His Greatest Hits of the Thirties: It's Easy to Remember

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All Music Guide - John Bush
ASV/Living Era packaged this mostly chronological collection of early Bing Crosby material, including all but one of his 22 chart-topping hits of the '30s. During the decade, Crosby refined his youthful approach to jazz singing and transformed himself from the plaintive high tenor of his 1931 breakthroughs "Out of Nowhere" and "Just One More Chance" to the mellow swing of late-'30s hits like "Too Marvelous for Words" and "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby" the latter recorded with brother Bob's orchestra. His duet partners include the Mills Brothers and Connee Boswell on two tracks, with orchestras led by Jimmy Dorsey, Guy Lombardo, Victor Young, and John Scott Trotter. ...
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All Music Guide - John Bush
ASV/Living Era packaged this mostly chronological collection of early Bing Crosby material, including all but one of his 22 chart-topping hits of the '30s. During the decade, Crosby refined his youthful approach to jazz singing and transformed himself from the plaintive high tenor of his 1931 breakthroughs "Out of Nowhere" and "Just One More Chance" to the mellow swing of late-'30s hits like "Too Marvelous for Words" and "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby" the latter recorded with brother Bob's orchestra. His duet partners include the Mills Brothers and Connee Boswell on two tracks, with orchestras led by Jimmy Dorsey, Guy Lombardo, Victor Young, and John Scott Trotter. It's easily the best single-disc document of what made Crosby the best jazz and pop singer of his era.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/24/2001
  • Label: Asv Living Era
  • UPC: 743625539424
  • Catalog Number: 5394

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 It's Easy to Remember - Three Shades Of Blue (3:14)
  2. 2 Out of Nowhere - Victor Young (3:10)
  3. 3 Just One More Chance - Victor Young (3:28)
  4. 4 At Your Command (3:20)
  5. 5 Dinah (2:58)
  6. 6 Please (3:07)
  7. 7 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? - Lennie Hayton & His Orchestra (3:10)
  8. 8 You're Getting to Be a Habit With Me - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians (2:52)
  9. 9 Shadow Waltz - Jimmy Grier & His Orchestra (2:49)
  10. 10 Little Dutch Mill - Jimmy Grier & His Orchestra (2:47)
  11. 11 Love in Bloom - Irving Aaronson & His Commanders (3:10)
  12. 12 June in January - Georgie Stoll & His Orchestra (3:14)
  13. 13 Soon - Georgie Stoll & His Orchestra (2:59)
  14. 14 Red Sails in the Sunset - Victor Young & His Orchestra (3:15)
  15. 15 I'm an Old Cowhand (From the Rio Grande) (2:42)
  16. 16 Pennies from Heaven - Georgie Stoll & His Orchestra (3:14)
  17. 17 Sweet Leilani (3:15)
  18. 18 Too Marvelous for Words (3:06)
  19. 19 The Moon Got in My Eyes - John Scott Trotter (3:13)
  20. 20 Bob White (Whatcha Gonna Swing Tonight?) - John Scott Trotter (2:39)
  21. 21 I've Got a Pocketful of Dreams - John Scott Trotter (2:37)
  22. 22 Alexander's Ragtime Band - Victor Young & His Orchestra (3:10)
  23. 23 You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby - Bob Crosby Orchestra (2:55)
  24. 24 An Apple for the Teacher - John Scott Trotter (3:06)
  25. 25 Silent Night - Victor Young & His Orchestra (2:38)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bing Crosby Primary Artist
The Mills Brothers Track Performer
Connee Boswell Vocals
Eddie Cantor Track Performer
Harry Barris Piano
Victor Young Track Performer
John Scott Trotter Track Performer
Bob Crosby Orchestra Track Performer
The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra Track Performer
Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians Track Performer
Anson Weeks Orchestra Track Performer
Jimmy Grier & His Orchestra Track Performer
Irving Aaronson & His Commanders Track Performer
Victor Young & His Orchestra Track Performer
Lani McIntyre and His Hawaiians Track Performer
Lennie Hayton & His Orchestra Track Performer
Georgie Stoll & His Orchestra Track Performer
Technical Credits
Bing Crosby Composer
Jimmy Kennedy Composer
Franz Gruber Composer
Harry Barris Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Ralph Rainger Composer
Leo Robin Composer
Bernie Hanighen Composer
Sam M. Lewis Composer
Peter Dempsey Liner Notes
Martin Haskell Remastering
Joe Young Composer
Harry Akst Composer
Joseph Mohr Composer
Jay Gorney Composer
Harry Tobias Composer
Hugh Williams Composer
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