The Glory Of Gershwin is a compilation album, released on 29 August 1994. It  celebrates the 80th birthday of Larry Adler, one of the world’s most skilled harmonica players. The album was produced by George Martin and featured several famous pop artists performing Gershwin songs. Kate’s contribution actually featured Adler himself and was a cover of the song The Man I Love. That track was released as a single.

Track listing

  1. Summertime (Peter Gabriel)
  2. Do What You Do (Chris De Burgh)
  3. Nice Work If You Can Get It (Sting)
  4. They Can’t Take That Away From Me (Lisa Stansfield)
  5. Someone To Watch Over Me / Love Is Here To Stay (Elton John)
  6. I’ve Got A Crush On You (Carly Simon)
  7. But Not For Me (Elvis Costello)
  8. It Ain’t Necessarily So (Cher)
  9. The Man I Love (Kate Bush)
  10. How Long Has This Been Going On? (Jon Bon Jovi)
  11. Embraceable You (Oleta Adams)
  12. Bidin’ My Time (Willard White)
  13. My Man’s Gone Now (Sinéad O’Connor)
  14. I Got Rhythm (Robert Palmer)
  15. Somebody Loves Me (Meatloaf)
  16. I’ll Build A Stairway To Paradise (Issy Van Randwyck)
  17. Summertime (Courtney Pine)
  18. Rhapsody In Blue (Larry Adler & George Martin)


‘The Glory Of Gershwin’ was released on tape and CD. A double LP version was released in Greece only.