It follows a formula similar to two other Baker albums, Chet Baker Sings (1956) and Chet Baker Sings and Plays with Bud Shank, Russ Freeman & Strings (recorded in 1955, released in 1964 in which he updates existing standards in a hipper, jazzier fashion. Unlike the aforementioned records, on It Could Happen to You, on a few tracks, Baker plays no trumpet whatsoever, opting to scat in place of an instrumental solo.
In 2010, it was remastered and reissued on CD by Original Jazz Classics with two previously unissued takes.
Chet Baker - vocals, trumpet
Kenny Drew - piano
George Morrow (#1-2, 5, 7-8, 14), Sam Jones (#3-4, 6, 9-13) - bass
Philly Joe Jones (#1-2, 5-8, 10-14), Dannie Richmond (#3-4, 9) - drums