Society of Singers Presents: Great Voices, Great Songs

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Barnes & Noble - William Pearl
With its judicious mix of old-school and contemporary vocalists, this enjoyable collection of standards makes a great case for the durability of classic songs. So if it’s no shock that vocal icons like Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Aretha Franklin, and Tony Bennett handle a standard with the utmost artistry, it’s a pleasant surprise to hear how well Rickie Lee Jones, Steve Tyrell, Peter Cincotti, and others take to time-honored material. Barry Manilow’s “new” standard, “When October Goes,” unites his melody to Johnny Mercer’s pre-existing words, while Jane Monheit covers Bread’s 1971 hit “If.” The core repertoire, touching on diamonds from the Great ...
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Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - William Pearl
With its judicious mix of old-school and contemporary vocalists, this enjoyable collection of standards makes a great case for the durability of classic songs. So if it’s no shock that vocal icons like Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Aretha Franklin, and Tony Bennett handle a standard with the utmost artistry, it’s a pleasant surprise to hear how well Rickie Lee Jones, Steve Tyrell, Peter Cincotti, and others take to time-honored material. Barry Manilow’s “new” standard, “When October Goes,” unites his melody to Johnny Mercer’s pre-existing words, while Jane Monheit covers Bread’s 1971 hit “If.” The core repertoire, touching on diamonds from the Great American Songbook, couldn’t be bettered, of course. Adding sweetness to the project is the fact that a portion of the proceeds will assist singers in need.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/10/2004
  • Label: Shout Factory
  • UPC: 826663670929
  • Catalog Number: 36709
  • Sales rank: 250,284

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Someone to Watch Over Me (2:03)
  2. 2 Sweet Lorraine (3:09)
  3. 3 Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered - Celine Dion (2:44)
  4. 4 Miss Otis Regrets (3:02)
  5. 5 The Very Thought of You - Steve Tyrell (3:32)
  6. 6 Big Spender - Peggy Lee (2:06)
  7. 7 Ain't Misbehavin' (3:43)
  8. 8 Blue Moon - Mel Tormé (3:10)
  9. 9 Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You (4:07)
  10. 10 Stormy Weather (3:07)
  11. 11 Body and Soul (4:12)
  12. 12 God Bless the Child (3:03)
  13. 13 When October Goes (3:58)
  14. 14 Over the Rainbow - Little Jimmy Scott (3:47)
  15. 15 Since I Fell for You (2:48)
  16. 16 What a Wonderful World - k.d. lang (3:21)
  17. 17 Thanks for the Memory (4:57)
  18. 18 Summertime (3:48)
  19. 19 Don't Get Around Much Anymore (3:12)
  20. 20 If (4:09)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Barry Manilow Composer
Cy Coleman Composer
Fats Waller Composer
Buddy Johnson Composer
Ray Noble Composer
Don Redman Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
David Gates Composer
Andy Razaf Composer
Billie Holiday Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Bob Emmer Executive Producer
Dorothy Fields Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Johnny Green Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Composer
Lorenz Hart Composer
Arthur Herzog Jr. Composer
Edward Heyman Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Ted Myers Annotation
Mitchell Parish Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Ralph Rainger Composer
Leo Robin Composer
Bob Russell Composer
Bob Thiele Composer
George David Weiss Composer
Harry Brooks Composer
DuBose Heyward Composer
Ted Koehler Composer
Robert Sour Composer
Frank Eyton Composer
Clifford R. Burwell Composer
John Roberts Artwork
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