Best of Big Band 1945

Best of Big Band 1945

     
 

Though by no means definitive, the sixth volume in BMG's multi-part, budget-line overview of the big band sound of the 1940s is still a good introduction to the swing era -- while the omission of liner notes is endlessly frustrating, the overall sound quality is strong, and perennials like Sammy Kaye's "Don't Fence Me In," Perry Como's "Till the End of Time" and Duke…  See more details below

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Though by no means definitive, the sixth volume in BMG's multi-part, budget-line overview of the big band sound of the 1940s is still a good introduction to the swing era -- while the omission of liner notes is endlessly frustrating, the overall sound quality is strong, and perennials like Sammy Kaye's "Don't Fence Me In," Perry Como's "Till the End of Time" and Duke Ellington's "I'm Beginning to See the Light" never go out of style.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/18/1997
Label:
Bmg Special Product
UPC:
0755174454325
catalogNumber:
144543

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Perry Como   Track Performer
Dinah Shore   Track Performer
Erskine Hawkins   Track Performer
Sammy Kaye   Track Performer
Charlie Spivak & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Hal McIntyre & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Tony Pastor & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Freddy Martin & His Orchestra   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Brown   Composer
David Mann   Composer
Bud Green   Composer
Ben Homer   Composer
Buddy Kaye   Composer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
David Raksin   Composer
Marty Symes   Composer
Bobby Smith   Composer
Joan Whitney   Composer
Mack David   Composer
Alex Kramer   Composer
Robert Fletcher   Composer
Ted Mossman   Composer

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