Most popular composers, no matter how well known they are or how vast their body of work, tend to be remembered for a relatively small number of songs -- and that's certainly the case with Cole Porter. Despite his status as one of the century's most enduring Broadway songwriters (George Gershwin and Irving Berlin are his principal competitors for the top slot), only the most knowledgeable aficionados can name more than a dozen of his tunes. For the rest of us, then, this three-CD boxed set -- a sequel to a more predictably programmed predecessor -- provides welcome context, contrasting some of his canon's biggest shots with obscurities that should allow even fans of Porter's work to... More >>>