The Golden Age of American Sweet Bands: Happy Days

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All Music Guide - Campbell
Jasmine's The Golden Age of American Sweet Bands: Happy Days collects 101 songs made popular between 1929 and 1940. Among the highlights of these pre-swing tracks are "Happy Days Are Here Again" by Ben Selvin, "You Oughta Be in Pictures" by Rudy Vall?e, "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" by Eddy Duchin, "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby" by Russ Morgan, "Taking a Chance on Love" by Sammy Kaye, "Boo-Hoo" by Guy Lombardo, and "The Folks Who Live on the Hill" by Ozzie Nelson. This is a worthy collection for fans of that era's top hits.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
Jasmine's The Golden Age of American Sweet Bands: Happy Days collects 101 songs made popular between 1929 and 1940. Among the highlights of these pre-swing tracks are "Happy Days Are Here Again" by Ben Selvin, "You Oughta Be in Pictures" by Rudy Vallée, "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" by Eddy Duchin, "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby" by Russ Morgan, "Taking a Chance on Love" by Sammy Kaye, "Boo-Hoo" by Guy Lombardo, and "The Folks Who Live on the Hill" by Ozzie Nelson. This is a worthy collection for fans of that era's top hits.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/10/2002
  • Label: Jasmine Music
  • UPC: 604988030228
  • Catalog Number: 34
  • Sales rank: 44,314

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Let's Dance at the Make-Believe Ballroom - Charlie Barnet (2:29)
  2. 2 Happy Days Are Here Again - Ben Selvin (3:20)
  3. 3 Puttin' on the Ritz - Leo Reisman (2:49)
  4. 4 Bye Bye Blues - Bert Lown (3:24)
  5. 5 Lonesome Lover - Isham Jones (2:38)
  6. 6 All I Want Is Just One Girl - Gus Arnheim (2:36)
  7. 7 Little White Lies - Fred Waring (3:00)
  8. 8 Aristocratic Stomp - Paul Tremaine (3:08)
  9. 9 June Kisses - Henry Thies (3:18)
  10. 10 What Is This Thing Called Love? - Leo Reisman (3:20)
  11. 11 You're My Everything - Anson Weeks (3:38)
  12. 12 Heartaches - Bert Lown (3:09)
  13. 13 Ho Hum! - Gus Arnheim (3:01)
  14. 14 I Keep Remembering - Isham Jones (3:00)
  15. 15 My Love - Richard Himber (2:57)
  16. 16 Happy-Go-Lucky You (And Broken-Hearted Me) - Buddy Rogers (3:02)
  17. 17 Yours - Xavier Cugat (3:05)
  18. 18 Say It Isn't So - Anson Weeks (2:00)
  19. 19 Honeymoon Hotel - Rudy Vallée (3:11)
  20. 20 Black-Eyed Susan Brown - Phil Harris (3:17)
  21. 21 Beautiful Girl @@Freddie Martin (2:48)
  22. 22 Sittin' on a Backyard Fence - Leon Belasco (2:56)
  23. 23 The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money) - Leo Reisman (2:17)
  24. 24 My Dancing Lady - Rudy Vallée (3:03)
  25. 25 Keep Young and Beautiful - Abe Lyman (2:55)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Young and Healthy - Fred Waring (2:44)
  2. 2 You've Got Me Crying Again - Isham Jones (2:48)
  3. 3 It Isn't Fair - Richard Himber (3:11)
  4. 4 Give Me Liberty or Give Me Love - Anson Weeks (3:07)
  5. 5 Easter Parade - Leo Reisman (3:22)
  6. 6 I Saw Stars - Joe Reichman (3:01)
  7. 7 Fair and Warmer @@Ted Fio Rito (3:13)
  8. 8 You Oughta Be in Pictures - Rudy Vallée (3:23)
  9. 9 Cocktails for Two - Nye Mayhew (3:01)
  10. 10 Easy Come, Easy Go - Johnny Green (3:07)
  11. 11 Let's Fall in Love - Gus Arnheim (3:04)
  12. 12 The Object of My Affection - Jimmie Grier (3:09)
  13. 13 For All We Know - Isham Jones (2:55)
  14. 14 I'll String Along With You - Ted Fio Rito & His Orchestra (3:10)
  15. 15 Stars Fell on Alabama - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra (2:51)
  16. 16 Blue Moon - Casa Loma Orchestra (3:13)
  17. 17 You and the Night and the Music - Enric Madriguera (3:19)
  18. 18 Did You Ever See a Dream Walking? - Gene Kardos (2:57)
  19. 19 On the Good Ship Lollipop - Rudy Vallée (2:44)
  20. 20 I Won't Dance - Eddy Duchin (2:59)
  21. 21 I Wish I Were Aladdin - Will Osborne (3:21)
  22. 22 Isn't This a Lovely Day? - Archie Bleyer (3:05)
  23. 23 In the Dark @@Freddie Martin (3:15)
  24. 24 Top Hat, White Tie and Tails - Ray Noble (3:29)
  25. 25 You Are My Lucky Star - Eddy Duchin (2:55)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Just One of Those Things - Richard Himber (2:50)
  2. 2 I'd Rather Listen to Your Eyes - Phil Harris (3:04)
  3. 3 Lullaby of Broadway - Little Jack Little (3:09)
  4. 4 Now You've Got Me Doing It @@Freddie Martin (3:16)
  5. 5 I've Got a Feelin' You're Foolin' - Eddy Duchin (2:57)
  6. 6 Take My Heart @@Nat Brandwyne (3:19)
  7. 7 The Glory of Love - Rudy Vallée (3:07)
  8. 8 Me and the Moon - Joe Reichman (3:20)
  9. 9 When Did You Leave Heaven? - Charlie Barnet (2:37)
  10. 10 I'll Sing You a Thousand Love Songs - Russ Morgan (2:56)
  11. 11 In the Chapel in the Moonlight - Richard Himber (3:14)
  12. 12 Us on a Bus - Shep Fields (2:58)
  13. 13 Rainbow on the River - Ted Weems (3:01)
  14. 14 I've Got My Fingers Crossed - Lud Gluskin (2:36)
  15. 15 Bye Bye, Baby - Nat Brandwynne (2:31)
  16. 16 You Can't Stop Me from Dreaming - Guy Lombardo (2:53)
  17. 17 The Folks Who Live on the Hill - Ozzie Nelson (3:01)
  18. 18 Wake Up and Live - Leon Belasco (2:47)
  19. 19 You're a Sweetheart - Dolly Dawn (2:49)
  20. 20 This Year's Kisses - Hal Kemp (3:07)
  21. 21 Let's Call the Whole Thing Off - Eddy Duchin (2:53)
  22. 22 Little Old Lady - Casa Loma Orchestra (2:59)
  23. 23 True Confession - Larry Clinton (2:57)
  24. 24 To You Sweetheart, Aloha - Guy Lombardo (3:19)
  25. 25 Toodle-Oo - Russ Morgan (2:42)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Rosalie - Leo Reisman (2:46)
  2. 2 Head Over Heels - Lud Gluskin (3:19)
  3. 3 Slumming on Park Avenue - Ray Noble (2:35)
  4. 4 Boo-Hoo - Guy Lombardo (2:38)
  5. 5 On a Little Dream Ranch - Russ Morgan (2:46)
  6. 6 Change Partners - Larry Clinton (3:01)
  7. 7 Don't Let That Moon Get Away - Dick Jurgens (3:08)
  8. 8 I've Got a Pocketful of Dreams - Hal Kemp (2:37)
  9. 9 I'll Be Seeing You - Mitchell Ayres (3:02)
  10. 10 Music, Maestro, Please - Kay Kyser (2:55)
  11. 11 My Heart Is Taking Lessons - Dick Stabile (2:57)
  12. 12 Says My Heart - Ozzie Nelson (2:47)
  13. 13 You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby - Russ Morgan (2:41)
  14. 14 Love Is Here to Stay - Larry Clinton (3:08)
  15. 15 This Can't Be Love - Horace Heidt (2:28)
  16. 16 The Umbrella Man - Sammy Kaye (2:38)
  17. 17 Goodnight, Angel - Hal Kemp (3:32)
  18. 18 Jeepers Creepers - Larry Clinton (2:24)
  19. 19 Here Comes the Night - Ray Herbeck (2:51)
  20. 20 Scatterbrain - Frankie Masters (2:43)
  21. 21 Sunrise Serenade - Glen Gray (3:02)
  22. 22 Wishing (Will Make It So) - Orrin Tucker (2:51)
  23. 23 We Three (My Echo, My Shadow and Me) - Bob Chester (3:08)
  24. 24 Taking a Chance on Love - Sammy Kaye (2:57)
  25. 25 You Say the Sweetest Things, Baby - Dick Jurgens (2:27)
  26. 26 Au Revoir, Pleasant Dreams - Ben Bernie (2:31)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Andrews Sisters Vocals
Fred Astaire Vocals
Perry Como Vocals
Bing Crosby Vocals
Dinah Shore Vocals
Rudy Vallée Vocals
Hoagy Carmichael Vocals
Lee Wiley Vocals
Ozzie Nelson Vocals
Alice Faye Vocals
Al Bowlly Vocals
Dolly Dawn Vocals
Stuart Allen Vocals
Ben Bernie Vocals
Jerry Cooper Vocals
Ford Leary Vocals
Joe Martin Vocals
Bernie Parks Vocals
Kenny Sargent Vocals
Art Wilson Vocals
Chick Bullock Vocals
Ginny Simms Vocals
Lew Conrad Vocals
Joe Hostetter Vocals
Lew Sherwood Vocals
Elmer Feldkamp Vocals
Harriet Hilliard Vocals
Paula Kelly Vocals
Fred MacMurray Vocals
The Merry Macs Vocals
Terry Shand Vocals
Dick Todd Vocals
Clifton Webb Vocals
Lebert Lombardo Vocals
Bea Wain Vocals
Tom Waring Vocals
Pete Fylling Vocals
Buddy Moreno Vocals
Pinky Tomlin Vocals
Jane Froman Vocals
Muzzy Marcellino Vocals
Elmo Tanner Vocals
Loyce Whiteman Vocals
Frank Sylvano Vocals
Lawrence Cotton Vocals
The Biltmore Trio Vocals
Lee Sullivan Vocals
Mert Curtis Vocals
Mary Jane Walsh Vocals
Dolores O'neill Vocals
Judy Starr Vocals
Mary Ann Mercer Vocals
Stewart Sisters Vocals
The Freshmen Vocals
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Billy Hill Composer
Guy Lombardo Composer
Irving Berlin Composer
Jimmy McHugh Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Gonzalo Roig Composer
Vernon Duke Composer
Jerome Kern Composer
Frank Loesser Composer
David Bennett Composer
J. Fred Coots Composer
Howard Dietz Composer
Al Dubin Composer
Dorothy Fields Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Oscar Hammerstein II Composer
Otto Harbach Composer
Edward Heyman Composer
Isham Jones Composer
John Latouche Composer
Herbert Magidson Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Ralph Rainger Composer
Leo Robin Composer
Arthur Schwartz Composer
Harry Warren Composer
Allie Wrubel Composer
Sam M. Lewis Composer
Chauncey Gray Composer
Bert Lown Composer
Geoff Milne Producer, Liner Notes
Ted Koehler Composer
Harold Adamson Composer
Al Hoffman Composer
Lou Handman Composer
Walter Hirsch Composer
John Jacob Loeb Composer
Augustin Rodriguez Composer
Jack Sherr Composer
Maurice Sigler Composer
Ted Fetter Composer
Charles Newman Composer
Al Goodhart Composer
Carl Hohenberger Composer
H. Edelstein Composer
Frederick Hamm Composer
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