Bing on Broadway

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All Music Guide - John Bush
Collectors' Choice's clever repackaging of Bing Crosby radio shows continued apace with Bing on Broadway, a collection of 19 show tunes, all of them recorded for his radio show between 1954 and 1956. A Bing Crosby radio show was not a place for low-quality material, though -- Crosby put time and pride into these songs, and although he pre-recorded much of this material, for that reason it doesn't sound radio-show quality at all. And the songs can't be beat either, with a program full of gems as shiny as "Crazy Rhythm," "How Long Has This Been Goin' On," "Ain't Misbehavin'," "It's Only a Paper Moon," "Come Rain or Come Shine," and even "Swanee" (the latter being one of the few...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - John Bush
Collectors' Choice's clever repackaging of Bing Crosby radio shows continued apace with Bing on Broadway, a collection of 19 show tunes, all of them recorded for his radio show between 1954 and 1956. A Bing Crosby radio show was not a place for low-quality material, though -- Crosby put time and pride into these songs, and although he pre-recorded much of this material, for that reason it doesn't sound radio-show quality at all. And the songs can't be beat either, with a program full of gems as shiny as "Crazy Rhythm," "How Long Has This Been Goin' On," "Ain't Misbehavin'," "It's Only a Paper Moon," "Come Rain or Come Shine," and even "Swanee" (the latter being one of the few songs here that came along before even Crosby's time). The arrangements and accompaniment are headed by Buddy Cole and his small group, which gives these songs an intimate feel often lacking in Crosby's regular studio sides.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/17/2012
  • Label: Bing Crosby Ent
  • UPC: 617742210729
  • Catalog Number: 2107
  • Sales rank: 206,648

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Swanee - Buddy Cole & His Trio (2:05)
  2. 2 Mandy - Buddy Cole & His Trio (1:41)
  3. 3 Carolina in the Morning - Buddy Cole & His Trio (2:13)
  4. 4 How Long Has This Been Going On? - Buddy Cole & His Trio (2:46)
  5. 5 My Heart Stood Still - Buddy Cole & His Trio (3:14)
  6. 6 Crazy Rhythm - Buddy Cole & His Trio (2:10)
  7. 7 Ain't Misbehavin' - Buddy Cole & His Trio (2:14)
  8. 8 Fine and Dandy - Buddy Cole & His Trio (1:47)
  9. 9 But Not for Me - Buddy Cole & His Trio (2:23)
  10. 10 New Sun in the Sky - Buddy Cole & His Trio (1:41)
  11. 11 It's Only a Paper Moon - John Scott Trotter & His Orchestra (2:35)
  12. 12 All Through the Night - Buddy Cole & His Trio (3:00)
  13. 13 Taking a Chance on Love - Buddy Cole & His Trio (2:04)
  14. 14 Come Rain or Come Shine - Buddy Cole & His Trio (3:33)
  15. 15 A Cockeyed Optimist - John Scott Trotter & His Orchestra (2:10)
  16. 16 It's All Right with Me - Buddy Cole & His Trio (3:48)
  17. 17 Hey There - Buddy Cole & His Trio (3:07)
  18. 18 Heart - Buddy Cole & His Trio (2:38)
  19. 19 Get Me to the Church on Time - Buddy Cole & His Trio (2:21)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bing Crosby Primary Artist
Buddy Cole Keyboards
Nick Fatool Drums
Don Whitaker Bass
Vince Terri Guitar
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Irving Berlin Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Buddy Cole Producer
Vernon Duke Composer
Andy Razaf Composer
Jerry Ross Composer
Richard Adler Composer
Irving Caesar Composer
Howard Dietz Composer
Walter Donaldson Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Oscar Hammerstein II Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Composer
Lorenz Hart Composer
Gus Kahn Composer
John Latouche Composer
Alan Jay Lerner Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Arthur Schwartz Composer
Joseph Meyer Composer
Frederick Loewe Composer
Roger Wolfe Kahn Composer
Harry Brooks Composer
Miles Kreuger Liner Notes
Kay Swift Composer
Ted Fetter Composer
Gordon Anderson Executive Producer
Kathryn Crosby Executive Producer
Billy Rose Composer
Paul James Composer
Murdo MacKenzie Producer
Bill Morrow Producer
Thomas Waller Composer
Mark Brodka Music Business Affairs
Robert S. Bader Producer
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