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20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Bing Crosby
     

20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Bing Crosby

by Bing Crosby
 
You'd be hard-pressed to find a better introduction to the music of Bing Crosby than this 12-track best-of, part of MCA's 20th Century Masters Millennium Collection. All the major biggies are aboard, covering a time frame from 1944 to 1957 ("Swingin' on a Star," "White Christmas," "Don't Fence Me In,"

Overview

You'd be hard-pressed to find a better introduction to the music of Bing Crosby than this 12-track best-of, part of MCA's 20th Century Masters Millennium Collection. All the major biggies are aboard, covering a time frame from 1944 to 1957 ("Swingin' on a Star," "White Christmas," "Don't Fence Me In," "Dear Hearts and Gentle People," "MacNamara's Band," "It's Been a Long, Long Time," "Pennies from Heaven") as well as other highlights from that period ("Far Away Places," a duet with son Gary on "Play a Simple Melody," and the theme song from "Around the World (In Eighty Days)"). Not everything that's essential to digging Crosby, but a darn good start.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/09/1999
Label:
Mca
UPC:
0008811194222
catalogNumber:
11942
Rank:
7876

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Bing Crosby   Primary Artist
Andrews Sisters   Track Performer
Bob Haggart   Track Performer
Vic Schoen   Track Performer
George Stoll   Track Performer
Paul Trio   Track Performer
Buddy Cole & His Orchestra   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Andy McKaie   Producer
Cole Porter   Composer
Joseph F. Laredo   Liner Notes
Guy Bonham   Composer
Wamp Carlson   Composer
Red Latham   Composer
Joan Whitney   Composer
Alex Kramer   Composer
Robert Fletcher   Composer
Shamus O'Connor   Composer
John J. Stamford   Composer

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