The Complete Modernaires on Columbia, Vol. 3 (1947-1949)

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All Music Guide - John Bush
The third volume in Collectables' summation of the Modernaires' period on Columbia covers just over a year in the group's time between two high-profile gigs: with the Glenn Miller Orchestra on a parade of mid-'40s hits, and serving Frank Sinatra in a similar capacity though with far fewer hits. Just under half of the 19 titles feature the Modernaires backing a solo artist; Doris Day's "Thoughtless" is by far the best, followed by her other appearance with the group, "It's a Quiet Town In Crossbone County." Despite few hits and nothing special on the other guest spots for Bob Crosby and Buddy Clark, it's clear the Modernaires were still capable of excelling on their own: a ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - John Bush
The third volume in Collectables' summation of the Modernaires' period on Columbia covers just over a year in the group's time between two high-profile gigs: with the Glenn Miller Orchestra on a parade of mid-'40s hits, and serving Frank Sinatra in a similar capacity though with far fewer hits. Just under half of the 19 titles feature the Modernaires backing a solo artist; Doris Day's "Thoughtless" is by far the best, followed by her other appearance with the group, "It's a Quiet Town In Crossbone County." Despite few hits and nothing special on the other guest spots for Bob Crosby and Buddy Clark, it's clear the Modernaires were still capable of excelling on their own: a version of "Ain't Misbehavin'" is predictably smooth and breezy, but also captures the laid-back exuberance of Fats Waller himself.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/22/2002
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431747124
  • Catalog Number: 7471
  • Sales rank: 371,852

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Stardust (3:16)
  2. 2 You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love) (3:01)
  3. 3 Ain't Misbehavin' (2:25)
  4. 4 Rock It for Me (2:52)
  5. 5 Lamplight (3:13)
  6. 6 Bidin' My Time (3:04)
  7. 7 Thoughtless - Paula Kelly (3:13)
  8. 8 It's a Quiet Town (In Crossbone County) - Paula Kelly (2:21)
  9. 9 Busy Doing Nothing (2:26)
  10. 10 MM-MM-Good (2:56)
  11. 11 Just for Laughs (2:51)
  12. 12 The Money Song - Buddy Clark (2:57)
  13. 13 Gloria - Buddy Clark (3:12)
  14. 14 Brush Those Tears from Your Eyes - Buddy Clark (3:11)
  15. 15 One Sunday Afternoon - Buddy Clark (3:16)
  16. 16 O'Leary Is Leery of Falling in Love - Paula Kelly (2:34)
  17. 17 Molly O'Reilly - Paula Kelly (2:55)
  18. 18 Johnny Get Your Girl - Paula Kelly (2:59)
  19. 19 Olly Olly Oxen Free (2:41)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Modernaires Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Laura Branigan Composer
Robin Gibb Composer
George Siravo Orchestra Director
Barry Gibb Composer
Lou Bring Orchestra Director
Maurice Gibb Composer
Jerry Gray Orchestra Director
Dan Rivard Producer
Al Fichera Liner Notes
Richard Jones Orchestra Director
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