The Essential

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All Music Guide - John Bush
A straight repackaging of the 1988 collection The Best of Julie London: The Liberty Years, The Essential Julie London is a solid though not perfectly selected compilation of Julie London's 15-year career at Liberty, her only label. The two songs most commonly associated with London -- "Cry Me a River" and "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" -- are accounted for, though a few other highlights from her career "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To," "No Moon at All" are missing. In their places is a parade of standards that certainly fit her bored sex-kitten performing persona: "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend," "Take Back Your Mink," "An Occasional Man," and one song written by husband ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - John Bush
A straight repackaging of the 1988 collection The Best of Julie London: The Liberty Years, The Essential Julie London is a solid though not perfectly selected compilation of Julie London's 15-year career at Liberty, her only label. The two songs most commonly associated with London -- "Cry Me a River" and "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" -- are accounted for, though a few other highlights from her career "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To," "No Moon at All" are missing. In their places is a parade of standards that certainly fit her bored sex-kitten performing persona: "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend," "Take Back Your Mink," "An Occasional Man," and one song written by husband Bobby Troup, "Daddy."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/3/2003
  • Label: Emi Import
  • UPC: 766482096848
  • Catalog Number: 582196

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Julie London Primary Artist
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Bobby Troup Composer
Frank Loesser Composer
Milton Ager Composer
Bob Bigelow Composer
Arthur Hamilton Composer
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
Hugh Martin Composer
Joe McCoy Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Leo Robin Composer
Jule Styne Composer
Jack Yellen Composer
Ralph Blane Composer
Newton Mendonça Composer
Abner Silver Composer
Edward Redding Composer
Charles Bates Composer
W. Benton Overstreet Composer
Billy Higgins Composer
Bart Howard Composer
L.C. Green Composer
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