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All Music Guide - Keith Farley
This three-disc box set includes almost 50 of the best traditional pop songs from the 1940s and '50s, whether used in movie musicals or standard dramas. The set forms a stellar compendium of mid-century show-business song, including dozens of favorites by the biggest entertainers of the day: Fred Astaire on "Let's Face the Music and Dance" and "Cheek to Cheek," Judy Garland on "The Trolley Song," "Over the Rainbow" and "Get Happy," Dick Powell on "Hooray for Hollywood" and "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby," plus "We're in the Money" by Ginger Rogers, "Begin the Beguine" by Artie Shaw, "Inka Dinka Doo" by Jimmy Durante, "You're a Grand Old Flag" by James Cagney, "Paper ...
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All Music Guide - Keith Farley
This three-disc box set includes almost 50 of the best traditional pop songs from the 1940s and '50s, whether used in movie musicals or standard dramas. The set forms a stellar compendium of mid-century show-business song, including dozens of favorites by the biggest entertainers of the day: Fred Astaire on "Let's Face the Music and Dance" and "Cheek to Cheek," Judy Garland on "The Trolley Song," "Over the Rainbow" and "Get Happy," Dick Powell on "Hooray for Hollywood" and "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby," plus "We're in the Money" by Ginger Rogers, "Begin the Beguine" by Artie Shaw, "Inka Dinka Doo" by Jimmy Durante, "You're a Grand Old Flag" by James Cagney, "Paper Doll" by Lena Horne, "Jeepers Creepers" by Louis Armstrong, and many more.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/15/1998
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227552121
  • Catalog Number: 75521

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Hooray For Hollywood (4:24)
  2. 2 We're In The Money (The Gold Diggers Song) - Warner Bros. Orchestra (2:32)
  3. 3 Night and Day - RKO Radio Studio Orchestra (4:30)
  4. 4 The Donkey Serenade - Allan Jones & MGM Studio Orchestra (3:28)
  5. 5 Jeepers Creepers - Warner Bros. Orchestra (2:06)
  6. 6 I Only Have Eyes for You (6:06)
  7. 7 Begin the Beguine - Artie Shaw & His Orchestra (3:04)
  8. 8 I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues - Cab Calloway & His Orchestra (1:26)
  9. 9 You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby - Warner Bros. Orchestra (2:08)
  10. 10 Temptation - MGM Studio Orchestra (1:46)
  11. 11 Cheek to Cheek - RKO Radio Studio Orchestra (5:00)
  12. 12 Easy to Love (2:49)
  13. 13 San Francisco - Jeanette MacDonald (2:59)
  14. 14 Let's Face The Music And Dance - RKO Radio Studio Orchestra (4:33)
  15. 15 Over the Rainbow - Judy Garland & MGM Studio Orchestra (2:44)
  16. 16 Lullaby of Broadway (7:28)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Opus One - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra (3:23)
  2. 2 Paper Doll - MGM Studio Orchestra (3:13)
  3. 3 Inka Dinka Doo - Harry James & His Orchestra (2:50)
  4. 4 Don't Fence Me In - Warner Bros. Orchestra (1:35)
  5. 5 The Trolley Song - Judy Garland (4:03)
  6. 6 This Heart of Mine - MGM Studio Orchestra (7:53)
  7. 7 Chattanooga Choo Choo - Tex Beneke & His Orchestra (2:04)
  8. 8 Baby, It's Cold Outside (4:43)
  9. 9 Walter Winchell Rhumba - Xavier Cugat & His Orchestra (3:04)
  10. 10 The Last Time I Saw Paris - MGM Studio Orchestra & Ann Sothern (4:38)
  11. 11 They're Either Too Young Or Too Old - Warner Bros. Orchestra (4:44)
  12. 12 Star Eyes (5:05)
  13. 13 It's a Most Unusual Day - MGM Studio Orchestra (1:16)
  14. 14 One For My Baby (And One More For The Road) - RKO Radio Studio Orchestra (4:57)
  15. 15 As Time Goes By - Elliot Carpenter (2:44)
  16. 16 You're a Grand Old Flag - Warner Bros. Orchestra (5:27)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Aba Daba Honeymoon (3:12)
  2. 2 A Kiss To Build A Dream On - Louis Armstrong (2:54)
  3. 3 Singing In The Rain - MGM Studio Orchestra (3:57)
  4. 4 The Tender Trap - Debbie Reynolds (2:00)
  5. 5 Baubles, Bangles and Beads - Ann Blyth (4:19)
  6. 6 From This Moment On (3:47)
  7. 7 Gigi - MGM Studio Orchestra (6:10)
  8. 8 Get Happy - Judy Garland (2:46)
  9. 9 All Of You - MGM Studio Orchestra (6:05)
  10. 10 If You Can Dream - MGM Studio Orchestra (1:44)
  11. 11 When The Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along - Susan Hayward (1:50)
  12. 12 Love Can Change The Stars (3:23)
  13. 13 The Opposite Sex - MGM Studio Orchestra (3:03)
  14. 14 Easy to Love - MGM Studio Orchestra (1:39)
  15. 15 What Good Is A Gal Without A Guy? - The DeMarco Sisters (2:08)
  16. 16 True Love (3:04)
Disc 4
  1. 1 What'd I Say, Pt. 1 - Ray Charles
  2. 2 Why Do Fools Fall in Love? - Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers
  3. 3 Yakety Yak - The Coasters
  4. 4 On Broadway - The Drifters
  5. 5 Green Onions - Booker T. & the MG's
  6. 6 Right Place, Wrong Time - Dr. John
  7. 7 Rock Steady - Aretha Franklin
  8. 8 I'll Be Around - The Spinners
  9. 9 Freddie's Dead - Curtis Mayfield
  10. 10 Pick Up The Pieces - Aws
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Andrews Sisters Track Performer
Fred Astaire Track Performer
Bing Crosby Track Performer
Judy Garland Track Performer
Debbie Reynolds Track Performer
Booker T. & the MG's Track Performer
Ray Charles Track Performer
The Coasters Track Performer
Dr. John Track Performer
The Drifters Track Performer
Aretha Franklin Track Performer
Frankie Lymon Track Performer
Curtis Mayfield Track Performer
The Spinners Track Performer
Lena Horne Track Performer
Harry James Track Performer
Allan Jones Track Performer
Dick Powell Track Performer
Bette Davis Track Performer
Jimmy Durante Track Performer
The Teenagers Track Performer
Louis Jourdan Track Performer
Louis Armstrong Track Performer
Ann Blyth Track Performer
James Cagney Track Performer
Jeanette MacDonald Track Performer
Ginger Rogers Track Performer
Warner Bros. Orchestra Track Performer
MGM Studio Orchestra Track Performer
Artie Shaw & His Orchestra Track Performer
Cab Calloway & His Orchestra Track Performer
Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers Track Performer
Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra Track Performer
Xavier Cugat & His Orchestra Track Performer
Tex Beneke & His Orchestra Track Performer
Arthur "Dooley" Wilson Track Performer
Ann Sothern Track Performer
Aws Track Performer
RKO Radio Studio Orchestra Track Performer
Technical Credits
Fred Astaire Contributor
Bing Crosby Contributor
Judy Garland Contributor
Gene Kelly Contributor
Debbie Reynolds Contributor
Lena Horne Contributor
Gene Krupa Contributor
Helen O'Connell Contributor
Allan Jones Contributor
Bette Davis Contributor
Jimmy Durante Composer, Contributor
Dolores Gray Contributor
Louis Jourdan Contributor
Louis Armstrong Contributor
Ann Blyth Contributor
Hugh Brown Art Direction
James Cagney Contributor
Will Friedwald Liner Notes
Jeanette MacDonald Contributor
Ann Miller Contributor
Cole Porter Composer
Ginger Rogers Contributor
Doug Schwartz Engineer
George Feltenstein Producer
Jimmy Merchant Composer
Herman Santiago Composer
Frances Langford Contributor
Bob Eberly Contributor
Ruby Keeler Contributor
Bobby Van Contributor
Bob Fosse Contributor
Tommy Rall Contributor
Tex Beneke & His Orchestra Contributor
Gloria Wood Contributor
Ben Ryan Composer
Arthur "Dooley" Wilson Contributor
Harry Connelly Composer
Robert Fletcher Composer
James Stewart Contributor
Robert Wright Composer
Herman Hupfeld Composer
Esther Williams Contributor
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