Hit Singles from the Early Years: 1947-1949

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All Music Guide - Curtis Zimmermann
Thanks to films like Pillow Talk, Doris Day has become as symbol of pre-feminist female sexual innocence. Mainstream hits like "Que Sera Sera Whatever Will Be Will Be" " which is not included on this compilation, only added to this image. As the title implies, this is a collection of tunes Doris Day recorded in the early in her career between 1947-1949. The songs were recorded mostly in conjunction with her film releases. The music serves as a good bridge between jazz and pop and is a good sampling of Day's early career. While her music got overshadowed and even ridiculed by the explosion of rock & roll in the '50s, this CD shows that Doris Day's music is a rather...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Curtis Zimmermann
Thanks to films like Pillow Talk, Doris Day has become as symbol of pre-feminist female sexual innocence. Mainstream hits like "Que Sera Sera Whatever Will Be Will Be" " which is not included on this compilation, only added to this image. As the title implies, this is a collection of tunes Doris Day recorded in the early in her career between 1947-1949. The songs were recorded mostly in conjunction with her film releases. The music serves as a good bridge between jazz and pop and is a good sampling of Day's early career. While her music got overshadowed and even ridiculed by the explosion of rock & roll in the '50s, this CD shows that Doris Day's music is a rather solid model for pop. The rise of virginal stars like Britney Spears and Mandy Moore in the late '90s only seems to prove that Day's brand of music and image has lived on.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/28/2000
  • Label: Memoir Records
  • UPC: 675754219024
  • Catalog Number: 540

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Doris Day Primary Artist
Dinah Shore Vocals
George Siravo Conductor
Buddy Clarke Vocals
Hugo Winterhalter Conductor
George Wyle Conductor
John Rarig Conductor
Country Cousins Vocals
Technical Credits
Sammy Cahn Composer
Walter Kent Composer
Jule Styne Composer
Nigel Hunter Liner Notes
Carmen Lombardo Composer
Sidney Clare Composer
Jay Gorney Composer
Sydney Robin Composer
Stanley Rochinski Composer
Gus Chandler Composer
Henry Cohen Composer
Bert White Composer
Gordon Gray Producer
Walton Farrar Composer
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