2. For All We Know (from Love Affair)
  3. I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (from I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing)
  4. Midnight Lace, Part I (reissued on Happiness Is)
    Midnight Lace, Part II (previously unissued take, harmonica solo by Eddy Manson)
  5. Happiness Is (from Happiness Is)
  6. The Continental (from 'S Continental)
  7. Mack The Knife (from The Happy Beat)
  8. Volare (from The Happy Beat)
  9. They Can't Take That Away From Me (from 'S Marvelous)
  10. Love Story (from Love Story)
  11. Fernando (from Always In My Heart)
  12. Up, Up And Away (from It Must Be Him)
  13. Sentinmental Journey (from 'S Wonderful!)
  14. Memories Are Made Of This (from Memories Are Made Of This)
  15. The Way You Look Tonight (from 's Marvelous)
  16. Killing Me Softly With His Song / There Was A Girl (from You Are The Sunshine Of My Life)
  17. Begin The Beguine (from 'S Wonderful!)
  18. Just The Way You Are (from Ray Conniff Plays The Bee Gees)
  19. This Guy's In Love With You (from Turn Around Look At Me)
  20. My Way (live, previously unreleased)

This is the European version of The Essential Ray Conniff and was first released in Germany on September 18, 2004. It was prepared by Didier Deutsch, Darcy Proper, and Tamara Conniff. The cover photo is from The Ray Conniff Hi-Fi Companion, a 2-Lp set released in the UK by Philips and later CBS during the 1960s. The tracks in bold above do not appear on the original 2-CD set. This set includes 40 tracks instead of 36 and omits the following songs:

Early Evening / South Of The Border / Greensleeves / Warsaw Concerto / Brazil / Scarlet / Sweet Sue, Just You / Seventeen / Winds Of Change / Tiny Bubbles / A Banda / The Power Of Love / With Every Beat Of My Heart / Someone / Harmony / Love Theme From An X-Rated Movie / My Little Friend

This set includes the same photos and liner notes (and even more sloppy research errors) as the U.S. version.

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