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Hit Parade 1938

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All Music Guide - Bruce Eder
This is, in the main, an above average entry in Dynamic Sounds' Hit Parade series -- assuming one can get past the schmaltzy Kenny Baker rendition of George Gershwin's "Love Walked In," which should be easy, as it's surrounded by Artie Shaw's "Begin the Beguine" and Ella Fitzgerald's rendition of "A-Tisket-A-Tasket." The rest of the disc includes mostly the top and most enduring talent of the era: Bing Crosby, Count Basie, the Andrews Sisters, Fred Astaire, Roy Acuff, Mildred Bailey, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Harry James, the Mills Brothers, Benny Goodman, Bob Crosby, Jimmy Dorsey, and Tommy Dorsey. The sound is consistent and quite good, though a few of the tracks, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bruce Eder
This is, in the main, an above average entry in Dynamic Sounds' Hit Parade series -- assuming one can get past the schmaltzy Kenny Baker rendition of George Gershwin's "Love Walked In," which should be easy, as it's surrounded by Artie Shaw's "Begin the Beguine" and Ella Fitzgerald's rendition of "A-Tisket-A-Tasket." The rest of the disc includes mostly the top and most enduring talent of the era: Bing Crosby, Count Basie, the Andrews Sisters, Fred Astaire, Roy Acuff, Mildred Bailey, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Harry James, the Mills Brothers, Benny Goodman, Bob Crosby, Jimmy Dorsey, and Tommy Dorsey. The sound is consistent and quite good, though a few of the tracks, such as "Begin the Beguine," seem a little bit heavy on the bass. As with the later entries in the series, the graphics are great and the annotation nonexistent.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/23/2007
  • Label: Dynamic Ent.
  • UPC: 827139289928
  • Catalog Number: 2899

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Begin the Beguine - Artie Shaw (3:13)
  2. 2 Love Walked In - Kenny Baker (2:43)
  3. 3 A-Tisket-A-Tasket - Ella Fitzgerald (2:41)
  4. 4 Heart and Soul - Larry Clinton (3:11)
  5. 5 One O' Clock Jump - Harry James (2:57)
  6. 6 Bei Mir Bist du Schoen - The Andrews Sisters (3:05)
  7. 7 Change Partners - Fred Astaire (3:10)
  8. 8 Jumpin' at the Woodside - Count Basie (3:12)
  9. 9 You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby - Bing Crosby (2:58)
  10. 10 Cathedral in the Pines - Shep Fields (3:09)
  11. 11 Ti-Pi-Pin - Horace Heidt (2:58)
  12. 12 The Umbrella Man - Ginny Simms (2:51)
  13. 13 Flat Foot Floogee - Louis Armstrong (3:03)
  14. 14 Wabash Cannonball - Roy Acuff (2:39)
  15. 15 So Help Me - Mildred Bailey (2:48)
  16. 16 Boogie Woogie - Tommy Dorsey (3:09)
  17. 17 I'm Gonna Lock My Heart - Billie Holiday (2:12)
  18. 18 I've Got a Pocketful of Dreams - Russ Morgan (2:47)
  19. 19 They Say - Artie Shaw (2:46)
  20. 20 Alexander's Ragtime Band - Connie Boswell (2:48)
  21. 21 I Let a Song Go out of My Heart - Duke Ellington (3:05)
  22. 22 Don't Be That Way - Benny Goodman (3:18)
  23. 23 Big Noise from Winnetka - Bob Crosby & His Orchestra (2:35)
  24. 24 Deep Purple - Jimmy Dorsey (3:17)
  25. 25 Music, Maestro, Please - Edythe Wright (2:51)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Edythe Wright Vocals
Technical Credits
Irving Berlin Composer
Count Basie Composer
Johnny Burke Composer
Edward Heyman Composer
Paul Mann Composer
James Van Heusen Composer
Terry Shand Composer
James V. Monaco Composer
Jim Eaton Composer
Traditional Composer
Stephen Weiss Composer
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