This essential set is drawn mostly from the 60s with many of her tradmark songs as well as several rare and previously unissued tracks. The DVD features the first-time release of 3 unforgettable performances one from the Harlem Festival in 1969. Also included on the DVD are her 1960 Ed Sullivan performance and an intimate 1968 Bitter End Greenwich Village club performance.
The CD includes 15 classic plus 2 previusly unreleased signature songs from the RCA archive recorded in Newport 1963 and at the Westbury Music Fair. Included are liner notes by Jim Gavin.